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Nation Media Group Jobs in Kenya


The Nation Media Group is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media. 

It attracts and serves unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. 

Below are the current vacancies:

Procurement Officer
 
Job Ref:
 HR-PO-O1-2013
 
We are seeking to recruit a qualified and experienced Procurement Officer who will add value to the operations of the Group through the Procurement Department. 

Reporting to the Procurement Manager and working closely with other executives within the organization, the key result areas for this position will include:
 
Responsibilities and duties:
  • Effective sourcing of goods and services, both locally and internationally, as per laid down procedures for company use and eventually selling/disposing to customers;
  • Managing supplier / customers relations;
  • Monitoring market trends;
  • Ensuring timely supply of quality goods and services;
  • Inventory Management.
Knowledge, skills and experience requirements:
  • Basic University degree;
  • A Graduate Diploma in CIPS or other relevant professional certifications;
  • At least 3 years work experience ¡n a similar role in a reputable organization;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills;
  • High degree of integrity and honesty;
  • Ability and readiness to work long hours;
  • Result driven and a team player;
  • Knowledge of SAP Materials Management module will be an added advantage.
Graphic Designer - Production Department
 
Job Ref: HR-GDP-01-2013
 
We are seeking to recruit a creative, self-driven, results oriented individual to join the Production department and contribute to the delivery of imaging and design requirements in accordance with our quality standards.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Processing and analysis of pictures to ensure quality specifications adherence;
  • Calibration of monitors, scanners and processors for quality image output;
  • Liaison with stakeholders on materials and problem solving for non-conforming materials;
  • Advising internal and external clients on image and color specifications to facilitate compliance with quality standards;
  • Analyzing and advising contract work clients on newspaper input and out-put standards of production;
  • Generating graphics and layouts for both advertising & editorial;
  • Advising clients on pre-press layouts and specifications;
  • Enforcing use of ISO standards and quality practices.
Skills & Experience:
  • BA degree in Design or related field.
  • At least 2 years working experience.
  • Knowledge and use of Photoshop, In-Design & Adobe Illustrator.
  • Keen, sensitive eye for graphic design standards and application.
  • Expertise in defining issues that could relate to final quality of printed product.
  • Must be creative, have strong design and communication skills.
  • Must be able to maintain productivity, quality and accuracy in a fast-paced design environment.
  • Knowledge of latest pre-press printing processes, including digital imaging and its uses / limitations.
  • Knowledge in the implementation of ICC Profiles in printing shall be an added advantage.
Graphic Designer - Editorial Design Department
 
Job Ref: HR-GDE-01-2013
 
We are seeking to recruit a creative, proactive, detail-oriented individual to join the Editorial Design department as a Graphic Designer. 

The ideal candidate will present a portfolio that illustrates ability to create informative, attractive and easily navigated designs and graphics for both news and features.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Using content to create compelling graphic presentations;
  • Creating conceptual cover illustrations as well as inside page layouts;
  • Developing alternative story forms (charts, galleries, tables, timelines, infographics, process charts, etc.) as appropriate;
  • Selecting and cropping photos for maximum impact;
  • Coordinating and planning together with reporters, editors and design team colleagues;
  • Handling a large workload and meeting its deadlines.
Skills & Experience:
  • BA degree in Design or related field.
  • At least 2 years working experience with publication design.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and use of Photoshop, In-Design & Adobe Illustrator.
  • Creativity with a passion for storytelling.
  • Ability to interpret data visually and accurately
  • Positive attitude, team spirit and flexibility.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to maintain productivity, quality and accuracy in a fast-paced environment. 
If you meet the above criteria, apply online at http://careers.nationmedia.com on or before 28th January, 2013.
 
Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

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