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Multiple Positions - 'Dar es Salaam', 'Zanzibar', 'Ngorongoro', 'Manyara', 'Serengeti'

Wellworth Hotels, Lodges & Resorts soon to be the largest Hospitality group of East Africa with 1400+ key inventory through our properties in Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara & Serengeti that includes Hotels, Beach Resorts, Water Park, Luxury Game Lodges & Safari Camps is hiring now...

We are looking for candidates on below positions:

Group HR Manager - for Dar es Salaam (Tanzanian only)
Group Executive Chef - Roaming Profile (any Nationality)
Group Engineer - Roaming Profile (any Nationality)
Group Sales & Marketing Manager - for Dar es Salaam (any Nationality)
Group Training Manager - Roaming Profile (Tanzanian/Kenyan only)

Group IT Manager - Roaming Profile (Tanzanian/Kenyan Preferred)

Corporate Marketing Manager - for Dar es Salaam (any Nationality)  

Unit General Manager - for Dar es Salaam - 2 Positions (any Nationality)  
Unit Operations Manager - for Dar es Salaam (any Nationality)
Unit Revenue Controller & Audit Manager - for Dar es Salaam (any Nationality)
Unit F&B Managers - for Dar es Salaam - 2 Positions (any Nationality)  
Unit Training Managers - for Dar es Salaam & Zanzibar - 2 Positions (Tanzanians only)
Unit Restaurant Managers - for Dar es Salaam & Zanzibar - 5 Positions (Tanzanian only)
Unit Sales Managers - for Dar es Salaam & Arusha - 2 positions (Tanzanian/Kenyan only)
Unit Sales Executives - for Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar & Arusha - 4 positions (Tanzania/Kenyan only)

Lodge Executive Chef (any Nationality)
Lodge F&B Manager (any Nationality)
Lodge Executive Housekeeper (any Nationality)

Camps Manager - for Serengeti - 3 positions (any Nationality)
Camps Executive Sous Chef - for Serengeti - 3 positions (Tanzania/Kenyan only)

Reservations Associates - for Dar es Salaam - 2 position (Tanzanian only)
Media & Graphics Designer - for Dar es Salaam (Tanzanian only)
Office Assistant - for Arusha (Tanzanian only)
Transport Manager - Dar es Salaam (Tanzanian only)
Fiber Glass Technician - Dar es Salaam (any Nationality with experience in Slides & Pool repairs/maintenance)

For most positions Swahili Language fluency will be an added advantage and candidate selection may be based on the language skills.

All positions must have minimum 3yr working experience on the same level or higher.
Please check Nationality requirements mentioned and do not apply if not fitting.

Last date for receiving applications: 7th October 2016.
Please do not follow up if you have applied and do not hear from us by 15th October 2016

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for most positions Swahili Language fluancy will be an added advantage and candiate selcetion may be based on the language skills.


All positions must have minimum 3yr working experinence on the same level or higher.


please check Nationality requirements mentioned and do not apply if not fitting.


Last date for receving applications: 7th October 2016.

Please do not follow up if you have applied and do not hear from us by 15th October 2016

· Reference: LS-74371-2812
· Salary: On Application
· Country: Tanzania
· Province:
· Date Posted: 28 Sep 2016
· Employer type: Hotel

Operations Manager And Office Manager - Lilongwe Malawi
Central African Wilderness Safaris is looking for a suitably qualified couple who between them can handle the dual roles of operations manager and specialist travel consultant/ office manager. Our requirements are very specific and we hope that the following description will give you the information you need to decide if this might be the job for you. Note that our first choice is always to find staff from within Malawi so this is going out both locally and internationally. Please read this carefully.

Who are we?
Central African Wilderness Safaris www. cawsmw. com was formed in 1987 and until last year was part of the well known Wilderness Safaris Group. In 2014, the owners, Chris and Pam Badger bought the Wilderness Safaris share in the business and are now sole owners. Since humble beginnings with one safari vehicle and 2 employees the company now operates 4 lodges with 130 beds, and has a fleet of mobile safari vehicles and a busy office in the capital Lilongwe. Growing the company, particularly in Malawi where the challenges presented by grinding poverty and a fast increasing population put huge pressure on protected areas has placed us at the very forefront of conservation in the country, striving to prove that well managed lodges and camps providing both employment, training, and being involved with any community and conservation schemes are the best means to conserve wild areas.

