Tullow Oil Recruits: Internal Communications Advisor

Posted on :

10 Apr, 2015

Category :

Communication Jobs in Ghana

Job Title:

Internal Communications Advisor

Location & Team

Accra, Sustainability & External Affairs

Reports To:

Corporate Communications and Investor Relations Manager

Interacts With:


  • Heads of Department and Senior Managers (TGL)
  • Group Internal Communications Manager
  • Sustainability & External Affairs team
  • All TGL Staff


  • 3 rd Party Service Providers
  • Other relevant stakeholders



Responsibilities / Key Objectives:



Alignment of Internal Stakeholders to Corporate Goals

  • Develop and implement TGL’s internal communications strategy in consultation with the Corporate Communications & Investor Relations Manager
  • Partner core functions of the business to roll out change initiatives and new projects as and when required
  • Create appropriate platforms to provide employees with an in depth understanding of the business; its goals and objectives
  • Help promote the inculcation of TGL’s core values as a way of life
  • Ensure relevant internal brand visibility
  • Engage, Align and Energise employees to become willing ambassadors for the company

Channel Management

  • Develop and deploy systems, processes and channels to facilitate timely two-way communication
  • Develop a system for identifying and logging internal issues / information to inform management decision-making
  • Develop and manage relevant channels for effective continuous engagement and alignment of employees to business goals
  • Coordinate the production and distribution of relevant business literature for internal education/information
  • Ensure TGL has adequate Intranet exposure by publishing all key events/activities and other relevant stories about the Business Unit within Tullow

Business Partnering to Deliver Specific Projects

  • Provide communications support to other Functions
  • Identify and develop communication champions for the various functions to support effective internal communication
  • Provide support for relevant functional and corporate campaigns (TOES, TOFET, Health Walk, etc) to capture the hearts and minds of employees in the successful delivery of business objectives.
  • Support the delivery of all corporate events

Financial Responsibility:

No direct financial responsibility, however, the incumbent must propose and justify spend plan for all internal communications investments (activities, requisitions, purchases)

Person Specification


Must have a minimum of First degree in Communications, Business Management or Social Sciences. A professional qualification or Masters in Communications or Journalism will be an added advantage.


  • Relevant experience in managing web-based / social communications tools
  • Up-to-date knowledge and management of internal communications platforms
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, including ability to use tact, diplomacy and persuasiveness at all levels of an organisation.
  • Must demonstrate ability to transform complex information into clear simple key messages relevant to the target
  • Good project management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task to deliver set objectives on time and in full
  • Capacity to work with and in a team
  • Ability to work on own initiative / with little supervision


  • Proven experience of developing and implementing communications strategy
  • Must have at least five years corporate experience in Internal Communications management
  • Must show evidence of writing skills and sound editorial judgement

Business Behaviours:

  • Results oriented
  • Demonstrable integrity in approach to work
  • Proactive in the identification and management of issues
  • Professional handling of issues related to the role
  • Entrepreneurial in thinking and approach
  • Timely delivery of assignments and targets
  • A work approach that keeps the broad picture in view

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