Sports Director Job in Kenya

The Kirinyaga County Public Service Board is pleased to invite applications from suitably qualified, motivated and Pro-active individuals to fill up the following vacant positions;

DIRECTOR SPORTS (CPSB 03) (1 POST) Job  Ref:  KCPSB/D/S/04/17/10/22

Terms of Service: Contract

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Officer, Sports, Culture and Social Services, the Director Sports will be responsible for the following: –

  • Develop and Implement sports and recreational programs and policies;
  • Creation of awareness on sporting activities in the County including following up on Implementation of related projects;
  • Offer advisory and counseling services to sportsmen and women;
  • Supervise sports personnel, coordinate and regulate workers in developing sports;
  • Oversee the improvement and maintenance of sports facilities in the county;
  • Coordinate and promote ward, sub-county, inter-county and national sports programs and
  • Identify local talent and give recommendation to sports organizations/ institutions or specialized groups for absorption or funding
  • Upgrading of stadia and ward playgrounds in the County;
  • Develop, manage and implement sports programs in the County;
  • Promote and coordinate sports training and education;
  • Create platforms for athletes to showcase and market their talents;
  • Expand sports as an industry for sustainable livelihoods;
  • Develop and manage sports facilities;
  • Arbitration in sports disputes;
  • Certification and registration of sports clubs;
  • Identify, local talents and give recommendations to sports organizations/ institutes or specialized groups for absorption or funding;
  • Overseeing of elections for sports federations;
  • Overseeing the improvement and maintenance of sports facilities in the County;
  • Coordinate and promote ward, Sub County, inter-County and National sports programs and identify local talents and give recommendation to sports organizations/ institutions or specialized groups for absorption or  funding; and
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by a competent authority


  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Have a minimum of ten (10) years’ relevant experience in sports management three (3) of which at the level of Assistant Director Sports and above or its equivalent and relevant position in the Public service or Private sector:
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management/Physical Education or relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrate track record and achievements in management of sports;
  • Have undergone a senior management course for a period of four (4) weeks;
  • Be conversant with the legal framework governing sports management;
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Be self-driven with a lot of initiative and drive;
  • Be Proficient in computer applications skills;
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution and I) satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Possession of a relevant Master’s degree will be an added advantage

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed

  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • Academic and Professional certificates,
  • Testimonials,
  • PIN Certificate,
  • National Identity Card or Passport and
  • Any other supporting

Clearly indicate the position applied for, both on the cover letter and the envelope. Applications should be addressed to:

The Secretary

County Public Service Board P O Box 260 – 10304


Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the County Headquarters 4TH floor, KUTUS (Office of County Public Service Board between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on weekdays).

Applicants should seek clearance and attach copies or evidence thereof of the updated documents below.

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Applications should reach the County Public Service Board (CPSB) on or before Friday, 4th November 2022

 Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional  certificates,  testimonials,  clearance  and  other relevant documents in support of their applications.


Women and persons living with disabilities who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply.

Salary and  attached to these posts are as per the guidelines by Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit our website: for more details.

The Kirinyaga County Government is an equal opportunity employer.