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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Communications Officer with the National Health Insurance Secretariat.

POSITION TITLE: Communications Officer                             

TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:  Project Head

UNIT: NHI Secretariat

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITY

Reporting to the Project Head of the Secretariat, the Communication Officer is generally accountable for executing the communication strategy developed for the unit towards the implementation of National Health Insurance.

Specific Accountabilities

1)     Developing an effective communication strategy that will advance the work done on National Health Insurance through the Secretariat.

2)     Plan, organise and facilitate Stakeholder Consultations and public forums leading up to the Implementation of NHI.

3)     Ensure that the website, and other social media sites, developed for NHI is updated and current at all times.

4)     Prepare brochures, pamphlets, booklets and other reading materials for disseminating to the general public.

5)     Assist with the establishment of a brand identity for the NHI

6)     Maintain a database of frequently asked questions with the corresponding answers for effective use. 

7)     Develop and produce materials for the media outlets (print, television, radio etc) as required.

8)     Prepare press releases and other information materials to dissemination to the press as required.

Education and Experience

Minimum Acceptable Academic/Technical/Professional Qualifications

·        Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication or related field

Minimum Number of Years of Relevant Experience

·        Five (5) years’ experience in a related function

Specific Skills/Experience and/or Knowledge

·        Excellent Communication Skills

·        Excellent Computer Skills

·        Good Interpersonal Skills

·        Good Social Media Skills

Compensation package

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should be sent by the 22nd June, 2018 to:

            Human Resource Manager

            National Insurance Board

            P.O. Box 322

            ST. GEORGE’S

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