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VACANCY: GENERAL MANAGER: ECO-TOURISM AND WILDLIFE ECONOMY - 6 September 2016

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:
Establish Game Ranching and Game Breeding Facilities.
Liaise with Ecotourism and Wildlife stakeholders to provide financial support, registration of Hunting Outfitters and marketing of services (locally, nationally and internationally).
Lead and direct Game meat processing.
Support the establishment of new Game abattoirs.
Develop and support Bio-trade (Bio-Prospecting, Product Development and Product Manufacturing).
Deliver accredited Community Ecotourism and Wildlife training as required.
Basic record keeping.
Financial management and monitoring and enterprise development. 
Promotion of Tourism to protected areas, natural, cultural and Heritage sites.
Promote Community based ecotourism products, services and promotional materials. 
Establish and support Ecotourism and Wildlife SMME’s.
 
 QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Master’s Degree in Business Management and Ecotourism Development, Wildlife, Conservation or any related fields.
Qualifications in Project Management and implementation or its equivalent. 
Knowledge of the tourism industry - especially small scale eco-tourism enterprises. 
Knowledge of Eco-tourism local guiding and of tour operators. 
Knowledge of showing genuine interest in helping local people develop skills, and in the conservation and protection of NWPB natural resources.
3 years’ experience in the similar role or in implementing eco-tourism projects with multiple partners.   
Outstanding experience in community based training. Planning, organizing and intensive financial management inclusive of PFMA.  
Negotiation and Project Management Skills with no exception.
Change Management and People Management
Financial Management.
Knowledge Management.
Client Orientation and Customer focus
 
 Interested Applicants should forward their detailed CV’s with certified copies of qualifications, ID, driver’s license and an application letter addressed to CEO - North West Parks Board. Attention HR Executive Manager, North West Parks Board, P.O Box 4488, Mmabatho, 2735. For enquiries, contact HR Executive at 018 397 1500.

CLOSING DATE: 12 SEPTEMBER  2016

THE NORTH WEST PARKS BOARD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Please note that correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not heard from us within 40 working days after the date of closure, please accept your application as unsuccessful. All recommended applicants will undergo Competency Assessment Test and Screening.



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