Public Service Commission Director, Tourism Development and Promotion Jobs in Kenya

Public Service Commission Director, Tourism Development and Promotion Jobs in Kenya


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

  • served for a minimum period of ten (10) years and currently serving at the grade of Assistant Director of Tourism Development and Promotion, CSG 7 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;

  • a Bachelors degree in Tourism, Hospitality, Economics, International Relations Law, Public Policy and Administration, Public Relations, Entrepreneurship, Project Management or relevant Social Sciences from a University recognized in Kenya;

  • a Masters degree in any of the following fields: Tourism, Hospitality, International Relations, Law, Public Policy and Administration, Information Communication Technology, Public Relations, Strategic Management, Business Administrations, Leadership and Entrepreneurship, Economics, Public Administrations, Risk Management, Disaster Management, Security Studies, Forensic Studies, Sociology, Safety Management or any other relevant discipline from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • demonstrated strong leadership qualities, managerial capacity and professional
    competence as reflected in work performance;

  • demonstrated a clear understanding and application of tourism destination promotion and marketing, tourism bilateral and multilateral partnerships and institutions and tourism security and crisis management landscape; and

  • demonstrated compliance with the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya and Leadership and Integrity Act, 2012.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Director of Tourism Development and promotion will be a change and inspirational
    leader to transform the Kenya’s tourism landscape through innovative approach.

  • He/She will ensure the realization of the National Tourism Blueprint (NTB2030) vision of Vibrancy & Innovation that characterize our booming & sustainable tourism industry, where local,African & International visitors freely explore iconic Kenya & experience connectedness with our unique people.

    Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

  • coordinating
    promotion of Kenya as a premier tourist destination;

  • developing and implementing tourism partnership promotions;

  • coordinating tourism safety security in collaboration with other key enforcement agencies;

  • establishing and supporting strategic linkages with sector stakeholders;

  • coordinate Kenya’s regional tourism engagements with various bodies such as EAC, COMESA, NEPAD and IGAD;

  • facilitate and coordinate the international and local tourism negotiations;

  • managing relations with the United Nations World Tourism Organizations;

  • developing and implementing tourism related statutes, protocols, treaties and conventions;

  • coordinating and monitoring implementation of county tourism engagements;

  • promoting Kenya as a meeting, incentives, conventions/conferences and exhibitions (MICE) destinations;

  • coordinating and monitoring the implementation of business tourism strategy;

  • coordinate and support the bidding process for tourism stakeholders;

  • coordinate and monitor the implementation of tourism engagements;

  • organize and facilitate the sectors representation in the inter-ministerial committees to address cross cutting issues in tourism;

  • lead implementation of the memorandums of understanding and agreements of corporations with other countries on tourism;

  • ensure compliance in the implementation of UNWTO agreements, protocols, treaties and conventions; and

  • lead Kenya’s participation in bilateral and regional meetings and forums in the field of tourism;

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Public Service Commission Director, Tourism Development and Promotion Jobs in Kenya


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