CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS MANAGER
Company: Nestlé CWAR
Position Type: Full-time
Minimum Educational Qualification: Bachelors degree
Minimum Relevant Work Experience: 10-15 years relevant experience
Nestlé is the worlds largest food and beverage company. Since 1957, Nestlé has been delighting consumers with high quality nutritious food products in Central and West Africa. Every day, we touch millions of lives across our business, from the farmer who produces the grains to the family who enjoy the nutritious food in their home. We do this by Creating Shared Value for the society and for the business. In 2018, Nestlé delivered 73 billion servings of food and beverages fortified with essential micronutrients.
We are currently looking for a Regional Corporate Communication and Public Affairs Manager who will enhance and strengthen Nestlés corporate reputation with external and internal stakeholders by creating a communication environment that fosters positive attitude, openness, engagement, exceptional performance and builds recognition of Nestlé.
A day in the life of…
As a Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Manager, you will;
In alignment with Nestlé’s Purpose and values, contribute to the implementation of the CWAR Corporate Communication Strategy;
Steer the Corporate Communication and Public Affairs Strategy by overseeing the elaboration and execution of the annual internal and external communication plans;
Drive impactful external communication: ensure a wide, positive & regular coverage of Nestlé’s activities in the media;
Advise and collaborate with internal & external stakeholders on how to bring Nestlés Purpose to life and Creating Shared Value;
Widen and strengthen relationships with key opinion leaders, stakeholders and the media to improve reputation;
Identify and mitigate issues & crisis which may impact the company; and
Drive the implementation of Nestlés flagship programmes and partnerships.
What will make you successful
Proven track record in impactful stakeholder engagement in the areas of health and nutrition, rural development or environment (+5 years in the function and at least 10 years of total professional experience
Succinct, capacity to amalgamate complex information and translate it into easy to understand communication to a wider audience.
Experience of media relations management, issue and crisis management needed.
Capacity to identify opportunities, propose solutions to address them and efficiently manage projects and people as well as deliver high-quality results within tight deadlines.
Experience in leading change management AND bringing to life Brands with Purpose
Working knowledge of French is required; knowledge of Portuguese is an asset.
HOW DO I APPLY?
Apply by clicking on the apply button, follow the steps and attach a copy of your CV. The closing date for application is November 29th, 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted or given feedback.
To apply for this job please visit jobdetails.nestle.com.