Our client has a great job offer in a large company in Johannesburg, South Africa. The vacancy is in a call center surrounding. You need to be fluent in Dutch (speaking and writing), fluent in English, good communication skills, passion for customer service, at least a diploma for secondary school, 18 years or older. They offer monthly wages of minimum R 10 700 (ZAR) nett, return flight to and from South Africa paid by the company (once) and the work permit is arranged and paid for. Minimum 1 year.
For our client in the capital of Malawi, Lilongwe, we are on the lookout for a Relief Manager that can fill up the position of the Lodge and Hotel Managers during their yearly holiday. You will be fully responsible for the running of both locations in turns with the other managers. Staff, menu planning, cleaning, admin, hosting, shopping, all are part of the daily tasks. Are you looking for a three month challenge in lovely Malawi and you are familiar with hospitality / gastronomy let us know.
We are looking for enforcement at our offices in Breda. WerkinAfrika is growing. Online marketing is our primary tool for connecting with employers and applicants. We want to keep expanding our network and are looking for an enthusiastic candidate that is keen on helping us further improve our market position. Maintaining Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter, writing newsletters, blogs, interview the placed candidates and employers. Own initiative and input is welcomed. Do you live in Breda and looking for a challenging (part time) job to gain experience in an informal international environment? Mail us on email@example.com en describe why you are the right person for this job.
Our client is a Dutch company that operates three offices in Africa. For their Nairobi office (ca. 5 pax) they are looking for a General Manager. The General Manager Kenya has the overall responsibility, without limitations, for managing the revenue and cost elements (P&L) of the Company and with that oversees the local marketing and sales activities as well as the day-to-day business operations. Looking for somebody with 5+ year’s experience in similar position with technical knowledge.
Our client owns resorts on several islands in the Maldives. For one of their resorts they are looking for a Pastry Chef. The Chef ideally has experience in doing buffets or banquets on island resort or cruise ship. The Chef will have experience in 250+ room 4 star resorts. Must be creative and innovative specialised in sugarwork, chocolate is an advantage. Proven track record of happy and productive work performance managing a multi-cultural team.
Our Dutch client is an award-winning hotel that has the reputation of being one of the best boutique hotels in Stone Town. It has 9 rooms and a bar, (small) restaurant, boutique shop and a spa. For the coming season we are looking for an Assistant Manager. In this role you are responsible for the operations within the hotel, together with the General Manager. An interesting opportunity to gain more work experience in the hospitality industry! Start March 2014, minimum of 7 months.
For this particular lodge and conference center in the Western Cape in South Africa we are looking for students or volunteers that are willing to help out the Dutch owners during high season. You will be helping in day to day business, take over shifts and help run the lodge. You help at the front office, in the restaurant and with cleaning. Ideal to gain some more work experience in hospitality and experience South Africa at the same time! The following dates are available:
- 01-10-2014 until 05-05-2015 (2 pax)
- 15-12-2014 until 15-01-2015 (1 pax)
Our client is an International group of companies operating in the shipping industry. The Junior Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the Shipping-, Release- and set-up of a Clearing & Forwarding Department at the office and at the quay-side, steering all operations in a timely manner. The Junior Manager reports to the Managing Director. Africa and maritime experience is preferred. Needs to be a confident, mature personality with excellent communication skills. Entrepreneurial and hands-on person asked for.
For a fantastic lodge in the north of Tanzania we are looking for a Trainee Chef. Your key responsibilities are to oversee all aspects of the kitchen and lounge department, monitor food & beverage standards at the lodge, establish standards for personnel performance, grow and develop staff, plan menu’s and food utilisation, analyse recipes and maximise the profitability of the F&B operations. Are you a young chef, just graduated or with a few years’ experience, this is a great opportunity. For a period of 3 monhts or longer.
