ICT Manager, Research Manager, Radio Presenter, Radio News Reader & Reporter Jobs at Radio Africa Group

On Sunday, June 2nd, 2013
Career Opportunities in Media
Radío Africa Group is a fast growing and dynamic media company consisting of 6 radio stations, one TV station and one newspaper.
We are seeking well experienced, visionary leaders with a clear track record to spearhead strategy and efficient delivery as follows:

Group ICT Manager
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the incumbent will spearhead the Radio Africa ICT strategy formulation and ensure that the company leverages on ICT as a means to increasing operational efficiency and growing the business.

Key Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement an ICT strategy that supports the Company’s core goals and over all strategy.
  • Provisioning of Linux IT infrastructure services including software applications, networks, security and telecommunications
  • Development and implementation of new systems based on Ubuntu Desktops and Servers
  • Establish ICT systems and processes that ensure unique support for each company’s business and deliver optimal efficiency in the group of companies.
  • Maintain efficient infrastructure and services including software applications, networks, security and telecommunications
Qualifications
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or related field, an MBA would be an added advantage
  • Certification in CCNP, Linux (LP1 & LP2)
  • Proven experience of driving and defining Linux IT strategy
  • Proven experience of managing an ICT department
  • Experience in setting up an IT helpdesk, developing telephone systems and setting up an intranet.
  • Experience in Linux IT infrastructure planning and deployment
  • Experience with heterogeneous computing environments (md. Linux, Windows, and Mac)
  • Minimum of 4 years experience managing Ubuntu production environments and a minimum of 3 years experience managing Samba and LDAP, DNS servers (bind), Zimbra Collaboration Suite, Firewalls (IPTAbles + firewall appliance), SQL databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL), Web servers (Apache) and Asterisk PBC systems.
The Person
  • Experience leading a team in a busy Corporate
  • A meticulous individual with a keen eye for detail.
  • Results oriented and energetic team leader capable of motivating and growing a young team
  • Excellent problem solving skills and an ability to keep a cool head under pressure
Research Manager
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the incumbent will manage a vibrant and strategic Research and Development function which provides timely market intelligence to guide timely decision making by the group of companies.Key Responsibilities
  • Create objectives of the research, organise field interviews with respondents and oversee coding and data entry.
  • Analyse the data using various software and prepare reports, present findings and recommendations to the management
  • Manage the relationship with research service providers.
  • Ensure that all relevant reports are sent out on time and accurate.
Qualifications
  • Degree in business and/or statistics
  • Master’s degree majoring in Research is desireable
  • Diploma in market research, CIM is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a media monitoring company is a must
  • Working knowledge of SPSS, Epi data, Quanvert is critical.
The person
  • Advanced analytical and numerical skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • A highly driven individual used to working with deadlines.
Radio Presenter
Reporting to the Program Controller, the Radio Presenter will anchor a radio show and drive listenership
The person
  • At least one year’s experience on air as a radio show presenter in a top media house
  • Fresh talent (aged 18 years and above) encouraged to apply – send in a 30-minute mock demo of a radio show to [email protected]
Radio News Reader & Reporter
Reporting to the Deputy Head of Electronic News, the Radio News reader & Reporter will handle all
field assignments, write, edit and read the news on radio.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Gather, write, edit and read news hourly on any of our radio stations
  • Establish reliable news sources and contacts
  • Interview newsmakers
  • Attend functions and file stories on time.
Qualifications
  • Degree in journalism or a degree in a related field + Diploma in journalism
  • Minimum of one year experience as a news reporter
  • One year or more in a similar position in a top radio station
  • Ability to handle both English and Swahili radio news would be an added advantage
  • Sound understanding of broadcast regulations and libel awareness
The person
  • A meticulous individual with a keen eye for news
  • Interest in sports and politics is critical
  • Ability to translate English stories into nation ally accepted Kiswahili would be an added advantage.
  • Highly disciplined and dedicated worker
Radio Africa Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will offer a competitive package to the successful candidate. 
If you match the above qualifications and requirements you may apply on the link www.myjobsinkenya.com/radioafricagroup so as to reach us by 13th June 2013. 
Please include your daytime telephone number and names and contact telephone and email address of 3 professional referees. 
We regret that in light of anticipated numerous applications, only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Disclaimer: Radio Africa does not charge a recruitment fee or work with any persons or agencies which charge a recruitment fee.
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