• Career Opportunities at Media Council of Kenya

  • Posted on: 18 July, 2018 Deadline: 1 August, 2018
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    The Media Council of Kenya is an independent national institution established by the Media Council Act, 2013 as the leading institution in the regulation of media and in the conduct and discipline of journalists. The Council is in the process of reviewing its strategic plan and consequently wishes to engage various professionals to enhance its capacity to implement the plan. MCK is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to recruit highly competent, dynamic, visionary and results oriented professionals to fill the positions below.

    Manager Regulatory Affairs

     

    Job Description

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Coordinating the work of the Regulatory Affairs section of the Media Council.
    • Ensure strict implementation and compliance with the MCK Act 2013 and other laws Regulating the conduct of journalism and Media enterprises in Kenya
    • Spearhead the Development the long-term strategy, business plans relating to Regulatory Affairs; and establishing proper internal monitoring and control systems and procedures.
    • Coordinate the preparation of proposals, policy papers, draft documents, reports and other submissions needed to actualize all clauses and provisions of the MCK Act 2013 for consideration by the Council, relevant government agencies, media stakeholders and Parliament
    • Spearheading the harmonization of regulatory policies, guidelines and activities with co-regulators in the sector.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Laws, journalism, Business or any other related qualification
    • Relevant Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
    • Minimum 6 years’ experience in regulatory affairs manager, preferably in a media environment
    • Knowledge of Global Media law, policy and regulatory environments
    • A clear understanding of the Kenya media environment

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    Manager Partnerships and Stakeholder Engagement

     

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Develop and maintain strong internal and external relationships to build consensus with the media industry, community, government and non-government stakeholders to support the achievement of MCK strategic outcomes
    • Plan and provide leadership to the implementation of multiple, complex and integrated stakeholder engagement programs and initiatives to improve and enhance the perceptions and experience of stakeholders including, KUJ, Editors Guild, Media Owners Association, GOK and other associations
    • Develop and deliver stakeholder engagement strategies and campaigns; advising on the management of community and industry concerns; and guiding joint activities of key industry stakeholders
    • Ensure the alignment of stakeholder engagement strategies and objectives and internal and external communication strategies to ensure industry matters, emergent issues and divergent priorities are prioritized by all media stakeholders
    • Developing communication and stakeholder engagement strategies that effectively support programs, reforms and initiatives that are potentially high profile, and/or contentious and may be highly technical in nature Key relationship
    • Working with the programs team Coordinate proposal and grant writing including conceptualization, development, reviewing and submitting of all applications by MCK,
    • Develop and implement an annual fundraising plan to support the work of MCK
    • Oversee project Monitoring Evaluation and reporting to ensure compliance with donor requirements and maximum impact.
    • Establish, maintain and develop positive relationships with all donors including corporate, public and community.  
    • Coordinate with Marketing Team to develop effective promotional materials and social media promotion to support our fundraising strategies

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Degree in journalism/communication from a recognised institution, or any other relevant degree
    • Relevant Master´s Degree from an accredited institution in Communications, Journalism will be an added advantage;
    • Good research skills preferably in analysis of media text/content analysis (qualitative and quantitative)
    • Rich and proven experience in stakeholder engagements and fundraising
    • Skills and experience in ICT- based applications;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Report writing and public presentation skills.

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    Manager-Training and Media Development

     

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Develop, implement, and evaluate Media training and development programs to promote the media sector in Kenya
    • Research and advise on the training needs of the media for Enhanced collaboration between training institutions and industry
    • In consultation with the relevant state and non-state actors, oversee the updating, deployment of the Media and Journalism Training curriculum for colleges and universities
    • Coordinate the accreditation of Journalism and Media trainers to ensure the development of a robust media training framework in Kenya
    • Lead the inspection and accreditation of Media training institutions to ensure highest compliance
    • Become an expert in the media support experience for Partners to understand and resolve inbound product questions and issues
    • Spearhead the professionalization and sustainability of local and community media to enhance multiplicity of voices and access to information
    • Build technical expertise and capacity of owners, reporters and journalists to facilitate sustainability of media projects.
    • Promote good governance of Media Boards and operational systems of partner media.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Degree in journalism/communication from a recognised institution, or any other relevant degree
    • Relevant Master´s Degree from an accredited institution in Communications, Journalism will be an added advantage;
    • A minimum of five years of experience in media training and development issues in Kenya
    • Skills and experience in ICT- based applications;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Report writing and public presentation skills.
    • Conversant with the current media performance trends and professional issues related to journalism standards
    • Proven skills in written succinct and high quality reports including the capacity to digest, interpret, and accurately summarize reports and data.

