CAREER OPPORTUNITY

KCA University is a dynamic private business university committed to quality service, student success, and academic excellence. The University seeks to recruit competent, qualified and suitable candidates to fill the following position.

MANAGER - CORPORATE AFFAIRS     

                                             

 

  JOB OBJECTIVE

  The job holder will guide and manage the overall University's brand and reputation in public,

  through both oral and written communications. 

 

 

.  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop a Strategic Plan for Corporate Affairs Department;

  • Develop a communication policy for the University;

  • Maintain close and active contact with community leaders to understand the needs of the community and to determine how best the university might provide support;

  • Build a comprehensive network of internal and external contacts and decision-makers and maintains strategic and collaborative relationships with diverse, global groups;

  • Consult with relevant internal departments in order to project the university’s corporate message to both external and internal mediums;

  • Represent the university before key internal and external partners and audiences be face of the university to both internal and external contacts and stakeholders;

  • Responsible for all internal and external communications;

  • Public speaking at presentations, conferences or radio and TV interviews;

  • Represent the company or client at events;

  • Develop and maintain the University's corporate image and identity;

  • Develop and manage budgets for the department;

  • Develop risk management framework for the department;

  • Direct activities of external agencies, establishments and departments that develop and implement communication strategies and information programs;

  • Develop, implement and evaluate communications strategies; 

  • Take editorial responsibility for the organizations website, and other corporate communications tools;

  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

   The candidate should possess the following qualifications and experience.

  • Master degree in Communication Studies /Public Relations or related field  

  • Professional qualification in relevant field ex: Higher Diploma in Communication/Public Relations 

  •  6 to 8 years’ experience with at least 3 years’ experience at a management level.

  • Computer Literate

  OTHER SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent analytical skills;

  • Excellent report writing skills;

  • Demonstrated supervisory skills;

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills;

  • High level of confidentiality; 

  • Conflict resolution; and

  • Ability to meet deadlines.

  HOW TO APPLY

   Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter

   indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV and three references via email

   to  hrjobs@kca.ac.ke by 24th November 2019. KCAU staff are encouraged to apply 

 

   Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Human Resources Director,

KCA University,

P.O Box 56808-00200,

Nairobi.