Rand Water Vacancies Recruitment – Communication and Stakeholder Management

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Job Description:

To position Rand Water as a partner of choice in Water and Sanitation provision. This will be enhanced by positioning and managing the Rand Water brand as a key player in the Water and Sanitation sector to unlock commercial value. Communicating Rand Water strategy to shareholders, external stakeholders and within the organisation. Undertaking key media engagements and providing opinion pieces on key Water and Sanitation sectoral issues.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Clearing of all advertorials, publications and media statements.
  • Budget, monitor and control the expenditure of related elements.
  • Oversee the budget to implement the Stakeholder Management Programmes.
  • Ensure that web messaging is consistent with overall Rand Water Strategy.
  • Manage Social Media trends and ensure global presence.
  • Ensure messaging is consistent with overall communication objectives of Rand Water.
  • Facilitate preparation of press releases.
  • Interface with the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) and Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA).
  • Media tracking and providing real-time information to EXCO and Board about issues in the Water and Sanitation sector.
  • Manage Media Relations, research editorial opportunities and build relationships with key industry media.

Job Requirements:

  • In-depth knowledge of relevant statutory requirements impacting the Water and Sanitation industry and general government
  • Desired Knowledge: Proven track record of managing Private Public Partnerships, as well as BBBEE Sector Charter(s).
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Minimum Knowledge: NDP, King Code on Corporate Governance, PFMA.
  • Strategic planning and execution
  • Business and Financial Acumen
  • Building strategic partnerships and collaborations.

Qualification & Experience:

  • A Postgraduate Qualification (NQF Level 8) or equivalent qualification will serve as an advantage.
  • At least 5-8 years’ senior managerial experience in Communications, Marketing and Stakeholder Management.
  • An MBA or other Master’s Degree in Communications, Marketing or Public Relations or equivalent qualification at NQF Level 9 is desirable.
  • Membership with a recognized professional body or similar recognition in the community of practice (current or eligible for future registration).
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the Water and Sanitation sector will be an added advantage.

Job Details:

Company: Rand Water

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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