Director Tourism and Culture

Kajiado County Public Service Board

Job Summary

The Kajiado County Public Service Board wishes to invite applications from candidates with requisite qualifications to fill above vacancy that exist in its establishment.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 7 years

Job Description/Requirements


18. Director Tourism and Culture

Duties and Responsibilities
• Formulating, interpreting and reviewing tourism policies and strategies;
• Ensuring the implementation of all tourism policies;
• Overseeing development of national and foreign investment programmes in the tourism sector;
• Developing, implementing and ensuring realization of tourism strategic plans and objectives;
• Marketing and promoting county tourism destinations;
• Overseeing the development of tourism area plans;
• Providing advice on creation of enabling environment for investment in the tourism sector;
• Mobilizing resources for the development of the tourism sector;
• Coordinating the provision of incentives for the development of tourism products and services;
• Coordinating participation of Kajiado’s tourism sector in regional and international forums;
• Providing a framework for public-private sector partnerships in the tourism sector;
• Ensuring effective tourism research, information and data management;
• Ensuring the implementation of departmental performance management systems;
• Overall management and development of departmental staff;
• Overseeing the preparations and review of local codes of practice in the tourism sector;
• Initiating development of bilateral and multilateral agreements and protocol in the tourism sector.

Requirements for Appointment
• Be a Kenyan citizen;
• Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Tourism Management;
• A Master’s degree in Tourism will be an added advantage;
• A minimum of seven (7) years’ experience, three (3) of which must have been at Senior management levels in a reputable organization;
• Must demonstrate achievement of activities undertaken;
• Membership of the relevant professional body will be an added advantage;
• Must have undertaken senior management/leadership courses;
• Ability to build and lead cohesive teams;
• Must be self-motivated with initiative and drive, including ability to effectively network with various stakeholders;
• Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;
• Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.

How to Apply
Applications can ONLY be submitted to the undersigned on or before Thursday 25th February, 2020 5:00 PM byHAND DELIVERY. For further details please visit; or

•    Applicants should note that soft copy applications directly to the Board's official email i.e., will NOT be accepted.,
•    ONLY Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and they shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, Academic and Professional certificates, Transcripts, Registration certificates to Professional bodies and any other relevant documents during interviews:
•    The County Government of Kajiado is an equal opportunity employer;
•    Youth, Women, Persons living with Disabilities, Marginalised and Minority Communities are encouraged to apply;
•    Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification:
•    Please be informed that Kajiado County Public Service Board DOES NOT use agents nor does it charge any fees. All queries should be directed to the: -
•    Email -
•    Phone Number; - 0753655394 ONLY.

P.O. BOX 664 - 01100

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