Head Corporate Communications

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed


A bank is looking for a suitably qualified, vibrant and self-motivated individual to fill the position below:

Position Title: Head Corporate Communications

Department: Corporate Communication

Location: Head Office

Reporting to: Country Managing Director

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Develop clear communications strategies and programs supportive of overall visibility and perception aspirations of the business
  • Define and executive media strategy including media relations structures and initiatives
  • Determine appropriate media and channels for corporate communications
  • Negotiate favorable terms for Access Bank media mention and commercial arrangements
  • Articulate and implement clear public relations and publicity strategies and programs to reinforce the corporate image management
  • Define communication and response for crisis and issue management
  • Manage and account for publicity and public relations budget
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head, Group Corporate Communication

Skill and competencies

  • Banking Operations (Domestic & International Operations)
  • Financial/Banking Industry Knowledge
  • Communications
  • Branding
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Policy Development/Implementation
  • Leadership / Supervisory
  • Team building / conflict management
  • Organization & coordination Strategic Focus
  • Integrity and Discretion
  • Initiative/ Proactive
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Analytical skills / Problem solving
  • Resilience, Tenacity and Integrity
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication (oral & written)

Qualifications and Experience

  • A first degree in Social Sciences/Humanities or equivalent and membership of a recognized public relations institute
  • A higher degree will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 6years cognate experience in banking, 3 years of which should be in a public relations functions

Please clearly indicate the job title in the subject of your email and use your full name and the job you are applying for as the filename of your application.  Applications should consist of your cover letter and CV only, in a single document. Hand delivered or posted applications will not be accepted. The closing date for accepting applications is 1st August, 2022. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

All applications should be e-mailed to: [email protected]

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