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  • Posted: Jul 30, 2021
    Deadline: Aug 17, 2021
  • Kenya Broadcasting Corporation is a State Corporation committed to excellence in broadcast services to our audience, customers and the public. Its aim is to inform, educate and entertain the public through Radio and Television services. The Corporation wishes to fill the following vacant positions with dynamic, self-driven and results-oriented professionals ...
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    Radio Programmes Manager

    The Corporation wishes to fill the following vacant positions with dynamic, self-driven and results-oriented professionals to achieve its Corporate objectives.

    Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


    The Role:

    Reporting to the Managing Director, the Radio Programmes Manager will be responsible for developing, directing and controlling the vision, mission, goals, strategies, policies and processes for the Radio Services Department in line with market dynamics and KBC’s Corporate strategies, targets, obligations, regulations and approved procedures.

    Specific Terms:

    Three (3) years renewable contract subject to good performance.

    Key Responsibilities:

    1. Setting Departmental goals, performance targets, positioning strategies and work plans for the Department in line with the Corporate Strategic Plan, Board and Management resolutions and other public interest, commercial and other strategic considerations
    2. Interpreting and implementing Corporate goals and strategies within the Department
    3. Formulating and implementing approved Radio programmes and Radio Stations’ strategic plans
    4. Principal accounting and advising officer on all radio matters within the Department
    5. Budgeting and accounting for the Department’s expenditure
    6. Facilitating Radio broadcasts and programme services
    7. Formulating and implementing approved Radio Services proposals, concepts, pilots and programmes based on budget projections, value and relevance
    8. Responsible for compliance with KBC’s Content Policy and House Style
    9. Conducting staff performance appraisals and coordinating continuous improvement initiatives in the Department
    10. Responsible for the overall discipline, appraisal, development and performance of staff in the Department.

    Minimum Requirements:

    Educational Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, Broadcast Journalism, Social Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized institution
    • Master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage
    • Must be a registered member of a recognized and regulated professional body.

    Professional Requirements

    Degree or Diploma in Radio Production, Mass Communication or Broadcast Journalism.

    Minimum Experience

    1. Ten (10) years relevant working experience
    2. Must have served in a senior position in a reputable radio station
    3. Must be conversant with contemporary and future trends and dynamics of the broadcast media industry.

    Method of Application

    Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide the following documents:-

    1. Certificate of good conduct
    2. Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board
    3. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.

    Interested candidates who meet the above criteria must submit a detailed updated CV; copies of relevant certificates/testimonials; application/cover letter demonstrating how they qualify for the relevant position and names/contact information of three (3) referees.

    Applications addressed to the undersigned must be received on or before 17th August, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

    ‘’KBC is an equal opportunity employer. Women, Persons with Disabilities and the Marginalized are encouraged to apply’’.

    P.O. BOX 30456-00100

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

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