Trans Nzoia County - County Director (Communication & Public Relations) Jobs in Kenya

Trans Nzoia County - County Director (Communication & Public Relations) Jobs in Kenya

  • The Director Communications and Public Relations will head the Public Communications
    Directorate and will be responsible to the Chief Officer-in-charge of Public Administration /Governance for professional, administrative and operational matters relating to public communications in the County.

    Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • Initiation/review of public communications policy and design of appropriate programmes and infrastructure to facilitate its implementation;

  • Initiating research on various public communication issues and developing appropriate interventions;

  • Developing standards and regulations in the management of public communications function;

  • In addition, the director will liaise with the Office of the Governor/Governors Press Unit for events that require packaging for dissemination to the media and the public;

  • Preparing and organizing fora where government policies, programmes and projects can be propagated and promoted; and

  • Carrying out research on both local and international press on possible causes of negative publicity on the County Government and developing appropriate interventions.

  • Preparing media supplements, documentaries, press release/media features; and

  • Deployment, training and development of public communications personnel.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must:

  • Have served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director of Public Communications or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public
    Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;

  • Have
    a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Information Sciences, Public Relations, International Relations, Journalism, Social Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

  • Have a clear understanding of the National Development Goals, Vision 2030, Millennium Development Goals and the role of Public Communications in the achievement of the same;

  • Possess strong leadership skills required at that level;

  • Possess good oral and written communications skills in both English and Kiswahili;

  • Be of high integrity, motivated and a team player;

  • Possess advanced computer applications skills; and

  • Have demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and managerial capability in public communications work; and

  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Trans Nzoia County - County Director (Communication & Public Relations) Jobs in Kenya

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