Public Relations Officer

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In order to achieve its mandate Eastern Water and Sanitation Company is seeking to recruit a self-motivated, experience suitably qualified individual for the position of Commercial Manager to be based at head office in Chipata. Eastern Water and Sanitation Company Limited was incorporated as a private company limited by shares, under the Companies Act (Cap 388 of the Laws of Zambia) on 12th May 2008. The Company’s mission is to effectively provide safe, adequate and affordable water supply and sanitation services with maximum efficiency to the existing and potential clients in the urban and peri-urban areas of Eastern Province. In order to achieve its mandate Eastern Water and Sanitation Company is advertising for the position of Public Relations Officer to be based at head office.

Public Relations Officer: Reports to the Managing Director.

The position requires a dynamic, self-motivated person with proven Public Relations experience and the ability to work with minimum supervision.

Key responsibilities

  • Strategic planning and budgeting
  • Formulation of Public Relations policies and procedures,
  • Ensuring attainment of customer satisfaction.
  • Performance management -supervises, appraises, coaches, trains, disciplines and motivates subordinates in order to achieve departmental objectives thereby contribute to achievement of company objectives and overall ewsc mandate
  • Design and implement the public relations policies and procedure
  • Management of customer relationship activities
  • Efficiently producing and effectively disseminating approved publicity materials, developing good relationship with customers, stakeholders and the media.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Degree Public Relations, Mass Communication or Journalism
  • Diploma in Public Administration will an added advantage
  • Computer literate – fully conversant with Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet
  • Three years working experience in a similar position
  • Excellent communication skills, proactive and innovative with pleasant personality, able to plan and organize events, good communication skills, humble, polite nature and assertive attitude

Method of Application

Only those candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their typewritten application letters, CVs with traceable referees and day-time telephone numbers. Applications can also be submitted by email.

Eastern Water and Sanitation Company Limited upholds the principle of equal employment opportunities.

Only Shortlisted Candidates Will Be Contacted.

Application deadline
18 May 16:00
Hand deliver applications to
The Human Resources and Administration Manager Eastern Water and Sanitation Company Limited PO Box 510464, Parerenyatwa Road CHIPATA