Communication Officer

Job Description

  • Adapt the Socfin Group’s Corporate Communication Strategy to the local context in order to anticipate, guide and plan internal and external communication;

  • Build a local external communication plan to ensure a coordinated and proactive way of communication;

  • Implement SoP and structure for internal communication that ensures and registers communication flows: inside the local company and with the Group;

  • Adapt and implement SoP for external communication to ensure a standardised external communication across the plantation and the Group;

  • Provide advice in public relation area to the General management of … (If needed, will be the spokesman to the press:

    • Manage relation and contact with International and local press, NGOs, stakeholders, shareholder, lobby groups, etc;

    • Carry out a media monitoring: create a national & international African/Asian daily press review;

    • Attendant and/or plantation spokesperson in press conference, events, workshops and so on;

  • Active involvement in annual report writing;

  • Training of staff in using tools and external communication;

  • Follow up the plantation’s social & environmental action plan as well as agronomic and industrial activities and steps.

Competencies required

A developed communication senses
Strong written skills
Good self-presentation
Strong verbal communication skills
Good social and modern media knowledge
Ability to live in a remote environment


A communication degree or equivalent
Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (Microsoft & Adobe suites)
French and/or English, being bilingual is an advantage

Experience required

Minimum 5 years of experience
Used to work in multicultural environment
Proven track record of assuming responsibilities of similar size and complexity
Experience in a similar environment is a advantage

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