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Our client, the Trustees of Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) established under the National Parks Act, Cap. 282 of the 2002, Revised Edition of the Laws of Tanzania is responsible for managing and regulating the use of areas designated as National Parks so as to preserve the country’s heritage, encompassing natural and cultural resources. Currently TANAPA manages fifteen (15) national Parks which are scattered all over the country.

TANAPA is seeking to recruit dynamic, strategic, experienced and qualified Tanzanians with strong credentials to fill the position of Director of Tourism & Marketing.

TANAPA is inviting all interested and qualifying individuals to apply for these positions. The applicants must be of outstanding integrity, creative, with a good track record of initiating change, and capable of achieving positive results. They should be results oriented with the ability to meet deadlines and interact professionally with diverse groups of people.


Position Summary
To formulate quality standards of Tourism Services and ensure that implementation of tourism activities are in line with National Tourism Policy. The Incumbent will also be responsible for coordinating TANAPA participation in international Tourism and establish international partnerships for improving visitation.

Reporting to Director General, the key responsibilities will include:

• Ensuring that TANAPA tourism activities are in line with the National Tourism Policy and are consistently implemented;
• Formulating, establishing and ensuring implementation of quality standards of services to all national parks visitors;
• Ensuring the preparation and implementation of a tourism marketing plan;
• Ensuring improved tourists visitation and activities by co-ordination of TANAPA’s participation in national and international tourism shows;
• Informing tour operators and hotel service providers on changing of tariffs and fees in advance and sensitise them on the need for changes;
• Designing new products/services that are compatible with preservation of Parks resources;
• Setting standards and monitor their implementation;
• Advising timely preparation of information materials for promoting the Tourism sector;
• Ensuring adequate training for tourism and marketing staff as appropriate;
• Ensuring that marketing studies are carried out within and outside the country;
• Ensuring participation in international tourism shows;
• Ensure the development of internal tourism market;
• Establishing collaboration with conservation organisation outside Tanzania for the purpose of improving visitation;
• Collaborating with other wildlife institutions to share visitor’s experiences in terms of needs;
• Monitoring fee structure in neighbouring countries and set user fees that are competitive, in order to attract visitors to Tanzania Parks;
• Exploiting all tourism income-generating opportunities and prepare project proposals in collaboration with the planning department (Investment);
• Conducting performance appraisal for the staff in Tourism & Marketing Directorate;
• Performing any other duties related duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor from time to time.

Key Qualifications and Experience:
• Master’s Degree in Tourism Management or Business Administration (marketing) or equivalent qualifications in management.
• Qualifications in Wildlife Science or Environmental Conservation or in Natural Resources Management will be an added advantage
• Ten (10) years of working experience with a reputable organizations in related field, five (5) of which should be at senior managerial level
• Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills with ability to develop team work
• Must be proficient in MS applications

If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, kindly submit your application with a detailed CV, photocopies of academic certificates and testimonials, names of three referees with their contacts. In addition, please state your current position, remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts, quoting reference number TNP/DTM/04/13 on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic applications please quote the job reference number on the subject of your email. Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than 10 May 2013.
The Director,
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
10th Floor PPF Tower
Cnr of Ohio Street & Garden Avenue
P O Box 1559 Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
E-mail: esd@deloitte.co.tz
Fax +255(22) 2116379

Tanzania National Parks



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