Tourism Team Leader- Kyrgyz Republic

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And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients will be heard.Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organizations in the United States specializing in audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services with clients in more than 20 industries. We provide powerful business solutions to some of the world's most well-known and respected companies, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100. At Deloitte, you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you'll have the chance to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and get the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Our commitment to individual choice lets you customize everything from your career path to your educational opportunities to your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients' will be heard. Visitwww.deloitte.com/us/careersto learn more about our culture, benefits, and opportunities. Deloitte Consulting LLP Deloitte Consulting LLP is one of the world's leading management consulting firms for executable strategy, operations, technology, and human capital advisory services. The consulting practice is built around integrated core capabilities - people, process and technology and industry expertise - the capabilities needed to help clients to tackle their most complex challengesDeloitte Consulting LLP seeks a Tourism Team Leader for a multi-year USAID funded Business Growth Initiative project (BGI) program in the Kyrgyz Republic.General Summary Deloitte Consulting LLP is implementing USAID's Business Growth Initiative (BGI) is a four-year, $20.2 million project that strengthens economic development and builds the competitiveness of three primary sectors of the Kyrgyz economy apparel, tourism and decorative stone. Launched in August 2014, BGI works with individual firms and sector stakeholders to improve their access to markets, branding and product offerings, input sourcing, productivity, quality control, financial management, and other critical capacities to make them competitive in both domestic and international markets. It also seeks to improve access to working capital and equipment finance for value chain firms. Assignment and Background Information Deloitte is currently seeking an experienced, senior-level advisor to lead the project s efforts to expand tourism in the Kyrgyz Republic by strengthening tourism promotion, expanding target segments, building greater product and service delivery to attract targeted segments, improving service capacity and quality, creating better linkages within local communities and among stakeholders throughout the tourism sector, and establishing a rigorous monitoring and evaluation system for reporting results. The Tourism Team Leader will provide management and leadership to BGI s tourism team of eight or more Kyrgyz cooperating country nationals (CCNs) and report to the Chief of Party of the BGI project. Specific activities for which the project seeks experienced leadership include: Building sustainable destination management organizations (DMOs) in local communities throughout Kyrgyzstan; Providing strategic guidance and leadership to DMO directors, staff, and members; Building sustainable institutional capacity for business association activities within the tourism value chain; Creating strong private sector partnerships for strategic investment in tourism market development among both international and domestic investors; Researching and selecting potential target segments and building and strengthening products and tourism experiences to appeal to identified segments; Building effective international promotional campaigns through traditional and social media, trade exhibitions, and other mechanisms; Collecting data for effective monitoring and evaluation reporting. Level of Effort and Timing The position is as a resident advisor for a one-year period, roughly from January 2017 January 2018, not including a 60-day short-term probationary period likely to start in November 2016. The candidate will provide guidance in establishing and managing work plans, implementation activities, quarterly reporting, leadership of short-term advisors, drafting scopes of work and working with Deloitte home office in procurement of goods and services, and other activities.Required Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Business, or a related field At least 15 or more years of USAID economic development experience, of which 10 or more years must be within the tourism sector; Proven ability to generate quantitative results in improving tourist arrivals, tourism experiences, and promotional campaigns; Proven management skills in leading, motivating and mentoring a CCN staff, counterparts, and beneficiaries of tourism development programs; Proven management skills in working with experienced, short-term advisors in the tourism field; Creativity and innovation in project planning and execution; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Preferred: Knowledge of post-command economies of Central and Eastern Europe or the Former Soviet Union highly desired; Knowledge of Russian or Kyrgyz language a plus but not required. Knowledge of post-command economies of Central and Eastern Europe or the Former Soviet Union highly desired; Knowledge of Russian or Kyrgyz language a plus but not required.
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