Director/Chief Executive Officer of, Kenya Institute of Mass Communication.
The Director has over 20 years work expirience in the public sector. Previously to this appointment,he was the Deputy Director Finance and Administration at the institute;
I warmly welcome you to the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC), the oldest and premier mass media training institution in Kenya and in East and Central Africa region.
KIMC offers training in mass communication; journalism and technical training in broadcast and telecommunications. The institute plays a key role in national and regional development through offering quality training in various mass media disciplines KIMC offers students the best training in various careers in the media. We impart both theoretical knowledge and practical skills. The high number of KIMC alumni in the media profession in the region is a testimony of our achievements. Many media organizations are manned by our former students. As the market needs change, we are not sitting back. We are always striving to improve our products and supply the market with the very best manpower.
For many years, the institute has been training at diploma and certificate level. However, in the year 2010 Institute started offering degree programs in collaboration with the University of Nairobi. On co-curricular activities KIMC has many activities which keep students busy when out of class. These activities range from sports, drama, HIV campaigns, and religious meetings among others. This is what we call holistic training.
To respond to demand for trained personnel in mass media market the institute has evening/part time programs to cater for those who could not be accommodated in the regular program. This has opened more opportunities for you, Kenyans, to train in the media. In addition to evening programs, the institute has developed tailor made courses to cater for special needs.
Mr. Brian Atenyo
has been appointed as the Administration Manager at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication. He joins KIMC with a wealth of experience in public administration having worked at Taita Taveta University in various positions such as the Head of Transport Department, Head of Planning and Development and as acting Registrar (Administration, Finance and Planning).
Before joining Taita Taveta University, Mr. Atenyo worked as Administrative Assistant at Maseno University for 3 years. He also worked as an Accounts Assistant at National Water Conservation and Pipeline Corporation.
Mr. Atenyo has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration specializing in Financial Management from Shivaji University, India and a Masters of Business Administration with specializations in Financial Management and International Business Management from Bharati Vidyapeeth University, India.In addition, Mr. Atenyo has a Post-Graduate Diploma in NGO management from Madurai Kamraj University.
He is expected to provide excellent leadership in the areas that fall in his docket.
The administration manager’s office develops and interpret policies that guide operations within the institute and also controls departmental budgets for planning and resource allocation purposes providing input in the process of budgeting through preparation of departmental budget.
The office also ensures up to date transport management system for improved service delivery and smooth operations at the institute,coordinate disaster management and emergency response activities and review and manage status of the institution buildings by carrying out inspections to ensure required standards for safety purposes are met.
Godfrey Kareithi is a holder of M.A in Mass communication (UON), PGD in Mass Communication (KIMC) and B.A (Hons) in Economics (UON).
The office of the registrar is one of the three Departments in the Academic Affairs Division headed by Deputy Director (Academic Affairs).
The Registrar (Academic affairs) is responsible of providing leadership, supervision and management of all administrative and operational functions of academic programmes, acting as a liaison office between the Institute and stakeholders. The focus is to ensure integrity, accuracy, and security of all academic data and records of current and former students.
The obligation is to meet the ever changing demands of all academic departments as well as linking training with the management of the institute.
The office spearheads and oversees leadership, supervision and management of all administrative and operational functions within the institution, acting as a liaison office between the Institute and stakeholders and ensuring integrity, accuracy, and security of all academic data and records of current and former students.
has been appointed as the Human Resources Manager at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication. Ms. Angwenyi has a Masters in Business Administration (Human Resource Option) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education both from Kenyatta University. In addition, she has Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management from the Institute of Human Resource Management and is registered member of the Institute of Human Resource Management.
Before her appointment, she was the Assistant Manager of Human Resource at the Postal Corporation of Kenya.
The office of the Human Resource management is responsible for formulating, reviewing and implementing human resource policies, strategies and procedures in the Institute. In addition, the office is tasked with the duty to analyze and utilize human resource in the Institute and advise on proper deployment of staff..
The office is also expected to make proposals on human resource planning and succession management, analyzing staff performance and career progression and making appropriate recommendations. Furthermore, the office coordinates training need assessment for the Institute staff, interprets and implements human resource management policies, rules and regulations including those relating to pensions, salary administration, labour laws and other statutes that impact on the human resource.
Jenispher has a background of 12 years in finance and accounting profession, 5 years of which has been in senior level Management in the public sector. She has previously worked for Kenya School of Government and Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute as the Head of Finance and the Senior Accountant respectively.
The finance manager’s office is mandated does finance reporting in relation to production of annual statutory accounts,monthly and quarterly management accounts.The office performs budgeting and cash flow forecasting while recommending and offering advise to ensure budgets and plans in the institute are achieved.
The office also processes fees charges, receipts revenues and debt management, payment and reconciliation of supplier accounts and performs risk management duties that adopt a solid based approach for long term sustainability
MKIM, MIHRM is the Dean of students at KIMC.He has vast experience as trained teacher, Lecturer and Human Resource Practitioner. Previously, he worked in Thika District Education Office and later moved to Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE) where he rose through the ranks to Senior Lecturer, Head of Department, and Deputy Registrar-Academics. He once worked as a Human Resource Officer.
Currently he is pursuing a PhD in Human Resource Management (JKUAT) and is a holder of Master of Science in HRM and Master of Education (The University of Manchester-England) among other qualifications.
Mr.Kithure has presented several papers in International Conferences, worked as a Research Supervisor and Co-authored modules used in Open & Distance Learning Training of teachers in Kenya.
His research interest include Performance Management, Strategic Human Resource Management, Change Management, Entrepreneurship, Education Leadership and Community Based Rehabilitation for Youth and Persons with Disabilities.
