Embassy of the Republic of Botswana in Germany

 

VACANCY NOTICE – HOUSEKEEPER (OFFICIAL RESIDENCE)

The Embassy of the Republic of Botswana in Berlin invites applications from qualifying candidates for the position of a Housekeeper at the Official Residence.

JOB PURPOSE:
The main purpose of the job is to provide high standard of hygiene and cleanliness at the Ambassador’s Residence as well as among others to prepare meals as necessary.

MAIN DUTIES:
• Preparing meals and purchasing food for the Ambassador as required;
• Planning and preparing meals for official and unofficial events in consultation with the Ambassador.
• Managing and ensuring proper safety and sanitation in the kitchen.
• Cleaning of the Residence.
• Assists with preparations during official functions.
• Monitors and informs of any maintenance issues within the Official Residence.
• Follow all health and safety regulations.
• Undertakes any other function related to the position.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum of High School Certificate
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access).
• A valid residence and work permit in Germany.
• Familiarity with serving in a diplomatic Mission or Residence will be an added advantage.
• Fluent in written and spoken German and English.

SKILLS:
• Professional attitude.
• Knowledge of basic cleaning chemicals and supplies.
• Reliable, responsible and focused on details.
• Integrity.
• Teamwork and cooperation.
• Good Interpersonal and Communication skills.
• Ability to work under pressure and multitask.

BENEFITS:
• Basic Salary: €19 380 per annum
• Employer Social Security Contribution
• 24 leave days per annum

Applications and Resumes with certified copies of certificates and references must be submitted in English by the 28th February 2017 to;

Embassy of the Republic of Botswana
Lennestraβe 5
10785 Berlin, Germany

Briefing of Mainz Business Delegation to Botswana

On 10th October 2016, representatives of the Embassies of Botswana and Namibia attended a briefing meeting for business delegation due to visit Botswana and Namibia respectively. The visit was arranged by the State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Transport, Agriculture and Viniculture in Mainz. The business mission to Botswana is scheduled to take place from the 23rd – 26th October 2016.

About eleven companies ranging from energy, manufacturing, power transmissions, transformers, agriculture and consulting firms have registered to participate in the business mission. The mission which will involve business to business meetings, site visits and a business roundtable meeting is being facilitated by the German Chamber of Commerce Office (AHK) in South Africa, the Embassies of Germany in Botswana and Namibia and coordinated by the State Ministry.

Embassy Celebrates Golden Jubilee of Independence in Berlin

Golden Jubilee

PART ONE
The Embassy of the Republic of Botswana in the Federal Republic of Germany commemorated the 50th anniversary of Botswana’s independence by hosting two events. On 30th September 2016, the Embassy hosted an official dinner at Maritim Hotel for 200 guests consisting of German Federal Government representatives, the Business Community and other Embassy stakeholders and a number of Batswana in Berlin.

We shared with our stakeholders the successes that Botswana has had in the last 50 years and also informed that the country will intensively work on achieving more in the next 50 years with hope and determination. statement-by-h-e-tswelopele-c-moremi-during-50th-anniversary