Communications Coordinator Nigeria

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

SAFETY

Ensure a safe working environment in compliance with APMM Safety Regulations and Standards

LEADERSHIP

Self and time management

FUNCTIONAL EXCELLENCE

Achieve Operational Targets and Objectives

DUTIES:

SAFETY:

  • Ensure that recognized safe working practices are utilized for all terminal operations and maintain effective implementation of safety policies and procedures.
  • Provide first line of response for any accident / incident investigation, emergency situations and damage assessments.
  • Assisting the safety and security team as required to maintain the best control at the terminal

FUNCTIONAL EXCELLENCE

  • Operational Execution:
  • Manages the internal communications process
  • Editing and writing of all organisational materials and content
  • Assists the external Public relations on all external communications especially to the stakeholders
  • Responsible for managing internal communications channels, including writing/editing the staff e-newsletter
  • Responsible for the Town hall meeting content, presentations and follow ups
  • Monitors all APMT branded communications in Prints, electronic and social media
  • Proactively seek opportunities to advise employees and management on communications issues
  • Advise and support developing internal communications programmes, ensuring consistency with the global internal communications strategy.
  • Advise senior management on sensitive and complex internal communications challenges, including crisis communications issues
  • Represent internal communications on projects as required to ensure that project managers take note of internal communication needs
  • Develop internal communications plans for a range of projects, initiatives and campaigns, and implement them.

WORK/BUSINESS CONTACTS AND AUTHORITY:

(IPE Factor: Communication/Frame)

  • Internal – All Employees
  • External – PR Agency,All Stakeholders

LEVEL ON INNOVATION REQUIRED

(IPE Factor: Innovation / Complexity)

  • Update or modify working methods in own role based on defined procedures
  • Identify problems and recommend improvements to working procedures

CRITICAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

(IPE Factor: Knowledge)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mass communication, English, Public administration or related field from an accredited university.
  • At least two to four years of experience in a similar role
  • Professional Certification from Nigerian Institute of Public Relations is desirable
  • A masters degree (MBA  preferred) would be an advantage

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of developing and implementing internal communications strategies and measuring their effectiveness
  • Knowledge and Experience of advising senior managers on complex internal communications challenges, including crisis communications
  • Experience of successfully managing complex projects, involving multiple stakeholders, from start to finish
  • Basic Knowledge of brand communication
  • Experience of successfully influencing staff at all levels within an organisation
  • Experience of writing for a variety of audiences
  • Involvement in managing an intranet ,editors/contributors

Ability:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a group
  • Ability to set priorities and multi task
  • Ability to network, interact and influence key decision makers within and outside circle of influence
  • Well developed English oral, written communications and report writing skills.
  • Requires capability to anticipate problems by recognising the key issues in problems and creating contingency plans and alternative solutions.

LEARNING & CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • In this position, the incumbent will have an opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge in the following areas;
  • Exposure to internal communication in a multinational and multicultural environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Internal communication, PR  


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