Internal Communications Supervisor at Sahara Group Limited

 Employment Nigeria 27-Feb-2019 ₦Not Available LAGOS , IKOYI , Others  

Sahara Group nutures businesses in the energy sector. These companies operate essentially within the energy industry and its associated sub-sectors. The Group consists of individuals, who are determined to make a positive impact on the business environment.

We are recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Internal Communications Supervisor

 Ikoyi, Lagos 
Job Type: Full Time

Purpose Statement

  • Coordinate and ensure seamless (Deliberate, Innovative, Disruptive, Emphatic and Measurable) vertical and horizontal flow of information within the Group to reinforce Sahara Culture/Ethos, Overall Brand Strategy, and understanding of vision/mission, enhance performance, and inspire a disposition of unity, albeit with optimized individuality that promotes diversity and excellence.

Key Deliverables:

  • Develop an understanding and awareness of the internal communication needs within the Group to understand changes and potential implications for Internal Communications resulting in the timely co-ordination of employee communication through a range of channels to ensure ease of access, clarity, consistency and effectiveness.
  • Provide lead role in developing and implementing internal communications plans for all Group wide projects/initiatives
  • Develop and create awareness for the internal communications policies and protocols (a 'How to…' manual).
  • Work with HR, Strategy and other allied units/departments to source, adopt and implement strategies on periodic basis to ensure vibrancy and creativity in staff engagements
  • Develop plans to sustain awareness and passion for the Group's vision, mission and brand pillars through engagement activations that help staff to live the brand
  • Manage award process for the relevant staff engagement/Brand culture activities, monitor implementation, measure success and collate feedback to ensure improvement.
  • Channel enquiries and complaints on the Group from all touch points to the relevant stakeholders and ensure 360o closure
  • Delivering regular communication for all staff through appropriate channels
  • Intranet-Liaising with IT team to leverage the intranet as an effective internal communications tool and to ensure it meets the needs of its audience.
  • Briefing materials- Manage and take responsibility for all messages to internal parties ensuring consistency, accuracy and avoid message conflicts
  • Announcements; coordinating adhoc and planned announcements to ensure clarity and seamless dissemination.
  • Evaluate the Group's internal communications initiatives through periodic measurement to ascertain effectiveness
  • Collaborate with HR to develop and drive strategies for developing regular feedback channels to promote cross-communication within the Group
  • Monitor consistency in communications and drive improvement through peer reviews and best practice compliance

Minimum Qualification/ Experience

  • Minimum of a relevant University Degree.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a similar role within a Fast Moving Consumer Goods company, E-commerce company, Financial services company, Oil & Gas, Telecoms or top flight creative agency
  • Working knowledge of written and spoken French as role will require ability to translate and transmit various media materials in French
  • Adept with all forms of social media and platforms, including: Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
  • MS Office Suite.
  • Mac and Windows environments


  • Good grasp of traditional, digital and social media trends in driving internal communication
  • Good understanding of various metrics for measuring performance indices for various internal communications engagements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional creative flair for extracting story lines and narratives from abstract, lifestyle and industry based subject matters.
  • Excellent organizational, time and project management skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • An understanding of the latest trends and their role in a commercial environment
  • Teamwork skills because most projects require input from individuals with different roles
  • Self-development skills to keep-up-to-date with fast-changing trends Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines

Personality Traits:

  • Creative
  • Ability to out-think briefs for problem solving
  • Attention to details
  • Ability to transform abstracts to reality using design
  • Work under pressure with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and visually

Working Relationships

  • Head, Corporate Communications
  • Company MDs & Departmental Heads
  • HR, Strategy & Business Intelligence Departments
  • Business Development
  • Corporate Communications in subsidiaries/affiliates
  • Directorate
  • Vendors/agencies

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