Compliance Officer (2 Posts)

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Job Description/Requirements

Job Title: Compliance Officer (2 Posts) –REF: KFCB/3/2021
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable
Grade: KFCB 6
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Job Purpose: Responsible for assisting in implementing the film and broadcast content regulation policies, guidelines, projects and strategic objectives aimed at child protection from potentially harmful broadcast content and promotion
of national values.

Responsibilities
a) Enforcing broadcasters’ compliance to Cap 222, KICA and other relevant laws aimed at child protection from potentially harmful broadcast content and promotion of national values;
b) Monitoring TV channels, radio stations and online video/film streaming services/platforms twenty-four hour a week (24/7) for compliance to Cap 222 and KICA provisions on broadcasters’ responsibilities versus child protection from
potentially harmful broadcast content;
c) Compiling weekly media monitoring reports and submit upwards for legal and other relevant action to be taken;
d) Drafting correspondence for compliance enforcement actions;
e) Retrieving and viewing suspect broadcast/media content as and when required for advisory and legal purposes;
f) Maintaining a database of suspect content captured from the broadcast stations as evidence for use in pursuing the violators;
g) Maintaining the broadcasters’ compliance data;
h) Compiling the performance reports;
i) Assisting the Senior in running the section;
j) Being in charge of the Unit and making daily operational decisions for the Unit;
k) Allocating the broadcast stations and online platforms to be monitored by the assistants;
l) Compiling customer feedback reports in regard to broadcast/media content;
m) Responding to queries from various stakeholders in broadcast/media content related issues and offer creative solutions;
n) Carrying out activities that enable the department pursue collaborations with MDAC (Ministries, Departments, Counties and Agencies within or outside government) aimed at child protection from potentially harmful broadcast content and promotion of national values;
o) Carrying out activities that enable the department create awareness on clean media content and online safety among the viewers/listeners;
p) Carrying out activities that enable the department sensitize broadcast and digital media on the Board’s mandate and their responsibility to media content consumers in regard to content;
q) Assisting in handling clients’ complaints in regard to broadcast/media content and keep a record of the action taken.

Specifications/Requirements for Appointment;
a) Bachelor’s degree in Information Studies/Science, Journalism, Public Relations, Mass Communication, Broadcast Production (Film/TV/Radio), Sociology, Psychology, Counselling, Criminology, Law, Religion and Education or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution
b) Proficiency in Computer applications

Detailed Job Descriptions, areas of specialization and additional requirements are posted in our website www.kfcb.go.ke .

Candidates who meet the requirements are required to send their applications quoting the job reference number accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of Academic and Professional certificates, National Identity Card to: [email protected]

Applications to be received by Close of Business 3rd August, 2021

Please note:
• Applicants should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement
• Only shortlisted and successful applicants will be contacted
• Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcript during the interviews.

Successful candidates will be required to provide the following;
1. Clearance Certificate from EACC
2. Tax Compliance Certificate
3. CRB
4. HELB
5. Certificate of good conduct

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