Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) is a corporate body established under the Statistics Act (2006).
It is the principal Government agency responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis, publication and dissemination of official statistical information and its custody.
It also oversees the coordination, supervision and development of programmes within the National Statistical System (NSS).
KNBS invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals with excellent credentials to fill the following position: –
Job Title: Senior Manager, Corporate Communications KNBS (Re-advertisement)
KNBS: Level 3
No. of Posts: 1
Terms of Employment: Permanent and Pensionable
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Director Corporate Services, the jobholder will be responsible for planning, implementing and coordinating activities in the Corporate Communications Division.
i. Overseeing the interpretation and implementation of corporate communication policies, strategies and programmes;
ii. Developing standards and regulations in the management of public communications functions;
iii. Overseeing research conducted on public opinion and providing appropriate strategies to address issues raised;
iv. Overseeing the initiation and maintenance of good relations with media practitioners and the publics;
v. Liaising with media practitioners and the public on issues of mutual concerns;
vi. Overseeing the promotion of corporate brand and image of the Bureau;
vii. Overseeing preparation of media supplements, documentaries, press release and media features;
viii. Spearheading editing and dissemination of information to the public and media;
ix. Developing annual work plans and related budgets for the Division;
x. Implementing performance management activities;
xi. Ensuring that the Quality Management System is implemented accordingly;
xii. Supervising and managing staff within the Division;
xiii. Any other duties as may be assigned by the Director Corporate Services
Requirements for Appointment
i. Must have served in the grade of Manager, Corporate Communications or equivalent position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
ii. Must have a Bachelor Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Communications studies, Public Relations or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
iii. Must have a Master Degree in any of the following disciplines: – Communications Studies, Public Relations or any other related qualifications from a recognized institution;
iv. Must have a Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution OR any other related leadership course;
v. Membership to Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) OR any other related recognized body;
vi. Must be adept with appropriate computer skills;
vii. Must have outstanding communication and motivation skills;
viii. Must have analytical, financial and human resource management skills;
ix. Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment;
x. Must meet the requirements of chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and submit the following documents:-
- Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
- Certificate from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
- A current Certificate of Good conduct from DCI
- Clearance Certificate from HELB
- Clearance from EACC
- National identity card/passport
How to Apply
Applicants should fill and submit hard copies of the employment application form Ref. Ref. KNBS/F/93/29 which is available on the KNBS website www.knbs.or.ke accompanied by copies of academic, professional and other relevant certificates, transcripts and testimonials.
The reference number for the post applied for should be clearly marked on the envelope and addressed to:
The Director General
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics
P. O. Box 30266 – 00100 Real Towers, Upper Hill, 4th floor Hospital Road
Applications must be received not later than 10th December 2020 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics is an equal opportunity employer.
Persons with disabilities, the marginalised and the minorities are encouraged to apply