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Commissioner Of Sports

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

(i) served for a minimum period of ten (10) years and currently serving at the grade of
Assistant Commissioner for Sports, CSG 7 and above or in a comparable and
relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Physical Education, Sports
Science or Leisure and Recreation Management from a university recognized in
a Bachelors degree in Social Sciences with Post Graduate Diploma in Sports
Administration and Management or equivalent qualification from a university
recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Physical Education,
Recreation Management, Exercise and Sports Science or relevant and equivalent
qualification from a university recognized in Kenya; and
(iv) demonstrated a thorough understanding of the national goals, policies and
programmes and the ability to relate them to Sports Development.


The Commissioner of Sports will be responsible to the Cabinet Secretary for
development planning, coordination and administration of sports activities and
programmes in the Ministry. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:
(i) initiating, formulating, interpreting and reviewing policies; programmes and
activities that promote sports development;
(ii) mainstreaming sports affairs at local, national and international levels;
(iii) mobilizing resource for sports programmes;
(iv) initiating development of youth sports centres;
(v) forging technical cooperation with local, national and international agencies and
government in the development of sports;
(vi) spearheading and disseminating sport research findings through publications and
(vii) coordinating cash awards and honours schemes for sports persons;
(viii) monitoring and evaluating sports programmes and activities;
(ix) coordinating ex-officio membership in Sports Federation in the Country; and
(x) overseeing the preparation of departmental budgets and work plans; and
(xi) supervising, managing and training staff in the department.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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