Classification and Registration Officer Jobs – Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

Organisation: Uganda
Tourism Board (UTB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Quality Assurance
About US:
Uganda Tourism Board
(UTB) is a statutory organization established by Uganda Tourism Board Statute
of 1994 and reconstituted in the Tourism Act 2008. Its objectives are:
  • To promote and contribute to the Development of Tourism sector both
    within and outside of Uganda.
  • To coordinate with the Ministry responsible for Tourism and the
    private sector in the implementation of the National Tourism policy.
Job Summary:
The Classification and Registration Officer is responsible for ensuring compliance
with all regulatory requirements by enforcing and monitoring standards through
registration of all tourism enterprises.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop, maintain, and administer an efficient and effective
    classification and registration Management System for the tourism sector
    in Uganda.
  • Provide guidance in all aspects of classification and registration
    activities in line with the current global standards.
  • Identify standards gaps in the sector and propose standards to
    bridge these gaps.
  • Creating and implementing activities that ensure that all
    accommodation facilities, tour and travel companies, restaurants and tour
    guides comply with regulatory requirements.
  • Carry out countrywide classification and registration of all
    accommodation facilities, tour and travel agencies, restaurants, and tour
    sites.
  • Oversee the formal classification and grading accommodation
    facilities and standalone restaurants and ensure compliance with
    classification statutory requirements.
  • Engage in proactive relationships with other government compliance
    and standards agencies and the private sector to facilitate the
    advancement of the institution’s objectives.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in the Business
    Administration or Tourism or Hospitality or Management from a recognized
    University.
  • A minimum of three years of working experience in Quality Assurance,
    Tourism and hospitality sectors.
  • Must have deep knowledge tourism and hospitality’s industry
    standards and regulations.
  • Proven experience as a tourism and hospitality inspector
  • Excellent knowledge of reporting procedures and record keeping
  • Methodical and diligent with outstanding planning abilities
  • An analytical mind able to “see” the complexities of procedures and
    regulations
  • PC experience with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word,
    Excel, Visio, Microsoft Project, Power Point)
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandans should send their application letters with
detailed Curriculum Vitae (functional email, telephone contact and postal
address), plus copies of all academic certificates and transcripts, copy of
valid National Identity Card and the contact details (telephone, postal and
email addresses) of three competent referees should be sent by courier or hand
delivered to the address below;
Chief Executive
Officer,
Uganda Tourism Board
(UTB),
Plot 42, Rotary
Avenue (Lugogo Bypass),
6th Floor, Lugogo
House,
P.O. Box 7211
Kampala,
Tel: +414-342196/7
Deadline: Friday 13th July 2018 by 5:00pm
NB:
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of
lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
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