Jobs at Uganda Wild Life Authority in Uganda- Tourism and Business Director

Job Title:  Director – Tourism and Business Services

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director Tourism and Business Services will develop and implement an overall business plan and General Management plans for Protected Area estates of UWA; ensure effective revenue generation from all possible business enterprises without compromising on the conservation status of the resources He/she will undertake evaluation of the implementation of plans in accordance with the strategic plan and the Uganda Wildlife Statute. Main duties are responsibilities are to:

Prepare a comprehensive business plan which will include but not limited to tourism development and marketing in accordance with the strategic plan and the Wildlife Act.

Develop general management plans for all the Protected Area estates of UWA provide guidelines in the management of the biodiversity within the Protected Areas.

Provide technical and professional input to field managers in their planning, budgeting and execution of development programs and projects and thereby promote business ethics in managing the organization.

Co-ordinate the annual revisions of the UWA strategic plan with different stakeholders and partners.

Supervise the development and co-ordination of research and monitor policies and strategies related to wildlife, tourism and marketing

Evaluate UWA’s activities and ensure proper administration of the environmental impact assessment and related disciplines in accordance with the strategic plan, Wildlife Statute and the standards set up by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA).

Set up concession arrangements in Protected Areas to provide tourism services and facilities in accordance with Strategic Plan and Wildlife Statute.

Oversee Product development in Protected Areas.

Job Requirements:

A degree in tourism or related fields

Post graduate diploma in business administration or natural resources management is an advantage.

Experience in management, research, tourism and wildlife related work at senior level.

Strong business development and wildlife management skills.

Proven computer skills (MS-Office).

How to Apply:
 Applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s daytime telephone contact should be sent to:

Dama Consultants Limited

10th Floor Uganda House

P.O. Box 3967



Tel: +256-414-235 944

The closing date for receiving applications is 8th October, 2012.

Dama Consultants Limited accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late and/or misdirected transmission of applications.


• Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews

• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification .

Deadline: 8th October 2012


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