Stresert Services Limited - Our client, a downstream Oil & Gas Organization, is currently recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Manager, Branding & Corporate CommunicationsLocation: Lagos, NigeriaDepartment/Division: Branding & Corporate CommunicationsGroup Managing Director: Corporate Communications OfficerJob SummaryTo manage the organization's identity and improve product sales and market share by making sure the organization's advertising and marketing activities send out the right image, creating brand guidelines and ensuring the guidelines are adhered by.Duties and ResponsibilitiesEngages with Executive Management and relevant parties (e.g. Consultants) to develop a unique brand identity that would be recognised by employees, customers and other publicsWorks with Executive Management to formulate a Brand & Corporate Communications strategy that will support the organization’s corporate goals and targets and drives its implementationProposes, manages and controls the Brand & Corporate Communications budgetDevelops, obtains approval and implements programmes and initiatives to promote the organization’s brand nationally and internationallyLiaises with external brand consultants on critical branding initiativesAdvises management on issues related to the company's corporate reputation and recommends appropriate responses / course of actionAdvises Executive Management on market indicators, product design, pricing and product performanceCoordinates new product launches (both internal and external)Monitors product distribution and consumer reactions through focus groups and market researchProvides technical branding support and guidance in the organisation of the Company’s public events (road shows, product launches, customer fora etc.)Develops and implements appropriate research and monitoring programme to track the organization’s brand’s performance and recommend actions to address identified issuesMakes informed decisions on brand development, supports new brand activities and ensures the brand values and culture are reflected accuratelyLiaises with Risk, Legal and Compliance personnel, to ensure the brand is registered for trademark and intellectual property rights where necessary and that this value is understoodEnsures the marketing communications plan for the brand includes internal and external customers through strong stakeholder planningOversees the design and production of marketing collateral and promotional programmes e.g. adverts, online campaigns, corporate websites and liaises with the relevant suppliers to deliver themProvides support to the Human Capital department to develop and implement the employer branding strategy and associated programmesProvides support to the Human Capital department to develop, explore options and execute the employee communications and engagement programmes. Ensures they are consistent and integrated into the overall branding and communications strategy and imperativesManages the consistent and accurate delivery of key business messages to defined audiencesMaintains an up-to-date knowledge of the wider policy and practice environment that affects the oil and gas industry and advises management on the implications for the brand.