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Estates Officer

RE: FIN & ADM /01/11/2021: ESTATES OFFICER – SS BA 3 (1 POSITION)

The Role:

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The job holder will be responsible for ensuring that construction and maintenance work is carried out to the required standards, specifications, schedule and within the budget.

Specific Terms:

Three (3) years renewable contract subject to good performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing construction drawings
  • Preparing bills of Quantities
  • Conducting site inspections of the ongoing works and checking that building plans are being followed correctly.
  • Checking drawings and written instructions and using them as a reference when inspecting the work
  • Developing process and works quality checklists and ensuring the inspection is done thoroughly and objectively
  • Preparing progress reports
  • Identifying defects and suggesting remedial action
  • Ascertaining the materials delivered on site meet the specifications and quality standards
  • Ensuring that building regulations, health and safety, legal and environmental requirements are met
  • Keeping detailed records of various aspects of the work
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Minimum Requirements:

  • A minimum of diploma in the field of Building and Construction
  • Certificate in AUTOCAD or ARCHICAD
  • Must have good spoken and written communication skills
  • Must be computer

Minimum Experience

  • At least 5 years working experience in the construction industry
  • Knowledge of legislation relating to the construction industry
  • Have a wide understanding of the building industry, including knowledge of materials, trades and methods of construction
  • Working knowledge of good environmental management, health and safety and safe working practices
  • Experience in construction management

Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide the following documents:-

  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue

Principal Technical Officer – Production 

RE: TD/02/11/2021: PRINCIPAL TECHNICAL OFFICER – PRODUCTION – SS BE 3 (1 POSITION)

The Role:

The job holder will be responsible for the oversight of the technical functions, implementation of policies and strategic work plans in the production sections of the technical department. Oversight of monitoring of live broadcast, production studio and control room equipment performance as well as monitoring of signal quality as it is generated, received, processed and distributed for transmission, to ensure high quality broadcasts of both TV and radio signals

Specific Terms:

Three (3) years renewable contract subject to good performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning on deployment of staff, equipment and resources available in the units and sections
  • Coordinating the implementation of all technical strategic work plans in the section
  • Planning for installations of broadcast equipment and coordinating the implementation of the same within the section
  • Determining training needs of the staff in the section
  • Supervising and appraising the CTs in the section.
  • Planning for contingencies to avert failure

Operational Responsibilities

  • Coordinating the resolving of all discrepancies reported in the sections/ units.
  • Providing technical support to Chief Technicians in the production sections
  • Preparing and Submitting monthly, quarterly technical reports in the section
  • Carrying out inspection and commissioning of technical installations
  • Drawing and submitting technical specifications for equipment acquisition and installation
  • Participating in tender evaluation process to give guidance on technical requirement on acquisition of technical facilities and equipment.
  • Liaising with user departments to offer technical solutions as per the requirement of the user department.
  • Coordinating the acquisition of equipment and other facilities for the technical units.
  • Recommending equipment for disposal or replacement.
  • Designing solutions for unique technical requirements.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics or Telecommunication engineering
  • Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • Registration with any recognized relevant Professional Body is essential
  • A high level of computer proficiency

Minimum Experience

  • At least six (6) years of working experience in a broadcast environment with at least three (3) years in a supervisory role
  • Should be conversant with regulations dealing with broadcast

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

Technician

RE: TD/03/11/2021: TECHNICIAN SS BA 2 -BA 3  (3 POSITIONS) Mazeras 1, Sauti 2

The Role:

The job holder will be responsible for manning transmission control rooms, OB transmission sites and studios, assisting in carrying out of preventive and corrective maintenance and installation of radio or television broadcast equipment in the studios or transmitting stations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operating broadcast equipment in studios, control rooms and OB sites and transmitting stations
  • Assisting in resolving of transmission discrepancies
  • Carrying out preventive maintenance on equipment as per schedule
  • Assisting in corrective maintenance of equipment
  • Assisting in equipment installations and alignments in the transmitting sites and studios
  • Monitoring the quality of signal in the control rooms, studios /OB sites or transmitters
  • Entering occurrences in the technical services daily log.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree / Diploma in Telecommunication or related field
  • Membership to registered and regulated professional body is essential
  • Must be computer literate
  • Telecommunication Technician certificate.

Minimum Experience

  • At least two (2) years of work experience (Bachelor’s degree) / three (3) years work experience (Diploma)

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

Studio Technical Operators – Video Editors – 4 Positions

RE: TD/04/11/2021: STUDIO TECHNICAL OPERATORS – VIDEO EDITOR (4 POSITIONS) – SHORT TERM CONTRACT

The Role:

The job holder is responsible for operating broadcast equipment.

Specific Terms:

Six (6) months renewable contract subject to good performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operating Cameras, program lighting and VTR operation.
  • Vision and audio mixers and station master mixing
  • Preparing of studio prior to recording
  • Operating broadcast equipment in the sound production studios as per provided bookings.
  • Monitoring quality of audio during recordings or editing.
  • Entering activities in the daily logs.
  • Ensuring details of the recording are correctly captured for retrieval

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree / Diploma in Film/Video productions, Media Technology, Mass Communication (Electronic Media).
  • Membership to a registered and regulated professional body is essential
  • Must be computer literate

Minimum Experience

  • At least two (2) years working experience (Bachelor’s degree)
  • At least three (3) years working experience (Diploma

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

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 19th November, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

‘’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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