State Corporation Manager - Communications Jobs in Kenya

State Corporation Manager - Communications Jobs in Kenya

Description

Our Client is a Statutory Institution whose mandate as a risk minimiser is to provide a deposit insurance scheme for customers of member institutions and to resolve any institution in respect of which the Corporation is appointed receiver or liquidator.

The Corporation enhances incentives for sound risk management and generally promote the stability of the financial system.

Our client is an employer of choice and keen to recruit an aggressive individual to join the premier organization in the capacity of Manager - Communications.

Job Summary

Reporting to the General Manager, Corporate Services the incumbent will provide support to the divisional head in providing Strategic leadership of the Communications Function.

S/He will prepare detailed media reports and press releases. The Manager Communication will co-ordinate the presentation of the public face of the Corporation to a variety of interested parties, including government, stakeholders, donors, employees, regulatory bodies, the media, local communities, and pressure groups.

Foster good internal communication to motivate and unite staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Leading in the development and implementation of an engagement plan in order to build and manage relationships and knowledge sharing between the Corporation and different stakeholders.
  • Identifying and developing mechanisms for the Corporation to actively participate in activities at the international level, for example generate and document information about the Corporation’s role at various international platforms
    Identifying and evaluating key issues that are discussed at relevant international forums
    Responsible for the drafting of speeches, press releases, messages and advertisements for the print and broadcast media, and oversee the organization of media briefings for the Corporation.
  • Analyzing the impact of these issues to Kenya and developing our positions for each issue; liaising closely with relevant experts at the International forum.
  • Identifying actions to be taken to demonstrate Kenya’s active participation in international fora i.e. meetings and conferences, including presenting papers where necessary
  • Highlight the Corporation’s role at the global level with an aim of projecting the Corporation in positive light.
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of the Corporation’s Brand Manual and related initiatives.
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of the Corporation’s Communication strategy.
  • Overseeing regular updates of the Corporation’s website.
  • Overseeing the promotion of a positive corporate image of the Corporation to the public through promotions and campaigns.
  • In consultation with the CEO, managing and handling of all negative publicity about the Corporation
  • Overseeing management of customer complaints and compliments in the corporation
  • Writing, editing and proof reading communication material to ensure consistency and compliance with the Corporation’s branding, values, key messages and style guidelines
  • Planning and execution of Corporation’s events at both local and international levels
  • Building synergy and
    enhancing collaboration between the Corporation and its stakeholders.
  • Responsible for Coordinating, and organize all the Corporation’s event
  • Responsible for the Corporation media contacts database and social platform
  • Linking business units to relevant key players at the regional and international level

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • At least Six (6) years of relevant work experience; 3 years’ experience in management
  • Master’s Degree in Communication or related course from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Media and Communication or related course from a recognized institution;
  • Relevant postgraduate diploma in areas of journalism, mass communication, public relations or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Must be a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations(CIPR) or Public Relations Society of Kenya(PRSK);
  • Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and photography skills will be an added advantage
  • Certificate in Management Course lasting not less four (4) weeks
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.

    Key Competencies and Personal Attributes
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Professional ethics e.g. confidentiality
  • Planning and coordination;
  • Organizational skills
  • Leadership Skills.
  • Compliance With Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Applicants are required to immediately initiate self-clearance (Comply with Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya) from: -
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Department of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • A Credit Reference Bureau
  • Attach the Chapter 6 clearance papers to your application or bring them to the interview at Manpower Services (K) Ltd if invited.

    Professional Qualifications
  • Relevant postgraduate diploma in areas of journalism, mass communication, public relations or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Must be a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations(CIPR) or Public Relations Society of Kenya(PRSK);
  • Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and photography skills will be an added advantage
  • Certificate in Management Course lasting not less four (4) weeks

    How to Apply
  • Email a copy of your up-to-date CV and cover letter to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com
  • Ensure you indicate your current or past monthly salary in your application
  • Do Not apply using the online button.
  • Email your application directly to the email address provided above
  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted
  • Closing Date: 5th April 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; State Corporation Manager - Communications Jobs in Kenya

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