Job title: Head of Sales Operations
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Skills: Bachelor's Degree 5 years exp in senior management Understanding of luxury safari travel industry
Location: Cape Town
Job published: 04/05/2023
Job ID: 32364
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Job Description












***Only SA Nationals or those with the right to work in South Africa will be considered. No visa support is provided***


Our client is searching for a candidate to join their senior management team to drive the sales operations that serve travel agency partners selling bespoke, luxury safari holidays to their customers. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that sales operations run smoothly and efficiently, while also meeting or exceeding customer service and performance goals




  • Bachelor's degree in business, tourism, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in an operational senior management role improving and refining operational efficiency and effectiveness
  • Ability to manage and drive operational change in a large and complex setup (Teams of 60+)
  • Strong experience in technology and overall process improvement
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Excellent financial acumen and budget management experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines




  • Strong leader with a passion for improving customer service and a proven track record of success in driving operational and process change
  • Strong people focus aligned to the company values
  • Right attitude and passion for the role: exhibit enthusiasm and a can-do attitude about work and deliverables
  • Results and metrics driven
  • Ability to challenge existing processes and ways of working
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Must be pro-active with ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Flexible and innovation hungry, embracing change positively
  • Passionate about Positive Impact, conservation, and sustainability.



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