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South African National Parks (SANParks): Managing Executive: Kruger National Park

Location: Kruger National Park
Fixed-term contract for five years. 

SANParks requires the services of a Managing Executive: Kruger National Park (KNP). The position will be based at Skukuza, Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga and reports to the CEO.


  • Relevant 4 year qualification in Commerce/Business Management/Conservation/Science/Tourism.
  • Postgraduate qualification in Commerce/Business Management/Conservation/Science/Tourism.
  • Senior executive management experience in a relevant field for a period of at least 10 to 12 years.
  • Financial Management, Economic development and Commercial skills.
  • A sound understanding of the legislative and corporate governance framework governing national parks.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Conservation & Tourism industry.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the built environment and infrastructure and facilities management.
  • Demonstrated strategic planning and leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated experience of operating within in a matrix management environment.
  • Demonstrated conflict management skills and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing diversity within a complex environment.
  • Demonstrated Communication, networking and stakeholder management experience.

Qualifications and Experience which will provide an added advantage:

  • Master's degree in Commerce/Business Management/Conservation/Science/Tourism will be an added advantage.
  • Park Management Experience.
  • People management and Coaching skills.
  • Experience of Supply chain management and public sector procurement policies and procedures.

To Apply: Please visit the SANParks website for more information.

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