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: 15 years

Job Description


Our Vision

“A citizen-centric public service”

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


Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website: or jobs portal:

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).


Director, Tourism Investment and Finance – ONE (1) POST V/No. 247/2020
Salary Scale: Ksh. 133,870 – Ksh. 197,800 p.m. (CSG 5)
House Allowance: Ksh.48, 000 – 60,000p.m (Depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh.20, 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 or Local Agreement

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -
(i) served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years and currently serving at the grade of Assistant Director of Tourism Investment and Finance, CSG 7 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
(ii) a Bachelors 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) a Masters degree in any of the following fields: Tourism, Hospitality, Business Administration, Project Management, Public Finance Management, Investment Banking, Economics, Finance, Research and Statistics, Public Policy and Governance, Policy Development, Strategic Management and Business Policy, Financial Management, Financial Risk Management, Commerce (Finance Option), Investment and Securities, Credit Management, Finance and Accounting, Entrepreneurship or other relevant discipline from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iv) demonstrated strong leadership qualities, managerial capacity and professional competence as reflected in work performance;
(v) 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
(vi) 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 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) interpreting and overseeing implementation of tourism policies on investments and finance;
(ii) determining the process of profiling investment opportunities in the tourism sector;
(iii) overseeing the organization of meetings with stakeholders on tourism investment and finance;
(iv) development and formulation of frameworks for tourism partnerships and entrepreneurships;
(v) coordinating the implementation of tourism incentives and disincentives schemes;
(vi) developing, formulating and implementing special financing schemes for the tourism sector;
(vii) building capacity through offering business and investment advisory services for tourism development;
(viii) coordinating and promoting programmes funded under Tourism Funds;
(ix) establishing and maintaining a database on tourism investments; and
(x) overseeing monitoring and evaluation on the effectiveness of the implementation of tourism investment and finance policies, plans and strategies.


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