Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife State Department of Tourism Director - Tourism Jobs in Kenya

Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife State Department of Tourism Director - Tourism Jobs in Kenya

Qualifications and Requirements:

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Director Tourism, CSG 7 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider Public Sector, National/International or Private Sector;

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Tourism, Tourism Management , Tourism and Hospitality Management, Eco-Tourism, Hotel and Institutional Management and Information Technology, Environmental Studies, Travel and Tour Operations Management, Travel and Tourism Management, Hotel and Hospitality Management, Sociology, Geography, Business Administration, Commerce (Marketing Option) or International Relations from a university recognized in Kenya; and

  • Demonstrated professional competence in Tourism Management and gained managerial and administrative capability

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Deputy Director of Tourism will deputize and represent the Director in various forums. Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  • Facilitating, coordinating and monitoring of activities performed by all divisions for efficient functioning of the Department;

  • Undertaking special duties and programmes in the tourism sector including responding to critical issues and activities such as tourism safety concerns, crisis management and wildlife management policy implementation and reviews, coordinating tourism sustainability
    strategies, ensuring regular surveys on impact of tourism on economic growth, and coordinating preparation of tourism strategic plans;

  • Initiating tourism policy reviews and procedures, respond to parliamentary business, preparation of reports an briefs;

  • Coordinating local and foreign investment programmes in tourism;

  • Reviewing and implementation of bilateral and multilateral tourism agreements/protocols;

  • Maintenance of necessary linkages between the department and other stakeholders such as parastatals and international organizations concerned with tourism;

  • Being in charge of administrative matters in the department including staff establishment and development, training, coaching and mentoring of staff; and

  • Being appointed to serve as Secretary to the Hotels and Restaurants Appeal Tribunal.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife State Department of Tourism Director - Tourism Jobs in Kenya

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