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Manager (Technical Services)

RE: TECH/01/07/2019
The Role
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Manager – Technical Services will be responsible for facilitating high quality maintenance of radio and television broadcasts, broadcast equipment/systems and related facilities owned or operated by KBC; supporting the daily production and operations of the KBC radio and television network, including audio and video production, staff support and training, on-air studio operations and automation systems; and also overseeing the strategic direction of broadcast technologies and systems, their acquisition, deployment, use and post-implementation.

Specific Terms
Three (3) years contract of employment renewable subject to good performance output.
Remuneration
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.
Responsibilities
·         Management of KBC broadcast and technical services resources; planning for their acquisition, implementation, operation and optimal utilization
·         Overseeing the strategic development and improvement of broadcasting systems, as well as their commissioning, maintenance and/or decommissioning
·         Planning and scheduling of all activities in Technical Services Department and ensuring they are promptly completed within specified deadlines and budgets
·         Preparation and approval of technical services specifications to be used in the procurement of the required technical engineering facilities
·         Ensuring efficient, effective and timely implementation of technical engineering projects in the Department
·         Development, implementation and review of technical services policies, procedures, standards and work plans
·         Conducting staff performance appraisals and coordinating continuous improvement initiatives in the Department
·         Responsible for the overall discipline and performance of staff in the Department
·         Preparing budgets for Technical Services Department
·         Monitoring and optimizing the performance of technical engineering facilities.
Qualifications
 Educational and Professional Requirements
·         Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunication, Electrical / Electronics Engineering, Broadcast Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution
·         Master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage
·         Must be a registered member of the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya or any other recognized Engineering Body at the level of Professional Engineer or Graduate Engineer.
 Minimum Experience
·         At least eight (8) years practical experience in a broadcasting/media environment
·         Must be conversant with media legislation, digital broadcast, multimedia /web services, convergence of technologies and technological trends in the broadcasting industry
·         Must have worked in a managerial position for at least three (3) years while overseeing the operations of key systems in a similar organization
·         Demonstrable high standard of professional competence and requisite administrative ability required for direction and coordination of planning, development and maintenance of engineering technical facilities
·         Good communication and interpersonal skills
·         Creativity and innovation
·         Must be computer literate.

Internal Audit Manager
RE: AUD/01/07/2019: SS BE 1
The Role
Reporting to the Managing Director with a dotted functional line to the Audit Committee of the Board, the Internal Audit Manager will be responsible for evaluating business practices, compliance with policies, procedures, systems of control, and supervision and co-ordination of the Internal Audit function in the Corporation.
Specific Terms
Three (3) years contract of employment renewable subject to good performance output.
Remuneration
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.
Responsibilities
·         Formulating and executing annual audit work plans
·         Issuing on a timely basis, periodic Audit reports to the Audit Committee of the Board and Management, and following up on implementation of audit recommendations
·         Evaluating the soundness, adequacy, effectiveness and maintenance of: –
(a)       Internal Controls,
(b)       Management Policies,
(c)       Information Systems,
(d)       Accounting Procedures,
(e)       Regulations and Systems,
(f)        Audit Procedures, guidelines and Techniques
·         Evaluating the reliability and integrity of accounting, financial and operating information
·         Evaluating Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) systems and computer operations
·         Serving as Secretary to Audit Committee of the Board
·         Maintenance of high auditing standards
·         Responsible for the overall discipline, performance appraisal, development and supervision of staff in the Internal Audit Unit
·         Assigning and supervising operational as well as investigative audits
·         Liaising with External Auditors to achieve a comprehensive audit of the Corporation activities
·         Overseeing efficient and effective utilization of the Audit Unit budget.
Qualifications
Educational Requirements
·         At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or Economics from a recognized University
·         A Master’s degree (MBA / MSc in Finance /Accounting or its equivalent) from a recognized University will be an added advantage.
Professional Requirements
·         CPA (K) / ACCA or any other recognized equivalent professional qualification
·         CISA / CIA qualification will be an added advantage
·         Computer proficiency
·         Must be a registered member of ICPAK or Institute of Internal Auditors.
Minimum Experience
·         At least seven (7) years working experience with five (5) of which must be at management level with a reputable organization
·         Have good communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
·         Auditing, investigative, leadership and report writing skills.
How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria must submit a detailed updated CV; copies of relevant certificates/testimonials; national identity card/passport; application/cover letter demonstrating how they qualify for the relevant position; and names /contact information & email addresses of three (3) referees familiar with your qualifications, work experience, competence, character and integrity.
Applications addressed to the undersigned must be received on or before 30th July, 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.Those who had applied earlier for the re-advertised positions need not re-apply.
‘’KBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equity within the organization’’.
MANAGING DIRECTOR
KENYA BROADCASTING CORPORATION
P.O. BOX 30456-00100
NAIROBI.

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