The Company is located in northern Mozambique. Its primary business objective is to add value in the agricultural supply chain by linking small-scale farmers to better inputs, credit, logistics and markets. The Company’s CEO is currently looking for an Assistant General Manager that will bring relief for him to further expand the Company. They are looking for a hands on certified accountant with at least 10 years of commercial, post-qualification experience. Portuguese, Spanish or French language a huge pre.
Our client is a rapidly-growing aquaculture business which farms fish using a floating cage system. The company has a strong and committed investor base, led by a London-based international venture capital firm. The DCO will work to refine and execute the company’s business plan as the company commences distribution activities and rapidly grows from 70 employees to over 200. The DCO will be leading a team of experienced managers in charge of our sales & marketing, finance, and administrative functions, and will be responsible for the performance of these functional groups. The DCO will have substantial experience managing high performance teams, preferably within emerging market environments. Experience in the Food & Beverage or CPG space would be beneficial, but is not required.
For our client based in the capital of Malawi, Lilongwe, we are looking for a young professional in hospitality. The lodge is situated near the airport and receives business people as well as tourists as her guests. The Lodge Manager is responsible for customer service, food & beverage, maintenance, logistics and administration. Together with the local team of cooks, cleaners, receptionists, gardeners and waiters you make the guests have a great time. This job is for a minimum of 1 year.
Our client is a African mobile commerce company. It operates a mobile commerce network and aims to connect millions of customers to its mobile commerce ecosystem. They currently have operations in 11 African countries and looking to start up in other countries as well. The goal of the Head of Technology is to oversee and manage technology, which covers pitching for new products/projects at Board/Management level, delivery of new products/projects, high quality of service management.
Our client is a African mobile commerce company. It operates a mobile commerce network and aims to connect millions of customers to its mobile commerce ecosystem. They currently have operations in 11 African countries and looking to start up in other countries as well. The goal of the Head of Mobile Banking and Payments is to manage the key business unit for Mobile Banking and Payments and to increase revenue and profitability. This will be realised through establishing strong and long lasting partnerships with key banks and merchants, Increasing usage of services and increase quality, productivity and efficiency of teams.
Our client is a African mobile commerce company. It operates a mobile commerce network and aims to connect millions of customers to its mobile commerce ecosystem. They currently have operations in 11 African countries and looking to start up in other countries as well. The goal of the Customer Service Manager is to ensure resolution of incidences affecting system uptime and quality of service for all customers. The aim is to drive customer happiness by continuously improving our service levels.
Our client is a African mobile commerce company. It operates a mobile commerce network and aims to connect millions of customers to its mobile commerce ecosystem. They currently have operations in 11 African countries and looking to start up in other countries as well. The goal of the Group Head of Technology Operations is to oversee and manage technology operations, which covers integrating new customers into the company’s hub and supporting of live products and services in a structured and scalable manner and to maintain and improve service levels.
Our client is an African mobile commerce company. It operates a mobile commerce network and aims to connect millions of customers to its mobile commerce ecosystem. They currently have operations in 11 African countries and looking to start up in other countries as well. The goal of the Senior Global Engagement Manager is to take charge of customer engagements, drive and deepen the company’s Mobile Commerce Offering within current existing Global customers and build and deliver new strategic customers and partners.
We are looking for an experienced Camp Manager Couple to run one of the largest camps of our client, based in the Serengeti Tanzania. The candidates must have a minimum of 3 years work experience in Camp/Lodge Management in upmarket Camps and Lodges in remote locations within East Africa. Swahili is an advantage. Start on short notice.
The camp is situated under the Kilimanjaro bordering Kenya’s Amboseli and is located in a semi arid desert. For the starting season our client is looking for a Camp Manager & Host to take care of their lodge. The main purpose is to oversee all aspects of the camp operation on site and create an environment in which other employees can perform at their optimum. It is the responsibility of the Camp Manager to monitor hospitality service, maintenance and structural upkeep including gardening and housekeeping standards in the camp. In addition, the camp need to be monitored so that it runs in a cost effective manner, within the agreed budget. It is as seasonal job offer, though lenght of contract can be discussed.
