DIRECTOR, SPORTS

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Company:Turkana County Government
Category:Management
Job Type:Contract
Salary:Ksh. Not mentioned
Location:Turkana

Job details

Duties and responsibilities:-

  • Identifying sports, recreation, health initiatives and overseeing strategic planning and implementation in Turkana county;
  • Coordinating, delivering and promoting sports activities, classes and events in the county;
  • Recruiting, training, supporting, developing and managing coaches and sports activities volunteers in the county;
  • Raising public awareness of health and fitness issues and promoting participation in sports, particularly amongst under-represented groups in the county;
  • Liaising with clubs to develop best practice in coaching, youth development and issues such as safeguarding to manage clubs effectively;
  • Managing resource, budgets and identifying potential opportunities for external funding;
  • Maintaining links with regional and national sporting representatives and organizations;
  • Coordinating the formulation and implementation of policies, programmed, strategies, plans and activities that promote sports development in the county;
  • Coordinating the development of guidelines to strengthen linkages and dynamic partnership between stakeholders on promotion of sport;
  • Ensuring that an integrated youth information system is developed;
  • Perform any other duty (ies) assigned from time to time.

Requirements for appointment:-

  • Be a holder of at least a relevant first degree in any of the social sciences from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Have relevant knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than seven (7), three (3) years of which should be at a senior managerial position sports management services in the public service or equivalent in the private sector;
  • A Master’s in relevant field is an added advantage;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Attended a strategic leadership development course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of sports management services.

For more information, visit; http://www.turkana.go.ke/index.php/main-menu/

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