Office of the Director of Public Prosecution Senior Information Officer Jobs in Kenya

Office of the Director of Public Prosecution Senior Information Officer Jobs in Kenya


Requirements for Appointment

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

  • Served in the grade of Information Officer T or a comparable and relevant position in the public or private sector for a minimum period of the two [2) Wears;

  • Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, Social Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution:

  • Post graduate diploma in any of the following disciplines, in the case of holders of general social science degrees: Mass Communication,
    Communication Studies, Public Relations, Journalism, or its equivalent and relevant qualifications from a recognized Institution;

  • A clear understanding of the working of the media and the socio-political environment in Kenya:

  • Good oral and written communication skills both in English and Kiswahili;

  • Advanced computer application skills;

  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and

  • Proficiency in website and social media management.

  • Note: Experience of working across a broad range of media including digital, print and
    electronic media will be an added advantage

    Core Skills/Competencies

    In addition to the above requirements an officer must have the following skills: -

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Good public relations skills;

  • Persuasion and negotiation skills;

  • Policy implementation skills;

  • ICT skill;

  • Social media savvy;

  • Photography and videography skills;

  • Graphic design and, animation skills;

  • Video and photo editing skills;

  • Planning and coordination skills;

  • Problem solving skills:

  • Organizational and analytical skills; and

  • Supervisory skills.

    Personal Qualities

    In addition to the above skills an officer must have the following qualities: -

  • Ability to articulate the ODPP's mandate, vision, mission and policies to elicit the desired change among its publics;

  • Good knowledge and understanding of media industry;

  • Creativity and innovativeness;

  • Ability to work under pressure:

  • Ability to work on well with diverse workforce;

  • Results oriented;

  • Self-driven; and

  • Meets Chapter Six (6) of the constitution of Kenya 2010; Integrity, Honesty and Accountability,

    Duties and Responsibilities

    An officer at this level will be responsible to
    the Senior Information Officer I for assigned Public Communication function; Specifically, duties and responsibilities will entail: =

  • Participate in the public communication activities as derived from the ODFP strategic plan to ensure the deliverables are met against set timelines and budget.

  • Supervise and appraise staff working under them to ensure they are effectively implementing communication strategies in line with the ODPP strategic objectives.

  • Implement internal communication strategies to ensure effective corporate communication of relevant information to staff to keep them updated on important ODPP news and information.

  • Gather information for updating the content for the website and digital media platforms to inform and educate stake holders on the ODPP achievements programmes and challenges

  • Implement ODPP service delivery charter to ensure quality services to the public operational

  • Provide support in branding ODPP events in order to enhance and sustain the ODPP Brand image

  • Participate in Corporate Social Responsibility programmes and Community

  • Engagements in line with the ODPP mandate to show accountability to the community.

  • Supervise stall working under him/her to enhance performance

  • Participate in the production of documentaries, bulletins and newsletters to
    sensitize, inform and educate stakeholders and the public on the ODPP mandate.

  • Provide content for the website, digital media pages to update stakeholders on the ODPP achievements, programmes and challenges,

  • Report on Court proceedings to create public awareness of cases being prosecuted by the ODPP.

  • Take and share photos of ODFP events and activities to inform and educate various stakeholders.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Office of the Director of Public Prosecution Senior Information Officer Jobs in Kenya


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