Our client, who has been operating in East Africa for over 50 years specialising in cost-effective customizable travel services to over 5000 clients each year, is looking for a highly qualified Operations Manager with great international experience to manage and oversee the day to day operations of the six branches of the company. Frequent local and international travel, looking for a young professional with 5 years of management experience, preferably in the tourism branch.
The company we are recruiting for is one of the fastest growing safari tourism company in East Africa. Your primary function will be working with local inbound agents and private guides in Kenya and Tanzania to increase bookings to the portfolio of properties. There will also be responsibilities in marketing to East African residents and helping to develop and improve their ground handling offering in Kenya. The candidate will be based in Nairobi. A lot of traveling is involved.
Our client owns a brand new Backpackers in Livingstone, close to the famous Victoria Falls. They are currently finishing building and are looking for a single person or couple to help with the pre-opening / opening of the backpackers. This initiative combines voluntary projects with accommodation. The Backpackers has 26 dorm beds and 5 chalets catering for all needs. Also a restaurant will be opened to feed the hungry backpackers and volunteers. Do you have 3 months or more spare time to help set up this backpackers, contact WerkinAfrika! Terms are food and accommodatie plus USD100 per month. Starting from Jan 2014.
Smallholder farmers can sign up to this application to receive a package of weekly advisory services. This typically consists of weather forecasts, matching bids and offers, current market prices, news and tips. Our client in Nairobi is now entering the East African Market, and is seeking a Managing Director to further set up the business. The successful candidate must have a Degree in Agriculture, farming experience, agricultural experience coupled with experience in Mobile Applications.
Our client owns several high end lodges and camps in Tanzania. For their offices based in Arusha they are looking for a Procurement Manager who will manage the 10 pax purchasing team. He/she co-ordinates, plans and assumes overall responsibility for the procurement and distribution of all necessary supplies to the company’s 7 lodges/camps, located on the northern circuit and in Zanzibar. Wholesale, distribution and supervisory experience required. Should have worked in a similar position for at least three years and speak Swahili.
Our client is a technology innovator focused on facilitating the trade for prepaid services in emerging markets. They are looking for a Chief Commercial Officer to join their team. He/she will be leading in business development from pre-sales, sales to post-sales client support. The CCO is expected to drive business development opportunities in order to grow the company with informal sector prepaid distributors and multinational corporate clients. Asked for is 5-10 years business development and sales in emerging markets experience. Based in Cape Town.
We are looking for a trainee, graduate or young professional to help out at the safari offices of our client. The office is based on one of their lodges at the foot of mount Meru. You are expected to help with reservation & safari correspondence, put together Safari offers, creating safari itineraries, opening, organising and managing all individual safari files, compile the monthly newsletter, responsible for social media (FB, Twitter etc.) and do regular website updates. The suitable candidate should have a tourism education and speak fluent English. German is a pre. People can join from 3 months, preferably 6 months or longer.
Our client is a young and ambitious renewable energy service provider. They provide high quality installations build from components of leading manufacturers combined with a high service level. Their standard includes complete remote monitoring and management systems. They use vTiger CRM for its communication management in a limited form and aims to fully integrate the software in its operational processes. They are looking for a trainee or intern that will assist implementing vTiger throughout the organization. This is a 3 month assignment.
Our client’s activity is selling and distributing modular solar powered systems in combination with an end-user credit facility. The Marketing & Sales Manager is responsible for improving the M&S strategy. This means achieving sales targets while maintaining high quality levels, client satisfaction and on time payment. The candidate oversees a team of 3-5 Regional Managers each managing 10-15 franchises. This opportunity is based in Kampala and requires inland traveling. Ideally, the candidate is ready to assume general management responsibilities within 6-12 months.
