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  • Job reference: RMS0168365

Country Representative

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Senegal
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/06/2016
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The Company:
Our client is one of the worlds leading producers of liquefied natural gas.

The Role:
Our client is looking for a candidate to endorse the following tasks:

Ÿ - Create value via country representation, stakeholder engagement and /or marketing liaison activities on behalf of a Business or Function.

Ÿ - Support Country Manager to position the company as a partner of choice in the local market by building and maintaining stakeholder relationships.

Ÿ - Gather country and competitive intelligence and insights.

The Ideal candidate shall have the following skills:

- Ability to work independently and remotely from manager
- Strong communication skills
- Global mindset and global business perspective
- Understanding of energy industry and players
- Stakeholder management capability supported by an understanding of doing business in Africa
- Able to liaise and engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders
- Local and regional historical, cultural and traditions knowledge and demonstrated ability to quickly grasp local issues.
- Strong social and interpersonal skills willing to host, and participate in stakeholder work and social engagements.
- Sensitive to different African etiquette

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- 10 years’ work experience, ideally with some experience in the oil and gas sector (although this is not essential)
- Proven track record in private business or consultancy within the relative country, or the immediate region
- Experience in consulting in one or more of the following sub-sectors – Public Affairs, Government Relations, Corporate Communications, Public Relations or Strategic Communications would be advantageous, but not essential

- Fluent English, French and Wolof (written, speaking and reading ESSENTIAL)
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