What does the Operations Manager do ?
At its simplest the operations manager is the link between the consultant who sells the trip and the lodges, drivers, guides etc who then make the trip happen. Working with a small team of drivers and guides the ops manager allocates the driver, sorts out the funds, checks up on all aspects of the itinerary and ensures that our high standards of customer service are maintained.
He /she is responsible for the vehicle fleet, hiring of the best staff, training where necessary and on taking decisions on issue such as vehicle purchase (when to hire, when to buy, when to subcontract etc) supply purchase, and stock control.
The operations manager is also in charge of setting and maintaining operational budgets and in improving and installing new systems where this is necessary. He/she is also in charge of purchasing of supplies for the lodges. The essential qualities needed are to have an orderly and discipline approach to getting the job done, a natural ability to motivate and get on with people, endless patience, ideally some basic technical know how on mechanical issues etc, reliability and most definitely a sense of humour and perspective.
The job would be based out of Lilongwe but with much travelling around the various camps and lodges.

What does the office manager/international consultant do ?
The main role will be as a travel consultant and this job would not be on offer to someone without a proven track record somewhere in this field and ideally within Africa. As well as booking our own properties we craft itineraries to a number of third party properties and trade partners. While to a certain degree the processes are electronic we are renowned in the marketplace for personal attention, and for putting real energy, thought, care and attention into our itineraries so we need someone who will read this statement and immediately nod their head in understanding!!! We also would not need to spell out the occasionally unforgiving nature of the business, and the need for very accurate and speedy answers
The successful applicant would also be required to run a small ( 3 to 4) team of consultants who already have quite specific roles within the company but would need monitoring, motivation and goals set by the applicant.

What is Malawi like ?
Apart from being our home it is a country with potential and challenges in equal measure-small, very beautiful and spectacularly diverse.

Health issues?
Often a concern for new arrivals-malaria is the major issue to be aware of-it is prevalent at Mvuu but is easily avoided by sensible precautions such as sleeping under a net, spraying, and is also easily diagnosed and treated here-we do get lots of practice!

So what's the deal?


The successful couple if not from within Malawi would need to be given work permits and the company would apply for these. The process takes up to 4 months and while we have an almost 100% record in getting these the only honest description of this process is that it is unpredictable and we have had very occasional rejections from the Immigration Authorities. Candidates would need to have experience and qualifications not easily found locally for the application to be successful.

Where would we stay?
We would supply a modest but comfortable two bedroomed house in Lilongwe with lounge and a decent bathroom.

What would working hours and times be ?

Anyone familiar with our line of business will know that a day can be from 0500 am to midnight, could be a lot less but you would need to work whatever hours are necessary depending on level of business guest requirements. Generally it's a 5 or 6 day week but we work according to demand.

US $2800 per month gross per person taxed at the prevailing rate of 30% for a nett per person amount of $1960. This would be paid in the local currency. Once a permit is approved you are allowed to remit 2/3 of this into a foreign bank account. House rental is also included and a vehicle.

Conclusion - Please read this section carefully!!

We know from experience that there are many great management couples out there with a love of the bush, a passion for their guests, a proven record of motivating and working well with a work force, an ability to be conscious of the bottom line etc. In searching for the ideal couple, please see how many of the following boxes you tick between you-some are specific to the one job, some to the other and some to both. Don't panic if you do not tick all of them-this will not necessarily eliminate you from the process.

  • Have you worked similar role before, most particularly looking after the needs to of high paying guests in the tourist business.
  • Have you worked in a management role with people reporting to you ?
  • Do you view this work as a career or a stepping stone to a career in the business ?
  • Are you a conservationist. Do you share our vision ?
  • What language(s) do you speak ?
  • Are you naturally outgoing ? (You don't need to be life and soul of the party but you shouldn't be shy)
  • Would you choose to spend your free time in the bush or in wild areas?
  • Have you travelled outside of Africa ?
  • Have you travelled inside of Africa ?
  • Are you a trained field guide who loves guiding and learning ?
  • Are you a trained and experienced travel consultant ?
  • Are you practical ? Can you wire a plug ? Can you fix a spare wheel? Do you know anything about water pumps?
  • Are you loyal, hard-working, organised and reliable ?
  • Are you fun to be around? Is the glass half empty of half full?
  • Are you in good shape?
  • Are you calm under pressure ?

So whats's the process now ?
If you are keen to hear more then you need to send full cvs and a covering letter, apply below.

· Reference: LS-74372-2711
· Salary: US $2 800/month gross per person
· Country: Malawi
· Province:
· Date Posted: 27 Sep 2016
· Employer type: Tour Operator

Management Couple - Rivonia - Johannesburg
Complete / end to end management of the establishment (50 rooms & large conference and events facility) with an absolute focus on customer service, efficiencies and growth of the business. Must have a passion for guests, the business, the property and facilities. (Will be assisted by the owners)

Ability to professionally manage a large establishment. Please tell us what skills you are bringing to the establishment. Superior management skills, culinary skills, people skills, administrational skills combined with passion and a commited work habit is an absolute must. All candidates must be fluent in Afrikaans and English, read and write.

