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Nation Media Group Jobs in Kenya

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 to recruit experienced and self- motivated Sales Assistants in our Nation Newspapers Division.

The positions are available in Kisii, Narok, Kericho and Central Kenya region.

Job Ref: HR-SA-06-2014

The successful candidates will facilitate the sales and distribution of the magazines and other Nation Media Group products in the assigned territories.

Key Responsibilities

  • Growing the Group’s copy sales within location of work in order to increase revenue for the division and group;
  • Market Expansion;
  • Facilitation of market demands and enabling responsiveness;
  • Delivery of results as per targets and keeping pace in a highly competitive environment;
  • Trade relations with agents and distributors;
  • Business planning and reporting;
  • Maintaining of proper records;
  • Monitoring sales volumes and payments thereof.

Qualifications and Experience
  • At least a Diploma in Sales or Marketing;
  • At least 1 year experience in Merchandising;
  • Experience in sales will also be an added advantage;
  • Good understanding of the market and the potential for sales growth;
  • Learn and work independently with capability to withstand pressure;
  • Willingness to be a part of our corporate values and culture;
  • Proven computer skills.

This position offers an excellent career growth opportunity.

Applicants who are residents of the indicated regions are encouraged to apply.

If you meet the above criteria, apply online at http://careers.nationmedia.com on or before 4th July, 2014.

Group Head of Security.

Reporting to the CEO, the successful incumbent will oversee the country security needs and support the subsidiaries on their business security needs.

The candidate will therefore need to have a sound appreciation of the operational and regulatory complexities impacting the media, commercial and services industry from strategic and operational perspectives, as relates security matters.

S/He will also be responsible for:
  • Developing and implementing the Group’s security strategy
  • Ensuring safety of the Group’s resources and the adoption of effective protection and preventive measures
  • Designing an effective security structure to ensure effective services
  • Identifying the Group’s security risks and how to mitigate them
  • Investigating and analysing cases for ease of decision making
  • Identifying and appointing third party service providers to provide required services
  • Leading and managing staff within the department
  • Preparing the department’s budget and implementation plan

The successful candidate will be required to have a university degree from a recognised university, and extensive training in security and risk assessment.

S/he will need to have a minimum of ten years’ experience overseeing security services preferably in a fast moving consumer and high risk products’ environment.

The ideal candidate will be technology savvy and a good communicator with impressive interpersonal skills.

S/he will have good information contacts and networks, and good understanding of the prosecution process within the region.

An appreciation of business processes and controls in manufacturing environment will be an added advantage.

If yo u believe you fit the required profile, please send your applications in confidence at www.pwc.com/ke/en/executive-search by Wednesday 9 July 2014.

In addition, please attach your curriculum vitae with details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, expected remuneration as well as copies of professional / academic certificates.

Include your day and evening telephone numbers, email address and names and address of three references.


Only applications received online will be processed & only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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