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    Manager - Press Freedom and Ethics

     

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Design and Implement strategies to promote Press freedom and safety of Journalists in Kenya
    • Monitor, document, report and respond to press freedom abuses and attacks on journalists and media in Kenya and the region.
    • Ensure that national and county government and other Institutions respect and uphold constitutional provisions on press free Freedom and journalist safety
    • Anticipate and respond to news and events affecting press freedom and journalists to ensure that these issues are brought to a broad local international audience.
    • Devise and support advocacy efforts and articulate them with MCKs broad organizational goals.
    • Ensure the Implementation of the MCKs Code of Conduct for practice of Journalism Kenya by all media practitioners
    • Design Training and development programs to assist journalists uphold the highest standards of Professionalism in their work
    • Assist media Houses and Journalist in designing and Implementing in-house self-regulation mechanism and strategies to uphold highest standards of professionalism
    • Working with media enterprises and other state and non -state actors, design and Implement strategies to ensure appropriate accreditation and identification of media professionals to weed out quacks and Impostors
    • Design and deploy appropriate disciplinary and deterrent measures to ensure highest compliance to professional and Ethical standards

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Degree in journalism/communication from a recognised institution, or any other relevant degree
    • Relevant Master´s Degree from an accredited institution in Communications, Journalism will be an added advantage;
    • A minimum of five years of experience in media or advocacy work in media and development issues in Kenya
    • Skills and experience in ICT- based applications
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Report writing and public presentation skills.
    • Conversant with the current media performance trends and professional issues related to ethical principles in journalism
    • An established journalist with good professional standing who possesses a deep Knowledge of press freedom, professionalism and media issues in Kenya, regionally and globally
    • A firm understanding of geopolitical issues with the ability to analyze and relate these to press freedom as needed.
    • Proven skills in written succinct and high quality reports including the capacity to digest, interpret, and accurately summarize reports and data.

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    Senior Accountant

     

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Reporting to the Finance Manager
    • Tracking the utilization of departmental capital and recurrent expenditure against the approved budget and reporting on the same;
    • Confirming the accuracy and completeness of accounts receivables (invoicing, receipting, banking and reconciliations) and reporting on the same as appropriate before payment;
    • Identifying any incidences of non-compliance with laid down financial systems and financial risks facing the Corporation and recommending remedial measures;
    • Liaising with other Departments to ensure financial and related regulations are complied with give procedural guidance including dealing with any staff enquiries on any payment related matters;
    • Preparing management accounts and end of year financial statements as well as timely submission of annual financial statements of accounts;
    • Reviewing and coordinating accounts analysis and reconciliations (including bank reconciliations) on a daily basis;
    • Coordinating the payment of suppliers of goods and services and ensure that Suppliers are paid promptly and deal with any supplier related enquiries;
    • Reviewing the payroll and effect accurate salary payments including taxes and other deductions;
    • Monitoring and evaluating the laid down systems and make recommendations for improving the financial systems;
    • Preparation and reconciliation of credit reports Ensuring provision of accurate timely reliable financial information; and Organizing and coordinating responses to audit queries.
    • File all Company taxes correctly and confirm the Company is abiding with all tax laws. ·

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting, including fully qualified in either ACCA/CIMA/ACA/CPA; ·
    • Minimum of three (3) years, Finance experience, with at least 2 being in a similar position;
    • Knowledgeable in all aspects of financial institutions and IFRS standards;
    • Be a registered member in good standing with ICPAK or equivalent body;
    • Proficiency in the usage of recognized computer accounting software and common office applications; reliable experience in a versatile ERP system
    • Experience in preparing budgets and forecasts.
    • Proficient in numerical presentation;     

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    Legal Researcher/case Officer

     

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Keep up to date with legal news
    • Read legal opinions by judges to make sure the Council is updated with changes in legislation or case law
    • use these opinions and research to provide relevant and timely information to the Council
    • Prepare research schedules
    • Use the internet and/or libraries to source material
    • Analyse material to ascertain its trustworthiness
    • Write reports, notes and maintain databases on all the research carried out
    • Plan meetings and interviews
    • Foster productive relationships with contacts for future use

    Minimum qualifications:

    • An LLB with at least three (3) years relevant legal experience,
    • Enrolment as an Advocate of the High Court;
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills;
    • Experience in legal research

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    Training and Curriculum Development Officer

