Senior Principal Corporate Communications Officer Job in Kenya

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Senior Principal Corporate Communications Officer Job in Kenya


An officer at this level will be responsible to the Deputy Director Corporate Communications.

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will include but not limited to:

  • Implementing communication strategies that will broaden reach and deepen
    impact of the Authority’s work;
  • Advising the Authority on appropriate communication policies, Strategies and Programmes;
  • Providing interface between the Authority and other stakeholders;
  • Monitoring public perception about NEMA and advising Management accordingly;
  • Overseeing branding and corporate promotional activities including content management;
  • Managing media relations and maximizing media opportunities for positive, exposure of NEMA;
  • Researching, creating and distributing press releases to targeted media;
  • Managing the public relations aspect of a potential crisis situation;
  • Spearheading web administration and social media communication and management;

  • Overseeing organizational response to inquiries about NEMA and maintaining internal and external feedback systems;
  • Overseeing general protocol in the Authority;
  • Lobbying organizations to integrate environmental conservation in their corporate social responsibility activities;
  • Supervising, guiding, appraising and developing staff working under him or her.

Person Specifications

For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields; Public Relations,
    Corporate Communications, Mass Communication or a related field from a recognized institution.
  • Master’s degree in any of the following fields; Public Relations, Corporate Communication,
    Mass Communication and journalism or a related field from a recognized institution.
  • Membership of Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) or any other relevant professional body.
  • A minimum period of ten (10) years relevant work experience and at
    least three (3) years in a management role in the Public Service or Private Sector.
  • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a
    recognized institution.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Good Communication skills.
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  1. Fulfilled the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.

Terms of service

All the above positions are on permanent and pensionable terms of service except for the position of Corporation Secretary/Director Legal Services – Grade E2, which is on a three (3) years renewable contract.

How to apply

Interested and eligible candidates are required to visit the NEMA website        (>> Careers / Vacancies, for the full job descriptions and specifications.

Candidates should:

  1. Download and complete the Bio-data Job Application Form which is available online from our website ( >>Quick Links>>Downloads.
  2. Submit an application letter attaching the following:
  3. Completed Bio-data Job Application Form. DOWNLOAD
  4. CV with full details of education and professional qualifications indicating names and contacts of three referees.
  5. Copies of academic certificates and transcripts, professional certifications and testimonials.

How to submit

Email Applications

Email applications to be sent to 

 Hand delivered and posted applications

Hand delivered or posted applications, as appropriate, should be submitted in a sealed envelope marked to;


The Director General

National Environment Management Authority

1st Floor, NEMA Headquarters

Popo Road, Off Mombasa Road

P.O. Box 67839 – 00200


The reference number of the job applied for should be clearly indicated on the envelope and application letter.

All applications should be received by 5 p.m. on 21st March, 2023


Successful candidates will be expected to fulfill the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. 

NEMA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.   Any form of Canvasing by any candidate will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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