New Job Opportunity at EDU Africa Company, Tanzania Operations Manager | April, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Vacancy at EDU Africa Company, Tanzania Operations Manager  | April, 2019
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Job Title: Tanzania Operations Manager
Company Name: EDU Africa Company
Location Kisongo, Tanzania
Adventure Sport & Leisure (T) Ltd (ASL) is a tour operator registered in Tanzania. It is a member of a unique and responsible travel group, ACTS Africa. Our core focus across Southern and East Africa is niche travel – in particular, the facilitation of educational tours (www.edu-africa.com), Christian mission trips, safaris and adventure trips (www.actsafrica.com), and custom-made, medium/high-end safaris (www.africaandyou.com).

Role Requirements: ASL requires a friendly, competent, organized, proactive and creative person who is passionate about responsible travel in Tanzania to join our team based in Arusha.
The successful applicant will work closely with the General Manager and Administration Assistant running operations in our tour company. We are looking to engage with the appropriate person on a full-time basis subject to the successful completion of a 3-month probationary period.

Role Outcomes:
• Smooth operation of all trips within budget
• Client expectations are met and if possible, exceeded
• Vehicles, equipment, tools and all other assets are well looked after and maintained

Role Responsibilities: 
Vehicles & Workshop:
• Oversight of vehicle maintenance including documentation and filing of all work in the appropriate file
• Ensure all vehicles are compliant and up-to-date in terms of insurance, vehicle safety, SUMATRA
• Carry out vehicle checks with drivers pre/post trip
• Ensure hired vehicles meet our standards
• Ensure tools and workshop equipment are well looked after (carry out monthly stock-take)
• Ensure workshop is clean and tidy at the end of each day
Storeroom:
• Oversight of all camping equipment and mountain bikes
• Ensure all equipment marked out and in (before and after use)
• Recommend repair and or replacement of equipment when required
• Carry out monthly stock-take on all camping equipment

Trip Planning & Preparation
• Create trip plans
• Ensure bookings are made in a timely manner
• Ensure supplier payments are made on time
• Go through the itinerary with GM before the trip (think about meaningful, unexpected value-adds for each client/trip)
• Prepare cash for driver/guide or program facilitator
• Vehicle and equipment checks
• Meet and brief driver/guide or program facilitator and other crew before the trip (ensure crew know how to deliver on client expectations) – provide them with all required vouchers, tickets, and cash
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On-trip Operations
• Check-in with driver/guide each day to see how everything is going
• Check-in with client where appropriate (where possibly aim to meet clients at the start or end of the trip)
• Gather client feedback

Post-trip Operations
• Meet with driver/guide or program facilitator to discuss the trip
• Balance all cash ensuring proper TRA receipts have been gathered (ensure that the receipts gathered are within budget)
• Obtain completed feedback forms from the driver/guide or facilitator
• Authorize payment of contract crew at the end of the trip once vehicle and equipment checks have been carried out and cash balanced
• Analyze client feedback and make recommendations where necessary  

Other responsibilities
• Work closely with sales staff providing them with whatever information they require
• Manage supplier relations
• Handle certain admin tasks such as banking, supplier payments, etc.
• Work with TRA as and when required
• Work with the company accountant as and when required
• Oversight of the complete process of every single trip from beginning to end

Applicant qualities & requirements:
• The applicant must be able to work closely with the GM, sales team (based remotely), and Administration Assistant in an efficient, professional, and friendly way
• Attention to detail is a critical requirement (any small mistake can negatively impact the experience of the client, potentially resulting in the company losing future business)
• The applicant must be able to create and follow checklists and systems in order to create an efficient and thorough workflow that ensures the success of all trips
• The applicant needs to be able to communicate with clients and suppliers clearly, efficiently and professionally (in person, on the phone and by email)

Applicant qualifications:
• 3 years professional work experience
• Excellent spoken and written English
• Experience in working with Europeans and/or Americans
• Experience in the travel industry preferred but not essential
• Ability to work well in a small team
• Must be highly ethical and trustworthy
• Must be creative and proactive

Start: To be confirmed
Package: To be determined based on skill & level of experience
Contact: to apply for the role please send your CV and a cover letter to Adrian ([email protected].com)