Kenya Tourism Board Strategy and Compliance Manager Jobs

Kenya Tourism Board Strategy and Compliance Manager Jobs


The Company

Our client, Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has the mandate to market Kenya at local, national, regional and international levels as a premier tourist destination.

KTB is looking to recruit exceptional, highly competent and professional individual to fill the position of Strategy and Compliance Manager.

Overall Purpose:

  • Reporting to the Director of Research and Strategy, the Strategy and Compliance Manager you will be overall responsible for coordinating the development of the corporate strategy and ensuring compliance in its implementation.

    Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the development of the corporate strategy plan to ensure it responds to the national strategy and tourism sector plans including Vision 2030;
  • Oversee the development and implementation of KTB’s Corporate and Destination strategy;
  • Forge strategic partnerships with internal and external stakeholders in order to evaluate and recommend destination development initiatives that improve the tourism offering in Kenya and result in increased arrivals and tourism receipts;
  • Develop a framework for monitoring and evaluating performance of the tourism sector;
  • Develop and implement appropriate tools for cascading, monitoring and evaluating the delivery of the corporate and destination strategy;
  • Identify the organizational targets for consideration in the performance contract to ensure achievement of the overall organisation’s strategy;
  • Be the link between Kenyan industry and KTB (Kenya Tourist Board) in monitoring of quality and standards of the tourism product and advise as necessary;
  • Lobby for the development and implementation of favorable transport policies for purposes of increasing air access into Kenya and improving the air transport facilitation;
  • In consultation with line management and staff, developing a change management strategy;
  • Identify and capitalize on opportunities to influence the development of public policy at the local regional and national levels that are supportive of the delivery of KTB’s mandate and
  • Consistent with KTB’s broader communication plans and industry targets, work with department and unit heads to ensure public policies affecting tourism development and marketing are communicated both internally and externally.

    Key Qualifications and Experience

  • Nine (9) years relevant experience three (3) of which should be in management position.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Tourism, Marketing, Business Administration or its equivalent
  • Master’s Degree in Strategic Management, Economics, Tourism, Marketing, Business Administration or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Certificate in project management, monitoring and evaluation or its
    equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

    How to apply

  • Applicants who possess a certificate in a Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution will have an added advantage

    Key Competencies

  • Demonstrated sound leadership and people management skills.
  • Strategic thinker and transformational leader.
  • Good analytical and critical thinking skills, problem-solving, judgment and decision-making skills.
  • A proven capability to provide gainful insight and practical and pragmatic solutions to business challenges.
  • Excellent communication.
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills with the ability to build relationships, influence and motivate employees, customers and other stakeholders.
  • Absolute and unquestioned personal integrity and high level of accountability

    Additional Information

    Shortlisted candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. To be considered, the applicant must get clearance from ALL of the following institutions.

  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau Africa Ltd or Metropol Credit Reference Bureau.

  • The Kenya Tourism Board is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. Applicants from across the Kenyan Region are encouraged to apply
  • Kenya Tourism Board is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Send your application to reach us by Friday 5 October 2018.
  • Please attach a curriculum vitae that contains details of your qualifications, experience and positions held relevant to this role and current remuneration.
  • Please attach a copy of your National Identification (ID).
  • Include your day and evening telephone numbers, email address, names and address of three professional referees.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Tourism Board Strategy and Compliance Manager Jobs

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