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in South Africa & African Countries

Our professional team of talent hunters have successfully placed hospitality job vacancies throughout South Africa as well as almost every single country in Africa over the years! So, if you are wanting access to our exclusive talent pool of only the best hospitality candidates, you have come to the right place!

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Why  Choose us to recruit?

Our South Africa & Africa hospitality recruitment division concentrates on talent acquisition for high end hotels and restaurants across the African continent and beyond. Let our dedicated team of professional recruitment consultants WOW you today.

Industry Leaders

Uniquely well connected with hospitality leaders, influencers and top talent

Talent Pool

An exclusive talent pool of hospitality professionals at all levels

Executive Search

  • We offer an Executive Search service to find scarce or exec level candidates


  •  24/7 operation that can respond rapidly and accurately to your recruitment needs

Featured Candidates

 Meet this month’s top hospitality job seekers! From talented world-class international chefs, to stunning hostesses and dynamic restaurant and hotel managers, you have come to the right place to source the best talent to drive your business to success. 


Hotel General Manager
South African male, international experience; pre-openings; 4-5* Hotel Groups

Front Office Manageress
Outstanding and well presented front office manageress with VIP experience

Reservations Agent / Waiter
South African male with an Advanced Hospitality Diploma and experience working as a server as well as reservations in 5* hotels

Hotel Receptionist
South African female, 4 years front office experience in 4-5* international hotel groups


South African hostess with luxury yachting and 5* hotel experience. QATAR only.

South African waitress – 5* fine-dining experience, coffee shops & ships. Extremely well presented South African female -high-volume pre-opening experience in Qatar within leading global brands.

Restaurant General Manager or Senior Assistant Manager
Vibrant, dynamic Namibian male; international experience; Hotel Groups & stand-alone restaurants


Executive Chef – Restaurants
South African male, international fine-dining experience at a World Class level!

Sous Chef – Hotels and Restaurants
Excellent caliber sous chef with experience in high-volume hotels and restaurants.

Chef de Partie
Restaurant and hotel experienced chef de partie. Fully qualified, available immediately

Spa & Beauty

Spa Manager
South African female; fully qualified, has managed large teams; international experience

Spa Therapist
Qualified spa therapist seeker her first international opportunity with you!

Make The Right Choice

It takes time and dedication to build a sought after talent pool of hospitality candidates. Our many years of passionate dedication to the people of the hospitality industry have resulted in just that. To find out more, sign up here and we will contact you to find out more about your business and how we can help you today and into the future.

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    Hospitality Industry Leaders

    Hospitality Jobs Africa Group started back in 2008. We are a bespoke team of professional recruitment consultants who are passionate our client’s business and our candidate’s careers.

    We take pride in sourcing exceptional candidates for the luxury market including Hotel & Restaurant Management, superb Chefs of all levels, Housekeeping, Sales & Marketing, Finance Managers, Retail Store Managers, Front of House, Back of House and so much more.

    Much of our top talent have international experience and have worked as part of pre-opening teams.

    Your Talent Acquisition Team

    Meet Sarah and Samantha…We understand that at the heart of every successful hospitality brand is its people. And that’s where we come in. We are in it for the long haul and help our clients achieve their business results through selecting the right people. 

    Sarah Donnelly

    Managing Director

    Sarah is an Industrial Psychology graduate – with over 25 year’s working as a hospitality recruitment consultant and training other recruitment agencies in South Africa nationwide. Sarah has a vast knowledge of running restaurant recruitment and assessment centres for new restaurant openings for leading hospitality brands.

    Joanna Dunsby

    Head of Recruitment - UK Division

    Joanna Dunsby MSc.D is a Life Coach and started her early career as an office manager running large teams of staff. She has worked extensively in the hospitality, corporate events and South African wine industry where she has experience training wine promoters. Joanna has been with the Hospitality Jobs Africa for 5 years.

    Samantha Fouché

    Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

    Samantha hails from the restaurant industry in Cape Town where she worked as a restaurant manager for trendy brands. She is also highly experienced in digital marketing. Sam has worked with Hospitality Jobs Africa for over 5 years as as senior hospitality talent acquisition specialist and recruitment marketer.

    Excellence is not a single act…

    it is a habit

    Hospitality Jobs Africa is amazing when it came to helping me out. First time having someone assist with so much efficiency and motivation. Service is top class for sure!

    Sasha Brown – Candidate 

    Very professional & efficient. Reasonable rates and top quality candidates. Very pleased with their service.”

    Steve Marx - Client

    Industry News

    We stay up-to-date with hospitality news and when we have time somewhere between talent acquisition and successful placements, you will find us following new amazing brands on social media and reading up on the latest industry news.


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    Make The Right Choice

    We are no nonsense, down-to-earth, roll your sleeves up recruitment consultants who will literally go to the ends of the earth for our clients and candidates. We are focused on People. Passionate about Results!

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