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OAG Zimbabwe 

Full Time
Harare Jobs
Posted 4 months ago

Location : Harare 

Closing date :  21 October 2022 

OAG Zimbabwe 

Vacancy : Deputy Director Public Relations 

Reporting to the Director  Finance ,Human Resources and Administration 

The incumbent  will be responsible for developing , implementing and managing Offices communication strategy , operational plans and stakeholders 


Communication Strategy 

  • Coordinates and supervises the development and implementation of the communication and public relations strategy consistent with OAG mandate  and corporate plans 
  • In liaison with Deputy Auditor-General Administration  , identify  the stakeholders of the Office 
  • Manage development of department annual  plan and a budget for effective communication in line with Office strategy 

Enhancement of Office`s Corporate Image 

  • Articulate the mandate , vision , mission  and values of the OAG to the stakeholders 
  • Oversee creation , maintenance and monitoring of strong corporate image using tools that include logo , slogan , color , type fonts among others 
  • Oversee the development  and dissemination of information , education  and communication IEC materials  for all channels  including  print , electronic  and  social media 
  • Manage establishment  of process to  continuously collect feedback from the stakeholders and implement  actions to strengthen the corporate brand 

Media Relations Management 

  • Oversee development of interventions to  promote  , protect and build OAG1s reputation with media houses 
  • Oversee management of engagements between office and media  to allow for a cordial relationship 
  • Assess the media perception of OAG by conducting  surveys, feedback and media reports analyze  the trends 
  • Perform as a spokesperson to media with specific approval of the Auditor-General on any particular subject matter 
  • Oversee and measure   effective media campaigns and coverage 
  • Develop and implement crisis communication media strategy , to manage  crisis within the organization 
  • Manage press conferences during report submission  , dissemination of audit  key findings to stakeholders 
  • Packaging messages to be disseminated through different  media channels ands facilitate effective media coverage 

Corporate Social Responsibility 

  • Oversee and report progress on development  and implementation of the corporate social responsibilities strategy and policy 
  • Manage the OAG corporate social responsibility programs , corporate sponsorship , corporate advertising and corporate events 

Annual Work Plans , Budgeting & Reporting 

  • Develop and review annual work plans  and annual Budgets for the department 


  • Public relations and communication skills 
  • Networking skills 
  • People management skills 
  • Interpersonal skills 
  • Organizational and time management  skills 
  • Computer literacy 


  • 5 years  experience in a Public relations , Media Studies , Mass Communications , Journalism or equivalent 
  • Membership of a recognised professional body will be an added advantage
  • 5 years experience in a public relations and communications role with a reputable organisation 


If you  qualified and interested , submit your application letter , including detailed CV and copies  of certificates , national I.D card ,birth certificate and qualifications not  later October 21 , 2022 to the  following email address  or hand  deliver to No 48 Burroughs House , Corner George  Silundika and Simon Muzenda Street (4th street )

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