Apr 08, 2018


  • KPMG
  • Swaziland
Full time Other

Job Description

The Swaziland Tourism Authority (STA) is a public entity established by the Swaziland Tourism Act of 2001. STA is charged with fostering the development of the tourism industry in Swaziland and marketing the country as a preferred destination in Africa. On behalf of STA we invite applications from experienced leaders who are passionate about the tourism industry to apply for the position of Chief Executive Officer. Responsible to the Board of Directors this position provides opportunity to engage with senior government officials, the private sector and various key stakeholders.

Key accountable areas

— Work with the Board of Directors to provide the vision, leadership and strategic direction required by the organisation to achieve growth in tourism arrivals, revenues and brand awareness

— Implementing all resolutions taken by the Board of Directors

— Submission of periodic reports to the Board of Directors

— Submission of quarterly and annual reports to Government

— Lead the implementation of the Strategic Plan of STA

— Supervise the Executive Management team

— Managing the day-to-day operations of STA providing clear leadership

— Promoting a high performance and team culture consistent with the organisation's values

— Establishing, managing and growing relationships with key regional, business and governmental stakeholders


Professional background & competencies

— Relevant Master's Degree accompanied by 10 years senior management work experience in a Marketing, Tourism or Investment environment

— Ability to plan, organise and lead as required by the organisation

— Ability to translate strategies into operational activities

— Ability to engage flexibly across a range of sectors including government and business

— Ability to motivate and manage professional teams to achieve set standards

— Well established interpersonal, communication, networking and negotiation abilities

— Strong financial and business acumen

— Strategic agility and results orientation

— Passion for the tourism industry

Preference will be given to Swazi citizens.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 22 April 2018, All applications received will be acknowledged. No late applications will be accepted. Written applications clearly stating the position applied for, and accompanied by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae should be submitted to:

The Recruitment Manager KPMG Advisory Swaziland (Pty) Ltd Umkhiwa House, Lot 195 Kal Grant Street, Mbabane Email: recruitment@kpmg.co.sz

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