Director, Sports, Job in Kenya

Director, Sports

The Director Sports will be responsible to the Chief Officer for development planning, coordination and administration of sports activities and programmes in the County department

Specific Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Coordinating the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of sports programs and activities
  • Liaising with relevant stakeholders in mobilizing resources for sports programmes and activities
  • Coordinating research and innovation in sports
  • Ensuring annual work plans, procurement plans, and budgeting for the department is undertaken
  • Coordinating cash awards and honors’ scheme for sports persons and veterans
  • Mainstreaming sports affairs at local, County, national and international levels
  • Liaising with stakeholders in the development of sports infrastructure;
  • Ensuring efficient staff management, training and development’
  • Initiating development of youth sports centres;
  • Performing any other duties as assigned from time to time.


For appointment to this post an officer must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years and above in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Physical Education, Sports Science or Leisure and Recreation Management from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Physical Education, Recreation Management, Exercise and Sports Science, Social Sciences, Management Administration or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program lasting not less than six (6) weeks or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer applications;
  • Demonstrated a thorough understanding of the national goals, policies and programmes and the ability to relate them to Sports Development.

How to Apply

Mandatory Additional requirements

All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following documents:

  • KRA Tax compliance certificate
  • Clearance from HELB
  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • CRB clearance certificate


All applicants should submit their application letter together with copies of their detailed curriculum vitae with names, address and telephone contacts, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, national identity card and any other supporting documents to the County Public Service Board – PORT VICTORIA PLAZA on or before 14th April, 2023 at 5.00 p.m.
Applications should be addressed to:

The Secretary/CEO,
County Public Service Board,
County Government of Busia,
P.O Box 1103- 50400,