Manager Communications Career Opportunity – Stanbic Bank

Job Title:       Manager Communications
Organisation: Stanbic Bank
Job ID: 14045
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Stanbic Bank
Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in
turn owned by Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading
banking and financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading
banking group focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking
group ranked by assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest
bank in Uganda by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of
banking services through two business units; Personal and Business Banking
(PBB), and Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB).
Job Summary:  The Manager Communications will drive the
delivery of Stanbic Bank’s internal communication strategy. The incumbent will enable
the departments of the organization to deliver key communication to staff, customers
and other stakeholders in a planned way. The job incumbent will also be
expected to take lead responsibility for the planning and implementation of range
of events and conferences.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1.
Communications:
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Responsible for all communication initiatives for
Stanbic Bank Uganda Ltd (internally and externally)
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The incumbent will formulate and implement
communication, engagement and key Stakeholder management strategies and plans
for the bank and business units with clearly measurable and identifiable goals.
·        
The incumbent will support the bank’s internal
communication agenda, maximize internal publicity and staff engagement through
internal communications channels and tools.
·        
Manage all internal communication channels so that
they are aligned with the Business strategy and governance.
·        
Actively monitor content and style of internal
communication
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Plan and implement countrywide internal programmes /
campaigns by developing internal communication strategy.
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Develop and maintain effective mutually beneficial
relationship with Group internal Communication teams.
2.
Media Relationship:
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In charge of managing media relationships
·        
Develop media contacts to ensure accurate and fair
reporting of bank activities
·        
Spokesman for the bank in respect with Media
response and clarification and also briefing other media spokesperson.
·        
Proactively manage strategic media relations
including research , media training writing media releases, media events
·        
Formulate and Implement Country media relationship
strategy
3.
Crisis Management:
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Prepare a Crisis management guideline document
including BCM and proposal for all projects that bank undertakes
·        
Prepare corporate responses to incidents that could
become a crisis
·        
In charge of the management of potential or actual
crisis arising from stakeholders, shareholders or other publics.
4.
Public Relations:
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Establish and manage sponsorships programs that  contribute toward building the brand and
deliver on business objectives
·        
Manage customer information databases used for or
collated during  events for purposes of
stakeholder relations management and public relations
·        
Support implementation of corporate social
investment programs
·        
Responsible for the submission of awarded entries
into key publications
5.
Events Management and Support:
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Conceptualize and support all the various internal
and external events that the bank may host and sponsor
·        
Work in liaison with the various event management
companies that may be contracted for events in the bank
6.
Other Responsibilities:
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Assign, supervise and review activities of
Communication Consultants
·        
Manage Communication department budget
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The ideal candidate for the Stanbic Bank Manager
Communications job opportunity should hold a bachelor’s degree preferably in
Communications and/or Public Relations and/or Marketing.
·        
Professional qualification in communications will be
an added advantage
·        
At least five to ten years’ experience in a public
relations, communications role and /or media/business to business marketing
role.
·        
Detailed knowledge and understanding of the
financial services industry
·        
Experience in working in multi-national
organizations.
·        
Project management experience
·        
Considerable business acumen and financial
management exposure
·        
Excellent customer delivery orientation
·        
Dexterity in managing teams and working with
multiple stakeholders
How to Apply:
All candidates
who wish to join the one of Africa’s biggest Banking Groups, Standard Bank in
the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link
below.
Deadline: 25th November, 2015

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