Job Opening: Experienced Plumber and Caretaker (m/w/d) for the Maintenance Team

22.05.2024 - Article

The German Embassy in Lilongwe is seeking to fill a position for a locally hired maintenance person, with experience in the field of plumbing work.

Duties and responsibilities

- Plumbing maintenance of all Embassy properties

- Support of the technical Embassy staff

- Small repairs, painting and general maintenance/ manual jobs within the Embassy properties

- Occasional setup and dismantling for events

Qualifications and Requirements


- Solid professional experience (minimum of 2 years) in the field of plumbing

- Malawi School Certificate Education

- Grade I Trade Test Certificate or equivalent


- Solid communication and teamwork skills in an international team environment

- Organizational skills and reliability

- Independent and responsible work ethic

- Technical know-how and understanding of craftsmanship

- High degree of physical resilience (heavy lifting and carrying)

- Flexibility and readiness to special working hours

- Valid driver’s license

- Basic IT skills

- Fluent English

- High motivation and good self-management skills

Mode of Application

Please send your complete written application including

- Letter of application

- Curriculum Vitae

- School/ Education certificates

- Copy of ID

- Copy of valid driver’s license

- References/ letters of recommendation

- Additional paperwork, e.g., Guild and Trade or Crafts Certificates

- Additional basic knowledge in the Electrical field

by e-mail to the German Embassy: info@lilongwe.diplo.de

Deadline is 12th June 2024

Please note that the Embassy will only consider complete and timely applications.

Acknowledgements of receipt will not be sent and application material will not be returned.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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