Director, Tourism Research, Policy & Innovation- 1 Post job at Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife

Vacancy title:
Director, Tourism Research, Policy & Innovation- 1 Post

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Data Science / Research ]

Jobs at:

Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, June 19 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, June 03 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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For appointment to this grade, candidate must have: -
• served for a minimum period of twelve (12) years, three (3) years of which should be at the grade of Assistant Director, Research, Policy and Innovation CSG ‘7’ and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
• a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Tourism, Tourism Management, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Eco-tourism, Hotel and Institutional Management and Information Technology, Environmental Studies, Travel and Tour Operations Management, Travel and Tourism Management, Hotel and Hospitality Management, Sociology, Geography, Business Administration, Commerce (Marketing Option, Accounting option), International Relations, Economics, Statistics or relevant qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya:
• A clear understanding of the overall Nation goals, and development objectives and ability to translate them into Tourism Policies and Programmes.

Note:- Possession of a Masters degree in a relevant field from a university recognized in Kenya will be considered an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities: -
• guiding the development, review and implementation of National Tourism policies, standards, norms, regulations and guidelines;
• coordinating the implementation of National Tourism legislation, plans and strategies;
• coordinating sectoral implementation of the National Tourism Blueprint (NTB 2030) and Kenya’s vision 2030 programmes and projects;
• spearheading the setting of national goals, targets and indicators for sustainable tourism development;
• coordinating the development and implementation of a five-year Tourism Strategy;
• providing leadership in mainstreaming Tourism Policy issues into the National Development Policies, Goals and Objectives;
• Overseeing monitoring and evaluation on the effectiveness of the implementation of the national tourism policies plans, strategies and Tourism Act by the various actors.
• coordinating the development of an implementation framework and criteria for vetting expatriates working in the tourism sector;
• coordinating the development, proposing and oversighting incentives in the tourism sector including policy, fiscal, tax, administrative and regulatory incentives;
• coordinating development and monitoring the implementation of tourism standards for quality assurance;
• coordinating the preparation and implementation of the department’s performance contracts and appraisal system for staff;

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested and qualified? Go to Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife on to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Data, Monitoring, and Research jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Monday, June 19 2023 
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 02-06-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 02-06-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 02-06-2065
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