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At The Royal Portfolio we are passionate about our guest experience. Our Purpose is ''To give our guests a complete experience and a perfect stay."

In order to achieve our Purpose we seek to employ exceptional individuals whose personalities reflect our Purpose & Values.

We hire for attitude and train for skill. We believe passionately in investing in our people and in helping them to develop long and prosperous careers with The Royal Portfolio as the group goes from strength to strength and continues to invest in the right opportunities within the luxury travel market.

More than 50% of our team have been with The Royal Portfolio for over 5 years and a great deal of those from the very beginning when Liz and Phil Biden started The Royal Portfolio in 1999. The Royal Portfolio promises a rich, diverse and rewarding career in some of Southern Africa’s most breathtaking environments.

Positions currently available at The Royal Portfolio

The Royal Portfolio, and our properties, The Silo Hotel, Royal Malewane, La Residence and Birkenhead House, are currently looking to fill the following key positions. If you believe you would be a good fit for our company (you have the necessary experience, skills and the right attitude), then please apply below.

In the event that you don’t see a vacancy here that fits your profile and you would like us to keep your details for future reference, then please click here.

Job Title
Porter | La Residence
Employment Type
Full Time
2 to 5 years
Job Published
12 September 2022
Job Reference No.

Job Description

The Porter at La Residence needs to demonstrate the highest level of courteous and efficient service, to ensure guests feel welcome and that their requests, luggage and vehicles will be taken care of at all times. They need to have knowledge of The Royal Portfolio's properties and standards and to ensure that they adhere to The Royal Portfolio’s Purpose which is “To give guests a complete experience and a perfect stay".


  • Collect and deliver luggage on arrival and departure.
  • onitor and service pool area – putting out pool loungers, cushions, umbrellas lanterns etc.
  • Stock and clean fireplaces.
  • Transportation requirements on property and surrounding areas.
  • Maintain activity equipment (bicycles etc.) with Tour Guides.
  • Valet services.
  • Assist with Housemen duties.
  • Understand and live the Purpose and Value statement.


  • High school diploma or relevant qualification required.
  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience in a 5* Hotel environment.
  • Excellent verbal communication in English.
  • Ability to multitask and excellent time-management.
  • Proven job reliability, diligence, dedication and attention to detail.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work shifts.

It is important that the candidate is able to work as part of a team and is a good cultural fit for The Royal Portfolio.

South African citizenship is advantageous. A valid work permit is essential if you are not in possession of a South African ID document.

All new appointments at The Royal Portfolio’s properties will need to show proof of vaccination against Covid 19.