Chief Executive Officer Employment Opportunity – Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

Organisation: Uganda
Tourism Board (UTB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chairman
Board of Directors
About US:
Uganda Tourism Board
(UTB) is a statutory organization established by Uganda Tourism Board Statute
of 1994 and reconstituted in the Tourism Act 2008. Its objectives are:
  • To promote and contribute to the
    Development of Tourism sector both within and outside of Uganda.
  • To coordinate with the Ministry
    responsible for Tourism and the private sector in the implementation of
    the National Tourism policy.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Offering technical support to the Board, ensuring that Board
    resolutions are implemented;
  • Soliciting advice and guidance from the Board of Directors on all
    matters of strategic importance;
  • Developing and recommending to the Board of Directors strategies
    including annual business plans and operating budgets;
  • Organizing on time and attending as Secretary, all Board and
    Committee meetings;
  • Overseeing the drafting of the strategic plan and its review and
    providing strategic leadership to achieve the strategic goals as laid out
    in the strategic plan;
  • Responsible for creating and communicating the organization’s
    vision, mission and overall direction and supervising all the Directors
    and evaluating the success of the organization in reaching its goals,
    making sure that each strategic goal is measurable and measured;
  • Ensuring that stakeholders are served to satisfaction and that UTB
    has a good reputation through liaising with other entities including the
    Ministry responsible for Tourism on behalf of the Board;
  • Carrying out the functions of an accounting officer as stipulated in
    Government rules and procedures;
  • Overseeing  the financial
    management of the institution ensuring that adequate resources are
    mobilized and effectively and efficiently used to achieve the
    organization’s strategic goals;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • Applicants should be Ugandans in possession of a Master’s Degree in
    either Management; or Business Administration; or Tourism; or Marketing;
    or Law; or any other Course closely related to any of the above
    disciplines from a recognized University/Institution.
  • Applicants should have a minimum of ten (10) years working
    experience in handling board governance, three (3) of which should have
    been served at the level of Head of Department and above in a reputable
  • Ability to communicate using Manderin (Chinese), Arabic or French
    Language will be an added advantage.
  • Applicants should have:-An in-depth understanding of the tourism
    industry and be able to generate passion, energy and enthusiasm amongst
    all stakeholders.
  • Excellent track record of performance at a high level management
  • Good track record in turning around organization image and
    performance into a competitive and vibrant institution able to command the
    respect of stakeholders through innovation, change management and systems
  • Previous exposure and experience in Tourism, Planning, Marketing,
    Financial and Human Resource Management, Public Relations and resource
    mobilization is a must.
  • Applicants are required to have the following skills; Strong
    negotiation skills; Strong mentoring skills; Excellent Networking skills;
    Marketing skills; Excellent communication and presentation skills;
    Experience in resource mobilization, lobbying and advocacy at national,
    regional and international level; Planning and budgeting; Interpersonal
    Skills; Resource mobilization and lobbying; Team Building; 
  • Ability to
    instill a culture of change management within the organization where
    change and visionary thinking is encouraged.
  • Age: 40 – 55 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below;
Deadline: 7th November 2018

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