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Job Vacancies in Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), Nairobi

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers – the representative organization for manufacturing value - add Industries in Kenya is seeking to competitively fill the following position:-

Liaison Officer - Textile and Apparels Sector

Reporting to:  
Head, Membership Development

Department: Membership

Location: KAM Head Office, Nairobi

Contract Type:  One Year Renewable

Job purpose:  This position is to champion for, coordinate, support and advance tenets and goals of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers’ Textile and Apparels Sector.

Duties and Responsibilities;
·                     Understanding the industry (textile and apparel) in terms of requirements and gaps
·                     Accurate interpretation and representation of members policy issues in various stakeholders forums
·                     Mobilize members (on need basis) in regular meetings in order to get their positions on various topic
·                     Prepare position papers on key issues affecting the sector on need bases
·                     Research and analysis of data related to the sector
·                     Regularly communicate to the sector on key emerging issues
·                     Respond to members inquiry in a timely manner
·                     Liaise/ network with all key stakeholders and partners on sector issues
·                     Give updates on AGOA related matters such as KAMEA export updates
·                     Provide oversight on KAMEA operations
·                     Maintaining up-to-date information on textile and apparel sector
·                     Represent KAM in all textile and apparel sector related forums
·                     Develop and maintain a network of business contacts and key stakeholders
·                     Develop and implement marketing and c communication strategies for the sector.
·                     Develop and Maintain a well updated sector contacts and profile;
·                     Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the CEO from time to time.
Qualifications / Person Specifications
·                     Must demonstrate Experience in the textile and clothing industry;
·                     Degree in Clothing and textile or related / relevant field;
·                     Must be a creative thinker/ innovative problem solver
·                     Must demonstrate high level of technical knowledge and strong practical skills such problem-solving skills and decision-making ability;
·                     Must be a team player and demonstrate ability to collaborate with other functions;
·                     Must possess strong negotiating skills, report writing and presentation skills;
·                     Demonstrate ability to prioritize and to switch between different tasks as required;
·                     Must demonstrate good organization skills and ability to work with minimal supervision and meet targets and deadlines.

Designation: Communications Officer - Digital & Internal

Reporting to:
 Marketing, PR & Communications Manager

Department: Marketing, PR & Communications

Section: Communication

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: KAM Head Office, Nairobi

Job Purpose: To support and facilitate effective communication within the organization

Key Objectives
·                     Positive brand image
·                     Excellent communication
·                     Creativity
·                     Effective social network management
·                     Timely and accurate reports
The objectives of this job will be met through the following key tasks;
·                     Evolve successful goal oriented communication plans with other departments.
·                     Undertake drafting and development of all content for internal communication.
·                     Produce and manage material for Social networking websites on behalf of the organization
·                     Strategic management of online and social media
·                     Strategic management of Internal PR and Publications
·                     Information/Data management
·                     Online Reputation/Risk management
·                     Agency and brand management
·                     Publication production
·                     Relationship/people management
·                     Crisis communication
·                     Effective Budget Management/ROI
Person Specification
·                     Degree in communications or its equivalent
·                     Three (3) years’ experience in a busy communications function
·                     Proven record in executing communications  Programs
·                     Exceptional  verbal, editing and writing skills
·                     Organizational and time management skills
·                     Good understanding of the full digital web development lifecycle
How to Apply

Interested qualifying candidates to email their applications (indicating their current and expected gross pay and notice period) and detailed CVs only with the job title e’g “Communications Officer: Digital & Internal” on the email subject line to;  

The Chief Executive, 
Kenya Association of Manufacturers, 
P.O Box 30225 - 00100 GPO.


Closing date: 2nd October, 2015. 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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