Director, Tourism, Investment and Finance, Job in Kenya

Director – Tourism, Investment and Finance


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

  • served for a minimum period of twelve (12)  years, three (3) years of which should be at the grade of Assistant Director, Tourism Investment and Finance Officer, 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, Monitoring and Evaluation, 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 equivalent and 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: –

  • overseeing the interpretation of tourism policies on investments and finance;
  • determining the process of profiling investment opportunities in the tourism sector;
  • coordinating stakeholders’ consultations on tourism investment and finance;
  • coordinating development and review of frameworks for tourism partnerships and entrepreneurship;
  • coordinating the implementation of tourism incentives and disincentives schemes;
  • spearheading the formulation, review and implementation of special financing schemes for tourism sector;
  • providing strategic leadership in capacity building through offering business and investment advisory services for tourism development;
  • coordinating the promotion of programmes funded under tourism funds and other development partners;
  • spearheading the establishment and maintaining a database on tourism investments;
  • overseeing monitoring and evaluation on the effectiveness of the implementation of tourism investment and finances policies, plans and strategies;
  • coordinating the preparation and implementation of the department’s performance contract and appraisal system for staff;
  • planning and budgeting for departmental activities;

How to Apply