Job Description

Kenya Institute of Supplies Management is a national body for professionals in the practice of procurement and supplies management in Kenya. The Institute draws its mandate from the Supplies Practitioners Management Act No.17 of 2007. This Act provides the legal framework within which the Institute is established and operates as a corporate body promoting learning, development of best practices, and application of the same to the practice of procurement and supply chain management.

Ref. CPRO-001/2022

Job Summary:

The role entails responsibility for implementation of the Public Relations and communication strategy in pursuit of the achievement of the mandate and vision of the Institute tpromote high ideals of the corporate image and the KISM brand through service protocols tmembers of the public and other stakeholders


  • Communication and Public Relations
  • Facilitate the development of a comprehensive corporate communications and PR Strategy
  • Develop workplan for the implementation of the strategy
  • Monitor the implementation of the communications and PR strategy
  • Put together a content development plan
  • Provide advice on how tengage mainstream media houses and establish collaboration
  • Assist in the development of journalist / reporters’ database
  • Provide advice in conceptualizing media events and ensuring coverage of events by the media
  • Coordinate the Institute’s events, including press conferences and media briefings
  • Facilitate a media skills training for key organization staff
  • Provide input on revamping of the Institute’s website
  • Edit, update, and manage the institute’s website and social media platforms ensuring that the
  • content is factual, timely and a correct representation of the Institute.
  • Provide advice on improving branding including assistance in developing a branding and style guide for KISM
  • Develop content for print and electronic media tensure clear communication tstakeholders
  • Track, analyse and report on media mentions and maintain all records of media coverage
  • Provide requisite information tensure accurate and timely responses tmedia and other key stakeholders.
  • Ensure that the newsletter is produced on time and as per the Institute’s quality standards.
  • Plan and coordinate activities towards successful delivery of excellence awards and recognition programs
  • Provide feedback tenhance business processes and initiate process improvement tachieve operational excellence.
  • Develop individual work plans, monitor own performance, and seek requisite support tensure
  • delivery of agreed targets. Social Media:
  • Increase KISM’s presence in multiple social media channels ensuring that the presence is actively robust in engaging with the various relevant publics
  • Generate a detailed social media strategy based on various communication strategies and activities work plan within KISM
  • Develop a weekly social media engagement plan
  • Advice and assist in the creation of relevant media assets for social media engagement such as photos and caption, short videos, infographics etc.
  • Continuous monitoring of updating of social media accounts
  • Generating weekly and monthly reports on the accounts include number of persons reached,
  • impressions and levels of engagement on various social media accounts
  • Advising KISM on topical issues on social media requiring the Institute‘s attention



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Public Relations or any other related field
  • Professional Certification in Communication, Public Relations or a related field;
  • Member in good standing of a professional body, preferably PRSK, MSK.
  • Knowledge of relevant computer packages.


  • Six (6) Years of relevant working experience; 3 years of which should be in a supervisory role


  • Ability tdeliver results in a complex and dynamic environment.
  • Interpersonal Communication, Client Relationships, Writing, Public Speaking, Creativity,
  • Innovation, Excellent team player
  • Ability tidentify customer needs and deliver service excellence.
  • Demonstrate knowledge on relevant legislation and applicable professional standards.
  • High level of integrity and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability twork with minimum supervision and under strict timelines.
  • High level of attention tdetail.
  • Knowledge of relevant media software.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • In addition tthe professional qualifications, successful candidates will be required tmeet
  • the expectations of Chapter 6 on Leadership and Integrity and possess;
  • Valid certificate of Good conduct
  • Clearance certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Certificate of compliance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • A valid Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Tax Compliance clearance
  • A valid certificate of clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau
  • A relevant identification document
  • Valid Membership Certificate from relevant Professional body
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