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Kenya Tourist Board Head of Human Capital and Administration Job Re-Advertisement

Kenya Tourist Board (KTB) is a State Corporation whose mandate is to market Kenya as a preferred tourist destination both locally and internationally.
We seek to fill the above position which requires a qualified and dedicated Kenyan. This position calls for high-level
maturity and ability to effectively interact and operate at Management and Board level.
Purpose: To spearhead the development of KTBs Human Capital and enhance administration of services by developing appropriate policies, strategies and systems in line with the Board’s strategic plan and overall mandate.
Key Responsibilities for the above position will include:

  • Develop, implement and review human capital development policies, strategies and systems to ensure that KTB has optimal competencies and capabilities;
  • Develop, implement and review administration policies, strategies and systems to ensure delivery of quality services to internal customers;
  • Plan, monitor and evaluate staff training and development programs to establish KTB as a learning organization;
  • Strengthen seamless interdepartmental linkages by ensuring that Human Capital is effectively utilized to support the business objectives of KTB to increase productivity and improve results in order to ensure internal and external customer satisfaction
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate the administrative and office support functions of the organization; and
  • Prepare and manage the Human Capital and Administration budgets;
Qualifications and Experience
  • Be a holder of a Bachelors degree in Human Resource management or Social Sciences
  • An MBA or masters degree in a relevant field
  • Be a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management or any other recognized professional Human Resource body
  • Be in possession of a postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • Possess 8 years experience with at least 5 years at senior management level
  • Have prior experience in managing a HR function in a large organisation/busy environment
  • Have the ability to think strategically and to design long term plans.
Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge and experience of Kenyan labour laws,
  • Knowledge of Performance Management
  • Have strong and proven leadership in managing people and must have established a reputation for outstanding performance
  • A team player, effective supervisory, negotiation, analytical, employee relations, excellent planning and organization. mentoring, coaching and strong interpersonal and management skills.
  • Computer literacy and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Relationship with other jobs
  • Reports to the Managing Director
  • Supervises staff in both Human Capital and Administration functions
  • Liaises closely with other Heads of Departments and Units
Applications with detailed CV indicating current position, qualifications, work experience, current remuneration, copies of certificates, names of at least three (3) professional referees and day time telephone contact should be sent to the following address:
The Managing Director
Kenya Tourist Board
P. O. Box 30630—00100
The envelope should be clearly marked “Ref. KTB/HHCA/1/2010”
Applications should be received not later than Tuesday, 31st August 2010
KTB is an equal opportunity employer.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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