Website Discover Africa Group

Head of Business - Luxury African Travel

About Us:

Discover Africa Group is a team of innovative, experienced, and ambitious go-getters passionate about sharing Africa’s best with travelers from around the world. Our portfolio includes:

Discover Africa Safaris: Bespoke luxury safari travel in Southern and East Africa.
4×4 Hire: Adventure 4×4 self-drive exploration.
Drive South Africa: Africa’s first online rental car comparison and booking engine.

We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional, bespoke luxury experiences with a consistent 5-star customer satisfaction rating. Having bounced back robustly from COVID-19, we are on a path of exciting and sustained growth in both our business and team size.

The Opportunity:

We are seeking a dynamic and visionary Head of Business to lead our established travel group into its next phase of growth. This role offers a unique opportunity to join forces with our founders and our management team to develop and implement scalable strategies that drive significant company growth.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategy & Structure: Partner in defining and implementing a strategic business plan. Establish an organizational structure to achieve these strategic objectives.
Team development: Foster high-performance teamwork. Mentor and develop talent, promoting a positive and high-performance culture.
Operational Excellence: Develop high-performing operating platforms. Streamline processes and lead change management initiatives.
Project Leadership: Spearhead key projects to successful implementation.
Client Relations: Cultivate ways of working that develop strong relationships with clients and suppliers. Ensure personalized service and enhance customer engagement.
Financial Management: Oversee financial management, including budget development and resource allocation.
Digital Marketing: Lead digital marketing strategies to enhance brand awareness and customer acquisition.

What We Offer:

An opportunity to be pivotal in further expanding a successful business.
Competitive salary with performance-based incentives.
Generous leave policies, including unlimited pre-approved leave, compulsory birthday leave, and educational travel leave.
Professional development opportunities and training reimbursement.
Flexible working hours and work-from-home options.
Participation in company-wide recognition, social activities, and wellness programs.
Discounted travel opportunities within Africa.

Who We’re Looking For:

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Tourism, or related field; MBA preferred.
Experience: Proven leadership experience of growing teams and business.  Preference will be given to the luxury travel or retail service industry.
Skills: Strong business development, digital marketing, and financial management skills. Expertise in change management and people development.
Attributes: Enthusiastic, empathetic leader with a knack for spotting and mentoring talent. Entrepreneurial mindset with a passion for sharing the magic of Africa.

Your Mission:

Drive high growth by tripling turnover within three years. Transform our organization into a beacon of excellence in the luxury travel industry through strategic business development, digital marketing, and operational excellence.

How to Apply:

If you are a results-driven leader passionate about luxury travel and possess the expertise to drive significant growth, we invite you to apply for this exciting role through our career portal.

Join us in delivering unparalleled bespoke planet-positive experiences that redefine luxury travel in Africa.

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