Freelance Training Program

Sunbird Tourism plc, registered on Malawi Stock Exchange, owns and manages seven hotels and resorts across Malawi, SUNBIRD also owns a catering subsidiary, Catering Solutions Limited, which specializes in airline and institutional catering. It has recently acquired the management of Thawale Lodge at Majete Wildlife Reserve.

In its efforts to build a sustainable and homegrown talent pipeline for its frontline staff in its core operational areas, Sunbird will run a Freelance Training from January to June 2018. This is a rare opportunity, targeting fresh Malawian youths who have no prior learning in hospitality management but have a passion to make a career in this exciting and growing sector

The Trainees will be exposed to the basic operations of the following core departments of the hospitality industry:

  • Front Office
  • Food Production
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Housekeeping


To qualify for this training, you should have:

  • Full MSCE with three credit passes including English
  • Resident of a community where Sunbird is currently operating. These are Blantyre, Zomba, Mangochi, Salima, Lilongwe and Mzuzu
  • Ability to complete the whole program without break
  • Prepared to enter into a performance bond with the company
  • Positive attitude a MUST
  • Prepared to work long and unsocial hours, by its nature


The Trainees will be undergoing a thorough and rigorous periodic assessments to determine their suitability to successfully complete the program. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduands will form part of the Group’s talent pool where they will be drawn from time to time to fill emerging vacancies, across the Group.

If you feel you fit the profile, please send in your application letter complete with your resume and three traceable referees with contact telephone numbers to: Chief Human Capital & Development Officer, Sunbird Tourism plc P. O. Box 376 BLANTYRE


Closing date of receiving application letters is DECEMBER 15 2017.

Comment on advertised Job

Ashley F.

2nd of December, 2017 9:09:34 am

Grace Ngozo

7th of January, 2018 3:28:18 pm

January to June 2018 names of candidate

Grace Ngozo

7th of January, 2018 3:28:18 pm

January to June 2018 names of candidate

Location: Blantyre, Zomba, Mangochi, Salima, Lilongwe & Mzuzu

Employment Type: Training Programme

Salary: N/A

Job deadline: 15th December, 2017

Company: Sunbird Tourism plc

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