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Location: Northern Suburbs, Cape Town, South Africa

Company: Discover Africa Group

About Us:

Discover Africa Group is a team of innovative, experienced, and ambitious go-getters
passionate about sharing Africa’s best with travelers from around the world. Our
portfolio includes:

  • Discover Africa Safaris: Bespoke luxury safari travel in Southern and East Africa.
  • 4×4 Hire: Adventure 4×4 self-drive exploration.
  • Drive South Africa: Africa’s first online rental car comparison and booking

We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional, bespoke luxury experiences with a
consistent 5-star customer satisfaction rating. Having bounced back robustly from
COVID-19, we are on a path of exciting and sustained growth in both our business and
team size.

The Opportunity:
We are seeking a dynamic and visionary Head of Business to lead our established travel
group into its next phase of growth. This role offers a unique opportunity to join forces
with our founders and our management team to develop and implement scalable
strategies that drive significant company growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategy & Structure: Partner in defining and implementing a strategic business
    plan. Establish an organizational structure to achieve these strategic objectives.
  • Team development: Foster high-performance teamwork. Mentor and develop
    talent, promoting a positive and high-performance culture.
  • Operational Excellence: Develop high-performing operating platforms. Streamline processes and lead change management initiatives.
  • Project Leadership: Spearhead key projects to successful implementation.
  • Client Relations: Cultivate ways of working that develop strong relationships with
    clients and suppliers. Ensure personalized service and enhance customer
  • Financial Management: Oversee financial management, including budget
    development and resource allocation.
  • Digital Marketing: Lead digital marketing strategies to enhance brand awareness
    and customer acquisition.

What We Offer:

  • An opportunity to be pivotal in further expanding a successful business.
  • Competitive salary with performance-based incentives.
  • Generous leave policies, including unlimited pre-approved leave, compulsory
    birthday leave, and educational travel leave.
  • Professional development opportunities and training reimbursement.
  • Flexible working hours and work-from-home options.
  • Participation in company-wide recognition, social activities, and wellness
  • Discounted travel opportunities within Africa.

Who We’re Looking For:

  • Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Tourism, or related field;
    MBA preferred.
  • Experience: Proven leadership experience of growing teams and business.
    Preference will be given to the luxury travel or retail service industry.
  • Skills: Strong business development, digital marketing, and financial
    management skills. Expertise in change management and people development.
  • Attributes: Enthusiastic, empathetic leader with a knack for spotting and
    mentoring talent. Entrepreneurial mindset with a passion for sharing the magic of

Your Mission:
Drive high growth by tripling turnover within three years. Transform our organization into
a beacon of excellence in the luxury travel industry through strategic business
development, digital marketing, and operational excellence.

How to Apply:
If you are a results-driven leader passionate about luxury travel and possess the
expertise to drive significant growth, we invite you to apply for this exciting role through
our career portal by following this link:

Join us in delivering unparalleled bespoke planet-positive experiences that redefine
luxury travel in Africa.

What Our Guests Have to Say?

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