Public Relations Officer

National Biosafety Authority (NBA)

National Biosafety Authority (NBA)

Public Relations Officer


• Supervises the collection of data for the formulation and review of policies;
• Implements programmes and activities of the Unit;
• Undertakes public education and sensitisation on the Authority’s programmes and activities;
• Provides inputs for the preparation of press releases;
• Undertakes specified assignments in relation to the organisation and celebration of national and international events;
• Monitors media coverage on issues affecting the Authority;
• Collates data for the development of communication products.
• Collates data for the update of the website;
• Maintains a database on the Authority’s stakeholders;
• Collates data for the preparation of the annual budget and work plan of the unit;
• Collates data for the preparation of the annual and other periodic reports of the Unit;
• Supervises and appraises the performance of immediate subordinate staff.

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Public Relations Officer Qualification Required & Experience

• A minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited tertiary institution in either Mass Communication, Communication Studies, International Relations, Social Science or other relevant fields.
• Membership of a relevant professional body would be an advantage.
• A minimum of one (1) year post-Bachelor’s relevant work experience in a reputable organisation.
• Must pass an interview conducted by the Authority in collaboration with the Public Services Commission.


• Knowledge and understanding of the Public Administration Systems.
• Knowledge in public relations.
• Knowledge of relevant IT applications.
• Media monitoring skills.
• Knowledge in media law and Regulations.
• Analytical skills.
• High integrity and ethical standards.
• Good team player.
• Negotiation, diplomacy and advocacy skills.
• Communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
• Problem solving skills.
• Administrative Procedures.
• Report Writing Skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidate should send their CVs to:

National Biosafety Authority (NBA)
Box WY 669,

Or email to: [email protected]


Hard copies of applications should be submitted at the NBA Secretariat located on the campus of graduate School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences, GAEC, near Kwabenya Police Station

GPS: GE-291-8394

Closing Date: 12 October, 2020

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