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  • Posted: Aug 11, 2020
    Deadline: Aug 21, 2020
  • The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament, the National Museums and Heritage Act, 2006 No. 6 of 2006. NMK is a multi-disciplinary institution whose role is to collect, preserve, study, document and present Kenya’s past and present cultural and natural heritage. This is for the purposes of enhancing ...
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    Public Relations Manager —NM4

    Duties and responsibilities

    The position holder will report to the Director General and will be tasked with:

    • Setting Public Relations/Communication objectives that will raise awareness, visibility and profile of the organization
    • Conducting strategic long-range planning and implementation of public/media relations ‘ strategies and/or initiatives including annual Public Relations/Communication strategy and plan
    • Building contacts and consultation with executives, media representatives and special interest groups
    • Evaluating the Public Relations /Communication plan to ensure compatibility with overall corporate objectives, plans and resources allocation
    • Ensuring the proper implementation of Public Relations /Communication plan
    • Directing public relations activities for the organization; forecasting and advising management on public attitudes, opinion and perceived image of the organization
    • Ensuring implementation and review of Public Relations/Communication policies
    • Developing public relations strategies/plan in line with NMK policy
    • Fostering beneficial business partnerships with other organization stakeholders
    • Developing individual skills and team working, monitor performance and periodically evaluate the results of the team working within Public Relations Department
    • Accounting for the financial resources allocated to, raised and generated within the department

    Qualifications requirements:

    For appointment to this position, an officer must;

    • Must have served in the grade of Senior Public Relations Officer or its equivalent for a period of not less than five (5) years in a reputable organization
    • Be in possession of at least a relevant Masters Degree in Marketing or Public Relations
    • Be a member of a professional body; PRSK or Marketing Society
    • Must have shown merit and ability in his/her job performance
    • Have a strong interpersonal, leadership, strategic planning and management skills
    • Have shown ability and merit in job performance
    • Be computer literate

    Terms of service: Three (3) years contract renewable based on output and mutual agreement

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    Legal Officer 11 -NM 7

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The position holder shall report to Corporation Secretary & Head of Legal Services and assist in handling of Board of Directors and all legal matters, including

    • Rendering legal advice to the organization on legal aspects of transactions, statutory compliance requirements and on legal rights and obligations.
    • Assisting in management and coordination of organization court cases.
    • Assisting in dealing with NMK land, conveyancing and pension matters.
    • Assisting in drafting, vetting and reviewing of contracts, MoUs and other legal instruments between NMK and other parties; drafting gazette notices in liaison with the parent ministry and Attorney General’s Chambers.
    • Assisting with Board secretariat duties.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Be in possession of a Bachelors of Law Degree
    • Be admitted as an Advocate of the High Court with a current practicing certificate
    • Have a minimum of three years continuous work experience in a busy legal firm, company or corporation one of which must be post bar experience.
    • Demonstrate ability to undertake legal research to find authoritative and relevant legal information on diverse areas of law
    • Analytical and judgmental skills sufficient to anticipate regulatory and legal risks vi. Computer proficiency vii. Ability to work with integrity, confidentiality and work with minimum supervision.

    Terms of service: Three (3) years contract renewable based on output and mutual agreement.

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    Legal Assistant Il—NM 10

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The position holder shall report to Corporation Secretary and Head of Legal Services and the duties will incorporate the following:

    • Bring up of files, updating court diaries and monitoring court calendars and legal deadlines for the Legal Department;
    • Drafting work plans for litigation and doing paralegal work that is required in the file;
    • Planning all paralegal work through prioritizing all important matters and what need more attention;
    • Opening and management of department files to include archiving, retrieval, movement and file closing;
    • Maintaining the register of contracts and agreements
    • Obtaining the daily cause list for matters coming up in court;
    • Examining documents to enhance their accuracy and completeness before registration, filing service e.g case numbers, dates, commissioning etc;
    • Where necessary follow up on filing pleadings at various court registries; service of summons and pleadings; fixing of hearings dates for litigation matters; extracting and/or preparation of court orders, decrees etc;
    • Attending the various registries including land registries, company registries, city hall etc for purposes of executing department assignments including lodging of documents for registration, assessment for stamp duty, stamping and undertaking all necessary procedures;
    • Delivery and collection of sensitive legal documents for the departments to and from the required destination.
    • Assisting the Legal Secretary to arrange documents for Board meetings.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C(minus)or its equivalent with at least two (2) years general clerical experience;
    • Have a Diploma in law or its equivalent; and Computer proficiency
    • Ability to work with integrity, confidentiality and minimum supervision.

    Terms of service: Three (3) years contract renewable based on output and mutual agreement.

    Method of Application

    Qualified and interested applicants may apply enclosing a detailed resume, copies of academic and professional certificates plus testimonials, names and addresses of referees. The applications should be addressed to:

    Director General,
    National Museums of Kenya,
    P.O. Box 40658-00100, Nairobi, Kenya

    so as to be received not later than 21 st August, 2020.
    Applicants are required to submit their applications alongside clearances from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya Revenue Authority, Directorate of Criminal Investigation, Credit Reference Bureau and Higher Education Loans Board.
    “NMK is an equal opportunities employer.”

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

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