Marketing Manager (MM) - Job Ref: TNP/MM/09/13

Published by Jobstanzania on 9:10:00 am

Position: Marketing Manager (MM)
Company: Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA)

Job Ref: TNP/MM/09/13

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 positions of Marketing Manager; Infrastructural Development Manager; Investments Manager; Information and Communication Technology Manager; Veterinary Services Manager; and Commercial Services Manager.
TANAPA is inviting all interested and qualifying individuals to apply for these positions. This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated, entrepreneurial-minded and result-driven professionals. The candidate must possess managerial skills that can build on TANAPA's past successes and interact professionally with diverse groups of people.

Position Summary:
To implement the parks marketing plan and carrying out market studies and surveys on tourist's satisfaction and needs. In addition the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring participation in international tourism to broadcast the tourism products in Tanzania and explore income generating opportunities in collaboration with other stakeholders.

Reporting to the Director of Tourism and Marketing, 

the key duties and responsibilities will include;
  • Preparing and implementing the marketing plan;
  • Carrying out market studies from within and outside the country;
  • Advising tour operators and hotel service providers on changing of tariffs and fees in advance and sensitise them on the need for change.
  • Exploiting all tourism income-generating opportunities and prepare project proposals in collaboration with the planning department;
  • Monitoring fee structure in neighbouring countries and set user fees that are competitive, in order to attract visitors to Tanzania Parks.
  • Conducting visitor's satisfaction and needs surveys and make use of results to develop promotion materials and strategies;
  • Preparing and disseminate marketing information materials such as brochures, calendars, posters, etc;
  • Coordinating and participating in international tourism shows;
  • Collaborating with other wildlife institutions to share visitor's experiences in terms of needs and wants;
  • Training marketing staff and equipping them with appropriate skills; and
  • Conducting performance appraisal of staff directly reporting to the respective department.
Key Qualifications and Experience:
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration (Marketing/International Business Option);
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Wildlife Management will be an added advantage;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications;
  • At least eight years of working experience in the relevant field, three of which should be in a senior position.

If you believe you are the right candidate for any of the above positions, 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, e-mail and telephone contacts, quoting reference number 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 04 October 2013 at 16:30 hours.

The Director,
Executive Selection Division Deloitte & Touche
10th Floor PPF Tower Cnr of Ohio Street & Garden Avenue
P.O. Box 1559
Dar-es salaam, Tanzania
E-mail: esd@deloitte.co.tz

Source: The Guardian September 23, 2013



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