Job Opportunity at Vodacom, HOD: Public Relations & Communications
Role purpose & Key ResponsibilitiesRole purpose
The HOD is responsible to manage the publication, PR and external engagement function of the company to ensure timely, effective, high quality, and professional output in order to support the business.
Work with the company’s senior executive leadership team to devise a sound external engagement and communication plan for Vodacom Tanzania
Act as a watch dog for all issues that may rise amongst stakeholders that may have an impact on the business
Manage the company PR function within the company.
Oversee all external engagement activities of the company
Work closely with the Director: Corporate Affairs on high level strategic research and Presentations for the Vodacom Tanzania management team on general corporate affairs issues
Manage the companies’ protocols.
Professional Qualification, Core competencies, knowledge and experience
University Degree. Preferably with a major in Mass Communication, Public Relations
Project management/planning skills
Minimum 5 years’ experience in communications field.
Ability to manage and maintain key relationships with various internal stakeholders and external service providers
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Relevant experience in management of high level protocol.
Ability to lead and conduct primary and secondary research
Ability to design comms campaigns.
Broadcasting and content product design
External communications, engagement, and campaigns strategy
Telecoms product design
Financial and payment services
International Institutions/ Relations
External trends and insights
Internal communications, engagement, and campaigns strategy
Relationship and Stakeholder Management
Communications, engagement, and campaigns strategy
Policy and Standards
Strategy and Vision