David B.

  • Summary

    We are back in Africa and so I am currently seeking a position in either the construction industry or as a lodge management couple to commence after March 2018.


    Lodge Management and Maintenance Consultant
    Lemala Kili Villas
    Tanzania, United Republic Of
    November-2017 - Present

    Currently carrying out reviews of the lodge management procedures and implementing systems to streamline operations.
    Conducting property inspections and compiling a maintenance schedule of works, while also overseeing on going maintenance. To finish March 2018.

    Building Services Manager
    Fletcher Construction
    New Zealand
    July-2016 - August-2017

    Greymouth Hospital.

    Works manager
    Fletcher Construction (EQR)
    New Zealand
    February-2012 - July-2016

    Involved with earthquake repairs to residential properties thought the Canterbury region.

    Africa Destination Manager
    Tucan Travel
    February-2007 - November-2009

    Project managed the development of Tucan Travels Africa product. Including the design and build of vehicles, recruitment, training, marketing and operations.

    Safari Owner Driver
    Kumuka Exdepitons
    February-1998 - March-2002

    Designed, built and ran a 22 seater safari truck on a sub contract basis running tours between Kenya and South Africa. After a short break in 2003/4 I took on another contract from 2004 to 2006.

    Tour Leader
    Kumuka Expeditions
    January-1992 - May-1998

    Although based out of Kenya our 10 week tours covered all of East, Central and Southern Africa.


    1st Aid
    Red Cross
    New Zealand
    January-2017 - January-2017
    Plumbing and Gasfitting
    Wellington Poly Tech
    New Zealand
    January-1984 - December-1988