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Corporate Affairs Executive Job Vacancy - National Oil Corporation of Kenya

National Oil Corporation of Kenya is a fast growing and dynamic World Class Petroleum company serving energy needs for today and tomorrow.

Following the steady and continuous growth and expansion we have experienced over the last few years, we are looking for a talented, energetic, ambitious and self motivated individual keen on a career enhancing opportunity, to fill the position of
Corporate Affairs Executive

 HR 01/12/10

This appointment will initially be on a one year renewable contract

Job Profile

Reporting to the Deputy Managing Director, the incumbent will be responsible for public and media relations and all external communication activities that expand and raise the profile of the Company while promoting its products, exploration agenda and role within the industry and the government.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks
  • Champions the National Oil brand
  • Creates effective communication material for downstream and upstream business operations.
  • Creates and maintains positive media contacts/ relations and reviews all media materials
  • Acts as the media and agency liaison both within the Corporation and externally.
  • Coordinates and organizes Corporate events
  • Prepares press releases for review and authorizes their subsequent release
  • Promotes National Oil products and other assets and works with the Marketing team to grow the Company brand
  • Supports and coordinates press conferences and briefings in conjunction with Public Relations agencies
  • Prepares, manages and monitors budgets associated with projects agreed upon
  • Liaises with the Deputy Managing Director and other stakeholders within the company to spearhead CSR programs for the Company
  • Generates ideas, develops concepts and writes copies to articulate the Company’s position and brand appropriateness for various audiences
  • Ensures compliance and adherence to company policies, procedures, systems and statutory requirements.
The Person
  • First degree in Communication, Public Relations, Marketing or equivalent
  • Five (5) to eight (8) years experience in a similar position in a Commercial business environment
  • Member of Public Relations Society of Kenya
  • Member Chartered Institute of Marketing Association (CIMA) or any other recognized professional body in Marketing.
  • Knowledge of the Petroleum Sector would be an added advantage.
  • Should have excellent communication, networking and negotiation skills
  • Be an energetic, self driven person of impeccable integrity and honesty
  • Should be result oriented, have excellent interpersonal relationship skills with good knowledge of the consumer market.
National Oil is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will offer a competitive package to the successful candidate. Applications clearly indicating position reference and current remuneration should be addressed to the

Human Resources Manager,
P.O Box 58567-00200 City Square

or via email:

so as to reach us by 5th January 2011.

Please include your daytime telephone number and names and contact addresses of 3 professional referees.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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