Job vacancy



The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Manama

is looking to hire a full-time cleaner/waiter/supervisor for the Ambassador’s Residence

starting March 1st, 2021.

Key Responsibilities

Prepare Residence for daily use and specific events
  • Maintain Residence to appropriate standard for daily use and specific events
  • Advise Embassy Administration of any problems with domestic equipment, furniture and furnishings.
  • Ensure official tableware etc is cared for, prepare Residence for events, set tables (linen and tableware) appropriately.
  • Provide guidance and instructions to outside caterers to ensure smooth running of Residence events.
  • Instruct extra staff at events and manage their performance to ensure a high level of service to guests.
  • Keep representational areas of Residence (inside and outside) clean and tidy at all times.
  • Clean silverware, official tableware and glasses as necessary.
  • Clean Residence after events.
 Serving and Waiting
  • Serve and wait at table to the standard necessary in the Residence, with care for particular food and drink requirements.
  • Serve drinks and canapés at receptions.
  • Prepare and serve refreshments for Residence’s visitors at meetings.
 Facility Management
  • Access control for all non-official visitors to the residence.
  • Supervision of all outside contractors who are on the residence grounds for repair and maintenance work.
  • Supervision of goods delivery.
  • 24/7 availability in case of an emergency.


  • Excellent people skills
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of English (spoken and written) and preferably Hindi/Urdu and Arabic.
  • Physical fitness, distinguished presence (work clothing is provided)
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Strong work ethic (be punctual, reliable, honest, thorough, accountable).
  • Flexibility with regard to working hours (regular evening events)

 Desired additional qualifications, if applicable

  • Cooking skills.
  • Previous experience in an Ambassador’s Residence.
  • Knowledge of German language

Apply by January 31st, 2021. Please send your CV and motivation letter to:

German Embassy Manama / Administration

Bldg. 39, Rd No. 322, Bl. 327, Salmaniya Avenue

P.O. Box 10306


We will not acknowledge receipt of applications. Only those selected to be interviewed will be contacted.


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