Our client is one of Africa’s leading luxury adventure tourism companies. For one of their island lodges they are looking for an Executive Sous Chef. He / She will support the Executive Chef in all kitchen management duties and replace him during absence. The candidate needs a Formal Chef Qualification and at least 3+ years Head Chef Experience in 5 star hotels or lodges.
Our client is a rapidly-growing aquaculture business which farms fish using a floating cage system. The company has a strong and committed investor base, led by a London-based international venture capital firm. The DCO will work to refine and execute the company’s business plan as the company commences distribution activities and rapidly grows from 70 employees to over 200. The DFO will rigorously implement international agribusiness best practice to drive quality and reliability of farm operations. The DFO will have substantial and broad experience of managing large production sites (not nessesarily agricultural) within challenging (preferably rural) environments. While the role is not technical, livestock production and processing experience is preferred.
Our client runs three different entities: heavy equipment machinery sales, renal and transportation, a private forestry plantation and consumables for cars & machines. They are looking for one person that does the financial administration for all entities. Besides the accounting part also monthly reports are part of the tasks. Next to license inquiries, contract renewals, etc. Looking for a young professional that is willing to relocate for the minimum of 1 year. Should have an accounting or financial diploma (MBO, HBO or WO) as well as a few years working experience. Candidate will be based in Moshi.
Our client owns resorts on several islands in the Maldives. For one of their resorts they are looking for an Executive Chef. The Chef ideally has experience in doing buffets or banquets on island resort or cruise ship. The Chef will have responsibility in food costing and budget preparation. Has to be innovative especially in buffet set-ups and menu rotation. The candidate is a hand’s on, role model, walks the talk, good trainer, good counselor, good mentor. Proven track record of happy and productive work performance managing a multi-cultural team.
For our client in the capital of Malawi, Lilongwe, we are looking for a young professional that can run the back office for their safari company. This person is responsible for the marketing, administration and logistics of the safaris. In top season over 50 people a week join their budget safaris. All purchasing, planning, paperwork, licenses, material, food and beverage has to be arranged. Besides you are leading a team of local specialists in the workshop. This job is for a minimum of 1 year.
Our client is based in the North of Ethiopia. They are currently building two agriculture related factories that are planned to be up and running in the beginning of 2014. For the overall management of both factories, including daily production, administration and importantly sales & marketing we are looking for a strongly motivated Managing Director. The Managing Director is responsible for purchasing, sales, finance and HR. The team currently exists of 18 local Ethiopians but will be expanded rapidly after startup. Min. 3-5 years management experience, preferably in Africa.
The company we are recruiting for is one of the fastest growing safari tourism company in East Africa. We are looking for a very highly qualified Lodge Manager (or a very experienced Lodge Management Couple) to manage all aspects of our business in one of the more beautiful but also very challenging places to work at our Lodge on the island of Zanzibar. Minimum 5 years in the Hospitality field with demonstrable experience in managing luxury resorts.
Our client owns a hotel with great ambiance. Situated along the shores of Lake Victoria and only minutes away from town. It is a place where the customers can relax at a Spa, sunbathe at the swimming pool, enjoy a delicious meal at one of the restaurants or cocktails at the Bar. They are looking for a young professional that can handle the operation and staff of the restaurants on his/her own. Experience in working in a Restaurant is a must.
Our client is one of Africa’s leading luxury adventure tourism companies. For one of their island lodges they are looking for an Operations Manager. The manager is responsible for all operations and staff including Butlers, Front of House, Housekeeping, Laundry and Massage therapists. Your task is to motivate and train staff. You also manage guests delight activities. Working under the lodge manager and replacing him when on leave.
Do you have at least three years of experience in Eastern Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia) at a luxurious camp, boutique lodge / hotel or in safari business? Then you are the manager we are looking for. For several lodges in Kenya we are looking for Camp Management. You will be responsible for all staff and activities on and around the lodge. You ensure high standards and service to the guests and report to the lodge owner.