Standard Group Head of Technical Job in Kenya

Our Client, The Standard Group PLC, is looking for a Head of Technical responsible for coordinating complex and multi functions of all Technical sub-sections as well as being the main link office to the various departments within the Group.

The role reports to the Chief Technical Officer.

Job Purpose & Key Responsibilities

  • Providing effective departmental leadership and overseeing daily departmental operations and performance accountabilities.
  • Drive the departmental staff performance objectives to ensure achievement of all technical deliverables.
  • Ensuring uninterrupted broadcast network service for both TV and Radio.
  • Keep abreast of and advise senior management on the latest broadcast technologies and solutions and advise on the best and most cost-effective technology & equipment for efficient operation of technical functions of the Group.
  • Planning and managing allocated funds in a cost-effective manner.
  • Represent the Technical Department in projects recommended by the CTO.
  • Liaise with various government and regulatory institutions and ensure compliance.
  • Manage the facilities and office spaces occupied by the Group by ensuring facilities are maintained and kept in good condition.


  • Degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Communications Engineering / Media Technology / ICT / Broadcast Technology or a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • 10 years’ relevant experience, with 3 years at supervisory level in Broadcast Media or Signal Distribution / Wireless or GSM Networks.
  • Relevant professional certification where applicable.
  • Member of a relevant professional body where applicable.
  • Strategic planning and goal setting to deliver the organization goals
  • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to delegate responsibilities effectively
  • Must understand function/discipline planning requirements.
  • Contributes to policy making decisions influencing the whole organization.
  • Exceptional communication and reporting skills

Application Process

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Application deadline: Friday 4th June 2021

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