Public Interest and Accountability Committee Vacancies 2019

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18 Jul, 2019

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Communication Jobs in Ghana

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) statutory committee established by the Petroleum Revenue management Act (Act 815) to monitor the usage and management of the petroleum revenues for the benefit of the citizenry

As a part of the strategy to equip the Secretariat, the committee is seeking to employ the services of a full-time Communications Officer who has the ability
to function as part of a team.

Applications are invited from qualified, experienced and dedicated persons to fill the vacancy for the post of Communications Officer for the Public Interest and Accountability Committee.

Job Description

Job Title: Communications Officer 

The Communications Officer will be responsible for managing the communications and information operations of PIAC. The main purpose of this position is to facilitate effective communication between PIAC and the external public by ensuring high brand visibility of the Committee at all times. The Communications Officer will be responsible for the following:

Coordinate the development and implementation of PIAC’s communications, public relations and outreach in line with PIAC’s strategic direction and program objectives

Work with the Senior Management Team to plan, develop and roll out PIAC’s communications strategy to maximize public awareness and engagement

Responsible for press releases, statutory publications, success stories and PIAC’s positions on topical development issues

Design, manage and maintain PIACs social media presence

Ensure production and dissemination of a quarterly & annual newsletter and annual narrative report

Collect, collate, edit and publish all PIAC documentation for both internal and external audiences ensuring that they are of the highest quality

Manage the PIAC website to ensure it is constantly updated, interesting and interactive-using appropriate social media platforms as a vehicle

Coordinate field visits to project sites and ensure proper dissemination of information for events and success stories

Develop and maintain relationships with media and other partners throughout the country.

Closely monitor and track media coverage of PIAC’s events and activities

Ensure promotion of various events and activities of the committee in the media and online platforms

Source, commission and edit news, images and videos for the website and online media.

Education and Experience


Bachelors degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or any related field

At least 5 years of work experience in media relations, reporting and developing communication plans and material, or a Second Degree with at least 3 years working experience

Knowledge of the extractive sector will be an added advantage


Good communication (written and spoken) and interpersonal skills

Able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

Able to function well as part o f a team

Diligent attention to detail


Strong in using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

Skills in designing simple infographics for campaigns

Graphic design, photography and printing experience

Integrity and Confidentiality

How to Apply

Applicants should send their applications and CV  to:

[email protected]

or deliver personally to the PIAC Secretariat at East Legon, NII Amon Kotey Street, Accra 2 weeks after date of  publication.

You may call 0302 242 006 for directions

Anybody asking you to pay money to schedule your interview or offer you job may be a scam

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