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Kenya Film Commission Jobs - Head of Programmes, Internal Audit Manager and Head of HR & Admin Vacancies

Kenya Film Commission (KFC) is a State Corporation established vide Legal Notice No. 10 of 2005.

The Commission, whose vision is to be the reputed film partner of choice, is mandated to promote Kenya as a centre of excellence in film production.

KFC works closely with film producers, government agencies, private organizations, professional bodies and associations in the film industry, other film commissions and other stakeholders in the film industry.

KFC has exiting career opportunities and now seeks to recruit self-motivated, dynamic and result-oriented persons to fill the following senior positions:

Head of Programmes 
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Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the job holder will take lead in formulating and implementing film industry development programs.

Job Profile:
  • Identify, design and develop film industry programs to deliver growth of the industry
  • Design and manage effective stakeholder engagement programmes to ensure synergy in the film industry
  • Design and implement fundraising programs to support film industry development.
  • Establish and maintain networks between the Commission and film industry partners both locally and internationally.
  • Develop and manage a digitalized film archive with a broad selection of Kenyan produced films/videos and other relevant content
  • Identify capacity gaps and implement programmes on capacity building of the film industry
  • Researching, monitoring and evaluating performance of all film industry programs
  • Provide effective leadership to the Programs Department all matters related to operation to ensure result based management approaches
  • Experience in public sector performance contracting process is an added advantage
  • Work closely with the marketing function of KFC to introduce synergised activities for the industry
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in Social Sciences
  • MA/MSc/MBA in marketing, project management or a relevant social science
  • 7 years experience 3 of which should be in a senior management position
  • Experience in film production with outstanding knowledge of both local and international film industries and markets will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated business, marketing, project management, research and proposal writing skills
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Team leadership and problem-solving abilities
  • Proficiency in computer application packages
  • Must not in any way have conflict of interest with the position advertised
Internal Audit Manager
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Reporting functionally to the Board Audit Committee and administratively to the CEO, the job holder will be responsible for ensuring that prudent methods and procedures for proper and
effective financial and other related non-financial controls are developed, implemented and complied with for optimal performance of the Commission.

Job Profile
  • Developing, implementing and executing Internal Audit Programs, with sound policies and procedures that will ensure that Internal Control systems and measures are developed, instituted and adhered to;
  • Designing and executing Audit tests on transactions in accounting records for consistence, completeness, validity and accuracy of recording, in compliance with conventional audit guidelines and best practice;
  • Assisting in the evaluation of Commission’s performance and recommending changes to improve operational efficiency;
  • Advising the management on risk exposure to safeguard the Commission gains from any threats;
  • Preparing Audit reports for management as well as the Board Audit Committee;
  • Ensuring the recommendations of the Board’s Audit Committee are adopted and implemented;
  • Developing and implementing an internal audit strategy
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in social sciences preferably Accounting, Finance, Economics, Commerce or Business Administration.
  • A CPA (K) holder specialized in Auditing will be preferred. CISA qualifications will be an added advantage
  • Possess proven business skills and mastery of accounting principles and procedures and conventional audit guidelines
  • Masters degree in Management or in a related social science, though not mandatory, will be an added advantage
  • Over 5 years experience, 3 of which should be in senior position in a busy internal audit department
  • Possess business, managerial, administrative skills
  • Demonstrate leadership abilities with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to analyze and solve problems
  • Proficiency in computer application packages
  • Experience in public sector performance contracting process and ISO processes is an added advantage
Head of Human Resources and Administration 
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Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the job holder will formulate and implement Human Resources & Administration strategies and policies for optimum development and utilization of KFC resources.

Job Profile:
  • Development, implementation and regular review of KFC Human Resources strategies, policies and procedures.
  • Formulation and implementing Human Resources and Administration work plan in line with KFC performance contract.
  • Formulation and implementation of the corporate performance management and appraisal program.
  • Ensure proper coordination of the day-to-day operations and maximum utilization of Commission facilities such as vehicles and office equipments
  • Oversee all HR functions including HR planning and management succession, recruitment and selection, training and development, reward management, staff welfare, employee health and safety, employee relations, personnel administration, maintenance and separation.
  • Ensure proper management of disasters and timely response to emergencies.
  • Proactively advising the Commission on the best practice of managing people at work and of the labour laws as they apply to Human Resources management.
  • Provide effective leadership to the HR and Administration teams
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in a relevant social science
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or in a related field
  • Qualification in Human Resources Management at Diploma or degree level.
  • 7 years experience 3 of which should be in a senior management position
  • Hands-on knowledge of HRIS
  • Experience in public sector performance contracting process
  • Possess business, managerial, administrative and people mobilization skills
  • Team leadership and problem-solving abilities
  • Discretion when dealing with confidential information
  • Proficiency in computer application packages
These positions will attract a competitive remunerative package.

Please send your application and a detailed CV with two (2) referees indicating your current position, current remuneration, expected remuneration, e-mail and day-time telephone contact; including copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and testimonials, to reach the undersigned on or before December 22, 2010.

Please quote the Job reference number and address your application to:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Kenya Film Commission,
Lenana Road, Jumuia Place, Second Floor
P. O. Box 76417-00508, Nairobi, Kenya.
Tel. 020-2714073/4.


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