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Executive Housekeeper Jobs Opportunities at Embassy of Ireland 2024

Ajira Executive Housekeeper Jobs Opportunities at Embassy of Ireland 2024

Executive Housekeeper Jobs Opportunities at Embassy of Ireland 2024 Our mission is to promote and protect abroad the values, interests and economic well-being of Ireland and its people. We do this under the political direction of our Ministers, through our staff at home and through our Embassy network abroad.

Vacancy: Executive Housekeeper at Embassy of Ireland, Dar es Salaam

Ajira Embassy of Ireland

The Embassy of Ireland is looking for a highly motivated and active candidate to fill the role of Executive Housekeeper in the Ambassador’s Residence.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the residence is always ready to host events.
  • All internal rooms and spaces, as well as outdoor rooms and ancillary facilities such as service quarters, porch, foyer, and outside bathrooms, are kept clean and of high quality.
  • Create a weekly task list/household duties and complete or delegate activities as needed.
  • Managing special cleaning initiatives and extensive cleaning tasks;
  • Laundry service for the Ambassador’s residence.
  • Request consumables and cleaning supplies, as well as manage stocks and usage.
  • Lead the household staff team in advance event preparation; serve as the point of contact for Embassy officials about the Ambassador’s Residence.
  • Front-of-house duties, including meeting and attending to guests.
  • Maintain organization and processes for the Residence’s effective operation and maintenance, make suggestions for efficiencies and improvements, and collaborate with the Embassy Operations Manager to put them into action.
  • Contribute to the Ambassador’s Residence’s planning, budgeting, and expense management.
  • Ensure that all household staff follow health and safety requirements.
  • Supervise, train, and supervise the residential chef.
  • Protect and preserve the Ambassador’s possessions and domestic equipment.
  • Organize and supervise external staff for major events or service contracts as needed.

Requirements candidates must be able to demonstrate:


  • An Advanced Level Certificate in Education.
  • Effective writing and spoken communication abilities in both English and Swahili.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar sector.
  • Personality traits include organization, credibility, hard effort, interaction, flexibility, adaptability, and self-motivation.
  • Ability to establish basic systems or procedures.
  • Intercultural abilities is the capacity to collaborate with people from many cultures.
  • Experience working for other embassies, foreign organizations, respected hotels, and/or businesses.
  • Must possess a permanent legal right to reside and work in Tanzania.

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  • Experience working with other embassies, foreign organizations, respected hotels, and/or businesses;
  • Additional certification in hospitality management and computer literacy is advantageous.
  • Ability to use basic email and software such as MSWord, Excel, and Outlook.

Terms and conditions of employment:

  • The contract will be for two years, renewed once, with a probationary period.
  • Competitive annual income of TSH 21,278,470, which includes a 13th month, with health insurance and training opportunities. Salaries are tax deducted and deposited directly into a bank account.

How to apply

The Job Description and Application Form for this position are available on our website HERE

Completed application forms should be sent via e-mail only to with the subject line “Executive Housekeeper”

Applications must be received before 17:00hrs (local time) on 10 March 2024 CVs or cover letters will not be accepted.

No applications will be accepted after this deadline Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Selection Process:

  • Short-listed candidates will be invited to a competency-based interview based on the Essential Requirements outlined above.
  • It is scheduled to conduct interviews before the end of April 2024.
  • A practical skills exam could be included in the recruitment process.
  • A second and third interview may be incorporated into the recruitment process;
  • A panel may be put up based on the calibre of candidates.

General Data Protection Regulation:

All personal information received will be kept in line with GDPR guidelines.

Security Clearance for Local Staff

Individuals being considered for appointment will be subjected to police security clearance checks. Enquiries may also be done with the police force of any country where the person being considered for appointment lived. If unsuccessful, this data will be discarded. If the applicant is considered for another position, they will be needed to provide this information again.

Please note that canvassing will disqualify applicants.

The Embassy of Ireland, Dar es Salaam is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity.

Executive Housekeeper

Closing date: 10th March 2024

The Embassy of Ireland is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and dynamic individual for the position of Executive Housekeeper, working in the Ambassador’s Residence.

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