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Deputy Director, Tourism Investment and Finance

Public Service Commission

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the position shown above.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 12 years

Job Description

REPUBLIC OF KENYA
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Our Vision

“A citizen-centric public service”

Our Mission
“To reform and transform the public service for efficient and effective service delivery”

RE-ADVERTISEMENT OF VACANT POSITIONS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke

Please Note:
(i) Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission 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. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
(vi) It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
(vii) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 29th September 2020 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time).

VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND WILDLIFE STATE DEPARTMENT FOR TOURISM

Deputy Director, Tourism Investment and Finance - ONE (1) POST – V/No. 248/2020
Salary Scale: Ksh. 99,900 - Ksh.169,140 p.m (CSG 6)
House Allowance: Ksh.20, 000 – 50,000 p.m (Depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh.16, 000p.m
Leave Allowance: As existing in the Civil Service
Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
Medical Cover: As provided by the government
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
(i) served for a minimum period of twelve(12) years and currently serving at the grade of Principal Tourism Investment and Finance Officer, CSG 8 and above or in a
comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
(ii) a Bachelor’s degree in Tourism, Hospitality, Economics, Finance, Investment Banking, Business Administration, Project Management, Entrepreneurship, Actuarial Science or relevant Social Sciences from a University recognized in Kenya;
(iii) demonstrated strong leadership qualities, managerial capacity and professional competence as reflected in work performance;
(iv) demonstrated a clear understanding and application of tourism development of destination experience offerings, tourism policy, planning and regulations, tourism
research, innovation and knowledge management; and
(v) demonstrated compliance with the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya and Leadership and Integrity Act, 2012.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Deputy Director of Tourism Investment and Finance 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:
(i) profiling of investment opportunities in the tourism sector;
(ii) promoting investment opportunities in the tourism sector;
(iii) developing and implementing a framework for tourism partnerships and entrepreneurship;
(iv) implementing of tourism incentives and disincentives schemes;
(v) designing and implementing special financing schemes for the tourism sector;
(vi) providing business and investment advisory services for tourism development; and
(vii) designing, implementing, promotion and monitoring programmes and initiatives that utilize funds established under tourism such as tourism transformation fund.

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