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Nation Media Group Jobs in Kenya

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.


Career Opportunity: Security Officer - Investigations
 
Job Ref: HR-SO-06-2015
 
We are seeking to recruit an experienced and a self- motivated individual to the position of Security Officer- Investigations in our Security Services department.

Reporting to the Head of Security, the Security Officer will be responsible for ensuring that security operations and investigations are conducted efficiently and effectively so as to manage and protect company staff, their guests and company assets besides ensuring that company standards, practices, policies, and investigations meet the business requirements as well as those for prosecutions
when needed.


Key Responsibilities
  • Investigate all Company related security incidents such as hi-jacking, accidents, theft, fraud, misappropriation and other cases of impropriety and recommend corrective measures for action.
  • See all investigation processes through from investigations, reporting, disciplinary enquires, appeal hearings, to criminal prosecutions where appropriate.
  • Liaise with all necessary law enforcement agencies to ensure coordination of all investigation activities to enhance successful prosecution of criminal acts.
  • Utilise CCTV, access control, and any other surveillance systems in investigations to build strong cases capable of standing both Civil and criminal proceedings.
  • Carry out regular risk and threat assessments and communicate the findings of the relevant management, paying particular attention to changes in the threat to company personnel and assets, and make timely recommendations to mitigate these.
  • Liaise with, and maintain ongoing relationships with relevant authorities such as the National Police Service, Directorate of Criminal Investigations, National Intelligence Service, Independent Police Oversight Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and other local authorities and agencies so as to create strong communication channels between them and the Company.
  • Initiate and co-ordinate an immediate response to security incidents where there is a threat to Company employees and assets so as to ensure minimised loss or injury, and if necessary, to respond personally.
  • Deliver security related training, to all security staff on investigations, managing standards, written reports, etc.
  • Monitor and evaluate current investigations, and provide feedback and advice on trends, and threatening activities that have been noted.
Qualifications, Experience & Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree and proven advanced education in security management or related field;
  • Police/Military or industrial security background
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a ‘hands on’ security practitioner, two (2) of which should be in Security Management position.
  • 2 years’ experience in private sector security
  • Demonstrable strong skills and experience in corporate investigations with outstanding verbal and written communications and strong relations with government and private security agencies;
  • Knowledge of Criminal Justice System from Police procedures to Court procedures
  • Exposure to and knowledge of loss prevention, access control systems and procedures, video surveillance, CCTV and related physical security skills;
  • Demonstrated self-confidence with capability of interacting with all staff cadres and maintaining confidentiality;
If you meet the above criteria, apply online athttp://careers.nationmedia.com on or before 8th July, 2015.

Vacancy: Dispatch Controller
 
Job Ref: HR- DC- 06-2015
 
The Role: The incumbent will be responsible for operations in the dispatch section and to ensure publications are dispatched on time to their respective destinations. 

In addition, the jobholder will enforce quality practices and enforce operational procedures.


Key result areas will include:
  • Dispatching the wrapped copies as per the strip lists and established procedures within set timelines;
  • Receiving labels and strip lists and distributing to counters according to routes and recording the details on the counter register;
  • Issuing and recording packaging material to the users and writing the SAP report that accounts for material used in the dispatch operations; and
  • Ensuring proper housekeeping is done.
Skills, knowledge and experience requirement:
  • Diploma in Logistics and supply chain;
  • Relevant Trade test certification;
  • 1 to 3 years of work experience;
  • Technical and numeric skills;
  • Ability to communicate; and
  • Report writing skills.
This position offers an excellent career growth opportunity and a competitive remuneration package.

If you meet the above criteria, apply online athttp://careers.nationmedia.com
 before 12th July, 2015.

Vacancy: Dispatch Supervisor
 
Job Ref. HR-DS-06-2015
 
The Role: The incumbent will be responsible for planning and supervising dispatch operations to ensure economic, efficient and timely dispatch of Nation and non-Nation publications within set deadlines as per ISO 9001:2008 quality practices.

Key result areas will include:
  • Coordinating the conveying, collating, knocking, counting, wrapping and checking processes of dispatch so as to meet the set deadlines;
  • Checking strip lists against labels to ensure they tally and alerting circulation department in case of any anomalies;
  • Establishing the manpower requirement for the job at hand and ensuring the adequacy of workers;
  • Assigning duties to dispatch controllers and outsourced staff;
  • Preparing and circulating dispatch reports;
  • Inducting and training new dispatch staff;
  • Placing orders for adequate packaging materials from stores;
  • Checking and ensuring the sealing and strapping machines are all in working order;
  • Forwarding the print orders to production manager and the printing team;
  • Enforcing compliance to health and safety rules in the workplace; and
  • Planning a leave schedule for dispatch staff to ensure work continuity in their absence.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience Requirement:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution;
  • Higher Diploma in Logistics and supply chain;
  • Three to five years of relevant experience;
  • Ability to communicate both inside and outside the organisation; and
  • Analytical skills and ability to write complex reports.
If you meet the above criteria, please send your application and a detailed CV online to http://careers.nationmedia.com on or before 12th July, 2015.


N/B: We shall only contact the shortlisted candidates.

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