Zanzibar City

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Open position: General Manager

We are a tour operator company specializing in sustainable tourism. Our office is located in the Mlandege district in Zanzibar City. We are looking for a general manager to join our team for a permanent, full-time position. Colors of Zanzibar was established in 2011 and has a stable presence in Zanzibar. You would work with a local team and report directly to the Managing Director.


  • Provide leadership and direction to a team of office staff, guides and drivers
  • Manage the everyday operation of the business
  • Drive the development of employees
  • Ensure the quality of sustainable tourism services
  • FIT/B2B communications
  • Preparations of itinerary and hosting trips/tour leading
  • Maintaining a good relationship with all partners
  • Finding new opportunities and partnerships
  • Working with different booking platforms
  • Customer experience and product development
  • Participating in the preparation of newsletters and handling social media platforms
  • Sales of tours and excursions, safari and hotels bookings


  • Passion for Zanzibar, Tanzania, and sustainable tourism
  • Management and customer service experience
  • Demonstrated ability to lead
  • Strong communications skills
  • Relevant education or long experience in the field
  • Experience in tourism or other relevant business fields
  • Professional fluency in English, fluent/native Swahili as big plus (Russian, German, French, and any other language skills are very appreciated)

What We Offer

  • Interesting workplace with a lot of possibilities for professional growth
  • Opportunity to impact the business
  • Bonus for work well done
  • 1-month annual leave
  • Opportunity for distance working at times
  • 10 days off for family visits, office needs, etc. Not more than 2 consecutive days.
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • For possible international candidates, visas and permits will be arranged


Please send your application and CV to Managing Director Khamis Rashid. We will finish the recruitment as soon as we find a good candidate. Email:

For questions, you can contact Khamis at +255 676979796 anytime during the daytime in Zanzibar.