The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency invites applicants who are citizens of African Union Member States for the post of Head of Communications, Grow Africa
Under the supervision of the Executive Director, Grow Africa or his/her delegate, the Head of Communications will promote GrowAfrica’s reputation as a leading authority in making public-private sector work for agricultural transformation; communicate to stakeholders on the impact of Grow Africa’s activities in country; initiate and sustain communications campaigns – co-ordinated and executed with Grow Africa key partners - around core issues related to ensuring agricultural transformation and; create and disseminate knowledge and best practice around defined topics.
Required Skills and Competencies
Education and Experience:
Candidates must have a minimum qualification of a Master’s Degree in Communications and Journalism, with seven (7) years ‘experience in both private and public sectors in sub-Saharan Africa, preferably in the commodities sector. An advanced Executive Development Programme or related qualification will be an added advantage. At least three (3) years of such experience must include management level experience in leading and managing comparable public sector institutions or similar organizations nationally, regionally and / or internationally. Experience of both West and East Africa is desirable.
Application: To apply, please submit the following:
Applications must be received not later than Monday, 19 June 2017 and should be addressed to:
Head of Human Resources
NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
P O Box 218
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.