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Conceptualize training's and develop courses including lesson plans, training methods and modules and curriculum for journalists
    • Facilitates regular research on training and short courses needs of the media and Conduct training for journalists
    • Identify, select and supervise training consultants, trainees or other staff.
    • Coordinate College Inspection to ensure high ethical and professional standards of journalists training
    • Communicate upcoming trainings; produce training materials and aid, including multi-media tools, PowerPoint presentations, manuals, brochures and posters;
    • Generate reports from the trainings focusing on training needs, emerging issues and ensure recommendations are acted upon

    Minimum Qualifications

    • A degree in Media, Communications or Public Relations from a recognised University. An advanced degree will be added advantage.
    • Three years’ experience in training coordination and curriculum development for professionals.
    • Skills and experience in ICT- based applications;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Report writing and public presentation skills.
    • Conversant with the current media performance trends and professional issues related to journalism and the training and development needs

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    Supervisor - Media Monitoring & Research

     

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Formulate the media monitoring programme for the Council and oversee its implementation
    • Supervise and train media monitors and interns and guide them to ensure strict adherence to the media monitoring principles.
    • Design and implement qualitative and quantitative monitoring tools for the assessment of the performance of Kenyan media
    • Generate reliable and timely monitoring reports and data
    • Coordinate the writing and production of the annual State of the Media Report.
    • Work closely with the Programmes Manager in the maintenance of an efficient and effective monitoring unit
    • Schedule monitoring activities and assignments in a manner that ensues adequate control and cost effectiveness in the use of materials and facilities.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Degree in journalism/communication from a recognised institution, or any other relevant degree
    • Relevant Master´s Degree from an accredited institution in Communications, Journalism will be an added advantage;
    • field with verifiable work experience in media monitoring and research;
    • Post graduate qualification in project management.
    • Good research skills preferably in analysis of media text/content analysis (qualitative and quantitative)
    • Skills and experience in ICT- based applications; advanced proficiency in SPSS and Microsoft Excel
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Report writing and public presentation skills.
    • Conversant with the current media performance trends and professional issues related to ethical principles in journalism.

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    Human Resource Officer

     

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Interpreting Human Resource Management policies and standards governing terms and conditions of service
    • Providing policy guidance and development of Human Resource plans, succession planning for optimal utilization of Human Resource
    • Human Resource Information System administration and Updating
    • Administering and reviewing the Schemes of Service, reward Management, and labour laws
    • Training and development of staff
    • Welfare management of staff
    • Maintaining personnel records
    • Recruitment and selection of staff
    • Provision of general administrative duties in organization
    • Ensuring proper maintenance of institutional premises

    Minimum Qualifications

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management/Public/Business Administration or its recognized equivalent from a recognized university.
    • KNEC Diploma in Human Resource Management.
    • Have served as a human resource or administrative officer for at least three (3) years in a busy organization
    • Computer literate in relevant Human Resource/Management Systems or other applicable programmes.
    • Possess good analytical skills and communication skills (speaking & writing)
    • Have knowledge of national labour laws
    • Demonstrate good managerial and interpersonal skills

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    Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

     

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Formulating, implementing and reviewing Planning Monitoring & Evaluation policies, strategies, programmes and guidelines;
    • Preparing and reviewing progress reports on projects and programmes in close coordination with the relevant departments;
    • Provide direction for the collection of data, establishment of databases, and assessment of policy options that facilitates decision-making with regard to performance of adopted or contemplated plans and policies;
    • Prepare information using a variety of data sources to assess performance issues, trends and monitor the implementation progress on the comprehensive plan;
    • Coordinating documentation of best practices and shared learning;
    • Manage evaluation processes, including liaising with external stakeholders and service providers, creating terms of reference and evaluation guidelines, and ensure that baseline studies are conducted for all projects and that information is stored for future use;
    • Prepare reports for internal and external audiences based on data from monitoring and evaluation processes.
    • Discuss emerging issues from project progress and evaluation reports, and coordinate the development and follow up of action plans from recommendations;
    • Develop and implement data collection techniques and tools, including working with external service providers to develop other relevant management information systems;

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree in any of the following fields: Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Commerce, Business Management/Administration, Actuarial Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution,
    • Masters degree in Project Management, Strategic Management, Economics, Statistics, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
    • At least three (3) years working experience in a similar position,
    • Certificate in Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) or any other relevant statistical package.
    • Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation Course lasting not less than three (3) months from a recognized institution.
    • Strong functionality with computers and software, particularly Microsoft Office Suite (e.g.: Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and any specialized Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation software,

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    Accounts Assistant

     

