Managing Director/General Manager - Africa Specialist

Gail Kenny Executive Recruitment
Closing date
29 May 2022

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Do you have a genuine passion for Africa? This role will act as the Managing Director for a highly specialised business focused on delivering purpose led travel experiences within Africa. With a carefully built network of guides, strong established partnerships with top lodges, leading social enteprises and wildlife conservationists, this travel specialist offers bespoke journeys for clients looking to have a deeper experience.

You will help define and execute a growth strategy, to help the business continue to expand, whilst keeping the customer experience unique.  Overseeing the full product and operations, building and managing product and supplier relationships, you will need to be able to be hands on as well as commercially minded and able to lead a business to growth.

UK based but with significant travel to Africa we are looking for someone who has a big heart and genuinely feels connected to Africa, it’s people, culture and the contribution travel can make.

Experienced in developing product and commercial, profitable strategies, leading with vision with a strong operational/product background, able to take on the day to day running of a small, specialist travel brand. 


‘Gail Kenny Executive Recruitment is regarded as the market leader when it comes to connecting the best travel talent with fantastic travel brands. We've been delivering talent for over a decade and consider ourselves pretty unique; you will discover this when you work with us.

Not only do we have an unparalleled reach within the travel industry, we are also obsessed when it comes to high service standards.

In addition we have a reputation for having the best understanding of the digital landscape, for sourcing great candidates and great jobs in ecommerce and digital marketing.’

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