The Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA)
The Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Education established under the TVET Act of 2013. The mandate of the Authority is to promote quality access, equity and relevance in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) by developing standards, inspecting, registering and licensing trainers, institutions and training programmes.
28. Senior Public Communication Officer – Grade TVETA 4
Vacancy No. TVETA/28/JUN. 2018: Number of Posts: One (1) (Re-advertisement)
Basic Salary Scale: Kshs. 96,300 – 127,800 pm
(a) Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services, the Senior Public Communication Officer will be responsible for the following:
(i) Analyzing information on programmes, significant events and impact on the customers in a specific sectoral area;
(ii) Researching on possible causes of negative publicity on the Authority on both local and international press and developing appropriate strategies to address the situation;
(iii) Identifying Authority events that require packaging for dissemination to the media and the public;
(iv) Preparing and organizing fora where Authority policies, programmes and projects can be propagated and promoted;
(v) Preparing media supplements, documentaries, press releases/media features;
(b) Requirements for appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must:
(i) Have served in the grade of Public Communications Officer or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private Sector for a minimum period of six (6) years with at least three years in senior management level;
(ii) Have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Public Relations, Communications Studies, Journalism, International Relations, Social Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
(iii) Have a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Public Relations, Communications Studies, Journalism, International Relations, Social Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
(iv) Attended a senior management course lasting not less than 4 weeks from a recognized institution
(v) Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution.
(vi) Possess good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
(vii) Have demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.
HOW TO APPLY;
Those fulfilling the requirements of the positions should submit their applications clearly quoting the Vacancy/Position and Vacancy Number on the envelope and application. The application MUST be accompanied with a detailed C.V stating the current position, work experience, postal address, telephone and email contacts, and copies of all relevant academic and professional certificates (only those stated in the job requirements) and, relevant work testimonials. Further, interested applicants are required to fill the Applicant’s Personal Profile Form. Those making online applications can access the Form via link https://goo.gl/forms/Kg2HrkW50s0iVGk02
Applicants submitting hard copy applications can download and fill the Applicant’s Personal Profile Form from our website.
Applicants are also expected to provide email, telephone and postal contacts of three referees.
All applications should reach the Director General on or before 29th June 2018 at 5.00 pm.
Applications should be addressed to:
The Director General
P.O Box 35625- 00100
Forward the applications via email address: [email protected]
Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any fee on job applicants. Male and female potential candidates living with a disability are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Applicants who will be invited for interview will be expected to produce valid copies of clearance certificates from the following organizations when they appear for interview in fulfillment of the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution.
i. Valid tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
ii. Valid Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) clearance certificate;
iii. Valid self-declaration forms from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission specific to this advertisement;
iv. Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) issued not more than one year ago from the date of this advert;
v. Valid Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) clearance.
For any queries please call this number +254202392140