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Recruitment at Radio Africa Group Nairobi Kenya

Career Opportunities in Media

Radío Africa Group is a fast growing and dynamic media company consisting of 6 radio stations, one TV station and one newspaper. 

We are seeking well experienced, visionary leaders with a clear track record to spearhead strategy and efficient delivery as follows:

Group ICT Manager
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the incumbent will spearhead the Radio Africa ICT strategy formulation and ensure that the company leverages on ICT as a means to increasing operational efficiency and growing the business.
Key Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement an ICT strategy that supports the Company’s core goals and over all strategy.
  • Provisioning of Linux IT infrastructure services including software applications, networks, security and telecommunications
  • Development and implementation of new systems based on Ubuntu Desktops and Servers
  • Establish ICT systems and processes that ensure unique support for each company’s business and deliver optimal efficiency in the group of companies.
  • Maintain efficient infrastructure and services including software applications, networks, security and telecommunications
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or related field, an MBA would be an added advantage
  • Certification in CCNP, Linux (LP1 & LP2)
  • Proven experience of driving and defining Linux IT strategy
  • Proven experience of managing an ICT department
  • Experience in setting up an IT helpdesk, developing telephone systems and setting up an intranet.
  • Experience in Linux IT infrastructure planning and deployment
  • Experience with heterogeneous computing environments (md. Linux, Windows, and Mac)
  • Minimum of 4 years experience managing Ubuntu production environments and a minimum of 3 years experience managing Samba and LDAP, DNS servers (bind), Zimbra Collaboration Suite, Firewalls (IPTAbles + firewall appliance), SQL databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL), Web servers (Apache) and Asterisk PBC systems.
The Person
  • Experience leading a team in a busy Corporate
  • A meticulous individual with a keen eye for detail.
  • Results oriented and energetic team leader capable of motivating and growing a young team
  • Excellent problem solving skills and an ability to keep a cool head under pressure
Research Manager
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the incumbent will manage a vibrant and strategic Research and Development function which provides timely market intelligence to guide timely decision making by the group of companies.

Key Responsibilities
  • Create objectives of the research, organise field interviews with respondents and oversee coding and data entry.
  • Analyse the data using various software and prepare reports, present findings and recommendations to the management
  • Manage the relationship with research service providers.
  • Ensure that all relevant reports are sent out on time and accurate.
  • Degree in business and/or statistics
  • Master’s degree majoring in Research is desireable
  • Diploma in market research, CIM is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a media monitoring company is a must
  • Working knowledge of SPSS, Epi data, Quanvert is critical.
The person
  • Advanced analytical and numerical skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • A highly driven individual used to working with deadlines.
Radio Presenter
Reporting to the Program Controller, the Radio Presenter will anchor a radio show and drive listenership
The person
  • At least one year’s experience on air as a radio show presenter in a top media house
  • Fresh talent (aged 18 years and above) encouraged to apply - send in a 30-minute mock demo of a radio show to
Radio News Reader & Reporter
Reporting to the Deputy Head of Electronic News, the Radio News reader & Reporter will handle all
field assignments, write, edit and read the news on radio.
Key Responsibilities
  • Gather, write, edit and read news hourly on any of our radio stations
  • Establish reliable news sources and contacts
  • Interview newsmakers
  • Attend functions and file stories on time.
  • Degree in journalism or a degree in a related field + Diploma in journalism
  • Minimum of one year experience as a news reporter
  • One year or more in a similar position in a top radio station
  • Ability to handle both English and Swahili radio news would be an added advantage
  • Sound understanding of broadcast regulations and libel awareness
The person
  • A meticulous individual with a keen eye for news
  • Interest in sports and politics is critical
  • Ability to translate English stories into nation ally accepted Kiswahili would be an added advantage.
  • Highly disciplined and dedicated worker
Radio Africa Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will offer a competitive package to the successful candidate. 

If you match the above qualifications and requirements you may apply on the link so as to reach us by 13th June 2013. 

Please include your daytime telephone number and names and contact telephone and email address of 3 professional referees. 

We regret that in light of anticipated numerous applications, only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Disclaimer: Radio Africa does not charge a recruitment fee or work with any persons or agencies which charge a recruitment fee.

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