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  • Posted: Apr 28, 2021
    Deadline: May 12, 2021
  • The current rail network in Kenya is the metre gauge commonly referred to as 'The Lunatic Line’. It was initially named the 'Uganda Railway’ after its destination. Its construction began in the Port city of Mombasa in 1896 and was completed in 1901 at the lines terminus in Kisumu. Operations on the line commenced in 1903. The Lunatic Line links K...
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    Corporate Affairs and Public Relations Manager

    Ref: KRBR102

    Reports to the Managing Director. Will be responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing the Corporation’s Communications & Public Relations strategy to build relationships and communicate a positive image & brand of Kenya Railways.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Developing and implementing appropriate Corporate Affairs strategies, programmes, and policies for all stakeholders to achieve positive image & brand.
    2. Designing programmes to create and maintain a positive image of the corporation to the external publics.
    3. Managing the production and dissemination of information with targeted publics through appropriate channels in line with the corporate mission and vision.
    4. Managing the Corporation's Customer Care function to enhance client satisfaction in line with the Corporation's Service Delivery Charter.
    5. Managing and coordinating research into stakeholder's perceptions and image of the Corporation, to achieve positive reputation for the Corporation.
    6. Leading the implementation of the Corporation's media-relations strategy to enhance goodwill and positive coverage for the Corporation.
    7. Planning & managing the Corporation’s key events.
    8. Managing the development and implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility programmes.
    9. Developing and implementing crisis management strategies to alleviate crisis situations and maintain positive reputation.
    10. Leading, motivating and developing the divisional staff to achieve business and people objectives.

    Requirements for the Job

    1. Master degree in Communication/Marketing/Business, or relevant area
    2. Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Marketing, business, social science or related field.
    3. At least ten (10) years relevant work experience, three (3) of which should be in management position
    4. Membership in PRSK/MSK/IPRA/ CIM or relevant professional body
    5. Attended a Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
    6. Proficiency in Computer applications
    7. Meets the provision of Chapter Six of the Constitution

    Method of Application

    A free inside look at Kenya Railways' salaries

    When applying, quote the Job reference number on the envelope and application letter.

    Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form KR/HR/08, attach their testimonials, certificates, copy of their National Identification Card (ID) and Curriculum Vitae (CV).

    In compliance with the Chapter Six of the Constitution, attach the following documents:

    1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
    2. Clearance/Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    3. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    4. Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
    5. Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    Applications to be addressed to the:

    Managing Director,
    Kenya Railways,
    P.O. Box 30121, 00100,

    To be received by Wednesday, 12th May, 2021.

    Note: Only the short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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