Product Manager, Africa needed at G Adventures

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Job title : Product Manager, Africa

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : July 14, 2024

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What You’ll be Doing

  • Bridge the local knowledge gap between the Product team and the region.
  • Work closely to communicate and execute on the product strategy for the region with the local senior leadership team in Operations and Buying.
  • Own the execution of the stage gate process within the region.
  • Identify and communicate trending destinations, activities or opportunities for new products in the region. Help make our product industry leading in each destination.
  • Work with the Operations and Buying team to complete the stage gate for new and changed trips meeting production deadlines.
  • Provide the Product Specialist with the needed information and content to write web, brochure and sales training content.
  • Write initial content for draft itineraries and initial technical itineraries. Identifying all services that need to be budgeted and contracted by the buyers.
  • Conduct site inspections, vendor brand training and product training as required.
  • Identify opportunities for new optional activities and work with the Product Specialist to execute on the stage gate for the product. Initiating the contracting process with the buying team.
  • Work with the Destination team on product improvement plans and NPS monitoring.
  • Support global updates or audit requirements and action as necessary within the region as requested by the Product Team. 
  • Review and approve content change when appropriate, work with the Director for the region.
  • Help support the travel style training and requirements within the region.
  • Other tasks as needed and prioritized.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of experience, in tourism with a focus on product or operation and buying
  • Advance English writing and grammar skills
  • Ability to speak and write in a second language relevant to the region
  • Extensive travel in multiple countries for the region
  • Experience building product or running operations in the region
  • Experience working collaboratively with other key stakeholders
  • Advanced communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to move multiple projects ahead at the same time
  • A team player that understands how to collaborate and build strong relationships
  • Desire to be part and add to a very strong company culture
  • Experience working with an international team and overseas is a plus
  • Experience as a Tour Leader in the relevant region is a plus

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