Strategic Communications Manager – Nawah Energy Company , UAE

Job Description
To lead the development and implementation of key Strategic Corporate Communications programs for ENEC and its subsidiaries to ensure alignment with corporate and divisional goals and objectives.
Operational Planning
Provide input into the development of the Division’s systems, processes and procedures, as well develop and implement the Department’s systems and processes, identifying potential areas of improvement to ensure efficient, effective, safe and risk-free operations as well as compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements.
Monitor, control and report operational and financial Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) related to the Department, to track performance and recommend corrective or mitigating actions.
Ensure that all relative reports are prepared timely and accurately and meet the Department’s requirements and standards.
Corporate Communications Strategy
Review and approve the annual Corporate Communications Strategy, Business Plan, and Budget to ensure alignment with ENEC’s and its subsidiaries’ objectives.
Develop and deliver an integrated and strategic communications plan to help realize the enterprise’s vision and business strategy.
Create and maintain a centralized system to schedule, co-ordinate and align communications activity and content across our different service areas.
Provide strategic counsel to the Enterprise Communication Director and the Senior Management on critical communications issues for decision-making.
Monitor and approve the dissemination of corporate messages across the Enterprise and assess their efficiency and effectiveness in order to propose continuous improvement of the Enterprise Communications strategy, required action plans, and communications channels.
Oversee the translation of key business documents in English and Arabic.
Closely collaborate and align with the Internal Communications Manager to ensure consistent messaging and timely dissemination for BAU, extraordinary and crisis communications issues.

Media Relations
Develop the annual media relations strategy for ENEC and its subsidiaries, including local English and Arabic media, international media, industry media, as well as online and social media to ensure ENEC’s image is well presented.
Manage, review, and approve the development of all media content, including press releases, statements, speeches, articles etc. in both English and Arabic to ensure the right messages are communicated.
Liaise with local, regional, and international media to monitor ENEC and its subsidiaries’ representation in the local, regional, and international media, and respond to any concerns related to the corporation. This is to be done directly, through consultants, or through line reports.
Support the education of local media on nuclear energy, the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program and ENEC and its subsidiaries’ to ensure accurate reporting, and to monitor ENEC and its subsidiaries’ representation in the local, regional, and international media, and respond to any concerns related to the Enterprise.
Support all departments in how to respond to direct media queries and crisis communications.
Educate local and regional journalists on nuclear energy and the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program.
Develop and review policies and procedures for media spokespersons and provide written and verbal statements and responses to media to support in how to respond to crisis communications.
Review and distribute media reports following key events or announcements to ensure areas of improvement are identified.
Strategic Branding
Develop a high-level strategy in line with the corporate vision and mission for the usability of the corporate website and that of its subsidiaries.
Create and implement a dynamic organization-wide digital communications strategy supporting ENEC and its subsidiaries’ objectives and ensuring mission, message and brand are used professionally and effectively across the internet, from the main website and sub-sites through to third party websites.
Ensure the strategic and tactical use of the corporate websites and social media channels to manage our key messaging, enhance our reputation and to respond quickly and decisively to counter any inaccurate or potentially damaging comments
To be responsible for the assigned budget ensuring that expenditures are within the allowable limits.
Oversee ENEC and its subsidiaries on social media and ensure timely and regular posting of selected messages, in line with agreed content calendar.
Manage and maintain ENEC and its subsidiaries website assuring all communications aspects are within the standards
Manage and oversee the website and portal developers for maintenance and enhancement purposes.
Work closely with the different functions to ensure fulfilling digital/online requirements.
Corporate Communications Activities
Review of strategic reports and briefing documents for t Leadership on relevant industry issues and events for decision-making.
Manage the executive positioning program to ensure the Enterprise’s image is protected.
Monitor crisis communications related issues to ensure all concerns are resolved.
Develop market research, and coordinate the annual public opinion poll
Agency Management
Assume responsibility for the management of the Strategic Nuclear Energy Communications Agency, and other agencies that are retained to provide services related to media relations, digital communications, etc.
Activity: People Management

Responsibility:
Manage the effective achievement of organization’s objectives by setting individual targets, developing and motivating staff, provision of formal and informal feedback and appraisal – in order to maximize subordinate and department performance.
Contribute to the development of UAE National employees in a manner which supports the objectives of the Enterprise and its Emiratization strategy.
Contribute to knowledge dissemination/sharing in a way that assists with building internal capabilities of UAE Nationals where applicable and maximize their performance.
Ensure compliance with corporate requirements for adherence to policies, procedures and instructions related to Crisis Management and Business Continuity in order to continue mission-critical activities.
Stakeholder Engagement
Facilitate communication both internally and externally in order to build and nurture mutually beneficial working relationships
Activity: Excellence & Quality Management

Responsibility:
Ensure commitment to culture of excellence and Quality Management by implementing best practices, complying with excellence requirements in terms of policies, procedures and systems, and exceeding stakeholders’ expectations.
HSE, Security & Continuity of Operation
Implement HSEMS requirement; properly plan and control work activities for ensuring safety; asses HSE risks of both routine and non-routine activities; take appropriate corrective and preventive actions to mitigate any immediate or future risks; ensure employees receive appropriate training and information and comply with ENEC HSE policy, procedures and instructions; maintain Safety Conscious Work Environment (SCWE); solicit employee feedback on HSE; utilize opportunities to learn about ways to ensure/ improve safety.
Follow all relevant Security policies, processes, procedures and instructions to ensure security compliance in all aspects of work, by applying them on self, others and Corporate assets.
Ensure compliance with corporate requirements for adherence to policies, procedures and instructions related to Crisis Management and Business Continuity in order to continue mission-critical activities.

Skills
Bachelor’s degree in business, Communications or Media Sciences
Minimum 10 years of relevant experience
Technical Competency
Media & public relations
Social media and Digital Communications
Stakeholders Management
Strategic Communications
Internal communications
Event Management
Visual and Creative Design
Translation, Editing and Proofreading
Knowledge of Nuclear Industry
Presentations Skills
Project Management
Policy Design & Formulation
Use of relevant IT
Research & Analysis
Process design and improvement
Budgeting
Change Management

Education
Bachelor’s degree in business, Communications or Media Sciences

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