· Reference: LS-74310-1505
· Salary: Depends on experience
· Country: South Africa
· Province: Gauteng
· Date Posted: 23 Sep 2016
· Employer type: Guest House / Bed & Breakfast

Management Couple - Limpopo
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  • Day to day management of the lodge, overseeing the following
  • Food and Beverage
  • Guest Relations
  • Maintenance
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Reception and Reservations
  • General Assistance in the daily running of the lodge

  • Well presented individuals and must be willing to work in a remote environment in Mozambique
  • Must have formal hospitality qualifications and at least 3-5 years experience within a 4/5 Star Hotel
  • Must be computer literate, must be proficient on formal hotel systems (For example Easy Pos, Protel, Micros, Opera etc)
  • Valid Passports
  • Must have an eye for detail
  • Must be resourceful and adaptable
  • Excellent leadership and communications skills
  • Ability to train and mentor staff

· Reference: LS-74341-2112
· Salary: Live out - Negotiable depending on experience
· Country: South Africa
· Province: Limpopo
· Date Posted: 21 Sep 2016
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

GM Couple - Hoedspruit
Responsible for the general management of the lodge, stock control, staff rosters, hostings and curioshop stock.

Strong couple needed for 50 bed 4 star lodge. Strong leadership skills, good staff relations and communication.

· Reference: LS-74324-2001
· Salary: Negotiable
· Country: South Africa
· Province: Limpopo
· Date Posted: 20 Sep 2016
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Management Couple - Bloemfontein
Exclusive 5 Star Heritage Hotel set in a Game Area seeks a Management Couple.

One part must be Qualified, Fine dining Chef and other Lodge Management/Rooms/Admin

Must be an experienced couple willing to go the extra mile and run the property.

· Reference: LS-74319-1912
· Salary: Dep on exp
· Country: South Africa
· Province: Freestate
· Date Posted: 19 Sep 2016
· Employer type: Hotel

Lodge Management Couple - Mozambique
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Mozambique – Pristine Beach lodge seeks a suitably qualified and experienced Management Couple to oversee, co-ordinate and manage all hospitality operations on site. Duties include:- Daily lodge operations; Co-ordination and management of all departments: F&B, Front Office, Housekeeping, Maintenance, Kitchen, Watersports & Related activities, Spa; Hands on involvement, from working in Reception, Assisting in kitchen, F&B, Housekeeping , Hands on maintenance; Extensive administration: reporting to owner, financial accounts compilation; Staff management, development and training in effort to upskill a largely local staff complement (including roster compilation, management of leave cycle, HR & IR processes and procedures); Extensive hosting of guests



What you need to apply for this position: Grade 12 (for each person applying); Formal qualifications in Hospitality Management (for each person applying); Minimum of 5-8 yrs previous working experience as a couple within the Hospitality Industry, with sound references, hands-on management experience and all round, thorough understanding of each department; Computer literate on MS Office suite/ Innkeeper or alternate PMS; Sound maintenance experience within the couple; Sound kitchen management/ F&B Management experience within couple; Highly beneficial to have when applying:Skippers licence, Maintenance experience on boat engines, Ability to speak Portuguese


· Reference: LS-74239-0904
· Salary: R35 000 Live in
· Country: Mozambique
· Province:
· Date Posted: 09 Sep 2016
· Employer type: Beach/Island Resort

Executive Chef & Reservationist Couple - North West Province
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North West Province – Luxury lodge situated within Big 5 reserve seeks a couple where HE is a qualified and experienced F&B Manager with sound kitchen abilities in order to manage department and ensure all F&B requirements are met with optimal service levels.  HE will manage staff, supervise all service and ensure that all F&B services are running optimally.  HE will be involved in costings, cost of sales calculations, be responsible for stock and related control and ensure that meal and beverage service at the lodge is in accordance to 5* standards.  Additional duties include assisting with the lodge management in the absence of the GM as well as the management of related administration. SHE will work as a Reservationist and assist in Front of House with reception duties, liaison between departments  and related administration. BOTH candidates will be actively involved in the hosting of guests and will assist in other departments as needed to ensure that this lodge maintains its exceptional reputation of ultimate 5* service. 


What you need to apply for this position:

Both candidates should have Grade 12 (matric) and a formal qualification in Hospitalty / Tourism management.  HE should have a minimum of 3-5 yrs previous working experience in the capacity of F&B Manager with sound abilities as a chef in the kitchen.  HE must be computer literate on MS Office suite and have an unendorsed Drivers licence.

