Communications Officer Job Opportunities – Eskom

Job Title:        Communications
Officer
Organization: Eskom
Duty Station: Jinja,
Uganda
Reports to: Corporate
Affairs Manager
Reference Number: CNPRO/2018/10
About US:
Eskom Uganda Limited
is a subsidiary company of Eskom Enterprises based in South Africa. Our
business is operating and maintaining Nalubaale and Kiira hydroelectric Power
Stations. Their mission is to be the “Centre of Excellence in Power Concession
Management.”
Job Summary:    The
Communications Officer will support Eskom Uganda Limited (EUL) in achieving its
vision of providing reliable electricity through providing affordable and
reliable electricity solutions whilst enhancing value for stakeholders.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Strategy
Direction: Work closely with the Corporate Affairs Manager to Develop and
implement a public relations strategy for the business to meet business
objectives. internal and External Communication by drafting and sharing the
company's corporate messages while ensuring high quality of work and
consistent messages aligned to business objectives.
·        
Public
relations and stakeholder management by promoting and maintaining a positive
public company image as per organisations policies, including but not limited
to, awareness of company activities to maintain positive stakeholder relations.
·        
Tasked
with marketing the company by developing public information, organise events
and educational material tor EUL in line with the approved policies and
procedures.
·        
Corporate
Social investment: implementation of the company’s approved corporate
social investments strategy.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the Eskom Communications Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or Marketing.
International Relations or any other related field from a recognized
university.
·        
Professional
registration with a reputable Communication Body e.g. IPRA, CIPR will be an
added advantage.
·        
Three
years of practical and related work experience in communication and public
relations as an officer.
·        
Integrity
·        
Professionalism
·        
Results
driven
·        
Possess
basic understanding of Power plant Operations
·        
Knowledge
of Stake holders in Uganda energy sector
·        
Aligning
performance for success
·        
Customer
focus
·        
Team
player
·        
Taking
initiative
·        
Crisis
management
·        
Decision
making
·        
Risk
management and problem solving
·        
Excellent
verbal and written communication in English
·        
Public
speaking and presenting
·        
Events
management, planning and coordinating
·        
Building
a strategic network or relationship
·        
Stakeholder
management
·        
Good facilitation
skills
·        
Result-driven
·        
Decisive
·        
Customer
focused
·        
Strives
towards continuous improvement
·        
High
Business Acumen
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested are encouraged to send their application letters,
copies of academic certificates and updated CVs including three professional
referees electronically addressed to;
The Human Resources
Manager,
Eskom Uganda Limited
(EUL),
Nalubaale Power
Station,
P.O. Box 942, Jinja,
Uganda
E-mail to: recruitment@eskom.co.ug
Deadline: 8th November 2018
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