Kirinyaga County Communication & Liaison Jobs Kenya

Communication & Liaison Director Job, Current County Government Jobs,

The Kirinyaga County Public Service Board is pleased to invite applications from suitably qualified, motivated and Pro-active individuals to fill up the following vacant positions;

DIRECTOR COMMUNICATION AND LIAISON, JOB GROUP CPSB 03 (1 POST)

 Job Ref: KCPSB/D/CL/05/14/01/21

Terms of Service: Contract

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advising the     County    Government     on     Information    and     Public Communications
  • Co-coordinating research    and   development   on   emerging   issues    on information and Public
  • Monitoring information and public communications policies and programs and reviewing them as
  • Preparing information and public communications reports/briefs.
  • Ensuring professional ethics and consistence in information gathering and dissemination in
  • Liaising with Departments on cross cutting issues that need to be centrally disseminated to the
  • Development and implementation of government communication and media strategy.
  • Coordinating public communication services content development and dissemination in line with the County Governments Act,
  • Providing editorial, strategic, creative and operational support to ensure communication is both influential, informative and builds County brand reputation.
  • Drafting, editing and disseminating materials for the
  • Liaising with media practitioners and the public on issues of mutual
  • Managing the updating of the website and social media
  • Planning and creating multi-media communication
  • Initiate, develop and maintain good working relationships with media houses, reporters and
  • Continuous development of communication content for social media networking
  • Undertake media monitoring and analysis and offer timely
  • Preparing or overseeing the preparation of a diverse range of information and communication
  • Planning and overseeing maintenance of publicly accessible information material on the government and its plans, policies, activities and achievements.
  • Day-to-day operations in the directorate 
  • Providing procedural and technical advice to staff
  • Mentoring and supervising staff in the department

Qualifications

  • Ten (10) years’ service in Information/Public Communications sector;
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree from a University recognized in Kenya and a post-graduate qualification in any of the following: Mass Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, Media Studies/Science or a related
  • A Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Information Sciences, Public Relations, Journalism, International Relations, Social Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  • Possess strong leadership skills required at that level;
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
  • Be of high integrity, motivated and a team player with ability to strategically think, plan and implement information and public communication programmes;
  • Possess advanced computer application skills;
  • Have a clear understanding of National Development Goals, Policies and Programmes, Vision 2030, Millennium Development Goals and the ability to translate the role of Information and Public Communications towards realization of the same; and
  • Have demonstrated outstanding professional and managerial competence in management of Information and Public Communications function as reflected in work performance and results

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed

  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • Academic and Professional certificates,
  • Testimonials,
  • PIN Certificate,
  • National Identity Card or Passport and
  • Any other supporting

Clearly indicate the position applied for, both on the cover letter and the envelope. Applications should be addressed to:

The Secretary

County Public Service Board P O Box 260 – 10304

KUTUS

Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the County Headquarters 4TH floor, KUTUS (Office of County Public Service Board between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on weekdays).

Applicants should seek clearance and attach copies or evidence thereof of the updated documents below.

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Applications should reach the County Public Service Board (CPSB) on or beforeFriday, 29th January 2021

 Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their applications.

NOTE

Women and persons living with disabilities who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply.

Salary and benefits attached to these posts are as per the guidelines by Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit our website:

www.kirinyaga.go.ke for more details.

The Kirinyaga County Government is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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