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Jun 9, 2017

KTB Strategy and Development Manager Job in Kenya

Career Opportunities in Tourism Industry
Re - Advertisement: Strategy and Development Manager

Our client Kenya Tourism Board (KTB), has a key mandate to market Kenya at local, national, regional and international levels as a premier tourist destination; identify tourism market needs and trends and advise tourism stakeholders accordingly. 

To strengthen the management team, our client is seeking to recruit creative, enthusiastic, result driven and highly motivated individuals with strong interpersonal and communication skills to fill the following exciting and challenging positions.

Strategy and Development Manager
Ref. ESS/KTB/3/6/2017 

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Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Strategy and Development Manager is responsible for the management of the strategy and development functions of KTB including elaborating the marketing strategy and implementation of the plans of action, ensuring KTB remains competitive.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead the development and implementation of KTB’s Corporate and Destination Strategy, ensuring that it responds to the national strategy and tourism sector plans, including Vision 2030;
  • Scan the environment to determine the need for review or change in strategies;
  • Identify and capitalise on opportunities to influence the development of public policy at the local, regional and national levels;
  • Forge strategic partnerships with internal and external stakeholders in order to evaluate and recommend destination development initiatives that improve tourism in Kenya;
  • Develop and implement appropriate tools for cascading, monitoring and evaluating the delivery of the Corporate and Destination strategy; and
  • Oversee the effective implementation of the quality management systems in KTB.
Person Specifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, IT or Tourism;
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field; and
  • At least seven (7) years relevant experience, with five (5) years served in a managerial role.

The successful candidates must demonstrate competencies in;
  • IT skills;
  • Management skills;
  • Organisational skills;
  • Communication skills;
  • Interpersonal skills and a team player;
  • Leadership skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure; and
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
Additional Requirements

Shortlisted candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and will be required to submit among other documents:
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board; 
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority; 
  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and 
  • Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau, if shortlisted for interview.
How to Apply

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for any of the roles above, please submit your application including a detailed application letter and CV, quoting reference number for the role you are applying for. 

Your application should also include your current position, current remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts of three referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience. 

To be considered, your application must be received by Wednesday, 21st June 2017 addressed to:

The Director,
Executive Selection Division,
Deloitte Consulting Limited,
Deloitte Place, Waiyaki Way Westlands,
Nairobi, Kenya.

Email: [email protected]

Candidates who applied in previous advertisements will need to re-apply afresh.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya Tourism Board is an equal opportunity employer

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