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Director Tourism

  • Post-graduate education
  • Restaurant, hospitality, travel
  • Executive (director)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The Kisii County Government wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions pursuant to Article 235 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and Sections 58 and 63 of the County Government Act, 2012.
Method of Application
All applications should be accompanied by a copy of National ID Card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials, to reach on or before 25th June, 2018 at 5.00p.m. and addressed to:-

The Chairperson,
Kisii County Public Service Board,
Mwalimu Hotel Building,
P.O Box 1848 - 40200 –Kisii, Kenya.


  1. Coordinate the implementation of tourism policies, strategies, programmes and projects;
  2. Technical advisor on matters pertaining to tourism;
  3. Coordinate the implementation and review of county tourism policies and the county tourism strategies;
  4. Facilitation of the county’s membership and participation in tourism related international organizations;
  5. Overall management in matters related to marketing, planning and regulation of tourism in the county;
  6. Overall coordinator in relation to niche tourism development in the county;
  7. Promotion of domestic tourism in the county;
  8. Plan, direct, supervise and performance management of all employees under his/her supervision;
  9. Oversee the use, maintenance and inventory of equipment and facilities used in the directorate of tourism;

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kisii
Area of work: Restaurant, hospitality, travel
Seniority: Executive (director)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required skills: Business strategy; Policy drafting and development; Technical support; Programme management; Ability to coordinate; Trade fair promotion; Project implementation; Supply and inventory management (restaurant)
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Kisii County

GovernmentalCompany size: 100-500 people

The county has a highland equatorial climate resulting into a bimodal rainfall pattern with two rainy seasons, the long rains occurring between February and June and the short rains occurring between September and early December. The adequate rainfall, coupled with moderate temperature is suitable for growing of crops like tea, coffee, maize, beans, and finger millet potatoes, bananas and groundnuts. This also makes it possible to practice dairy farming in the county.

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