For appointment to this position, the applicant must have: –
A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, Corporate Communication or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized university institution;
A Post-Graduate Diploma in any of the following: Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, Corporate Communication any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized university institution;
Membership to relevant professional body with Good Standing;
A Senior Management course or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
Proficiency in Computer Applications; and
Meets the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.
Minimum of Six (6) years relevant work Experience;
At least Three (3) years at Supervisory Management level.
Core Job Competencies
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Leadership & Good interpersonal skills;
Professional and Technical competence;
Confidentiality, High Integrity, attention to details and accuracy;
Analytical & Negotiation Skills; and
Organizational, planning skills and Results-oriented.
Duties and Responsibilities
Overseeing formulation, implementation and reviewing of the Commission’s Communication policies, strategies and guidelines;
Ensuring effective and efficient crisis communication management;
Championing public engagement for effective stakeholders’ relations;
Managing corporate information gateways for effective communication;
Overseeing the development and implementation of strategies to foster positive media relations;
Coordinating preparation of timely media supplements, appearances, documentaries, press releases and features;
Managing the Commission’s digital platforms;
Managing executive events with a view to securing institutional profiling moments;
Spearheading the development and implementation of initiatives to promote the Commission’s positive corporate image and foster relations with stakeholders;
Facilitating promotion of public awareness of the Commission’s programs and processes through development and dissemination of Information, Education and Communication materials
Overseeing the development and implementation of a robust internal communication strategies.