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Tour and Travel Manager Job in Kenya (KShs 25K - 30K)

Our client is a medium sized company in the tour and travel industry and is seeking a pro-active individual to fill the position of Tour and Travel Manager.

Availability: Immediately

Gross salary: 25k - 30k

Key duties/responsibilities
  • Establishing policies, procedures, and work schedules.
  • Provides communication systems by identifying needs; evaluating options; maintaining equipment; approving invoices.
  • Maintains administrative staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe and secure work environment.
  • Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems.
  • Maintains continuity among corporate, division, and local work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; benchmarking professional standards; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Achieves financial objectives by anticipating requirements; submitting information for budget preparation; scheduling expenditures; monitoring costs; analyzing variances.
Job specification
  • Diploma in tour and travel a must.
  • Relevant degree from recognized institute is an added advantage
  • 3-5 years’ working experience in a similar environment.
  • Work experience in a tour and travel company.
  • Proven sales and marketing abilities
  • Travel & Tourism management experience
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage staff.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A hunger to learn and ability to flourish in a dynamic, high-growth, entrepreneurial environment
  • Entrepreneurial, self-starter with hands-on approach.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Itinerary planning & Costing
  • Customer service skills
  • Financial management skills
  • Marketing and selling skills
  • Strong leadership and team-building skills
  • Knowledge in client’s follow-up, confirm bookings and follow-up with suppliers.
To apply for this position send you CV and cover letter to by 2nd March 2013.

Indicate‘Tour and travel manager’ on the subject line. 

Do NOT attach certificates.

Failure to follow rules will lead to instant disqualification. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

We thank you for your applications.

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