Tonga Tourism Authority seeks General Manager

29/07/2013

The Government of Tonga is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified individuals for the position of General Manager, Tonga Tourism Authority.<!--more-->

The Authority is the new organisation responsible for the marketing and development of Tonga as a visitor destination. The General Manager heads the Tonga Tourism Authority and would be responsible for managing and leading the development of Tonga as a tourism destination.

The appointee will ensure that the Authority develops and efficiently, yet effectively, implements a business plan and a Destination Marketing Plan, which meets KPIs as outlined in the purchase agreement signed between the board of the Authority and the Government of Tonga.

This is the lead role within Tonga’s tourism sector and the General Manager is expected to work closely with the private sector and with relevant government and non-government organizations to maximize the benefit which tourism brings to the country.

Individuals with a mix of complementary skills are sought.

Proposals are to be received by 4pm Friday August 16, 2013.<b> </b>Email proposals are preferred and all proposals should be clearly marked <i>“Proposal for General Manager – Tonga Tourism Authority”.<b> </b></i>

A copy of the Terms of reference can be obtained by email from <a href="mailto:ungateap@mctl.gov.to">ungateap@mctl.gov.to</a><b><i>. </i></b>

Address for Expression of Interest submissions: Mr. Ross Chapman, Chairman Tonga Tourism Authority Board of Directors, PO Box 110, Nuku’alofa, Tonga