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Recruitment at KIE Nairobi Kenya


The Kenya Institute of Education (KIE) wishes to recruit qualified professionals for the following vacant positions:


Chief Television (TV) Programmer/Director 
 
Scale KIE 11 (1 Post)

a) Duties and responsibilities
  1. Formulating the station goals, policies and procedures;
  2. Coordinating programming of the education channel broadcast schedules;
  3. Previewing and evaluating local and international educational television programmes to determine relevance and quality for transmission;
  4. Sourcing for suitable Educational programmes for broadcast.
  5. Responding to viewers' questions, comments and/or complaints regarding television programming/scheduling;
  6. Preparing annual workplan and budget;
  7. Conducting monitoring and evaluation of the educational channel programmes and prepare reports;
  8. Liaising with the Production manager on programmes content and schedules;
  9. Ensuring compliance with national and international regulations and guidelines in broadcasting;
  10. Initiating programme sponsorship; and
  11. Inducting, training and supervising staff.
b) Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:
  1. Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines:- Communications, Media Studies, Broadcast Journalism, Information Sciences or related field and at least three (3) years experience in programme evaluation, acquisition and scheduling of television programmes in a reputable broadcasting house at a supervisory level;
  2. TV Production training;
  3. Knowledge of Kenyan Curricular or Educational Television;
  4. Conversant with broadcast regulations, rules and guidelines as well as technical and production standards;
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and
  6. Ability to adhere to strict deadlines.
  7. Initiative, be a team player and
  8. Proficiency in computer use and application.

Chief Television (TV) Producer Director

Scale KIE 11 (1 Post)

a) Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Formulating the station goals, policies and procedures;
  2. Coordinating production work for the Educational television channel;
  3. Preparing annual workplan and budget;
  4. Liaising with the Programming manager on programs content and schedules;
  5. Planning and supervising television production activities and personnel;
  6. Liaising with producers, directors and technical teams on television productions;
  7. Initiating program production partnerships and sponsorship;
  8. Ensuring compliance with national and international regulations and guidelines in broadcasting;
  9. Conducting monitoring and evaluation of the educational channel productions and preparing reports; and
  10. Inducting and training staff.
b) Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:
  1. Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines:- Communications, Media Studies, Education, Broadcast Journalism, or related field and at least three (3) years experience in TV production in a reputable broadcasting house at a supervisory level;
  2. Knowledge of the Kenyan curricular or Educational Television;
  3. Knowledge in educational news gathering, reporting and presentation;
  4. Advanced analytical skills;
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  6. Ability to adhere to Strict deadlines; and
  7. Knowledge in broadcast regulations, rules and guidelines as well as technical and production standards.
  8. Initiative, be a team player and
  9. Proficiency in computer use and application.

Principal Information Communication Technology Officer

Scale 12 Ones (1) Post

The Principal information Technology Officer will be responsible to the Deputy Director, Electronic and Emerging Media.

a) Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Co-ordinate design, implement and control of ICT systems, formulate and enforce technical and operating standards for efficient and effective utilization of ICT systems;
  2. Develop and implement ICT strategies and policies;
  3. Carry out feasibility studies;
  4. Train and prepare staff performance reports;
  5. Plan, monitor and evaluate program/activities within an Information Communication Technology Unit;
  6. Liaise with user departments to ensure effective maintenance and upgrading of Information Communication Technology equipment, systems and web information;
  7. Design and manage the Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN);
  8. Initiate and continuously advise on investments in scalable software and hardware systems to support growth;
  9. Ensure enhancement of new technology as per the trends which are cost effective and value adding to the Institute; and
  10. Develop manuals on ICT standards and hardware/software specifications.
b) Requirements for Appointment
  1. Bachelor of Science degree in either Computer Science, Information or Communication Technology and five (5) years relevant experience.
  2. Demonstrate wide experience, competence and ability in computerized information systems;
  3. Knowledge of integrated management software systems including website management and learning Management Systems;
  4. Knowledge and experience in data recovery Systems;
  5. Knowledge and experience in eCommerce; and
  6. Initiate and continuously advise on investments in scalable software and hardware systems to support growth.

Assistant Director, TV Producer/Director

KIE Scale 12 (1 Post)

The Assistant Director, TV Producer/Director will be responsible to the Deputy Director Electronic and Emerging Media for production and directing of television programmes.

a) Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Formulate the station goals, policies and procedures;
  2. Coordinate production work for the Educational television channel;
  3. Prepare annual work plan and budget;
  4. Plan and supervise television production activities and personnel;
  5. Initiate programme production partnerships and sponsorship;
  6. Ensure compliance with national and international regulations and guidelines in broadcasting; and
  7. Induct, train and supervise staff.
b) Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an applicant must have:
  1. Either Masters degree in Communications/Media studies/ Education, Broadcast journalism, or related field from a recognized institution and three (3 ) years experience in TV production/directing OR Bachelors Degree in Communication/Media Studies/Broadcast Journalism or related field and five (5) years extensive experiences in TV production/directing in a reputable broadcasting house at a supervisory level;
  2. Knowledge of the Kenyan curricular or Educational Television;
  3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  4. Ability to adhere to strict deadlines;
  5. Knowledge of broadcast regulations, rules and guidelines as well as technical and production standards;
  6. Initiative, be a team player and self motivated; and
  7. Proficiency in computer use and applications.
Interested applicants should forward copies of their application letter, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, up-to-date curriculum vitae and ID card to the address below to be received not later than 14th November 2012.  

All applicants should give full details of their address including mobile telephone numbers as well as names and addresses of two referees.

The Director/Chief Executive,
Kenya Institute of Education,
P.O. Box 30231-00100
Nairobi

info@kie.ac.ke for online applications
NB: Kenya Institute of Education is an equal opportunity employer.

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