Head Corporate Communications

Lusaka, Zambia, Full Time

A bank is looking for a suitably qualified, vibrant and self-motivated individual to fill the position below:
Position Title: Head Corporate Communications
Department: Corporate Communication
Location: Head Office
Reporting to: Country Managing Director
Functions and Responsibilities

Develop clear communications strategies and programs supportive of overall visibility and perception aspirations of the business
Define and executive media strategy including media relations structures and initiatives
Determine appropriate media and channels for corporate communications
Negotiate favorable terms for Access Bank media mention and commercial arrangements
Articulate and implement clear public relations and publicity strategies and programs to reinforce the corporate image management
Define communication and response for crisis and issue management
Manage and account for publicity and public relations budget
Perform other duties as assigned by the Head, Group Corporate Communication

Skill and competencies

Banking Operations (Domestic & International Operations)
Financial/Banking Industry Knowledge
Policy Development/Implementation
Leadership / Supervisory
Team building / conflict management
Organization & coordination Strategic Focus
Integrity and Discretion
Initiative/ Proactive
Analytical skills / Problem solving
Resilience, Tenacity and Integrity
Interpersonal skills
Communication (oral & written)

Qualifications and Experience

A first degree in Social Sciences/Humanities or equivalent and membership of a recognized public relations institute
A higher degree will be an advantage.
Minimum of 6years cognate experience in banking, 3 years of which should be in a public relations functions

Please clearly indicate the job title in the subject of your email and use your full name and the job you are applying for as the filename of your application.  Applications should consist of your cover letter and CV only, in a single document. Hand delivered or posted applications will not be accepted. The closing date for accepting applications is 1st August, 2022. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
All applications should be e-mailed to: [email protected]