6 Jun 2017

Chief Corporate Communications Officer Job at Kenya Pipeline

The Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Limited is a State Corporation established under the Companies Act (CAP 486) of the Laws of Kenya to provide efficient, reliable, safe and cost effective means of
transporting quality Oil and Gas from source to the customer.

Pursuant to this objective, the Company is seeking to recruit highly motivated visionary, dynamic and results oriented candidate to fill the post of Chief Corporate Communications Officer, Job Ref. No. KPC/ADVT/18/2017 on three (3) year contract terms (renewable subject to good performance).


  • Responsible for the enhancing the company’s corporate identity/image through communication and promotion of goodwill and mutual understanding between the company and its various publics. Supervise the day to day activities of the Department.
  • Tap existing relationships and seek to build and manage strategic media contacts for visibility of the KPC brand.
  • Conduct proactive media relations to continually seek creative methods to give KPC visibility.
  • Write press materials, articles and other communications documents.
  • Contribute to smart utilization of social media platforms.
  • Stay abreast of trends and contribute to internal communications initiatives.
  • Responsible for KPC Website, Intranet, Communication video, documentaries supplements, media monitoring and research, exhibition and trade fairs.
  • Host targeted press dinners/ lunches for journalists.
  • In charge of internal communications.
  • Coordinate and ensure successful implementation and Company’s participation in corporate exhibitions and initiate procurement of requisite items.
  • Coordinate institutional hospitality to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Initiate ideas in drawing PR policy documents such as Corporate Social Responsibility
  • (CSR) and Communication.


  • A Degree in Social Science or Communication
  • A postgraduate diploma in mass communication
  • Minimum of eight (8) years relevant experience.
  • Membership to a relevant professional body.

Key competencies

  • Strong communication, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Good Public Relations (PR), persuasion and negotiation skills in influencing company publics.
  • A strong team player.
  • Proficiency in Desktop Publishing, Microsoft Office suite, e-mail and Internet.
  • Proficiency in video shooting and editing of company functions activities and others of relevance to company publics.
  • Ability to articulate the company’s vision, mission and policies to elicit the desired change among its publics.
  • Ability to research and evaluate results of a Public Relations (PR) campaign/programme.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet in-house and mainstream media editorial deadlines including PR schedules.

How To Apply
The appointment will be for a contractual period of three (3) years renewable subject to satisfactory performance and delivery of set performance targets and outcomes.

NB: Candidates interested in this position are expected to fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya. Specifically, they must obtain and submit with their application copies of the following certificates;

  1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal investigations
  2. Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. Clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)
  5. Clearance from Credit reference bureau

Suitably qualified candidates should apply in confidence to the address below enclosing CVs with full details of education background, professional qualifications, and attach copies of certificates and relevant testimonials.

Applications may be deposited at our Head Office, Kenpipe Plaza, Ground Floor in the

APPLICATION BOX or posted to:
Kenya Pipeline Company Limited
P.O. Box 73442, 00200

All applications should be received not later than Monday, 12th June 2017.

Kenya Pipeline Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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