Communications Manager | Kobaltt Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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The Role


My client a leading fmcg company with an office based in KSA – Jeddah requires a Communications manager to manage the following :
Development of a new, fully aligned global communications function to support my clients business ambition of doubling the size of the company while reducing the environmental imprint
The development of a single, global communications strategy and plan
Increased interface and ‘joined-up thinking’ across the company brand, sustainability, marketing, communications and other relevant functions
Communications as part of the companies annual planning cycle
To implement the strategy of ‘inspiring advocacy through dialogue and action’ across all stakeholder groups to develop company reputation as ‘a strong, growing, responsible company that engages me personally’
Focus on four key themes to make Unilever the client famous Innovation; Sustainable Living and Great Place, Great People
Measure the effectiveness of communications in building reputation of the company brand
As part of the newly created global communications strategy, planning and message function, this role will contribute to:
developing and delivering an integrated communications planning capability based on a single global strategy
The development of KPIs for global communications output and delivery against them
Ensuring that all activities and messages are phased and aligned within an agreed plan and timescale
Building a globally aligned team with a sense of common purpose

Requirements


Stakeholder management and knowledge
Strategic Issues Management expertise
Lobbying and Advocacy campaigning
Essential
Minimum of 5 years experience in a communications role and/or external/public affairs
A team player with a global mindset who is willing to work across communications disciplines, geographies and functions.
Desirable:
Knowledge of company brand and/or FMCG sector;
Network of established external contacts with political, NGO, industry and academic key opinion formers;
Experience at regional or local level in External Affairs.

About the Company


Kobaltt MENA are leaders in recruitment across Technical, Construction, Property, Supply Chain & Logistics, Facilities Management, Sales & Marketing and Accounting & Finance Markets. We enjoy long established client relationships with an in-depth knowledge of the MENA and International Market, offering candidates reputable career prospects.

With established Middle East regional offices located in Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai, Kobaltt is providing a specialist range of permanent and contract recruitment services to the construction, property and engineering, Supply Chain & Logistics, Oil & Gas, accountancy and finance sectors.

Our team has over 25 years accumulative years of experience being based in the GCC with established client networks and candidate profiles.

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