Corporate Communications Manager at Guinness Nigeria Plc

Guinness Nigeria Plc is a major market for Diageo: Guinness Nigeria operates in the unique and fast growing alcohol industry of over 15mhl beer potential. It is the only company that does Total Beverage Alcohol (TBA) in Nigeria. It’s an on trade dominated market but with a fast growing off trade channel. Job Title: Corporate Communications ManagerAutoReq ID: 55693BRLocation: LagosReports To: Director of Corporate RelationsLevel: 4cContext/Scope Guinness Nigeria Plc is one of the largest beverage companies in Nigeria. It is quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange and a significant player in the National Economy.Guinness Nigeria Plc’s vision is to become the most celebrated company in Nigeria. The Corporate Relations function is committed to support the achievement of the vision by transforming Guinness Nigeria Plc to become trusted and respected by our key stakeholders every day, everywhere.  We recognize that everything we do, everything we say and everything our key stakeholders say about us define our reputation.This role sets standards for leadership in our brand and corporate reputation as well ensuring our leaders are able to effectively engage our employees across the business.Purpose of the Role The purpose of the role is to help Guinness Nigeria achieve its vision of becoming the most celebrated company in Nigeria and to beat the competition through defining and driving standards of leadership engagement, brand and corporate PR.Specific responsibility for creating and managing an integrated communication strategy and driving implementation of the strategyMarket Complexity: The Corporate Communications Manager is responsible for engaging one of the Company’s key stakeholder groups – employees - behind the business strategy.  In so doing, the Corporate Communications Manager sets the tone for the Company’s ongoing information sharing capacity with its employees. The role is also responsible for external communication to key stakeholders to the businessFocused on the delivery of local, regional and global programmes in Nigeria. Advising and supporting the corporate relations team in the development and delivery of best practice brand and corporate PR programmes and employee communicationsLeadership Responsibilities: Drive the creation of best practice leadership communications and drive standards of leadership engagement within the companyLead on raising leadership communications capability across the company especially in the area of external engagementSupport the building and development of GN’s reputation both internally and externallyTop Accountabilities: Contribute to the formulation of strategy for the organization ensuring that all communication policies and programmes support the organization’s overall strategic direction. This will include:Directing the development of company positioning messages to be adopted into all Communications/PR materialsDirecting the preparation and maintenance of regular and special reports desired by the business

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