Senior Public Affairs And Corporate Communications Officer at Judiciary of Kenya

Job Description

The Judiciary is one of the three State organs established under Chapter 10, Article 159 of the Constitution of Kenya. It establishes the Judiciary as an independent custodian of justice in Kenya. Its primary role is to exercise judicial authority given to it, by the people of Kenya. The institution is mandated to deliver justice in line with the Constitution and other laws. It is expected to resolve disputes in a just manner with a view to protecting the rights and liberties of all, thereby facilitating the attainment of the ideal rule of law. The Judiciary and its related institutions (Judicial Service Commission (JSC), Kenya Law; previously National Council for Law Reporting (NCLR), Tribunals and the Judiciary Training Institute (JTI) perform the following functions; 1. Administration of justice 2. Formulation and implementation of judicial policies 3. Compilation and dissemination of case law and other legal information for the effective administration of justice


For appointment to this position, the applicant must have: –

  1. 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 institution;
  2. 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 institution;
  3.  Membership to relevant professional body with Good Standing;
  4. A Senior Management course or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  5. Proficiency in Computer Applications; and
  6. Meets the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Work Experience

  1. Minimum of Six (6) years relevant work Experience;
  2. At least Three (3) years at Supervisory Management level.

Core Job Competencies

  1. Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  2. Leadership & Good interpersonal skills;
  3. Professional and Technical competence;
  4. Confidentiality, High Integrity, attention to details and accuracy;
  5. Analytical & Negotiation Skills; and
  6. Organizational, planning skills and Results-oriented.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Overseeing formulation, implementation and reviewing of the Commission’s Communication policies, strategies and guidelines;
  2. Ensuring effective and efficient crisis communication management;
  3. Championing public engagement for effective stakeholders’ relations;
  4. Managing corporate information gateways for effective communication;
  5. Overseeing the development and implementation of strategies to foster positive media relations;
  6. Coordinating preparation of timely media supplements, appearances, documentaries, press releases and features;
  7. Managing the Commission’s digital platforms;
  8. Managing executive events with a view to securing institutional profiling moments;
  9. Spearheading the development and implementation of initiatives to promote the Commission’s positive corporate image and foster relations with stakeholders;
  10. Facilitating promotion of public awareness of the Commission’s programs and processes through development and dissemination of Information, Education and Communication materials
  11. Overseeing the development and implementation of a robust internal communication strategies.

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Closing Date : 29 October. 2021

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