Public Relations / Communications Officer

Recruiter / Employer: Nuclear Power Agency
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Job Ref No. NuPEA /REC/1/10/2021

Reporting to the Regional Manager, the jobholder will be responsible for creating and raising public awareness on nuclear energy by way of demystifying myths associated with the applications of nuclear technology to build public confidence and earn its support for implementation of nuclear power in Kenya by:

  • Preparing and supervising the production of publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films and multimedia programmes to create awareness amongst stakeholders on nuclear energy development in Kenya;
  • Updating and moderating information and engaging with users on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook on nuclear technology;
  • Implementing community management programs;
  • Liaising with community stakeholders;
  • Analyzing community complaints and carrying out surveys;
  • Conducting community research findings on Nuclear perceptions;
  • Conducting stakeholder’s engagement surveys/ opinion polls on Kenya’s Nuclear Power Programme;
  • Implementing stakeholder engagement policies, plans and programmes for Kenya’s nuclear programme that include stakeholder identification, mapping and categorization;
  • Managing of Knowledge Sharing Centre’s (KSCs) to share the relevant information for the knowledge of the public to accept the local use of nuclear;
  • Coordinating of media events, press briefings conferences and follow on any media issues of interest to the organization at the Regional Office;
  • Implementing corporate communication and media strategies, plans and programs to support achievement of corporate objectives;
  • Producing in-house journals, newsletters, corporate and other related publications in promotion of Agency Brand at the Regional Office;
  • Implementing all stakeholder education outreach programs and activities by ensuring all Agency’s events are well organized, branded and ensure photo and video coverage and proper documentation of events at the Regional Office;
  • Implementing Agency’s CSR strategy, plans and programs; and
  • Translating technical nuclear information to messages that can be understood and actioned by ordinary citizens.
  • In the execution of this assignment, the Public Relations/ Communication Officer will be expected to ensure and uphold exemplary corporate Governance in line with the organization’s core values and promote a robust performance-driven culture.
  • Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Candidates must have the following qualifications: –
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing or relevant qualifications from a recognized institution in Kenya.
  • Relevant professional qualifications/ certification, PRSK/ MSK membership and be in good standing.
  • Related Job Experience

    Must have at least three (3) years relevant work experience.

    Knowledge Skills and Competencies

    The candidate must possess the following skills and competencies: –

  • Demonstrable knowledge of the Energy Sector in Kenya.
  • Meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills

    Method of Application

    Shortlisted candidates for the above positions shall be required to submit copies of the following valid clearances and certificates: –

  • Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct); and
  • Credit Reference Bureau;
  • Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their applications so as to reach the address shown below (clearly stating the reference in the letter and on the envelope) by close of business on Friday 22nd October, 2021 by 5.00 p.m. East African Time.

    Applicants to include CVs with details of day-time contacts, current and expected salary, names and contacts of three referees. Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates/ Testimonials, and copy of National ID/Passport.

    Applications can be sent through email, post or delivered to the following address: –

    The Manager, Human Resource and Administration

    Nuclear Power & Energy Agency,

    KAWI COMPLEX, 2nd Floor,
    Popo Road, South C, along Red Cross Road,
    P.O. Box 26374-00100

    Or emailed to: [email protected]

    Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documents/details as sought will not be considered.

    Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

    Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

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