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Manager, Tourism Product Development

Job Details

  • Agency: Tourism
  • Reference: R01192021
  • Posted: 01-Apr-2021
  • Closing Date: 16-Apr-2021
  • Salary: CI$79,656 - CI$107,148
  • Job Description

THE MINISTRY OF DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION, TOURISM & TRANSPORT

The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism

invites applications for the following post:

Manager, Tourism Product Development

Reporting to the Deputy Director, Tourism Product Development, this post is responsible for the coordination and implementation of projects and activities which will enhance the quality, competitiveness and sustainability of the Cayman Islands' natural, cultural and built tourism product. Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the development/enhancement of new sites and attractions, experiences and visitor codes of conduct locally by providing guidance on appropriate standards of operation, advertising or showcasing as necessary the growing Caymanian tourism product
  • Conduct and/or supervise research and provide technical advice on new tourism product proposals and business incentives for tourist accommodations, experiences, community-based tourism, etc.
  • Comment on new tourism development and re-zoning applications and matters which may have an environmental, economic or social impact on the Cayman Islands tourism product
  • Develop and support relationships with the various industry partners to ensure growth in the Caymanian tourism product
  • Coordinate activities related to the regular Tourism Development Services Unit Meetings to build a high quality of professional exchange and development among the Unitís personnel
  • Represent the Department of Tourism at local and international forums at Conferences/Promotions in presenting the work of the Unit/Department and as a developmental opportunity
  • Interact with all aspects of the public and private and non-government sectors locally, keeping open lines of communication between DoT and the Industry
  • Keep abreast of developments globally in areas including sustainable tourism product development and certification systems, tourism regulations, tourism education and awareness, visitor management, cruise, sustainable tourism product marketing and sites and attractions management to allow the Cayman Islands to remain on the cutting edge of the tourism business

Applicants should possess the following education, experience, attributes and skills:

  • A Bachelorís degree in Tourism Management, Business Management, Tourism Planning and Development or a related tourism field, with a minimum of five (5) years experience in field of expertise
  • Proven track record of Project Implementation, Operations & Reporting within a dynamic business environment
  • Experienced in successfully managing Budget & Expense Control
  • Strong strategic planning and organizational skills, with the ability to successfully manage multiple projects and people simultaneously and deliver quality results within demanding deadlines
  • Sustainable tourism qualification and/or work-related to the field of sustainable development would be an asset
  • Excellent command of MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, Internet (as a research tool)

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FORM & RESUME VIA EMAIL TO: RECRUITMENT@CAYMANISLANDS.KY OR MAIL TO:

Human Resources Attn: Recruitment

Cayman Islands Department of Tourism

Government Administration Building Box 134

Grand Cayman KY1-9000

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF COMPLETED APPLICATIONS:

16TH APRIL 2021

Only candidates short-listed will be contacted

Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.