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Nation Media Group Jobs in Kenya

The 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.

We are seeking for qualified and experienced Web Application Developer and Press Technicians who will add value to the operations of the Group.

Web Application Developer

Job Ref. –
 HR-WAD-01-12

The Role:

The Web Application Developer will report to the General Manager - Digital Division.

He/She will be charged with the responsibility of planning, implementing and deploying
web applications using the internal content management system.

Key result areas will include:

  • Working with the development team on planning, implementation and deployment of web applications using the internal content management system and third party API’s;
  • Configuring, maintaining and administering web applications, web and application servers databases and the physical servers hosting the applications;
  • Assisting the online technical manager in day to day job’s; and
  • Working with diverse teams so as to develop the Digital business.
Skills, knowledge and experience requirement:
  • Basic University Degree;
  • Proficiency in web development technologies and programming languages- Java, JSP, .NET and XML and XSLT;
  • Proficiency in database design and development- MSSQL 2005, MySQL and JDBC Drivers;
  • Proficiency in application and web server technologies including - Apache http server and Apache tomcat;
  • Ability to access the best technology to use in a project;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills; and
  • Experience in working with a CMS will be an added advantage.
Interested internal candidates who meet the above criteria may email their applications and detailed CVs online to: http://careers.nationmedia.com before January 26th 2012.

Press Technicians

Job Ref: 
HR-PT-01-12

We wish to recruit qualified and experienced Press Technicians who will add value to the operations of the Group.

Key Responsibilities
  • Operation of a web-offset newspaper printing press with its ancillary equipment.
  • Timely production of high quality company and third-party publications.
  • Routine preventive maintenance of the printing press and ancillary equipment.
  • Preparation of production reports.
  • Testing of production materials.
Knowledge, skills and attributes required
  • Minimum ‘O’ Level Education certificate with a minimum grade C in Math, English, Chemistry and Physics.
  • Diploma in Machine Printing.
  • At least two years working experience in a print production environment.
  • Computer Literacy.
  • Be a team player.
  • Self-Motivated and focused on target achievement.
  • Creativity and keenness on details.
  • Ability to work long hours with minimum supervision.
If you meet the above criteria, please send your application and a detailed CV online to http://careers.nationmedia.com before 3rd February, 2012.

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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