Kenya Broadcasting Corporation Chief Technical Operators (Television) Jobs

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation Chief Technical Operators (Television) Jobs

  • Kenya Broadcasting Corporation is a State Corporation established under the KBC Act (Cap. 221) and operating under the Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs.

  • The Corporation is committed to excellence in broadcast services to our audience, customers and the public. Its aim is to inform, educate and entertain the public through Radio services, Television services and other Digital Media platforms.

  • The Corporation wishes to fill the following vacant positions with dynamic, self-driven and results-oriented professionals to achieve its Corporate objectives.

  • Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

    The Role:

  • Reporting to the Principal Technical Operator, the job holder is responsible for planning and coordinating technical operation functions as well as coordinating production and post production assignments in technical operation unit.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans and coordinates day to day running of an operation unit

  • Approves bookings from user departments

  • Supervises and mentors staff

  • Prepares daily reports to PTO

  • Prepares duty rosters and assigns specific duties to the staff in the unit

  • Coordinates with officers in charge of maintenance, production, programs or news editors to ensure proper utilization of resources in the specific unit

  • Participates in preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports to the AMTS (Production)

  • Liaises with user departments on optimum use of personnel and technical facilities in the unit

  • Facilitates timely rigging and alignment of technical equipment for booked assignments

  • Verifies quality of the final production

  • Coordinates technical operators at the production or post production venue

  • Implements contingency plans to ensure uninterrupted provision of services in the technical unit

  • Raise requisition for consumable items in the technical operation units

  • Participates in the development of the department’s budget

  • Responsible for
    Cameras/editing equipment /transmission desks/ lighting or sound equipment in the unit.

    Minimum Requirements:

    Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication, Film/Video Productions, Media Technology (Electronic Media), Media Studies OR Diploma in Studio Technical Operations, Film/Video Productions, Mass Communication from a recognized institution

  • Masters Degree will be an added advantage.

    Professional Requirements

  • Diploma in Media Technology, Film/Video Productions, Mass Communication (Electronic Media) and Media studies

  • Membership to a registered and regulated professional body is essential

  • A high level of computer proficiency.

    Minimum Experience

  • At least five (5) years overall working experience (Bachelor’s degree) OR seven (7) years overall working experience (Diploma).

  • At least two (2) years in a supervisory role.

  • Creativity and innovation.

  • Communication, interpersonal and technical operation skills.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates who meet the above criteria must submit a detailed updated CV; copies of relevant certificates/testimonials; application /cover letter demonstrating how they qualify for the relevant position and names/contact information for three (3) referees.

  • Applications addressed to the undersigned must be received on or before 14th October, 2021.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

  • ‘’KBC is an equal opportunity employer. Women, Persons with Disabilities and the Marginalized are encouraged to apply’’.

    Managing Director
    Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
    P. O. Box 30456-00100

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