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IT Group Programme Communications Specialist and Report Writer – Consulting Contract Engagement.

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Date Added 12 Oct 2017
Expiry Date 9 Nov 2017
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Halogen Consulting (Pty) Ltd


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Role details:
About this role:
This role is responsible for managing projects communication, compiling project reports; preparing MS Powerpoint presentations for IT Programme team. The position requires a high level of organization and unquestionable attention to detail, as well as strong project management skills. The ideal candidate will have experience/ proficiency in project management, communications management, writing reports and use of communications tools and programs. We are looking for a collaborative and proactive individual who is adept at managing professional relationships, working closely with a team and coordinating a variety of assignments simultaneously. This position offers a great opportunity to work closely with members of a high performing team and on content and programs that are essential to driving business success.
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Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Manage the execution of communications content from start to finish, including functioning as a liaison between Programme and Sponsors and a variety of internal/external resources and partners.
• Compile, source, develop and distribute communications content such as internal emails and project / management reports.
• Record and track team assignments/projects and programs and prioritize support.
• Maintain quality control, branding standards, and handle proofing of all materials – attention to detail at every stage of compilation and distribution is essential.
• Quick understanding of and adherence to IT processes/practices.
• Understand, use and evolve tools and programs utilized by Communications team in IT.
• Maintain and update various internal communication portals and platforms.
• Produce graphic content (presentations) – either produce and or work with programme manager for distribution across group
• Tracks and reports metrics and data to measure progress and best practices of programme

Minimum requirements
• The ideal candidate will have at least 5-7 years of communications / report writing experience (project management experience will be an advantage)
• Bachelor’s degree in communications or a related field preferred
• Attention to detail, highly organized
• Superior verbal/written communications skills, accompanied by strong sense of organization and the ability to establish and observe priorities
• Good eye for visual communications
• Ability to handle a variety of assignments simultaneously and solve problems
• Works exceptionally well under deadline pressure
• Collaborative teaming skills required
• Fast learner and self-starter;
• Creative and resourceful
• Proactive work style, “can do” attitude and strong work ethic
• Coachable; intrinsically motivated to achieve excellence, continually grow and learn/ experiment with new methods and approaches
• Adaptable to different work styles on the team

Preferred qualification
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Experience in report and communication design

Please note:
• This is a contract engagement
• Only candidates who meet the list minimum requirements will be contact by Halogen Consulting