Tourism Technical Advisor

  • World Bank Group
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary:
  • Deadline: 2020-09-07
  • Location: Kigali - Rwanda
  • Job Advert Expires In: 19 days
Tourism Technical Advisor

Job Description

World Bank Group is recruiting for the position of Support projects implementation for Tourism and conservation Department, he position is open to All Interested candidates .The selected candidate will be in chaerge of The scope of work includes but not limited to the following:
• Support program management
o Based at RDB, act as day to day focal point between IFC and senior decision-makers
(team) at RDB, providing strategic direction and leadership to achieve program results
o Organize missions, events and meetings as required by the Program
o Provide regular updates, memos and progress reports to RDB and/or IFC as required
o Provide technical input to all processes and deliverables produced by the program
team and consultants
o Lead stakeholder engagement and other processes required by the program
o Lead and manage other technical processes as necessary
o Prepare and contribute to all necessary IFC reporting tasks (supervision reports,
monitoring and evaluation)
• Provide technical advice to tourism and Conservation department
o Support in the development of tourism feasibility studies and business plans for products and services
o Support the development of tourism product packaging, tourism projects proposals, tourism investment memorandum- Pitch decks
o Categorization, guidelines, regulatory framework and standardization of tourism products and services development
o Support the development of Community Based tourism enterprises and advise the
management strategy.
o Support in the review of existing plans and policies
Deliverables:
The technical advisor is expected to attain the following deliverables:
• Quarterly report to RDB and IFC outlining progress per the workplan, key achievements
and attached evidence to support achievements.
• Contributions and support to completion of IFC monitoring and supervision activities
(every 6 months)
• ‘Back to office’ field trip reports related to IFC support programs (physical or virtual
missions)
• Maintenance of stakeholder database for program
• Produce tourism investment memorandum- pitch decks for potential investors in close
collaboration with RDB accelerator team,
• Provide mentorship in product development for RDB staff and tourism private sector
• Prepare and present tourism projects proposals for external funding

Job Requirements

The individual should have:
Technical Competencies:
o Master’s Degree or above in Tourism Management, Project Management, Tourism
Economics, International Business and/or Marketing, Tourism and Conservation or related
fields
o A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in the field of tourism and product
development
o Experience in developing projects, developing or coordinating feasibility studies and business case.
o Experience and knowledge of tourism sector in Rwanda, or East Africa.
o Hands on work experience in coordinating projects feasibility studies and business plans, statistics, marketing or business development
o Experience in conducting research and presenting information to stakeholders
o Experience in coordinating transaction advisory services
o Experience in conservation projects proposal design
B. Functional, leadership and management Competencies
o Outstanding communication skills in English. French and/or Kinyarwanda would be an added advantage.
o Positive and constructive approaches to work with energy
o Demonstrate openness to change and ability to receive and integrate feedback
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills
o ICT Skills
o Strong time management, multitasking and meet established timelines
o Encourages risk-taking in the pursuit of creativity and innovation;
o Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors;
o Skill in facilitating meetings effectively and efficiently.
C. Language and Other Skills
o Excellent knowledge of English, including the ability to write reports clearly and concisely and to set out a coherent argument in presentation and group interactions
o Capacity to facilitate and communicate with different stakeholders
o Computer skills: full command of Microsoft applications (word, excel, PowerPoint) and
common internet applications
DURATION
The contract will be for 150 days and expire on 30th June 2021.

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8

 

How to Apply

Method of Application All applicants should submit a CV and a Motivation Letter to Odette Uwamwiza Kambibi ouwamwizakambibi@ifc.org , with a copy to HSorgo@ifc.org  and ildephonse.kambogo@rdb.rw  no later than September 7th, 2020. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Rwanda Development Board, Tourism and Conservation will be at the disposal of the hired technical advisor to provide the required assistance during the assignment and he/she will report to the Head of tourism and Conservation and Head of Program/ IFC.