Senior Public Affairs And Corporate Communications Officer

Recruiter / Employer: Judicial Service Commission (JSC)
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Active

Requirements

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.
  • Work Experience

  • 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.
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