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Corporate Affairs Manager and Administration Officer Jobs in Kenya

Daystar University is a chartered interdenominational and evangelical Christian University whose mission is to develop qualify managers, professionals, researchers and scholars to be effective, Christian servant-leaders through the integration of Christian faith and holistic learning for the transformation of church and society in Africa and the world.

We invite applications from
suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions. Applicant to these positions must be committed Christians, who show evidence of involvement in their local churches.

Corporate Affairs Manager


  • PhD or a Masters degree in Marketing or Communication
  • A degree in Communications, Public Relations or Journalism
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Must have proven excellent editorial skills;
  • Media skills, including organizing press conferences and able to represent the university in such forums;
  • Proven work experience of not less than five years in PR, marketing and resource mobilization in a large multi-sector organization;
  • Similar productive experience in fund raising with a non-governmental organization (NGO) with internal exposure and a good portfolio of both local and international fundraising contacts and associates will be an added advantage;
  • A good record of successful Communications campaign;
  • Skilled in event planning and management;
  • Conversant with national and international communication policies;
  • 8 years post qualification experience;
  • Excellent articulation, presentation and communication skills;
  • Ability to use audio-visual equipment.
  • Manage infernal communications and develop an infernal Communications Plan;
  • Supervise the development and implementation of a University wide Media Relations strategy;
  • Supervise the preparation and implementation of a Corporate Social Responsibility Plan;
  • Manage the University’s reputation and corporate identity and maintaining Brand Public Relations, communications and build customer relations;
  • Developing, implementing and evaluating university communications strategies;
  • Developing and implementing local and international resource mobilization strategies;
  • Identifying a funding base and fundraising partners and writing funding proposals;
  • Developing and maintaining a donor database, building and sustaining a sound relationship with donors;
  • Sensitizing the University stakeholders on resources mobilization activities;
  • Ensuring effective two-way internal communications;
  • Taking the lead on media handling, proactively placing good news stories, dealing with enquiries and producing media releases;
  • Playing a key role in issue management and planning;
  • Ensuring that the University community is kept fully briefed on developments, plans and any incidents in the University;
  • Managing the Corporate Affairs budget;
  • Advising senior colleagues on strategic communications and related issues;
  • Supervising the Corporate Affairs staff;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Vice- Chancellor.
Administration Officer

  • Degree in Business Administration and relevant diploma with 5 years relevant experience;
  • Computer literate in MS Office, e-mail ,internet;
  • Ability to supervise and lead a team of staff;
  • Good planning and leadership skills;
  • Good relationship and influential skills;
  • Ability to communicate well in writing and speech.
  • Prepare, consult, plan and implement maintenance schedule;
  • Regularly inspect working conditions of all utility equipment’s and service supplies;
  • Submit daily report on water supply levels from tank and borehole;
  • Liaise with user departments, contractors, various outsourced services, and providers to ensure there is continuity of work;
  • Supervise maintenance staff, contracted employees in carrying out emergencies;
  • Advice on maintenance issues related to design and implementation of projects or renovations;
  • Regular maintenance materials required, their quantities and cost estimated;
  • Attend contractor site meetings;
  • Prepare monthly maintenance related reports to Administration Manager.
Interested candidates should send their applications accompanied by their testimonials, a detailed CV with names and contacts of 3 referees to the undersigned no later than 22nd March 2012:

The Human Resources Manager
Daystar University
P.O Box 44400 - 00100,


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