Radio Programmes Manager Job KBC

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation is a State Corporation established under the KBC Act (Cap. 221) and operating under the Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology. The Corporation is 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 services, Television services and other Digital Media platforms.
The Corporation wishes to fill the following vacant position with a dynamic, self-driven and results-oriented professional to achieve its Corporate objectives.

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 Radio Services Department in line with radio market dynamics and KBC Corporate strategies, targets, obligations, regulations and approved procedures.
Specific Terms:
Three (3) years renewable contract subject to positive performance output.

• Setting Departmental goals, performance targets, positioning strategies and work plans for the Department in line with Corporate strategic plan, Board and Management resolutions and other public interest, commercial and listener strategic considerations
• Interpreting and enforcing Corporate goals and strategies within the Department
• Formulating and implementing approved Radio programmes and Radio Stations strategic plans
• Principal accounting and advising officer on all radio matters within the Department
• Budgeting and Accounting for the Departmental expenditure
• Facilitating Radio broadcasts and programme services
• Formulating and implementing approved Radio Services proposals, concepts, pilots and programme based on budget projections, value and relevance of the idea, its conformity to Editorial policy and station style as well as availability of required resources
• Conducting staff performance appraisals and coordinating continuous improvement initiatives in the Department
• Responsible for the overall discipline and performance of staff in the Department

• 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
• Diploma in Radio Production, Mass Communication or Broadcast Journalism

•Ten (10) years working experience
• Must have served in the position of Assistant Radio Programmes Manager or its equivalent for at least three (3) years; OR as Station Manager or its equivalent for a period of five (5) years or its equivalent overseeing a number of Radio Stations in a reputable broadcast media organization of similar size to KBC
• Must be conversant with contemporary and future trends and dynamics of broadcast media industry.
Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide the following documents;
• Certificate of good conduct
• Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board
• Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority

How to Apply

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 for three (3) referees.
Applications addressed to the undersigned must be received on or before 26th May, 2020. 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

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