Besides, he was an External Examiner at the Kyambogo University (Uganda) in the Faculty of Special Education and Rehabilitation and an adjunct Lecturer in Management Studies in a number of Universities.
Mr.Kithure is also a fellow of the Hulme Hall Post Graduate Exhibition (England), the World Bank Institute (WBI), Full Member Kenya Institute of Management and Institute of Human Resource Management (K). He has also done the Strategic Leadership Development Program at the Kenya School of Government (2012).
The office of the Dean of Students is responsible for the handling welfare issues from entry to graduation. The office offers help to students in their bid to adjust to life in the Institute. The office offers the following services; Chaplaincy services, Counseling services,student Entertainment Services, Students Orientation programmes,Co curricular activities and supervision and facilitation of student organization TBO (Trainee Board Organization) and other students interest groups
The office guides students when they have you have a problem and don't know how to proceed; when they are not sure of your rights in particular situations and when they need information about institute rules and regulations. The office also coordinates all the co-curricular activities.
Ms. Jane Nyawira Kariuki
has been appointed as Chief Internal Auditor at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication.She is an accomplished Certified Public Accountant having been an Internal Auditor at Mustard Water Company, a Lecturer in the School of Business at PAC University, and the Operations Officer at the then Barclays Bank of Kenya.
Ms. Kariuki has a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Nairobi (UoN) and a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce (Accounting option), from the same University. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Finance at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).
Ms. Kariuki is expected to enhance accountability and steer the institution’s governance processes to the next level.
The Internal audit department is one of the most critical departments in the institute charged with overseeing the overall supervision and operations of the unit; ensuing compliance with established internal control procedures by examining records, accounts, reports, practices and documentation.The conducts regular risk assessment of departments and functional areas, maintain internal control systems by updating audit programs and procedures; Prepare special audit and control reports by analyzing management functions.
The office also develops annual audit Plans,monitor progress of actions by management to correct identified deficiencies and preparing documents for use in the Audit and Compliance Committee.
The department facilitates risk management exercises and ensures implementation of risk management frame work; Interpretation of Institute’s policies for sound audit planning; Coordinating responses to management letters from the external auditors in liaison with the Manager, Internal Audit; Supervises, guides, trains and develops staff in the Unit
is is the Corporation Secretary at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication.
An advocate of the High Court of Kenya, Brenda has a Master of Laws (LLM) in International Commercial Law from the University of Kent-Canterbury, England and Bachelor of Laws Degree from Moi University.
She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law (Nairobi) and is a Certified Secretary (CS). Brenda has a certificate in Senior Management and Strategic Leadership Development Programme from the Kenya School of Government.
Before joining KIMC, she served as a state Counsel in the office of the Attorney General, Advocates Complaints Commission Department. She is a member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK), East Africa Law Society (EALS) and the Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya (ICS).
The Corporation Secretary's office ensures that the highest standards of administrative processes and corporate governance are promoted and maintained to enable the Institute operate effectively and efficiently, and in accordance with statutory and legal provisions. The office is responsible for all company secretarial functions, duties and responsibilities including organizing and preparing agenda for, and taking minutes of Council meetings, monitoring changes in the legislative and regulatory environment and advising the Council, Director and Management on day-to-day legal issues.
is the Head of ICT department in the Institute, managing the automation, infrastructure and overall ICT services to the students and teaching community. He holds a Master of Science degree in Information Technology, Strathmore University, Post Graduate Diploma in ICT leadership and Knowledge Society, Dublin City University and Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, JKUAT. Mr.Omondi is a member of ISACA -global association for development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for information systems and IT governance.
Mr.Omondi has a wealth of experience in ICT in education having worked previously at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development and a member of the National Steering committee for E-learning standards in Kenya.
Prior to his appointment as the Head of ICT at the Institute, Mr.Omondi was the Chief ICT Officer/deputy head of the ICT department at the Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology-Kenya
Information Communication Technology function is cross-cutting and therefore seeks to facilitate the students and teaching communities at the institute to effectively, efficiently access and exploit available ICT services and resources in teaching, research, consultancy and Administration.
The services provided by this office include: hardware support, software support, network infrastructure support, automation of core services, internet support, website support,email-support,ICT support for media training,ICT end user training,ICT Policy & strategy development and implementation.
Mr. George Miriti M’imirongo
who joined Kenya Institute of Mass Communication in January, 2021 is the Chief Supply Chain Management Officer. Mr.Miriti is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) and the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM).He has a Master of Public Sector Program Management degree from the Africa University in Zimbabwe and a Bachelors degree in Commerce (Business Administration option) from the University of Nairobi (UoN).
He joins KIMC with a wealth of experience in Supply Chain Management having served in different capacities in the Public Sector.He will be expected to enhance transparency and steer the institution’s financial management processes and reporting to high heights.
The Supply Chain Management office has several responsibilities. It acts as the tender secretariat that handles all procurement and disposal matters at the institute. The office facilitate the process of procuring of goods and services for the institute.
The office maintains and update annually standing lists of registered tenderers required by the procuring entity, prepares publish and distribute procurement and disposal opportunities including invitations to tender, pre-qualification documents and invitations for expressions of interest
The office also co-ordinates the receiving and opening of tender documents, co-ordinates the evaluation of tenders, quotations and proposals, Implements the decisions of the procurement, tender and disposal committees, including co-ordinating all activities of these committees, monitor contract management by user departments to ensure implementation of contracts in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contracts, co-ordinate internal monitoring and evaluation of the supply chain function.