SHE must have a minimum of 2-5 yrs previous working experience in reservationist within luxury lodges and experience gained in Front of House/ Front office over and above this is HIGHLY BENEFICIAL.  SHE must be computer literate on MS Office suite and Panstrat or similar.  SHE must have an unendorsed drivers licence.

· Reference: LS-74238-0904
· Salary: R23 000 Combined, Live in
· Country: South Africa
· Province: North West Province
· Date Posted: 09 Sep 2016
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Trails Guide/ Foh Couple - Limpopo
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Limpopo - Luxury 5* lodge situated within Big 5 Reserve seeks Assistant Lodge Management couple  to join this prestigious team. Joint Duties include: Welcoming guests upon arrival, Supervision of all FOH and Front Office procedures, supervision of Housekeeping, F&B and ensure seamless levels of service in kitchen through to F&B department.  Ongoing co-ordination of all departments. She will be involved extensively in related lodge administration and will also be involved in the hosting of guests during mealtimes. He will be providing Guided game drives and game walks into Big 5 Territory. Safety & Security of Guests is paramount in this process. Additional responsibilities include ensuring compliance with all regulations pertaining to using a firearm/ walking with a firearm.  HE will also be required to assist with the management of routine and preventative maintenance in and around the lodge. Related administration applies



What you need to apply for this position: SHE: Grade 12 (Matric) Formal qualification in Hospitality or Tourism Management highly beneficial. Must have at least 3 years previous working experience within the luxury 5* lodge sector with excellent administrative skills and previous exposure to FO, Housekeeping, F&B and Admin management within a similar environment. Must be computer literate on MS Office suite and a reputable Property Management system.  Knowledge on Pastel HIGHLY BENEFICIAL.  HE: FGASA 1 (min) FGASA TRAILS (full); DEAT registered; THETA assessed; ARH; First Aid Level 1; Code 08 Licence + PDP; Minimum of 2 yrs previous guiding experience within Big 5 Reserves as Trails Guide essential


· Reference: LS-74207-0904
· Salary: R22 000 Live in Combined
· Country: South Africa
· Province: Limpopo
· Date Posted: 09 Sep 2016
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Lodge Manager - Saima
The Blue Zebra Island Lodge (Waterlands Ltd) is a very successful and well run boutique safari lodge situated on one of 3 Islands that form part of the Lake Malawi National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage site). The Islands and their surroundings offer visitors some unique and outstanding natural beauty within 2 hours' drive of Malawi's Capital City Lilongwe. The lodge has 10 tented Executive Chalets and 5 Safari Tents that are supported by a team of 25 staff members.

Employment contracts will be based on a couple management team;


Position 1 : General Manager of Blue Zebra Island Lodge.

Position 2 : Admin and catering manager of Blue Zebra Island Lodge

A 2 year contract with a 6 month probation period.

Salary $ 1, 250 per person per month equivalent in Malawi Kwacha.

  • Accommodation is provided on the island
  • Meals provided from the kitchen
  • Medical cover : Masm VIP scheme
  • Vehicle: to be provided by BZ and will be for work related use only
  • Insurance: Workman's Compensation
Job description

The applicant must have worked in the tourist industry for a minimum of 5 years and have successfully run a lodge in the last 2 years. Over and above the general management of the lodge, the applicants will have to perform the following key functions in order to run the lodge successfully


  • Bookings
  • Invoicing and payments
  • Stock control
  • Human Resources management
  • Marketing

  • Housekeeping
  • Restaurant and Bar management
  • Ordering of supplies
  • Maintenance of Building and boats
  • Water Sports and Safari activities
  • Boating
  • Customer relations
The objective of the Lodge

To manage and further develop the lodge and to generate an income that will go towards management costs and further investment into the facility. The operations are to be carried out in line with the concession agreement with Parks and Wildlife and the guidelines set out by shareholders from time to time.

Water Sports that are to be offered include

  • Snorkeling
  • Water sports
  • Diving
  • Boat Rides
  • Fishing trips


  • Bookings
  • Invoicing and payments
  • Stock control
  • Human Resources management
  • Marketing

  • Housekeeping
  • Restaurant and Bar management
  • Ordering of supplies
  • Maintenance of Building and boats
  • Water Sports and Safari activities
  • Boating
  • Customer relations

· Reference: LS-74175-0510
· Salary: ZAR 15,000 - 18,000 per person
· Country: Malawi
· Province:
· Date Posted: 05 Sep 2016
· Employer type: Beach/Island Resort

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