Business Enterprise Manager X 8 (D3)

Business Enterprise Manager X 8 (D3)

The positions of  Business Enterprise Manager have arisen in the Authority at Cluster Level. The incumbent will be reporting directly to the Cluster Managerand to the Head Office Commercial Division. The post requires a person who is a self-starter and is able to champion the Authority’s business strategy at cluster level. 

Duties of Position: shall include the following: –

  • Manage and development of the Authority’s business portfolio (consumptive and non-consumptive), including new and existing businesses and coordination of Authority Strategic Business units at cluster level.
  • Implement the Authority business strategy according to key performance indicators as stipulated in the budget and the strategic plan,
  • Managing and fostering relationships with third party commercial partners, ensuring these are always in the best interests of the Authority at cluster level.
  • Leases administration and management of Tour Operations activities. 
  • Promoting a customer focused and responsive business culture, delivering services of the highest quality and professional standards,
  • Assist to provide leadership and direction and management through active monitoring and review of business processes at cluster level.
  • Assist in provision of leadership in the marketing of the Authority’s products, facilities and services.
  • Implement the Authority marketing strategy and tourism strategy and continuously  review  the strategies according to key performance indicators,
  • Carry out periodic analytical reviews of existing and proposed cluster marketing and sales plans.
  • Promote a customer focused and responsive business culture, delivering services of the highest quality and professional standards in the cluster. 
  • Coordination of refurbishment programs in liaison with the Quality Assurance Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILL

  • The ideal candidate should be a holder of a first degree in Tourism / Business / Marketing or any other Business related Qualification. A Masters Degree level will be an added advantage.  
  • Sound understanding and knowledge of functions and management of initiating general businesses.
  • Ability to draft bankable business plans and proposals. 
  •  Knowledge of meaningful stakeholder participatory approaches and engagement
  • Superior analytical skills coupled with information seeking skills are essential,
  • Strong interpersonal skills, professional maturity, openness and collaborative skills to manage stations operations and stakeholders at cluster level.
  • Outstanding communication, presentation, relationship building and networking skills.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in leading / management in a commercial enterprise. 
  • A clean class four valid driver’s licence will be an added advantage.

Interested candidates should address their applications including up to date CVs  to:

The Human Resources Manager

Parks & Wildlife Management Authority

P O Box CY 140

Causeway 

Harare.

The application should be sent by email on ekanzara@zimparks.org.zw  not later than 5February 2019.

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Zimparks guns down hippo in Nyanyadzi

August 31, 2017August 31, 2017
Inset from Zimpapers. THE Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority last week shot dead a hippopotamus that was damaging winter wheat in Nyanyadzi. The hippo, which had a calf, is believed to have escaped from Save Conservancy. ZPWMA ordered the shooting of the hippos after traditional leaders in the area reported that it was damaging crops and endangering lives. ZPWMA officer, Mr John Danfa, said they were still hunting for the calf which is believed to have found habitat along Save River. “Usually hippos move up and down rivers during the rainy season. We believe the two escaped from Save Valley Conservancy. They were both females and they do not usually click if there is no male. “They are believed to have separated. We received reports from traditional leaders in Hot Springs and Nyanyadzi that these hippos were feeding on wheat and crops in their fields.” “People’s lives were endangered so the authorities ordered its killing. The first time we attempted to kill it, it was in the company of so many cattle and could not do anything. Our officer teamed up with villagers to track it until last week when it was shot down in Nyanyadzi”. The officer is said to have fired 12 shots before the hippo died. The meat was shared by villagers. One of the villagers in Dirikwe village, Mr Tapiwa Munyati, said: “This hippo was becoming a threat to human lives in the area. It was being spotted near homes at night. “There are vegetable gardens along one of Save River’s tributaries where it was being spotted.“We were told that hippos do not like light and the danger was that lives would have been lost.” “A villager survived death by a whisker recently when the hippo strayed into his homestead.“He went out of his house to investigate when his dogs were barking. He had a torch and the hippo advanced towards him. “Fortunately he managed to escape the attack and notified other villagers and the village head. We are appealing to the responsible authorities to make sure that the remaining one is also killed,” said Mr Munyati.