National Oil Marketing Manager Job in Kenya

National Oil Corporation of Kenya is mandated, by the Government of Kenya, to participate in all aspects of the oil and gas sector, covering the up-stream sector (oil and gas exploration), mid-stream (petroleum and gas infrastructure development) and down-stream (sales and marketing of petroleum products).

The Corporation is desirous of recruiting a qualified professional to fill the following position:-

Position: Manager, Marketing

Location: Head Office

Reports To: General Manager, Downstream Operations

Job Group: NOC 3

Job Purpose: Reporting to the General Manager, Downstream Operations, the ideal candidate will be responsible for developing & implementing marketing & advertising strategies for the Corporation in line with the Corporate objectives in order to build brand awareness & increase sales.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Developing and implementing marketing strategic & tactical marketing initiatives & plans;
  • Developing and implementing customer retention and development strategies;
  • Spearheading new product development;
  • Ensuring corporate brand visibility and awareness;
  • Designing seasonal marketing campaigns and additional promotions;
  • Tailoring marketing campaigns to meet consumers purchasing habits and performance;
  • Enforcing compliance of operational policies and procedures & statutory requirements;
  • Preparing marketing reports and project plans;
  • Incharge of budget formulation and stewardship for the department; and
  • Coaching & mentoring direct reports to ensure excellent performance and effective succession plan.


Academic Qualifications

  • Masters’ degree in Business Administration, Marketing or any other relevant field from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelors’ degree in Marketing, Business Administration or any other relevant field from a recognized institution;

Professional Qualifications

  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing will be an added advantage;
  • Membership of MSK or other recognised marketing professional body will be an added advantage;


  • At least 10 years relevant experience in Marketing, 5 of which should be at managerial level.
  • Experience in Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) will be an added advantage
  • Proven intellectual leadership in managing people, operations and financial resources;
  • Proven ability to think strategically and design long term plans;
  • Strong organisational skills;
  • Superior Communication skills both written and oral;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Strong negotiation skills; and
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Chapter Six Requirements

Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity, and are thus required to submit clearance certificates from the following institutions together with the job application:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics & Anti – Corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Evidence of on-going clearance is admissible subject to satisfactory results (presentation of a clearance certificate from the above institutions) before the selection process.

How to Apply

Applicants should either email to or send the hard copies indicating the position being applied for on the envelope and addressed to:

Physical Address
National Oil Corporation
Kawi Complex, South C, Red Cross Road,
Off Popo Road, Behind Boma Hotel

In addition, please attach curriculum vitae that contains details of your qualifications, experience and positions held relevant to this role.

Include your day and evening phone numbers, email address, names and address of three professional referees.

Applications should reach us not later than 1700 hours on Monday 29th October 2018.

Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

National Oil is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and committed to diversity and Gender Equity

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Sales and Marketing
Updated: October 17, 2018 — 4:24 pm