Jobs & Internships

Job vacancies at Kambaku

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Please be aware that we only take online applications via our application form into account.

KAMBAKU APPLICATION FORM

Accountant & Controller

Longterm

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Profile

You are a reliable and trusting person who enjoyed vocational training as bookkeeper or comparable and hasve experience in accounting and personnel bookkeeping. You are a team player and your hardworking, balanced and uncomplaining attitude enables you to live a life in the remote bush savannah together with people of different cultural backgrounds.

Tasks

• Profound knowledge of bookkeeping, financial statements, taxes and controlling
• German and English speaking
• Minimum 10 years work experience
• Able to supervise a team of 3 bookkeeper and storekeeper
• Computer literate


Kambaku offers free lodging in a  flat on-site, free staff meals as well as a salary in Namibian Dollar. More information about the payment, working hours, necessary insurances, etc. are personally given to promising applicants via e-mail or interview. 

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In Service Trainer Hospitality

Longterm

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You are a hard-working person who loves to work with people in the hospitality business. Your positive attitude and devoted attentiveness to detail are outstanding. You are resilient and able to communicate with people from all walks of life.You are a service-orientated, presentable and an accommodating manner, speak both English and German fluently and enjoyed your vocational training/working years at a 4- or 5 stars-rated hotel/resort. As leader with good organizational and operational skills you know the secrets to motivate a team, resolve conflicts and intuitively make the best decisions possible. Your hardworking, nature-loving, balanced and uncomplaining attitude enables you to live a life in the remote bush savannah together with people of different cultural backgrounds.

Highly-motivated, reliable and hard-working you want to share your experiences in hospitality and guest relations with our team. You are able to deal with conflicts, are balanced and open for a stay in the remote areas of Namibia's bush savannah.

Qualifications

• 3-years dual vocational training certificate and at least 5 years work experience in an international 4* hotel OR
• Bachelor in Hospitality Management and 3 years work experience in an international 4* hotel
• Certificate in coaching, train the trainer or similar course
• Profound knowledge of F&B, Front Office, Housekeeping and Laundry Operations
• Creativity and eye for detail
• Open-minded, solution oriented player in a multicultural team


More information about salary, vacation, insurance, acommodation on-site and so forth will be shared with promising applicants in a personal interview.
 

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Tour and Wildlife Guide

Longterm

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You are a hard-working nature lover and a qualified and experienced tour and nature guide who loves to pass on knowledge about Namibia, our culture and wildlife on multiple-day tours as well as games drive, nature walks and courses at Kambaku Wildlife Reserve. You are mentally stable and able to enjoy the isolation of the Namibian bush savannah. You are resilient and able to communicate with people from all walks of life. You organisational skills are outstanding and you love to communicate and travel with guests from all over the world always eager to perform and present our country and nature at its best!

Tasks 

• Guiding groups by foot and 4x4 in the bush savannah giving explanations about the animals and plants
• Preparing and accompanying activities for guests (e.g. bush breakfasts, sundowners, accompanying overnight stays in the Bush Camp)
• Looking after guests before and after wildlife activities, e.g. conversations at the lodge, at dinner-time, at the bar or fireplace
• Taking responsibility for tours throughout Namibia, including preparation of tours (knowledge about the cultural, historical and natural highlights alongside the routes), checking vehicle and itineraries (double-checking of programme, lodges), take over check-in and payment for guests at lodges and parks
• highly motivated to comfort our guests 24/7 on tour

Qualifications

• At least 1 year of professional experience as tour and wildlife guide in Namibia
• Languages: fluent English and German – French highly appreciated
• Driving license with PDP required

Kambaku offers free lodging in a staff apartment as well as a local salary in Namibian Dollar. More information about the payment, working hours, necessary insurances etc. are personally given to promising applicants via e-mail or interview.

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Hospitality Management – Trainee

3 years vocational training

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Profile

You are a hard-working person who loves to work with people in the hospitality business. Your positive attitude and devoted attentiveness to detail are outstanding. You are resilient and able to communicate with people from all walks of life. You are mentally stable and able to enjoy the isolation of the Namibian bush savannah.

Qualifications

• Diploma in Hospitality (minimum Level 4) • Ability to work under pressure at high pace with a “Can do” attitude• Good knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)• Fluent in English (basic German or French desirable)

Kambaku offers free lodging in our student room as well as a trainee salary in Namibian Dollar. More information about the payment, working hours, necessary insurances, etc. are personally given to promising applicants via e-mail or interview.

 

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Professional rider/ riding instructor

Longterm

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You are a hard-working horse and nature lover, a qualified riding instructor and experienced rider who wants to guide outrides through a private game reserve and support our Horse & Stable Manager in the stable. You are mentally stable and able to enjoy the isolation of the Namibian bush savannah. You are resilient and able to communicate with people from all walks of life.

Qualifications

• Advanced riding ability in classical English style (dressage and show jumping)• Teaching qualification and experience as a riding instructor• Fluent in English (basic German or French desirable)

 

Kambaku offers free lodging in a managers' single flat on-site, free staff meals as well as a salary in local Namibian Dollar. We offer comprehensive support. More information about salary, vacation, insurance, bonus and so forth will be shared with promising applicants in a personal interview. 

 

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Horse Riding Guide

Longterm

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You are a hard working horse and nature lover and a experienced rider who wants to guide outrides through a private game reserve. You are mentally stable and able to enjoy the isolation of the Namibian bush savannah. Your are resilient and able to communicate with people from all walks of life. 

Tasks 

• Guiding groups with up to 6 guests of different riding abilities giving explanations about the animals and plants in English and German (if possible)
• Preparing and accompanying special riding activities for guests (e.g. bush breakfasts, sundowners, accompanying overnight stays in the Bush Camp)
• Looking after guests before and after wildlife activities, e.g. conversations at the lodge, at dinner-time, at the bar or fireplace
• Taking responsibility of the horse safari business, e.g. preparation work for safari rides like grooming and tackling up the horses
• Supporting Kambaku's Horse & Stable Management in taking care of our horses, taking part in the training (e.g. working with the horses in the school) as well as taking care of the equipment

Qualifications

• at least 1 year of professional experience, apprenticeship in horse riding, stable manager or similar qualifications. Certificates in guiding, instructing and training of horses and riders, riding instructor licence advantegous.
• Languages: English fluently, basic skills in German and French would be ideal
• Driving license

Kambaku offers free lodging in a staff apartment as well as a local salary in Namibian Dollar. More information about the payment, working hours, necessary insurances etc. are personally given to promising applicants via e-mail or interview.
 

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Internship Hospitality

2-3 months

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You completed your vocational training in hotel business or studied hotel management and would like to support our Assistant Director in Kambaku's Lodge for three months. Highly-motivated, reliable and hard-working you want to share your experiences in hospitality and guest relations with our team. You are able to deal with conflicts, are balanced and open for a stay in the remote areas of Namibia's bush savannah. 


Tasks

• Supporting the Lodge's Assistant Director/ In-Service Trainer


Qualifications

• Vocational training in 4- or 5-star rated hotels or resorts or university degree course in hotel management 

• Vocational experience in 4- or 5-star rated hotels or resorts 

Kambaku offers free lodging in a managers' single flat on-site, free staff meals as well as a salary in local Namibian Dollar. We offer comprehensive support including organizing and paying for work permit and visas. More information about salary, vacation, insurance, bonus and so forth will be shared with promising applicants in a personal interview. 

This internship is limited to three months.

 

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