NITA Corporate Communication Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) is a State Corporation established under the Industrial Training (Amendment) Act of 2011. 
The mandate of the Authority is to promote the highest standards in the quality and efficiency of industrial training in Kenya and ensure an adequate supply of properly trained manpower at all levels in the industry.

The Authority wishes to recruit a result oriented Kenyan citizen with drive, vision and creativity to fill a position at its Headquarters based in Nairobi to ensure delivery of its mandate. 
Applications are hereby invited from a suitably qualified person to fill the following vacancy in the Authority:-

Manager Corporate Communication 

Grade 12
Ref: HRA/CC/02/2016
1 Post
Reporting to Director General the job holder will be responsible for developing and implementing the Corporate Communication strategy for the Authority to ensure that communication is clear, compelling and consistent across all channels to reinforce the Vision, Mission and Objectives of the Authority, address publicity and coordination of National and International events and promoting the corporate image of the Authority.

The job holder will also be responsible for:
  • Advising the Authority on corporate communication;
  • Formulation of corporate communication policies, strategies, programmes and planning.
  • Liaison with National and International stakeholders on corporate communication issues;
  • Coordinating research and development on emerging issues related to corporate communication
  • Preparing corporate communication reports and briefs
  • Linking the Authority with stakeholders.
The successful candidate must have:
  • A Master’s degree in Communication / Journalism / Public Relations / International Relations or its equivalent from a recognized Institution;
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences;
  • A Post Graduate Diploma in Communication / Journalism / Public Relations / International Relations or its equivalent from a recognized Institution;
  • At least ten (10) years’ relevant work experience three (3) of which must be in a Senior Management level;
  • Member of a relevant professional body
  • Attended a leadership course lasting not less than six (6) weeks;
  • Leadership skills, high ethical standards and integrity;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity.
How to Apply

Interested persons should send their applications quoting the job reference number and the title of the position they are applying for. 

In addition, applicants should submit a detailed curriculum vitae containing details of qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of relevant professional / academic certificates and national identification card or passport. 
They should also include their day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address and names and addresses of three referees.
 Envelopes containing the documents should clearly be marked the post being applied for and should be addressed to:-

The Director General
National Industrial Training Authority
P. O. Box 74494 00200

To reach by Friday, 1st April 2016 at 5.00p.m

Please note:
  • NITA is an equal opportunity employer
  • Persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Persons from marginalised areas are encouraged to apply
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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