Kiambu County Chief Officer (Communications and Public Relations) Job in Kenya

County Government of Kiambu

County Public Service Board

Vacancies

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012, the County Government of Kiambu invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following position: –

County Chief Officer, Communications and Public Relations

Job Group CPSB 02

1 Post

Department of Youth Affairs, Sports, ICT and Communication

The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized person in the exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member.

Requirements for appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Holder of a Bachelors Degree in either Journalism, Communication or Public Relation from a recognized university;
  • Possession of Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • Have at least five (5) years professional experience in a busy public or private organization;
  • Knowledge of media relations;
  • Good command of computer skills;
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Have the ability to work in a team and with no supervision;
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills and have ability to handle pressure;
  • Possess a result oriented approach to matters;
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance;
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Duties and responsibilities

The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized person in the exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member.

  • Responsible for professional, administrative and operational matters relating to public communications in the entire County.
  • The formulation, implementation and co-ordination of Information and Public Communication policies, strategies, programmes strategies and design of appropriate programmes and infrastructure to facilitate its implementation in the County
  • Advising on Information and Public Communications issues
  • Monitoring information and public communications policies and programs and reviewing them as appropriate
  • identifying County Government events that require packaging for dissemination to the media and the public
  • Preparing media supplements, documentaries, press release/media features
  • Ensuring that the County’s digital media platforms and website are well managed and issues raised and responded to appropriately.
  • preparing and organizing fora where County Government policies, programmes and projects can be propagated and promoted; and
  • Ensuring professionalism, ethics and consistency in information gathering and dissemination

How to Apply

i. CLICK HERE to download and complete our employment application form. Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the application form in our website.

ii. Forward your duly completed application form (in excel format) to chief_officers@kiambu.go.ke.

iii. The Board will NOT accept any hand delivered or postal applications, ALL applications are strictly through the email provided.

iv. In addition, CLICK HERE to fill an online aplication form.

Please Note:

i. Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted.

ii. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

iii. Short listed candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.

iv. The Shortlisted candidates shall also be required to produce valid clearance documents from;

  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Credit Reference Bureau

v. The County Public Service Board is committed to availing equal employment opportunities to all Kenyans.

People with disabilities, the marginalized and the minorities are encouraged to apply.

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications so as to reach the undersigned on or before 11th May, 2020 at 5.00 pm.

Secretary/CEO
County Public Service Board
County Government of Kiambu
P.O Box 2362-00900
Kiambu

E-mail: chief_officers@kiambu.go.ke


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Kiambu County

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Communications and Media, Business Administration, Community Development, ICT and Technology
Updated: May 7, 2020 — 6:30 am