6 Apr 2022

HOD: Public Relations & Communications at Vodacom

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Job Description

Role purpose & Key Responsibilities

Role purpose
The HOD is responsible to manage the publication, PR and external engagement function of the company to ensure timely, effective, high quality, and professional output in order to support the business.
Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the company’s senior executive leadership team to devise a sound external engagement and communication plan for Vodacom Tanzania
  • Act as a watch dog for all issues that may rise amongst stakeholders that may have an impact on the business
  • Manage the company PR function within the company.
  • Oversee all external engagement activities of the company
  • Work closely with the Director: Corporate Affairs on high level strategic research and Presentations for the Vodacom Tanzania management team on general corporate affairs issues
  • Manage the companies’ protocols.

Professional Qualification, Core competencies, knowledge and experience

  • University Degree.  Preferably with a major in Mass Communication, Public Relations
  • Project management/planning skills
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in communications field.
  • Ability to manage and maintain key relationships with various internal stakeholders and external service providers
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Relevant experience in management of high level protocol.
  • Ability to lead and conduct primary and secondary research
  • Ability to design comms campaigns.


Competition law
Telecoms Economics
Broadcasting and content product design
External communications, engagement, and campaigns strategy
Telecoms product design
Financial and payment services
International Institutions/ Relations
External trends and insights
Internal communications, engagement, and campaigns strategy
Relationship and Stakeholder Management
People Development
Investor Relations
Communications, engagement, and campaigns strategy
Strategy Execution
Policy and Standards
Strategy and Vision
Market Analysis
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Method of Application

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Closing Date : 10th April, 2022.

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