All competent individuals interested in the position of government spokesperson are asked to submit their applications by the Public Service Commission (PSC).
PSC CEO Simon Rotich stated in an advertising on Tuesday that applications must be received no later than February 27 at 5:00 p.m.
The applications must be submitted online via the commission’s website, www.publicservice.go.ke, or the jobs portal, www.psckjobs.go.ke, he continued.
One must be a Kenyan citizen and have worked in the media or communication field for at least 15 years, three of which must have been spent in the grade of Director, Job Group “S,” or in a position equivalent to the roles.
A bachelor’s degree in social sciences, journalism, communication and media studies, public relations, or a related discipline is also required.
The ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken Kiswahili and English is essential.
Part of the statement said, “A candidate should show a thorough awareness of the national development goals, strategies, and objectives, particularly the Government’s demonstration agenda.
“They should be in good standing and a member of an appropriate professional organization. They should also be able to think strategically and act appropriately in changing situations.”
During interviews, Rotich said, shortlisted candidates will be expected to present original copies of their National ID cards, academic credentials, and transcripts.
Additionally, the original letter of appointment must be provided.