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Chief Executive Officer for a new DMC- Arusha, Tanzania

Posted at
Friday, 12:55
Company Industry
Tours & Travel
Work Type
Full time
Job Level
Executive level
Minimum Qualification
Years Experience
10 years
Application Deadline
Unknown Unknown

The successful candidate needs to be able to comfortably coordinate the activities of various departments concerned, including front office, operations, workshop and sales & marketing. A self-driven enthusiast who is recognized as an efficient leader with a key focus on profitability and ensuring optimal utilization of resources with stern emphasis on quality standards.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Overall management of the business; ensuring the efficient day-to-day running of the business including operations, finance and administration
  • Implementation of systems and polices to maintain high quality service
  • HR management; training and development of personnel in accordance to company policies
  • Maintain statistical and financial records
  • Strategic planning and forecasting
  • Deal with customer enquiries and aim to meet their expectations
  • Implementation of KPIs, and performance management in each department
  • Organizing and attending tourism events, conferences, workshops, seminars and exhibitions
  • Develop relationships with national, international and regional TO’s and TA’s
  • Promote and market the business, also to niche markets
  • Sell and develop tour packages
  • Implement social media platforms and build campaign and stories for unique selling points

Skills & Experience

  • Relevant qualifications and/or experience in travel and tourism
  • Management experience at a senior level reporting to Directors
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to lead motivate and grow a team of dedicated employees
  • An in-depth understanding of the tourism industry in East Africa
  • Excellent networking and relationship management skills
  • Sales and customer-service orientation
  • Fleet Management experience
  • Competent IT skills

Monthly gross salary: USD 6’000 + other benefits

Position Level: Exec Level

Location: Arusha, Tanzania

Deadline: 10th of February 2019

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

*** Summit Recruitment & Search, as a policy, does not charge any fee as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement***

Our client, a new DMC in Arusha, is looking for a dedicated and dynamic CEO with a passion for introducing travelers to new and exciting destinations. He/She will exhibit exceptional traits in planning custom itineraries that exceed the expectations of clients.

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