Job Vacancy For Communications Expert At Ministry of Food and Agriculture

As part of programmmes put in place to strengthen some Divisions in the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), the Ministry now seeks to recruit the under-listed staff.

Job Function:

Deliver a first class service for all internal and external communications designed to present and maintain a positive public image of the Ministry

The successful candidate will be required, among others, to:

•  Plan and write high quality corporate annual Report and ensure design and production appeal
•  Serve as Editor of the Employee Newsletter
•  Write, design, update and produce forward looking Business Reports (Corporate brochures, magazines, feature articles etc)
•  Plan and organize Trade Fairs and exhibitions notionally and internationally
•  Plan and organize corporate events - anniversaries, open day ceremonies, etc
•  Provide protocol, travel services, photographic, video coverage and documentaries and guided tours for corporate facilities
•  Provide leadership for Areas in Community Relations
•  Provide relevant, promotional information content for the corporate website, with regular updates
•  Provide suggestions to management for actions to address issues identified
•  Strong stakeholder relations

Qualification Required & Experience

The right candidate must process the following:-

•  A Bachelor's Degree in English, Humanities or Social Sciences
•  A Master's Degree in Communication Studies/Post Graduate Diploma or related field of study
•  A minimum of 10 years experience in professional public relations practice
•  Must have practical and expert understanding of relevant regulatory, business, political and cultural environment
•  Ability to identify issues, assess risks and controls
•  Must have superior communication, leadership, organizational, interpersonal, written, verbal, analytical, negotiation and networking skills, with a strong ability to write, edit and to undertake research
•  Be able to respond or work under pressure to fulfill statutory obligations and deadlines

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants may obtain further information at the address below from 0900 to 1700 hours, Monday through Friday (except public holidays). Qualified and Interested applicants should send application letters with copies of curriculum vitae, certificates and other relevant documentation to:

The Director
Finance and Administration Directorate
Ministry of Food and Agriculture
P. O. Box M37

Tel: 0302-687201

Applicants are to include direct contacts (telephone, fax numbers and email address) in their applications in order to facilitate early and easy contact.

Closing Date: 31st July, 2012