Seeking a Couple to Serve as General & Hospitality/Business Development Managers
We are seeking a couple to serve as General Manager, overseeing the overall marketing and business development of the various ranch programs, and Hospitality manager— directly responsible for the hospitality operation. The responsibilities for each position are outlined below though they may be divided differently depending on each person’s area of expertise.
Pu’u O Hoku Ranch encompasses 14,000 acres of forest and coastal conservation lands on the east end of Moloka’i and is primarily managed for conservation and as a retreat for families and groups. The property also supports several sustainably managed businesses to help offset the carrying costs of the ranch. Current business activities include: hospitality facilities, commercial beekeeping, organic & biodynamic farming, a Hawaiian organic seed company, a small organic grass-fed beef operation, and a native food forest. Future business opportunities include commercial axis deer hunts, commercial native plant nursery and various educational programs. We also have an extensive renewable energy program that powers much of the ranch including solar, micro-hydro, wind and biomass gasification.
The General Manager provides leadership, management oversight and business development for all programs and activities at Pu'u O Hoku Ranch.
The General Manager oversees the Department Heads of each of the business programs and is responsible for working with them to create business plans, develop budgets, set goals and priorities and monitor progress.
The General Manager also oversees and coordinates the work of the Head of Maintenance who is responsible for oversight of the alternative energy infrastructure, building maintenance and oversees a staff of two; equipment maintenance departments, which is responsible for maintaining the ranch’s extensive inventory of tools and equipment; and the grounds crew, which is responsible for landscape, road and fence maintenance.
The General Manager engages with a diverse set of partners, attorneys, outside professionals, contractors, government agencies, community groups, neighbors, elected officials and others, serving as the ranch's primary spokesperson in the Moloka'i community. Ranch lands are regularly used by the local community for hunting, fishing, recreation and traditional cultural activities.
The General Manager reports to and works directly with the owner. They also work closely with the corporate office in Boston (Peregrine Financial aka PFC), which provides operational support with accounting, financial reporting and all administrative matters.
The position requires experience managing large properties and the ability to oversee a diverse set of business and other initiatives by working effectively with staff and community members in a rural community
Full details included in document attached.