KUCCPS Senior Corporate Communications Officer Job in Kenya

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) is a State corporation established under the Universities Act, 2012 to coordinate the placement of Government-sponsored students to universities and colleges, among other functions.

The Placement Service invites applications for the following position:

Senior Corporate Communications Officer

Job Grade: KUCCPS 5

Ref Code: KUCCPS 055/21

Key Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

(i) Participating in the production of appropriate communication and dissemination strategies;

(ii) Establishing and maintaining regular contact with media practitioners with a view to enhancing goodwill and positive coverage for the placement service;

(iii) Planning and executing the placement service’s participation in key corporate events;

(iv) Recording and developing photographic images of the placement service’s activities;

(v) Developing web content and updating the website;

(vi) Preparing and producing reports and other publications;

(vii) Undertaking media assignments including reserving advertising space with appropriate media outlets and organizing for press conferences;

(viii) Developing corporate brand identity manual and ensuring conformity to it; and

(ix) Identifying and recommending branding and publicity opportunities for the placement service.

Minimum Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must:-

(i) Have a minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience in the Public Service or in the Private Sector.

(ii) Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: – Journalism, Mass Communications, Public Relations or other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

(iii) Be proficient in computer applications including knowledge in desktop publishing.

(iv) Professional qualification and membership to a professional body where applicable

(v) Have a certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

(vi) Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and

(vii) Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

How to Apply

Applications MUST be submitted online through the Placement Service careers portal careers.kuccps.net.

Interested applicants are required to create a profile and attach copies of their CV, academic certificates, clearance certificates and testimonials before applying.

The application deadline is August 12, 2021 at 5.00pm.

Important Notice!

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) wishes to advise the public that:

  • KUCCPS does not solicit money for its recruitment processes including short-listing, interviews, background and/or medical check-ups. Applicants are advised not to send money to any individual or agency purporting to act on behalf of KUCCPS in relation to this recruitment. KUCCPS will not be responsible for any loss of money or theft which may result from such fraudulent activities.
  • Applicants should beware of fraudulent online recruitment pages and social media sites.
  • Providing false, misleading or inaccurate information on the application, the resume or during an interview constitutes grounds for disqualification or termination if already hired.

If you would like to report any suspected fraudulent activity in relation to this recruitment, please send an email to integrity@kuccps.ac.ke.

The Placement Service is an equal opportunity employer.

Persons with disabilities, women and applicants from marginalised regions are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Providing false, misleading or inaccurate information on the application, resume or during an interview constitutes grounds for disqualification, or termination if already hired.

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Updated: July 24, 2021 — 8:19 am