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Project Manager: Tourism Development

  • Full Time
  • East London
  • Salary: R643 540.43 per annum


BCMDA is an established municipal entity, wholly owned by the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced applicants to fill the following positions.


Salary Range: R643 540.43 (Total Cost to Company) • Task Grade 14
Ref. No: BCMDA-VAC-001-19

Requirements: • M+3 qualification (NQF level 6 or above) in Tourism or equivalent qualification, majoring in Marketing, Business Management, Economics, Regional Development or related studies. A postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage • Financial management, project management, strategic capability, problem-solving, people management, communication skills and analytical skills • Ability to demonstrate hands-on experience in tourism development/packaging • Must have good report writing and presentation skills • Advanced computer literacy (PowerPoint and Excel) • Minimum 5 years’ of relevant experience • Driving licence is essential.

Key performance areas: • Alignment, as well as implementation of the BCMDA’s Tourism strategic objectives with those of the BCMDA’s shareholder, • Provide specialized tourism industry and sector advisory services including enterprise development support, planning and co-ordination • Develop, promote and market tourism destination including amongst others, nature reserves, cultural heritage sites, sports precincts • Provide project packaging and product development support for tourist destinations • Conduct research, data analysis including grading standards and develop reports on the general performance of the sector as well as application of grading and quality standards expected for promoting tourist destinations within the Buffalo City area • Provide support in marketing and investment promotion services • Provide support in the facilitation of stakeholder engagements and social facilitation.

The post is based in East London and any enquiries regarding the content of above post can be directed to: Ms Fezeka Momoza on tel: 043 1010 163.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who are suitably qualified as per the minimum requirements for the posts set out in the advertisement are to submit a copy of their curriculum vitae together with a covering letter, along with the relevant required documentation for a specific post (i.e. certified copies of certificates, diplomas, degrees, Identity Document, driver’s licence and membership to various regulating bodies. Non-submission of the required supporting documentation may disqualify a candidate.

Fraudulent qualifications and information submitted will disqualify any candidates with immediate effect. Candidates are cautioned that documentation and information provided are checked with relevant authorities and fraudulent submissions may also lead to criminal charges being laid against persons involved in submission thereof.

Applications can be hand-delivered to BCMDA Corporate Services Division, Lower Chester Road IDZ, Sunnyridge, East London, 5241 or e-mailed to


Should candidates not be contacted within thirty (30) days of the closing date, they may regard their applications as having been unsuccessful.

Buffalo City Metropolitan Development Agency reserves the right not to fill any or all of the positions advertised.