Government Of Kenya Advertises Spokesperson Job (Ksh. 900K): How to Apply


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Government Of Kenya Advertises Spokesperson Job (Ksh. 900K): How to Apply,

Government Of Kenya Advertises Spokesperson Job (Ksh. 900K): How to Apply

Government Of Kenya Advertises Spokesperson Job (Ksh. 900K): How to Apply,

Government Of Kenya Advertises Spokesperson Job (Ksh. 900K): How to Apply

ADVERTISEMENT -VACANT POSITION IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE-MINISTRY OF INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY STATE DEPARTMENT FOR BROADCASTING AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the position shown below:

GOVERNMENT SPOKESPERSON

V/NO. 13/2023

Basic SalaryScale: Ksh. 292, 765 –576,120 p.m. CSG 3/JobGroup ‘U’

House Allowance: Ksh. 100,000 p.m
Entertainment Allowance: Ksh.100,000
Extraneous Allowance: Ksh.100,000
Domestic Servants Allowance: Ksh.100,000
Leave Allowance: As existing in the Civil Service
Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
Medical Cover: As provided by the government
Terms of Service: Permanent or Local Agreement

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINMENT
For appointment as Government Spokesperson, a candidateshould:
(i) be a Citizen of Kenya;
(ii) have served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years as a media or communication practitioner, three (3) of which should be in the grade of Director, CSG 5/Job Group ‘S’ and above or in comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector.
(iii) have a Bachelors degree in any of the following fields: Public Relations, Journalism, Communications and Media Studies, Social Sciences or equivalent qualifications from a university recognised in Kenya.

(iv) possess excellent verbal and written communication skills;
(v) demonstrate an indepthunderstanding of the National development goals, policies and objectives, including the Government’s transformation agenda;
(vi) be fluent in both spoken and written English and Kiswahili;
(vii) be a member of a relevant professional body and in good standing(where applicable).
(viii) meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity;and
(ix)demonstrate ability to think strategically and respond effectively to changing circumstances.

Note:

Possession of a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Information Sciences, Public Relations, Journalism, Media Studies, Social Sciences or equivalent
qualifications from a university recognised in Kenya will be considered as an added advantage.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Government Spokesperson is responsible to the PrincipalSecretary for communicating government policies, programmes, and initiatives to the public through media channels. The role requires the individual to at all times represent the Government in a positive and professional manner to the media and the public. The main duties of the Spokesperson include:
(i) propagatingGovernment policies and initiatives by providing timely and accurate dissemination of information;
(ii) creating synergy, partnerships and collaborations with creators and consumers of government information including the media fraternity;
(iii) publicizingGovernment programmes and projects through media and
community engagement;
(iv) responding to inquiries from journalists and media outlets about Government actions and decisions;
(v) drafting and distributing official statements, press releases, and other communications materials;
(vi) representing the Government at press conferences, media interviews, and other public events;
(vii) monitoring news coverage and tracking public perceptions of Government policies and initiatives;

(viii) collaborating with other Government agencies and departments to coordinate messaging and ensure consistent communication; and
(ix) advising Government officials and decision-makers on public relations and media
strategies.

HOW TO APPLY

MODE OF APPLICATION
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke

Please Note:
(i) Applicants should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution -Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities.
THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originalsof their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
(vi) It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
(vii) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointmentto their current substantive post during the interview.

Applications should reach the Commissionon or before 27th February, 2023 (Latest 5.00 pm (East African Time).

Commission Website: www.publicservice.go.ke

Jobs Portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke

APPLY


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