Communications Manager at Engie Africa

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 21485
  • Career Level Mid-Level
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree (BSC)

Job Description

ENGIE is a leading global energy company that builds its businesses around a model based on responsible growth to take on energy transition challenges. We provide individuals, cities and businesses innovative solutions based on our expertise in 4 key sectors: independent power production, natural gas, renewable energy and energy efficiency services to a low-carbon economy: access to sustainable energy, climate-change mitigation and adaptation and the rational use of resources.Job Purpose/Mission  

The Communications Manager is a key part of the Strategic Marketing department and responsible for the development and execution of strategic and tactical communications for the ENGIE Energy Access business across Africa. This role will combine both internal and external communication responsibilities, while contributing to the development and execution of the ENGIE Energy Access communications strategy that will position ENGIE Energy Access as the market leader within the industry, support growth within new and existing markets, and maintain and grow the ENGIE Energy Access culture through exceptional internal and external communications.

Responsibilities 

Internal Communications

Manage the ENGIE Energy Access internal communication channels (newsletters, intranet, etc.), safeguarding the consistency of messages
Develop monthly newsletter in collaboration with country teams and other departments
Manage internal comms campaigns and support internal stakeholders’ comms needs

External Communications

Write and design materials and contribute to the development of the ENGIE Energy Access website, create content for and manage the social media channels, write and design an external newsletter, support the preparation of press materials (press releases, Q&As, blog articles etc.) and follow up on PR opportunities for the ENGIE Energy Access organization

Events management

Support the organization, coordination, and follow-up of internal and external communication events such as townhalls, webinars, exhibitions, conferences, press trips, delegations, etc.)

Country Support

Play a key role in supporting the communications network across the ENGIE Energy Access countries
Organize knowledge sharing and capacity building sessions for country teams to improve their communications effectiveness

Others

Edit and manage the suite of ENGIE Energy Access media assets, including photographs, raw video footage and other relevant documents
Support with the development of visual assets such as graphics, GIFs and videos

At EEA, we have high expectations for our managers. Each manager plays a key role in creating an exceptional experience not only for our customers but for every person on our team. Our managers help EEA realize our ambitious goals while developing their own leadership skills and facilitating growth for their direct reports.  

We believe that great managers: 

Deliver ambitious results: As a high-performing and accountable leader, you create an enabling environment for effective action and bold decision which contribute to successful delivery of results. 
Act with integrity: As an ethical leader you are honest, respectful, objective, and transparent. You create and build upon a foundation of trust and openness. 
Inspire and mentor the team: As an inspirational leader you walk the talk. You empower and coach your team with trust and humility. 
Are accessible: as an accessible leader, you develop and maintain deep connections with stakeholders through approachability and active listening. 
Ensure diversity and inclusion: as an inclusive leader, you ensure diversity and foster a sense of belonging. 

Knowledge and skills  

Experience :

Minimum 5 years of experience in Communications/Marketing in large companies or equivalent experience in journalism or the media
Ability to collaborate well with a multicultural and geographically dispersed network
Excellent verbal, written, and digital communications skills
Self-starter and ability to work independently
Open, flexible and pragmatic mindset, passionate about energy and innovation
Familiarity and experience managing social media channels
Excellent project management skills paired with great attention to detail

Qualifications :

Degree in Communications / Marketing / Journalism or Public Relations

 Language(s): 

English
French is a plus

 Technology :

Knowledge of the latest communications related software, applications

Nice to have:

Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects
Experience in creating SEO for websites
Experience in digital marketing with special bias social media & community management 

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