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Nation Media Group Technical Manager Broadcasting Job in Kenya

Job Ref: -HR-TM-08-2010 j1

Nation Media Group, the leading media house in East and Central Africa is seeking to recruit an experienced and self motivated individual to the position of Technical Manager.

Reporting to the Head of TV, the incumbent will have overall oversight of the technical department which is responsible for ensuring quality transmission and reception of Nation Media Group’s radio and television products while guaranteeing that we are true to our vision of being the Media of Africa for Africa.

Key responsibilities:
  • Management, planning and support of the multiple studio production environments
  • Keep abreast with the changing technology and advise as appropriate on required technological advancements;

  • Interpret, diagnose technical problems and advise on required solutions;
  • Oversee and manage technical projects;
  • Provision of technical advice to technical and non technical colleagues;
  • Maintenance of equipment to the required standards so that the broadcasting stations are continuously on air;
  • Planning and management of the technical team to ensure 24 hour services;
  • Budgeting and budget management;
  • Coordination of multi-disciplinary engineering activities and services;
  • Liaison with CCK and setting systems and processes that are compliant to the set statutory and regulatory standards.
Qualifications, experience and skills
  • Bachelors degree in telecommunications engineering;
  • At least five (5) years experience in a similar role;
  • Knowledgeable in applying best practice for broadcast telecommunications specifically radio, television and digital;
  • Knowledge of signal workflow and conversion;
  • Ability to create and modify processes in an environment where none exists
  • Able to troubleshoot radio or television systems;
  • Excellent people management and interpersonal skills;
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills and;
  • Must be highly organized, self-motivated individual who can interface with a diverse group of people and situations, while ensuring excellence.
This position offers an excellent career growth opportunity and a competitive remuneration package.

If you meet the above criteria, apply online at
 before Wednesday, 25 August 2010.

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

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