19 Apr 2014

Community Campaign Officer Kenya Job in Nairobi

Tullow Oil is Africa’s leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company and is a constituent of the London FTSE100. The Group has interests in over 100 exploration and production licences across 25 countries focusing on four core regions: Africa, Europe, South Asia and South America.

Working for Tullow Oil in Kenya, you will be given the freedom and responsibility to make a difference. We provide the opportunities to build a solid future within our rapidly expanding portfolio and provide competitive rewards as part of our people strategy.

Our high level of employee engagement is also one of our key success factors that we want to continue building on.

Tullow Oil is seeking a talented, self motivated, proactive and skilled individual of high
personal integrity to fill the following position:

Job Title: Community Campaign Officer, Nairobi 
Reports to: Senior Communications Officer

The oil and gas sector is new to Kenya and while local communities are regularly engaged on key issues and operational updates, there is a substantial requirement from broader community regarding awareness of issues associated with the oil and gas sector and Tullow’s operations.

The Community Campaign Officer is responsible for the development and implementation of strategic community awareness and information campaigns and monitoring the delivery of the programmes to ensure effectiveness.

The role will work closely with the social performance team and field staff to develop concept notes and translate these into quality communication / awareness campaigns.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with key internal stakeholders.
  • Provide technical guidance / counsel to the business on the delivery of public education and awareness campaigns.
  • Design, development and manage the implementation of the awareness programmes and campaigns in close cooperation with the Field Social Performance function.
  • Source and secure appropriate implementing partners as appropriate while managing contractual obligations and ensure technical inputs on the campaign strategy and outputs.
  • Supervise campaign implementation, ensuring deliverables are met and adherence to financial accountabilities.
  • Work closely with the Communications team to develop appropriate messages.
  • Provide input and oversee the development of all communications materials in alignment with Tullow Oil Group requirements.
  • Develop a monitoring and evaluation framework and integrate lessons throughout development and implementation to ensure ongoing effectiveness.
  • Lead, manage, train and mentor community campaign teams while fostering a highly professional environment that exemplifies respect, diversity, and transparency.

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication / Social sciences.
  • At least 3 years experience in developing public awareness and information campaigns.
  • Experience working on large public information / awareness campaigns is essential.
  • Demonstrated experience in proposal development and report writing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proficiency in English and Swahili is essential.
  • Excellent event management skills.
  • Financial management skills, particularly in budgeting, forecasting and planning.
  • Ability to design monitoring and evaluation frameworks.

How to apply: 
Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Friday 25th April 2014

Adept Systems
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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