County Government of Vihiga Director Culture Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Vihiga Director Culture Jobs in Kenya

  • The County Government of Vihiga is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a highly degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment.

    Director Culture

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organizing, developing and delivering a varied range of cultural activities or programmes

  • Liaising and working with relevant organisations or agencies including cultural site officials among others.

  • Program development: enhance the quality of current programs; develop/find new innovative arts and cultural programming.

  • Collaborative partnership development: increase agency collaborations both internally and externally, ability to recognize cultural opportunities and maximize their potential

  • Financial development and budgeting: develop and manage budget; ongoing department and program financial analysis on all cultural programs, Management, planning, coordination and administration of culture and arts in the county.

  • Formulate budget proposals and expenditure controls.

  • Formulate, coordinate and review policies on culture and arts development.

  • Interpret and implement the departmental strategic plan and medium-term plan.

  • Identify and promote cultural groups, activities and sites

  • Monitor and evaluate cultural programs and projects.

  • Promote research on culture and arts development

  • Perform such other functions as may be delegated from time to time


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science from recognized institution in Kenya

  • Master’s degree in the related field or postgraduate diploma in Culture or related field.

  • Must have seven (7) years relevant experience, three (3)
    of which must be in senior management

  • Levels or Served as a Principal Culture Officer in the public service of its equivalent.

  • Ability to build community through collaborations; ability to outreach and network across cultural and ethnic groups;

  • Be fully conversant with the national and county policy on arts and culture functions

  • Ability to develop networks across the county with other counties and stakeholders

  • Have the ability to network with the corporate sector with a view to establishing partnerships beneficial to the county’s cultural activities

  • Membership of the relevant professional body will be an added advantage

  • Must have undertaken senior management/leadership courses

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Proficiency in computer applications

  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution.

  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Vihiga Director Culture Jobs in Kenya

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