3 Fresher Warden Tourism Job Opportunities – Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Job Title:   Warden Tourism (3 Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Chief Warden / Business Development Manager

 

About US:

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and is managed in accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200.

 

Job Summary:  The Warden Tourism will support the development and implementation of the tourism and business development programme in the PA/sector

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the development and implementation of tourism and business development plans for the PA/sector.
  • Develop tourism products, services and facilities in the PA in line with the product development strategy for UWA
  • Promote, market and sale tourism products and services at the Protected Area level.
  • Ensure development and maintenance of tourism and business service facilities in the PA
  • Support development and implementation of tourism and business services quality assurance standards
  • Support, supervise and oversee private sector tourism investments in the PA
  • Collect, analyse and share visitor information and statistics including concessions data with Management
  • Coordinate with private sector players and other stakeholders to ensure smooth implementation of tourism and business development programme
  • Support community tourism development initiatives around the PA
  • Receive, process and timely respond to clients’ enquiries and complaints
  • Build capacity of staff in tourism and business management
  • Prepare and implement work plans, performance and other reports to the supervisor
  • Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by supervisor from time to time.





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should possess an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in either; Tourism, Business Administration (Marketing option) or Natural Resources Management from a recognized University or Institution.
  • Should have at least three (3) years working experience in tourism and hospitality management from a reputable Organization.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills.
  • Excellent Customer care skills.
  • Concern for quality and standards
  • Financial and human resource management skills
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Eco tourism management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Team building
  • Market research skills

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application with a detailed Curriculum Vitae bearing contacts of three (3) competent referees, a daytime telephone contact, copies of academic documents and relevant appointment letters to the address below:

 

Either: Email: hr-recruit@ugandawildlife.go.ug

 

Or:

 

The Executive Director

Uganda Wildlife Authority

Plot 7 Kira Road Kamwokya

P.O. Box 3530, Kampala Uganda

 

Hand deliver to the UWA Headquarters Central Registry.

 

Deadline:  10th August 2023 by 5.00 pm.

 

Note:

  • Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only ie (Degree Certificates and Transcripts plus O and A level).
  • Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not less than six (6) months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the individual.

 

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Date Posted 2023-07-27
Valid Through 2023-08-10
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda