Details for Job Reference Number: V/No. 19/2021
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Job Reference NumberV/No. 19/2021
Number of Posts 1
Terms of Service Three (3) years Contract - Renewable subject to satisfactory performance; Gross Salary Scale Kshs. 169,800 – 227,600 p.m.
Work Station NAIROBI
Date registered07-Oct-2021
Opening Date of Advert11/08/2021
Closing Date of Advert11/12/2021

- For appointment to this position, the applicant must have: -
- i. A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, Corporate Communication or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized university
- ii. A Post-Graduate Diploma in any of the following: Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, Corporate Communication any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized university
- iii. Membership to relevant professional body with Good Standing;
- iv. A Senior Management course or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
- v. Proficiency in Computer Applications; and
- vi. Meets the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.
- Work Experience:
- i. Minimum of Six (6) years relevant work Experience;
- ii. At least Three (3) years at Supervisory Management level.
- Core Job Competencies:
- i. Excellent written and oral communication skills;
- ii. Leadership & Good interpersonal skills;
- iii. Professional and Technical competence;
- iv. Confidentiality, High Integrity, attention to details and accuracy;
- v. Analytical & Negotiation Skills; and
- vi. Organizational, planning skills and Results-oriented.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- i. Overseeing formulation, implementation and reviewing of the Commission’s Communication policies, strategies and guidelines;
- ii. Ensuring effective and efficient crisis communication management;
- iii. Championing public engagement for effective stakeholders’ relations;
- iv. Managing corporate information gateways for effective communication;
- v. Overseeing the development and implementation of strategies to foster
- positive media relations;
- vi. Coordinating preparation of timely media supplements, appearances, documentaries, press releases and features;
- vii. Managing the Commission’s digital platforms;
- viii. Managing executive events with a view to securing institutional profiling moments;
- ix. Spearheading the development and implementation of initiatives to promote the Commission’s positive corporate image and foster relations with stakeholders;
- x. Facilitating promotion of public awareness of the Commission’s programs and processes through development and dissemination of Information, Education and Communication materials; and
- xi. Overseeing the development and implementation of a robust internal communication strategies.
Important Information
- Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by: -
- 1. Filling an Online Application for Employment Form available at the JSC jobs portal:www.jsc.go.ke-index.php-careers
- 2. Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application-
- (a) A letter of application;
- (b) A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, to include background information such as past employment record (if any).
- (c) Names of three (3) referees; two (2) professional referee and one (1) character reference;
- (d) Certified copy of National Identity Card (I.D), Passport or any other relevant identifiable legal documents;
- (e) Certified copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and academic transcripts; and
- (f) Applicant’s recent colored passport size photographs (2 No.).
- NB: Those who applied earlier need not to re-apply.
- Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit valid clearance certificates from the following bodies during the interview: -
- • KenyaRevenueAuthority
- • HigherEducationLoansBoard
- • DirectorateofCriminalInvestigation • EthicsandAnti-CorruptionCommission
- • ArecognizedCreditReferenceBureau;and • Clearancefromrelevantprofessionalbody
- Applicants MUST take note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application and the same will be verified by relevant bodies.
- The application must reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 29TH OCTOBER, 2021 AT 5.00 P.M.
- Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
- The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.