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General Manager

Location: Harare
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Job Summary

The General Manager is the head of a newly licensed television station, NRTV. He will have the responsibility for managing the station according to Board policies and within national laws. This entails leadership responsibility for developing and nurturing a strong staff to oversee the station operations, production, engineering, fund-raising, promotion, administrative and other vital functions of the station. This position reports directly to the Board of Directors and is a member of the station's executive committee. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement short, medium and long term strategic plans for the station.
  • Ensure statutory and regulatory broadcasting compliance.
  • Hire, develop, direct and motivate Department Heads and the professional staff.
  • Drive a team which will develop a station of choice.
  • Create a high profile image of the station.
  • Assure the planning for the purchase, replacement and maintenance of station equipment and buildings.
  • Any other duties as directed by the Board. 

Qualifications And Experience 

  • A post graduate degree in management, communications, broadcasting or related field.
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies is an added advantage. 

Core Competencies

  • Experience in developing, planning and implementing successful strategies in broadcasting.
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate governance and performance management principles in mass communication.
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
  • Analytical mind-set and problem-solving orientation in the media environment.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills. 

How To Apply

Interested persons who meet the above criteria should apply (together with copies of certificates and detailed Curriculum Vitae) to the Human Resources Director by not later than 05 August 2022 using the following email address:  

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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