As a young affiliate, Sanofi Nigeria-Ghana is looking for talented, self -starters, goal orientated individuals with a can-do attitude to grow the market towards achieving business excellence so that Sanofi Nigeria-Ghana becomes a key contributor to Sanofi’s Africa business.
As you focus on progressing your career with Sanofi Nigeria-Ghana, be rest assured that you are taking a step in the right direction as it promises to be a fun, yet challenging experience where your career aspirations and personal development are as important to us as they are to you.
We strictly abide to our recruitment policy in hiring people who match the criteria for filling available roles in the company. An important part of our strategy is to attract and retain only outstanding people who can really make the difference. We encourage diversity as people bring fresh ideas, different approaches and individual flair that will strengthen the business and engender success. We look for people who will not only excel in their jobs but also have the ability to develop the standard further. As a truly career-minded individual, you will see the value of investing your time in moving our business forward
We are recruiting for the position of Head of Communication.
Having recently evolved to re-position itself for the future in a vibrant emerging market, our company is currently looking for a Head of Communications. This is an exceptional opportunity to contribute to the resounding success of a highly patient-centric organisation that continually explores opportunities to enhance life and respond to the potential healthcare needs of people in Africa
The incumbent will be responsible for developing and effectively implementing a compliant Corporate Communications strategy with a view to increase the visibility of Sanofi in Africa ensuring alignment with the global vision and consistency of key messages. The role holder will render communications support to the affiliate, through transversal team work, in order to support the business strategy and objectives of concerned affiliates.
Reporting to the General Manager and functionally to the Head of Communication Africa Zone, the position will be based in Lagos, Nigeria. The scope of operations is within the perimeter of Sanofi’s Nigeria-Ghana Affiliate, with synergistic oversight of East and Southern Africa countries which include Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Angola, Mauritius, Angola, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Botswana.
Our ideal candidate will be a highly motivated stakeholder engager with an innovative mind set, a change agent who is solution and performance driven. The Head of Communications should be well versed in the affairs of the parameter he or she will be responsible for and knowledgeable about the pharmaceutical industry.
Desired Skills and Experience
The position requires a graduate in Journalism/Communications/ Public Relations or in a related field with a minimum of 7 years’ cognate experience, 3 of which is in a management position. An experienced professional in internal and external communications in a multinational setup with a substantial knowledge in the application of communication platforms and digital media. The incumbent should possess good people skills and analytical abilities with sound judgment whilst being able to work independently in a timely and effective manner.
The following skills are essential:
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