Manager Human Resource and Administration

Kenya Tourism Board (KTB)

Job Summary

Advise the Board on all matters pertaining to HR and Administration.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 9 years

Job Description/Requirements

Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) is a State Corporation established under the Tourism Act whose mandate is to market Kenya as a tourist destination locally, regionally and internationally. KTB’s marketing strategy includes inspiring the world through a powerful brand Kenya by digital marketing programs that takes advantage of the latest technology and research based strategies. The positions listed below are key in order to deliver on this strategy and for Kenya to compete effectively with other destinations.

KTB therefore seeks to recruit competent marketing individuals to fill the following positions:

Manager Human Resource and Administration

Renewable Five (5) years contract

Job Grade




(i) Advise the Board on all matters pertaining to HR and Administration.
(ii) Review and implement human resource and administration policies, strategies and systems to ensure that KTB has optimal, competencies and capabilities HC.
(iii) Interpret and ensure implementation of Human Resource and administration policies, strategies, guidelines and regulations;
(iv) Strengthen seamless interdepartmental linkages by ensuring that HC is effectively used to support the business objectives of KTB to increase productivity and increase results in order to ensure internal and external customer satisfaction.
(v) Approve work plans and budgets for the Directorate for approval
(vi) Ensure efficient and effective management of records in KTB
(vii) Serve as the Secretary to the Management Training Committee,
(viii) Ensuring that the Training Needs Assessment is undertaken annually
(ix) Monitor and evaluate staff training and development programs based on the training needs assessment to establish KTB as a learning organization
(x) Oversee the execution of the approved departmental work plans and budgets
(xi) Oversee performance management process in the organization
(xii) Prepare board management papers
(xiii) Spearhead the recruitment of staff within the organization participate in the development and review of the Institution’s strategic plan
(xiv) Spearhead risk assessment of the department
(xv) Oversee the effective implementation of the quality management systems in KTB.
(xvi) Mentor and coach directorate staff.
(xvii) Bear responsibility for prudent use of funds allocated to the directorate and for demonstrating return on investment for all funds expended.

Key Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate must possess the following:

(i) Nine (9) years relevant experience three (3) years of which should be in senior management position
(ii) Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or relevant qualifications from a recognized institution;
Bachelor’s Degree in any field with a higher National Diploma in Human Resources Management
(iii) Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management or relevant qualifications from a recognized institution;
(iv) Be a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management;
(v) Have a certificate in a Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
(vi) Proficiency in Computer Applications;
(vii) Demonstrated high degree of professional competence and administrative capability as reflected in work performance and results.
(viii) Valid practicing license
(ix)Certified Human Resource Practitioner

(i) Interested and qualified candidates are advised to visit the KTB’s website for a detailed job description and specification.
(ii) All applications must be submitted online by 5:00pm 31st January 2022
(iii) No hard copy applications will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit VALID DOCUMENTS to satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and will be required to submit among other documents:
(i) Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
(ii) Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;
(iii) Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
(iv) Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
(v) Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau

“KTB is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.”

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