Oil Industry Jobs – Communications Officer – SeaOwl Energy Services


Job Title:    Communications Officer

Organisation: SeaOwl
Energy Services

Duty Station:  Kampala,


About US:

SeaOwl manages the
complete recruitment cycle from sourcing, recruitment, mobilization and
personnel planning for energy customers. It is specialized in highly-skilled
profiles and the underlying activity of designees / staff mainly covers
drilling and off-shore oil rig management. It also provides scalable,
integrated operations & maintenance resources and services covering the
lifecycle of energy assets, as well as tele-operated surveillance and
maintenance services.


On behalf of our
Client in the Extractives sector, we are looking for a competent Communications
Officer to join our Team at our Clients office in Kampala in their Corporate
Affairs Department. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working professional able
to undertake a variety of assigned tasks and work diligently under pressure.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: Reporting to the External Communications
& Public Affairs Coordinator, the job holder will be responsible for the
following tasks;

with the communications team to plan and implement external communication
strategies for the Company, the integrated project and the Company brand in

the research and writing of communications content for publications, digital
and social media engagements in consultation with operational teams within the

regular updates of the Company media databases, assist with planning and
organizing of interviews, press conferences, corporate events and other
media-oriented activities

opportunities for maximizing brand visibility and positive coverage e.g.
through press trips, media interviews, events

and plan events including the development of agendas and speeches and
identification of required goods and services

in the development of the organization’s internal and external digital and
social media

and ensure streamlined execution of communications on all available platforms

conformity of Company branded publications, items, gifts, and others in line
with the group’s Brand charter.

daily coordination of activities between the department and other departments,
agencies/production houses and /related services providers to ensure timely
fulfilment of deliverables

the Corporate Affairs events calendar, meeting minutes including appropriate
recording and archiving of documents

monitoring of NGOs physical events and online activities to maintain knowledge
of key issues, influential personalities within the industry, communities and
special interest groups

in order
to help inform NGO communication strategies and address concerns regarding
company operations

Sponsorship requests and propose those that ensure mutually beneficial
partnerships for company consideration

in crisis communication and Issues management as stipulated in the crisis
communications strategy and procedure

out other general communications tasks that may arise in the Communications


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a University degree in journalism, communications or a
similar discipline.

years’ experience in similar work environments

writing and speaking skills. Fluency in English, French a plus.

communication and interpersonal skills.

to initiate research, innovate and keep updated on current communications
technologies, techniques and trends.

player, target oriented, flexible, self-driven and good cultural understanding
with ability to work under minimum supervision

computer skills, including proven ability to maintain/update websites, and a
demonstrated understanding of the internet, social media, multi-media tools and
desktop publishing; experience working with Adobe design tools is an added

motivated self-starter with the ability to meet tight deadlines.

ability to prioritize and think creatively as well as possess good
problem-solving skills.


How to Apply:

If you feel you meet
the criteria as outlined above and are ready to take on this challenge, please
send us your CV ONLY v
ia email: career.ea@seaowlgroup.com

Tel.: +256 (0) 706
444 500


Subject of your email should be the position you are applying for. Do not
hesitate to contact us, if you have any question or need any clarifications.


Deadline: 1st March 2021


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