Corporate Affairs Director Job in Kenya (1.3M) – Primary and Pre-Primary Schools Chain

The world’s largest and fastest-growing chain of Primary and Pre-Primary Schools is seeking to recruit a Corporate Affairs Director, who will be responsible for building strategic relationships with key stakeholders in the government, the private sector and civil society. 
The successful candidate MUST have a strong background in corporate affairs, which will include ownership and strategic management of internal and external communications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage strategic stakeholder management with donors / NGO and other important influencers.
  • Work with local, regional and national officials and groups.
  • Work with key stakeholders in consultative efforts to drive reforms in the delivery of education to underserved communities.
  • Identify opportunities and work with partners in the private sector.
  • Identify CSR partners in the private sector to strengthen market presence and delivery.
  • Plan, develop, administer and evaluate programs, activities and daily operations related to the governmental affairs support function.
  • Coordinate complex interactions with legislators, legislative staff, other local and state officials, federal agency staff and other government officials/staff.
  • Lead proactive and reactive media relations, social media, web-based communications, and crisis communications.
  • Work very closely with the global corporate affairs team.
  • Must have a Master’s degree in a related field.
  • Must have over 10 years’ experience handling public and media relations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with Kenyan media, including local, national and regional media across print, broadcast and online.
  • Crisis communication skills.
  • Experience acting as an on-the-record spokesperson.
  • Prior experience within a fast-paced, metric driven consulting or educational organization.
  • Ability to draft press releases, statements, opinion pieces and press materials.
  • Traditional and social media monitoring and crisis communication skills.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 1,300,000/= (Approx. 13,000 USD)

Deadline: 5th August 2016   


To apply, please follow the link:
Summit Recruitment & Search, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic.
If you do not hear from us within two weeks, your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles, so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 
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****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****

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