Media Technical Manager Jobs career in Kenya 2013

Job Title: Technical Manager
Department: Technical Services
Reporting To: Managing Director

Key Objective of the Job

We are a leading Media Group with a united, passionate, creative and skilled workforce. We are seeking to recruit an experienced and dynamic candidate to fill the exciting role of Technical Manager.
Reporting to the Managing Director, the position requires the candidate to have overall oversight of the technical department which is responsible for enabling quality transmission of the Group’s Radio and TV products.
Job Summary
  • Overall coordination of all Technical services of Television, Radio, Broadcast IT services required by all the Group’s brands.
  • Management, planning and support of the studio work flows and ensuring high quality of content and infrastructure for delivery.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose technical problems and advise on required solutions.
  • Oversee and project management of technical ventures undertaken by the Group.
  • Motivating and inspiring the technical team to ensure 247 delivery on all brands across different platforms.
  • Liaison with CCK and ensuring all set Standard and systems are compliant to the set statutory and regulatory standards.
  • Keep abreast with the changing technology and advice as appropriate on required technological advancements.
  • Prepare annual budget for the business line
  • Manage expenses within the approved budget
Qualifications, experience and skills
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics & Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications engineering, HND in Electronics, or any other related qualifications. A masters degree would be an added advantage.
  • A seasoned team leader, with demonstrated experience in mentoring, directing and leading a young team
  • At least five (5) years experience in a busy automated media environment.
  • Knowledgeable in applying best practice for broadcast techniques in radio, television and digital media.
  • Having demonstrated a high standard of professional competence and excellent people management skills.
  • Must be highly organized, self-motivated individual who can interface with a diverse group of people and situations, while ensuring excellence.
  • Ability to identify and modify system processes to ensure efficiency in delivery of services.
  • Ability to interact with employees & establish credibility across all levels in the business
This position offers an excellent career growth opportunity and a competitive remuneration package.
Applications stating current salary and expected salary as well as an updated CV with names, telephone and email contacts of 3 referees should be sent to so as to be received on or before 24th May 2013.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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