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Support in preparation of monthly bank reconciliations;
    • Maintain custody of the office cash fund and make daily payments of approved transactions;
    • Prepare and record payment vouchers and ensure that all transactions are fully and properly documented;
    • Review expense reports (travel expense reports and operational expense reports) for accuracy and completeness and ensure that expense reports have been fully approved before payment;
    • Preparing cheques based on fully approved  and reviewed documents and present for signing;
    • File all cash and bank batch vouchers and maintain voucher filing system such that files are updated, complete and safeguarded;
    • Maintain the bank file, ensuring that all bank information is properly filed and updated;
    • Make sure that all supporting documentation is prepared and filed according to laid down procedures;
    • Assists in grants management;
    • Account reports generation;

    Minimum Qualifications

    • CPA (K) or its acceptable equivalent;
    • Excellent Computer skills including Microsoft Office and ERP system
    • At least 3 years relevant working experience in a related field
    • Excellent oral, written and analytical skills.
    • Able to work under pressure with minimum supervision, and drive tasks to completion.
    • Able to generate reliable accounting reports

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    Media Monitor/ Analyst

     

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Monitoring both print and electronic media on a daily basis identifying issues and trends of concern in the media through content analysis.
    • Data collection, analysis and report writing on media coverage of different topical projects based on the code of conduct for the practice of journalism and public interest concerns.
    • Undertake individual incidence reports and analysis on media coverage of emerging issues that will serve as advisories for stakeholders based on code of conduct for practice of journalism.
    • Establishment of an archive for different projects in the system for all monitored media platforms that will assist in building the resource centre facility.
    • Raise issues of breaches of the code of conduct to the attention of the management for action by the complaints commission.
    • Prepare and or make presentations before stakeholders on finding of media monitoring reports.
    • Formulate the media monitoring programme of the Council and oversee its implementation
    • Design and implement qualitative and quantitative monitoring tools for the assessment of the performance of Kenyan media
    • Generate reliable and timely monitoring reports and data for the Media Resource Centre
    • Writing and producing the annual State of the Media Report.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Possess Diploma in Communication, Journalism or Mass Communication from a recognized College.
    • Be computer literate in all Office Packages.

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    Front Office Administrator

     

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Manage the reception area to ensure effective telephone and visitor handling to maintain professional image of the council.
    • Making appointments and reservations both internally and externally for staff in the Council
    • Receiving and assisting clients/visitors at the reception, greeting them in a courteous, warm, and professional manner Promoting a positive image of the community
    • Receiving, sorting, registering and forwarding incoming mails to the Chief Executive Officer’s Office for action.
    • Routinely perform basic typing, filing, and clerical work as requested
    • Performing basic office administrative and HR duties assigned.
    • Attending to all incoming and outgoing calls of the Council
    • Operate office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems, and personal computers.

    Minimum qualifications

    • Possess a Diploma in secretarial studies from a recognized institution preferably KNEC, or Degree in Human Resource/Business Administration.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office to include: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Be excellent interpersonal skills and integrity
    • Good command of both English and Kiswahili languages
    • Have ability to work under pressure and independently
    • Three (3) years relevant experience in a similar position in a busy organization with HR and administrative responsibilities.

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    Driver

     

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Transport authorized persons for official duties;
    • Drive the assigned vehicle ensuring the safety of passengers, vehicle and other road users for the transport of authorized persons;
    • Responsible for the day to day maintenance of the assigned vehicle –check oil level, water, coolant, battery, tyre, etc;
    • Responsible for the cleanliness of the vehicle including arraigning it for repair using the prevailing procedure;
    • Log official trips as per government procedure and policies including mileage, consumption, route etc.;
    • Ensure vehicle documents are current including display of insurance cover at all times observe traffic rules and regulations;
    • Maintain confidentiality of passenger conversations /discussions;
    • Report accidents or incidents immediately to the supervisor and ensure that steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident.

    Minimum qualifications:

    • Possess a KCSE certificate C plain or its KNEC accepted equivalent
    • Possess a clean driving license free from any endorsement;
    • Three years (3) proven driving experience
    • Have adequate knowledge of the highway code;
    • Have Government Trade test III;
    • Have knowledge of driving rules and conversant with road security code.
    • Have a valid certificate of good conduct from Kenya Police renewable every two years.

    Method of Application

    Applicants meeting the qualifications should fill and submit the MCK job application form available online, giving full details of their age, qualifications, experience, present and expected remuneration, full contact address including daytime telephone number.

    Applications can be sent via E-mail: recruit@mediacouncil.or.ke  

    So as to reach us not later than 1st August 2018.

    NB: The Media Council of Kenya is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.  Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and will be required to provide original certificates and testimonial.

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