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Latest Recruitment at Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Latest Recruitment at Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Become a Certified Project Management Specialist
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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 vacancies:

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation Industrial Attachment

The industrial attachment opportunities are available in various Departments for a maximum (non renewable) period of three (3) months with effect from October, 2019 up to December, 2019. The industrial attachment requirements are as follows:

  • Duly completed KBC Industrial attachment application form (therefore kindly download our Application form (Attachment Application Form)& fill in the required information appropriately;
  • An introduction letter from learning institution;
  • Copy of National Identity Card;
  • Must be available full time for the duration of the program i.e. 3 months;
  • Must be a continuing Undergraduate/Diploma/Certificate student from a recognized learning institution;
  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen.

Chief Human Resources Officer

RE: HRD/01/09/2019:

The Role:

Reporting to the Human Resource Manager, the Chief Human Resource Officer (Training) will be responsible for organizing, coordinating and implementing staff training and development functions in the Corporation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Formulating and implementing Training Needs Analysis, Institutional Skills Gap analysis and summarizing the requirements departmentally
  • Preparing the annual staff training and capacity building programmes from the TNA reports, Staff Appraisal reports and Departmental training projections/priorities
  • Organizing and implementing identified training interventions covering preparation of training proposals, training budgets, training venues and implementing the approved training interventions
  • Reviewing and implementing Staff Training and Development policy, Internship policy and Industrial Attachment policy
  • Rolling out, coordinating and following up implementation of staff annual appraisal exercises, compiling periodic analysis, implementing the recommended interventions and issuing appraisal feedback letters
  • Monitoring and evaluating effectiveness of the Corporation’s training programmes through pre and post-training evaluation to identify weaknesses for improvements
  • Digitizing the HR training process through the HRMIS/ARUTI Software and maintaining training registers as well as online skills database
  • Coordinating intakes for internship and industrial attachment programmes and organizing induction briefing sessions
  • Preparing and submitting monthly quarterly and annual training section reports.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management/ Business Management / Social Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized University
  • Post Graduate Diploma / Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management or equivalent discipline from a reputable institution
  • Master’s degree in Human Resource Management / Business Administration / Strategic Management will be an added advantage
  • Must be a registered member of the Institute of Human Resource Management, Kenya with a valid practicing license.

Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years professional work experience in Human Resource Development, Administration or Management
  • Must have served for at least three (3) years in the position of Senior Human Resource Officer SS BE 5 or four (4) years in the position of Human Resource Officer SS BA 1.

Other Competences:

  • Proven managerial and supervisory skills in handling Human Resource function covering a large workforce
  • Good knowledge of employment legislations and human resource policies
  • Proficiency in Computer Packages
  • Have demonstrated a high standard of professional competence and administrative ability
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively evaluate HR practices and procedures and make recommendations benchmarking with best practices
  • Result driven and dynamic person.

internship Opportunities – 3 positions

The Corporation is seeking to engage three (3) qualified and motivated interns to undertake internship programmes for a maximum (non renewable) period of three (3) months in the following Departments/Units as per the outlined basic requirements:-

1.Technical Services Department – 1 position

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a)  Bachelors Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Light Current/ Telecommunication)/Higher National Diploma or Diploma in Telecommunication (Electrical & Electronic Engineering ), or its equivalent from a recognized Institution

b)  Must be computer literate

2. Digital Media Unit – 1 position

a) Bachelors Degree or Diploma in Journalism, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Public Relations, Graphic Design or its equivalent from a recognized Institution

b) Good writing, blogging, editing, presentation, communication skills and conversant with social media platforms

3. Information, Communications & Technology Deparment (ICT) – 1 position

a) Bachelors Degree or Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Science, Business Information Technology or any other related discipline from a recognized Institution

b) Good knowledge of software/application development and programming

Other requirements:

  • Kenyan youth aged between 21 and 34 years
  • Have graduated from college / University not earlier than the year 2015
  • Must attach copies of certificates, academic transcripts, updated curriculum vitae, national identity card or passport, valid certificate of good conduct from Directorate of Criminal Investigations alongside the application letter.

Upon succesful selection and intake, the interns will be required to submit the following documents:-

  • Personal accident insurance cover for the entire period of internship
  • Medical insurance cover by the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) or any other reputable medical insurance firm
  • PIN certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.
  • NSSF card
  • Two coloured passport photographs
  • Bank account details
  • Recommendation/reference letter from the Institution attended.

Music Creative Copywriter – 3 positions

The Corporation wishes to fill the following vacant positions in the Studio Mashinani Project with dynamic, self-driven and results-oriented professionals to achieve its corporate objectives.

The Role

Reporting to the Radio Programmes Manager, the job holder will be responsible for checking and enforcing creative standards of music.

Specific Terms:

Three (3) years contract

Key Responsibilities

  • Checking and enforcing creative standards of music lyrics, sound tracks, instrumentation harmonious rendition and mixing of the musical works into professionally produced final master products
  • Duplicating whether in digital, CD or other approved formats
  • Ensuring works are produced under KBC copyright and their users meet music quality and copyright policy requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Diploma in Music Production from a recognized institution
  • In depth understanding of Media Law and Copyright Law
  • Must be able to use Editing Softwares
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must have a Certificate of Good Conduct

Music Producer SS BA 1 – 3 positions

The Corporation wishes to fill the following vacant positions in the Studio Mashinani Project with dynamic, self-driven and results-oriented professionals to achieve its corporate objectives.

The Role:

Reporting the Radio Programmes Manager the Music Producer will be the main reportingofficer on all matters regarding music works planned and undertaken in the respective studios.

Specific Terms:

Three (3) years contract

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting on all matters regarding music works planned and undertaken in the respective studios
  • Coordinating the work of sourcing and rehearsing musicians, booking them for recording , developing sound tracks, editing , mixing and mastering original CD copies

Minimum Requirements

  • Diploma in Music production from a recognized institution
  • Must be conversant with editing Software such as Cool Edit Pro, Pro Tools and Adobe Audition for editing and production purposes
  • Must be fully conversant with Cubase Pro Music Production software
  • Must have a Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Conversant with contemporary and future trends and dynamics of the music industry
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must be computer literate

Method of Application

Interested candidates who meet the above outlined requirements should submit their applications and copies of relevant documents to the undersigned before 23rd September, 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for interviews soon thereafter.

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

MANAGING DIRECTOR
KENYA BROADCASTING CORPORATION
P.O. BOX 30456-00100
NAIROBI.

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