Government Jobs in Kenya – Kirinyaga

Protocol Officer
GROUP ‘K’
JOB REF: KCPSB/PO/K/07/23/10/17

Duties

The Protocol Officer will be responsible for the following: –
·         Organizing and coordinating official events;
·         Preparing guest lists and seating arrangements;
·         Coordinating arrangements for press coverage of official functions;
·         Facilitating linkages with other institutions and organizations;
·         Ensuring efficient and effective communication with stakeholders and visitors to the Office of the
·         Governor and/or County Government;
·         Facilitating appointments;
·         Ensuring proper etiquette for official engagements; and
·         Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Director, Governance, Liaison and Communication.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen.
·         Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
·         Possession of a Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the constitution.
·         Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles of public service as outlined in articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya.
·         Be computer literate.

Graphic Designer
JOB GROUP ‘K’
JOB REF: KCPSB/GD/K/05/23/10/17

Duties

The Graphic Designer will be responsible for the following:
·         Originating and ideating design for visual assets and illustrations according to various written briefs;
·         Design creative graphics for social media, posters, flyers, website and other publicity and marketing materials;
·         Prepare visual presentations by designing art and copy layouts;
·         Support and lead the design process of reports, presentations and publications for printing, electronic dissemination and live delivery;
·         Design templates for new publications and products;
·         Maintain infographics templates (in Adobe and other graphics software);
·         Create as well as improve and edit artworks, photos, charts and other graphic elements;
·         Assist in establishing and maintaining a photo archive and streamline the use and availability of photos;
·         Develop presentations, web interface and interactive products and layout and design presentations;
·         Deliver creative graphic and technical solutions for use for new media; and
·         Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Director.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen.
·         Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree from a University recognized in Kenya and a post-graduate qualification in Graphic Design.
·         Possession of a Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
·         Be proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, Corel Draw and/or other common design and layout applications.
·         Good knowledge and understanding of web development.
·         Animation designing will be an added advantage.
·         Evidence of rich and diverse design portfolio.
·         Be creative, flexible and capable of working with minimum supervision.
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the constitution.
·         Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles of public service as outlined in articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya.
·         Be computer literate.


Photographer
JOB GROUP ‘J’
JOB REF: KCPSB/PG/K/08/23/10/17

Duties

·         The Photographer/Videographer will be responsible for the following:
·         Scheduling and setting up photo shoots;
·         Capturing photos during government functions;
·         Editing photos into usable clips and multimedia products for web and social media platforms;
·         Maintaining the equipment (cameras and lighting system);
·         Compiling and maintaining a photo album and archive and image processing;
·         Seeking out appropriate and captivating photographic subjects and opportunities;
·         Planning, directing, organizing and shooting of videos of government events, projects and achievements;
Video editing;
·         Filming, importing footage, logging, editing and building DVDs;
·         Uploading videos and adding subtitles to videos on the government website and social media platforms; and
·         Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Director.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen.
·         Be a holder of at least a Diploma in Photography, Film/Video Production (Camera option), Journalism or Mass Communication from a recognized institution in Kenya.
·         Evidence of portfolio showing diverse topics photographed.
·         Strong experience of a wide range of location photography.
·         Experience of all major photo editing software packages.
·         Be proficient in video camera operation.
·         Have experience in video making and editing and use of video editing software such as Final Cut, Avid and others.
·         Familiarity with web video editing and publishing tools.Familiarity with web video editing and publishing tools.
·         Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict timelines.
·         Be organized and detail oriented.
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and integrity.
·         Be computer literate.


Videographer
JOB GROUP ‘J’
JOB REF: KCPSB/VG/K/09/23/10/17

Duties

The Photographer/Videographer will be responsible for the following:
·         Scheduling and setting up photo shoots;
·         Capturing photos during government functions;
·         Editing photos into usable clips and multimedia products for web and social media platforms;
·         Maintaining the equipment (cameras and lighting system);
·         Compiling and maintaining a photo album and archive and image processing;
·         Seeking out appropriate and captivating photographic subjects and opportunities;
·         Planning, directing, organizing and shooting of videos of government events, projects and
achievements;
·         Video editing;
·         Filming, importing footage, logging, editing and building DVDs;
·         Uploading videos and adding subtitles to videos on the government website and social media
platforms; and
·         Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Director.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen.
·         Be a holder of at least a Diploma in Photography, Film/Video Production (Camera option), Journalism or Mass Communication from a recognized institution in Kenya.
·         Evidence of portfolio showing diverse topics photographed.
·         Strong experience of a wide range of location photography.
·         Experience of all major photo editing software packages.
·         Be proficient in video camera operation.
·         Have experience in video making and editing and use of video editing software such as Final Cut,
Avid and others.
·         Familiarity with web video editing and publishing tools.Familiarity with web video editing and
publishing tools.
·         Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict timelines.
·         Be organized and detail oriented.
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and
integrity.
·         Be computer literate.

Branding Officer
JOB GROUP ‘K’
JOB REF: KCPSB/BO/K/06/23/10/17

Duties

The Branding Officer/Graphic Designer will be responsible for the following:
·         Plan, develop and direct marketing efforts for the County brand;
·         Identify and prioritize the County’s marketing and branding needs;
·         Coordinate various marketing initiatives for the County in partnership with the national government, the private sector and key stakeholders in the areas of investment, tourism, culture, national heritage, sports and commerce;
·         Develop and implement a County brand strategy;
·         Ensure the County brand guidelines are upheld in all government departments and agencies;
·         Production of advertisements and other promotional programmes to improve County brand identity and visibility;
·         Supervise brand content development;
·         Manage access to County brand assets;
·         Implement County brand standards and usage guidelines;
Work closely with government departments and agencies on issues related to branding especially for County events;
·         Write reports, specifications and creative briefs;
·         Exercise oversight for internal brand communication;
·         Create and sustain a strong County brand; and
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen.
·         Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree from a University recognized in Kenya and a post-graduate qualification in any of the following: Marketing, Public Relations and Communication.
·         Possession of a Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
·         Ability to design, plan, organize and manage events.
·         Demonstrate ability to work with advertising agencies on brand creation and management.
·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the constitution.
·         Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles of public service as outlined in articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya.
·         Be computer literate.
How to Apply
Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed
·         Curriculum Vitae,
·         Academic and Professional certificates,
·         Testimonials,
·         National Identity Card or Passport and
·         Any other supporting documents.
Clearly indicate the position applied for, both on the cover letter and the envelope. Applications should be addressed to:
The Secretary
County Public Service Board
P O Box 260 – 10304
KUTUS
Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the County Headquarters 4TH floor, KUTUS (Office
of County Public Service Board between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on weekdays).
Applicants should seek clearance and attach copies or evidence thereof of the updated documents below.
Kenya Revenue Authority
·         Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission
·         Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
·         Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
·         Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Applications should reach the County Public Service Board (CPSB) on or before the Friday, 3rd November 2017
Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their applications.
NOTE
Women and persons living with disabilities who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply.
Youth with reasonable experience will be considered.
The Salary and benefits attached to this post may be subject to review as would be advised by Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit our website: www.kirinyaga.go.ke/resource-centre/job-opportunities for more details
The Kirinyaga County Government is an equal opportunity employer.

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