Friday, November 26, 2010

Jobs at PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc: Communications Manager

Communications Manager

All Business Units - Lagos

The Role:   Communications Manager 

The successful candidate is required to:

  • Create, implement and oversee the company’s communications program.
  • Develop and maintain strong external and internal communications media.
  • To develop a national communications strategy.
  • To project the work of the PZ CUSSONS FOUNDATION and other sponsorship / donation activities.
  • To build the organization’s reputation.
  • Build and maintain relationships with journalists, research stories, identify media angles, organise press conferences and write press releases.
  • Champion cultural change moves within the organization.
  • Develop and execute in conjunction with commercial management, new ways of maximizing and enhancing strategy through non-paid media.
  • Effectively manage key communications channels including local publications, intranet/internet etc.
  • Implement corporate internal and external communication policies, strategy and guidance.
  • Oversee the production of speeches and position papers for senior management.
   The Person: The successful candidate must:   
  • Possess a B.Sc. in Mass Communications, MBA (Management).
  • Have a minimum of eight to ten (8–10) years work experience with not less than five (5) years at senior management level.
  • Be a Member of Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM-Chartered).
  • Be a Computer expert especially in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Have excellent Public Relations skills. 
  • Posses the ability to prioritise, work under pressure and deliver to agreed deadlines.
  • Be thorough, accurate, giving attention to detail in all aspects of work.
  • Be service driven and highly professional.  
  • Have an enthusiastic approach to change.
  • Show excellent interpersonal relations skills.
  • Have Excellent presentation and writing skills.
  • Possess skill in writing for a variety of audiences, writing and editing news and feature articles.
  • Be fluent in most Nigerian languages. 
  • Posses a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core valuesCOURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE, ONENESS.   
Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Closing date: 03 Dec 2010

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