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Sunday, September 9, 2012

KIPI Corporate Affairs Officer Job in Kenya

The Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Industrialization established under the Industrial Property Act 2001 to administer and promote industrial property rights (IPRs) in Kenya. 
Its main functions include registration of patents, trademarks, industrial designs, utility models and technovations; promotion of innovative and inventive activities; dissemination of IP information to the public, screening of technology transfer agreements and licenses and offering of training in IPR.
 
The Institute wishes to recruit staff to fill the following post:
Corporate Affairs Officer I 


Grade KP5 

Ref No.4

1 Position
 

Qualifications / Requirements
  • At least second-class Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences, Public Relations or their accepted equivalent from a recognized university.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in PR or Marketing from a recognized university.
  • Relevant experience of at least three (3) years.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparation of press releases, media liaisons, conferences, and press briefs on the Institute’s programmes and activities.
  • Implementation of the Institute’s corporate and public relations initiatives.
  • Creating awareness to the public on the role and functions of Kenya Industrial Property Institute.
  • Implementing corporate social responsibility initiatives.
  • Receipt of complaints from stakeholders.
  • Provision of feedback to stakeholders, and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Note: Canvassing, lobbying or reasonable suspicion for canvassing or lobbying for any position shall lead to automatic disqualification.
 
Interested applicants should send their applications with a detailed Curriculum Vita highlighting academic qualifications and relevant experience and attach copies of relevant academic/professional certificates and testimonials. 
Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) is an equal opportunity employer.
 
Applications should be marked REF. No…… and submitted to the address below by 28th September 2012.
 
The Managing Director
Kenya Industrial Property Institute
P. O. Box 51648 – 00200
Nairobi