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The Standard Group Jobs in Kenya

The Standard Group comprises, The Standard Newspapers, Game Yetu, The Counties, The Nairobian, KTN, Radio Maisha, PDS, Standard Digital and Think Outdoor Services.

The Group is looking for highly motivated, qualified, experienced and reputable team players in house, to fill the following position:

Economist / Analyst

The primary duties of this position are to engage in statistical, econometric and financial analysis projects to evaluate the risks, costs and impacts of market practice and regulatory alternatives in support of a variety of departments across the Group.

The Economist will work closely with various Departments that have statistical and economic analytical needs.

The Economist will be responsible for working on a variety of projects.

Key Responsibilities
  • Work closely with subject matter experts, analyze and evaluate (on a quantitative and qualitative basis) the effectiveness of market and regulatory programs and operations;
  • Gather, develop and synthesize data about securities markets and market participants to determine the efficacy and efficiency of current or projected projects and programs;
  • Develop methodologies to provide calculations and analysis of relevant statistics for economic impact assessment;
  • Prepare analyses, charts, graphs, reports and briefing materials and present findings to Heads of Department in the Group;
  • Model and analyze data to provide solutions and answers in a variety of engagements;
  • Work with middle and senior managers across the organization to assess their needs for economic analysis and design programs to meet them;
  • Exercise independent judgment in developing models to determine and track organisational and market behavior;
  • Write and publish reports on various economic and financial topics;

Knowledge & Skills
  • University degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent;
  • Master’s degree in Economics, Finance or Statistics;
  • 3 – 4 years of direct experience is required;
  • Experience in statistical analysis, data collection and manipulation, programming and writing reports;
  • Ability to work with a variety of people with varying skill and knowledge levels;
  • Excellent communication, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight and work independently.

Printer - CTP

The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing all pre-press machines before receiving PDFs and output plates to press.

Key Responsibilities: -
  • Achieve the acceptable quality as demanded by clients with nil make goods;
  • Cost effective operation of the pre-press machines that will always maintain nil plate spoilage;
  • On schedule pre-press machine maintenance and housekeeping activities that meet the desired standards for 100% plate  production quality;
  • Minimize and monitor usage of pre-press production inputs to achieve nil wastage
  • Setting up health and safety standards with the maintenance team working environment as per the factory act
  • Management of CTP spare parts stock movement and reordering level within the lead time to maintain the 30 minutes breakdown  period

Knowledge and Skills
  • Diploma in Print Technology and knowledge in ICT
  • 2 to 3 years working experience
  • Ability to work long and/or odd hours
  • Team player and good interpersonal skills

If you possess the above qualifications and the drive to meet the challenges, visit our website www.standardmedia.co.ke/recruitment to browse through the current openings/vacancies and apply not later than 6th April 2014. 

Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


The Standard Group is an equal opportunity employer and as such, canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

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