Ministry of Petroleum and Mining Deputy Director-Petroleum Communication And Marketing Jobs in Kenya

Ministry of Petroleum and Mining Deputy Director-Petroleum Communication And Marketing Jobs in Kenya

Qualifications and Requirements:

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Assistant Director, Petroleum Communication and Marketing, CSG 7 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;

  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Journalism, Mass Communication, Marketing, Public Relations, International Relations, Communication and Media or its equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • A Membership to either Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK), Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK) or any other relevant professional body;

  • A Certificate in Oil and Gas Management Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution in Kenya;

  • Demonstrated professional competence and managerial ability as reflected in work performance and results; and

  • Thorough understanding of national goals, policies and objectives and ability to relate them to petroleum function and aspirations of Vision 2030.


    Duties and Responsibilities Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Supervising formulation, interpretation and implementation of communications and marketing policies, strategies and programmes for petroleum exploration;

  • Coordinating public engagement on matters related to oil and gas operations, communications and marketing systems;

  • Ensuring development of a communications and marketing framework in oil and gas operations;

  • Coordinating benchmarking on innovative communication and marketing trends that are
    relevant in the oil and gas sector;

  • Overseeing research in petroleum communications and marketing in line with the best oil and gas industry practices;

  • Assessing the impact of emerging communications and marketing trends in oil and gas sector;

  • Liaising with relevant stakeholders in information sharing on oil and gas operations;

  • Participation in negotiations on CSR programmes to be undertaken by the oil companies;

  • Overseeing the implementation and evaluating the CSR programmes as undertaken by oil companies;

  • Liaising with stakeholders on Corporate Social Responsibility projects;

  • Supervising development of CSR, policies and ensuring compliance with existing law on oil and gas, ethical standards, national and international norms relating to CSR programmes;

  • Increasing stakeholder trust through positive public communication programmes; and

  • Encouraging consumers, employees, investors, communities and other stakeholders to make a positive impact within the environment where oil and gas operations exist.

    How to Apply

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