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  • Posted: Jun 2, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 19, 2023
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    Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife is a vibrant and innovative tourism industry supported by sustainable wildlife resources.
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    Deputy Director - Tourism, Development and Promotion- 2 Posts

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Duties and responsibilities at this level shall include: -

    • Coordinating, monitoring and evaluation on the implementation of tourism development and promotion policies, frameworks and strategies.
    • Coordinating sectoral implementation of the Kenya Vision 2030 programmes and projects related to tourism;
    • Coordinating tourism safety and security in collaboration with other key enforcement agencies;
    • Facilitating in establishment and support of strategic linkages with sector stakeholders;
    • Coordinating Kenya’s regional tourism engagement (EAC, COMESA, NEPAD, IGAD etc).
    • Coordinating relations with the United Nations World Tourism Organization;
    • Coordinating the promotion of Kenya as a Meetings, Incentives, Conventions/Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) destination;
    • Coordinating the monitoring of the implementation of business tourism strategy;
    • Facilitating the organization of sectors representation in the inter-ministerial committees to address cross cutting issues in tourism;
    • Coordinating the implementation of the Memorandums of Understanding (MOU’s) and agreements of corporations with other countries on tourism;
    • Facilitating compliance in the implementation  of  UNWTO agreements, protocols, treaties and conventions;
    • Supporting promotion of tourism flagship projects;
    • Coordinating sensitization  and creation of awareness on tourism products development for  stakeholder’s uptake;
    • Facilitating the development of relevant human capital for the tourism sector; 
    • Coordinating the development and implementation of guidelines of Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in tourism; and
    • Promoting of building rapport and maintain good relationships, linkages with investors, collaborators, partners and other stakeholders.

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

    • served for a minimum period of ten (10) years, three (3) of which should be at the grade of Principal Tourism Development and Promotion Officer, CSG ‘8’ and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
    • Bachelors 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,  Monitoring and Evaluation, Travel and Tour Operations Management, Travel and Tourism Management, Hotel and Hospitality Management, Sociology, Geography, Business Administration, Commerce (Marketing Option, Accounting Option)  Economics, Statistics Relations, or equivalent and relevant qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;  
    • demonstrated professional competence in Tourism Management and gained managerial and administrative capability;

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife on to apply

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