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Bike Station Project Manager

Are you a biker at heart? Do you know what a biker needs to have fun on the trails? And are you good at building trails and repairing bikes? If so, you may be the right person to set up a one-off bike project in Cape Verde, a group of islands off the west coast of Africa.

We are looking for a

Bike Station Project Manager 100% (1 year with option to extend)

As Project Manager you will organize the development and construction of this project on Cape Verde (predominantly the main island of Santiago). You will work with a local team to establish all the different areas needed to operate a successful Bike Station. The Bike Station will be based around King Fisher Village, which is run by a Swiss management company.

Roles and responsibilities as Project Manager:

  • Set up and expand the trail network: extend existing trails, find and build new trails and arrange all necessary maintenance
  • Develop bike touring and bike programs for guests
  • Set up a bike test and hire center plus shop
  • Train and coach local bike guides
  • Train and develop local mechanics
  • Set up a local team for trail maintenance
  • Ensure high standards of quality for the biking destination
  • Work with the marketing department of Scott and other tour operators to support travel marketing

What we expect from you:

  • Experience in trail building and development
  • Personal interest in and affinity with the sport (mountain biking) and travel, especially sports travel
  • Ability to repair bikes and good technical knowledge
  • An open, communicative and well-organized approach
  • An independent mindset
  • Willingness to live on Cape Verde for around one year and take the initiative to drive this project forward
  • Languages: Spoken and written English, Portuguese would be hugely beneficial
  • Ability to use current GPS planning tools

We offer the opportunity to work in a sporty, creative and international environment. The job is located on Cape Verde, in the King Fisher Village Hotel. Start date to be agreed, approx. end 2022/early 2023. Are you motivated to take on this unique and varied challenge? Then don’t hesitate to send your application documents.

King Fisher Village

King Fisher Village
Ponta de Atum, Próximo da Praia
7110 Cidade do Tarrafal
+238 266 10 07

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