Organisation: Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Executive Director
The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is a statutory organization established by the Tourism Act, 2008. The objectives of UTB are to promote and contribute to the development of the tourism sector both within and outside Uganda; to coordinate with the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities and the private sector in the implementation of the national tourism policy and to such activities as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objectives.
Job Summary: The Deputy Executive Director (DED) is responsible for the organization’s business and technical operations.
Deputizes the Executive Director and helps him/her to synchronize the technical and administrative aspects of the various functions in the institution.
Directly be responsible for the core technical functions of UTB and supervise the managers.
Operationalisation of the strategic and operational plans of UTB.
Tourism Quality assurance, Regulation and Licensing.
Will be responsible for executing all activities as per business, strategic plans and monitoring their progress
Will recommend for approve all resources for technical tasks
Will advise Management 0 operational matters through progress reports
Will also directly oversee the activities of the ICT unit, quality assurance and product development
To mainstream ICT in the technical functions of UTB.
To regulate activities of operators in the tourism sector with a view of quality assurance
Responsible for monitoring and evaluation of the Institution
The candidate should possess a degree in any field relevant to tourism promotion. A relevant post graduate qualification is an added advantage
Skills and Experience:
At least six years experience in management at a high level management position with a successful track record of performance in a reputable organization.
Possess prior working knowledge and technical expertise in the field of tourism and the tourism sector
Possess project planning and management capabilities
Proficiency in IT skills
Salary and Benefits: The salaries and benefits to all these key posts are attractive
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested mature applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their applications with curriculum vitae and include names and contacts of 3 credible referees, copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications. Applicants should ensure that their contacts (Phone and Email) are indicated in the cover Letter and CV.
All applications addressed to the Chairman Uganda Tourism Board, P. O. Box, 7211 Kampala, Uganda, by email to both these two email addresses; firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Deadline: 9th December 2013