Sunday, February 3, 2019

Public Relations and Legal Manager Job Dar es salaam at Empower Group Limited

Public Relations and Legal Manager

Type: Full Time
Deadline: 11th February, 2019   
Category: Legal Admin
Location: Dar-es-Salaam
Other Categories: Management , Corporate Affairs
Job Level: Manager

Roles and Responsibilities
Public Relations:

  • Supports the Business, in managing the organization’s relationship with all stakeholders including Government entities, Ministries, Relevant Authorities, and other influencers and opinion formers in the country. Oversees wider stakeholder engagement, including managing the top list of key stakeholders
  • Providing advice and support to the General Manager, Management, the Board of Directors and colleagues across the company in engaging stakeholders and in managing these relationships
  • Nurture a strong industry network, increase awareness and develop an enviable corporate image by developing and executing effective communication and media relations programs
  • Develop a PR/Legal communications plan including strategy, goals, budget and tactics
  • Develop media relations strategy, seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast and online media
  • Coordinate all public relations activities for the organization in Tanzania

Government Relations :

  • Supporting colleagues across the organization by coordinating the company’s relationships with Government authorities including: EWURA, PBPA, TCAA, TAA, and relevant key ministries
  • Coordinating engagement and providing support to manage the company’s input to the Government advising senior colleagues on strategy and messaging for the Group, and ensuring that Government authorities are kept abreast of key issues relating to the company
  • This position plays an important role in ensuring strong relationships with key stakeholders and the appropriate alignment of our work with the Tanzania government


  • Delivering timely and high quality legal advice to the business all in a practical and commercially focused way in relation to all relevant matters that reduce risk, resolve issues and maximize the opportunity for the business to deliver on its goals
  • Leading business affairs deal making and contractual negotiation in relation to the full breadth and depth of the business
  • Ensuring the provision of excellent drafting, negotiating and management of contracts with customers and suppliers in a timely and effective way to deliver the best outcome
  • Providing all business and legal affairs support required delivering first hand, first class business and legal affairs support on matters of key strategic, financial and reputational importance to the business

Educational Qualifications

  • A recognized degree in Law is desired with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in both legal and corporate environment in a leadership role managing or supervising personnel.
  • Knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework
  • Must be a registered Advocate in Tanzania

Experience Requirements

  • 5+ years’ experience in Corporate Affairs/Legal/Public Relations
  • Strong background in communications and corporate responsibility
  • Understanding of oil businessand regulatory processes
  • Managerial experience in corporate environment


  • Outstanding written communication skills including the ability to draft briefings and correspondence at the most senior level
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to present clearly at a senior level
  • Ability to understand, analyse and develop recommendations in complex areas
  • Excellent understanding of the work of relevant government departments
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Power Point and Excel.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and aviation operating procedures and standards
  • Project management to manage and execute projects on time and within budget
  • Successful track record in achieving tasks and managing people


  • Proven working experience in public relations required 
  • Proven track record designing and executing successful public relations campaigns at both a local and national level 
  • Strong relationships with both local and national business and industry media 
  • Exposure to communications, CR and brand in previous jobs is desirable 
  • Work experience with a multinational company is desirable


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