Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) Legal Officer, Broadcast Monitoring Officer and Records Management Officer Jobs

The
Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) is a State Corporation
established under the Film and Stage Plays Act Cap 222 Laws of Kenya
with a regulatory function to ensure that films screened to the public
are in line with the national aspirations and culture.
 
The Board invites applications from suitable and qualified persons to fill the positions listed below:
 
Legal Officer I 
KFCB Scale 6
Ref: KFCB/AD/1/2013 
Reporting to the Manager- Legal Services, the duties and responsibilities at this level will include, but not limited to:
  • Providing legal services to ensure
    appropriate interpretation of the legal safeguards and rights of the
    Board including patents, copyrights and trademarks;
  • Organizing, preparing agenda for, and taking minutes during the Board’s meetings;
  • Maintaining an up to date register for all Board’s minutes;
  • Contributing to Board’s discussions,
    as when required, and advising members on legal, governance, accounts
    and tax implications of proposed policies;
  • Providing legal advice to ensure appropriate risk management for the Board;
  • Being the custodian of the legal documents of the Board including contracts;
  • Preparing draft legislation for implementing the Board policies and strategies;
  • Providing legal advice and
    assistance on all aspects of Government regulations and preparing
    opinions and legal interpretations on various matters related to the
    interpretation and review of State Corporations Act and other statutory
    requirements;
  • Coordinating representation of the
    Board in courts of law, tribunals and before quasi-judicial bodies and
    may negotiate settlements to protect the interests of the Board in
    contested disciplinary proceeding;
  • Preparing drafts and negotiating
    contracts, leases, formal agreements and other legal instruments between
    the Board and other parties;
  • Participating in settlement and arbitration of disputes to protect Board’s interests;
  • Monitoring developments in legal
    research, participate in outreach programmes to strengthen corporate
    governance and improve the quality of service delivery;’
  • Liaising with Attorney General’s Chambers, Registrar General, law enforcement agencies and stakeholders on legal matters; and
  • Advising the Board on any other legal matters
Qualification and Experience Requirements
 
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Have a Bachelor of Legal Laws (LLB)degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Have a Post- Graduate Diploma in Legal studies from the Kenya School of law;
  • Be an advocate of the high Court;
  • Be of good standing and possess a current practicing license or certificate;
  • Have at least three (3) years’ experience in legal practice, preferably in a corporate environment;
  • Demonstrate good understanding of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
  • Possess excellent report writing and presentation skills;
  • Show good understanding of the operations of Boards of Directors;
  • Demonstrate in-depth organizational and analytical skills;
  • Be computer literate.
The successful candidate will be appointed on permanent and pensionable terms upon the successful completion of a probationary period.
 
Broadcast Monitoring Officer III
KFCB Scale 9
Ref: KFCB/AD/2/2013
5 Posts

Reporting to the Film Monitoring and Enforcement Officer, the duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
  • Monitoring broadcast of films/programs and other contents to ensure that those intended for adult audience are not aired within the watershed period;
  • Sensitizing the Broadcasters and public on broadcast content consumption and regulations;
  • Addressing the public concerns on age suitability of broadcast content.
  • Monitoring of TV, radio, and internet service providers (ISP) to ensure that they comply with relevant laws;
  • Maintaining an updated catalogue of suspect contents clips.
 Qualification requirements
 
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • Kenya certificate of Secondary
    Education, Mean Grade C (Plain) with a minimum of C (Plain) in either
    English or Kiswahili or its approved equivalent qualification;
  • Diploma certificate in any of the
    following: Film! TV production, Mass Communication, Journalism,
    photography, Psychology or any other approved equivalent qualification
    from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in computer applications.
The successful candidates will be appointed on a one (1) year contract (renewable) subject to satisfactory performance.
Records Management Officer III

KFCB Scale 9

Ref: KFCB/AD/3/2012

1 Post
 
Reporting to Human Resource and Administration manager, the duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
  • Ensuring that letters are appropriately filed and marked to action officers;
  • Renewing file covers;
  • Ensuring proper handling of documents, pending correspondence and bring- ups;
  • Controlling and opening of files and updating file index;
  • Ensuring security of information/files in the registry;
  • Maintaining and up-dating file movement records; and
  • Ensuring general cleanliness of the registry.
Qualification requirements
 
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary
    Education mean grade C (Plain) from Kenya National Examination Council
    or approved equivalent qualification;
  • Diploma in any of the following:
    Records/Information Management, information/Library Science, or
    equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution; and
  • Certificate in computer applications.
  • Past experience in records management in a busy work environment will be a distinct advantage.
The
successful candidate will be appointed on Permanent and Pensionable
terms upon successful completion of a probationary period.

How to apply
Interested candidates should submit their applications to the
undersigned, enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae, day time telephone
contacts, names and contacts of three referees and certified copies of
both academic and professional certificates.
 
Chief Executive Officer
Kenya Film Classification Board
P.O. Box 44226 – 00100
Uchumi House
Nairobi
 
To reach him not later than I 5th February, 2013.
Note:
1. KFCB is an Equal Opportunity Employer (No discrimination against gender or disability)
 
2. Only short listed candidates will be contacted and any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
 
Onesmus M. Mutua, OGW
Ag. Chief Executive Officer