21 Nov 2016

Media Channel Director Jobs Kenya 2016

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Media Channel Director Jobs Kenya

We are currently recruiting in Kenya for our client a leading Media Company

The company seeks to appoint a dynamic and innovative individual who has extensive broadcasting experience to assume the position of Channel Director

Media Channel Director Job Responsibilities

External factors which will influence the work environment:

  • Competitive Global business environment
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector
  • Pay television environment – Internationally, Continentally and locally
  • Digital media content environment
  • Multi-cultural, multi-regional environment
  • Regulated environment
  • Local / international business opportunities
  • Fast changing environment
  • Corporate governance ethos
  • East and Southern African film and television industries


  • Develop and implement channel strategies to the copmany
  • Develop and drive a local content strategy
  • Managing the licensing and commissioning of content, and ensuring company policies and corporate governance guidelines re content acquisitions are applied
  • Contracting and contract management
  • Budgeting and budget control
  • Managing channel branding, marketing, publicity and social media activities
  • Drive commercial sales and revenue growth per channel per region
  • Oversee channel operations
  • Manage stakeholder relationships for collaborative achievement of objectives
  • Lead and effectively manage a multicultural team in a matrix environment and across geographical locations

Competencies and Qualifications for the Media Channel Director Job

Functional Knowledge

  • Extensive knowledge and experience of television programming
  • Excellent knowledge of local Pay TV industries & Pay TV operations in the regions
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the local TV industries
  • Strong financial background and financial management experience
  • General management experience
  • Project, product, services & market feasibility analysis skills
  • Economic and Market research experience
  • Strategic planning and consulting experience
  • Minimum Academic Qualification: Post- graduate degree in a related field

Behavioral Competencies

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Creative and entrepreneurial outlook
  • Excellent networking and relationship building abilities
  • Strategic and analytical thinking
  • Sound judgment
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Responsibility, integrity, accountability


How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to [email protected] before 30th November 2016 If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your profile will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions. Indicate your current salary and notice period. NOTE: HRBP doesn’t charge for cv placement or any other monies during any stage of the recruitment process.

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