The Metro Express Ltd (MEL) is a registered Mauritian Company wholly owned by the Government of Mauritius and the company is responsible for the developing, financing, constructing and managing the Metro Express Light Rail System in Mauritius.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates who wish to be considered for the post of Communication Manager in the MEL.

Qualifications

Candidates should:

-> possess a Master’s Degree in Communication or Public Relations or any Master’s Degree in the field of Social Sciences form a recognized institution or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the Board of MEL;

-> have at least five years post qualification experience

-> possess managerial skills

-> be fluent in English and French, both written and spoken; and

-> be computer literate.

The communication manager will report to the Chief Executive Officer and/or the Chairman of Metro Express Ltd.

Duties:

TO be responsible to the Chief Executive Officer for the design and implementation of the communication and marketing strategies of the Metro Express Ltd so as to effectively inform and engage relevant stakeholders including through the social media.

To advise the Chief Executive Officer on the design and implementation of communication and marketing policies

To lead a team of officers involved in communication and marketing activities

To ensure proper dissemination of information relating to the activities of Metro Express Ltd

To contribute to the production of communiqué, publications and any other appropriate media tools/support documents for Metro Express Ltd.

To make arrangements for press conferences, press and TV coverage and public address at official functions.

To prepare internal communications including monthly magazine or regular email bulletin, if any

To keep clients/stakeholders abreast of the progress of project/programme and answer queries, while ensuring consistency in messages released to the public

To use social media to communicate with staff and public

To review and update information on the website of Metro Express

To draft messages or scripts for MEL

To handle the internal/external communication in crisis situations

To ensure the maintenance of a good corporate image

To perform such any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the CEO

Pay Package

Salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience
mode of Application

Applications  together with photocopies of academic qualifications should be addressed to:

The Secretary, Metro Express Limited, c/o

Prime Minister’s Office, New Treasury Building,

Intendence Street,

Port Louis

not later than Wednesday 20 June 2018 at 15 00 hours.

The envelope should be clearly marked ‘Post of Communication Manager’

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

MEL reserves the right not to fill any vacancy following this advertisement and to call for interview only the best qualified candidates.

Date: 1 June 2018