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Job Opportunities at Haco Industries Kenya Limited

Job Opportunities at Haco Industries Kenya Limited

Job Opportunities at Haco Industries Kenya Limited,

Job Opportunities at Haco Industries Kenya Limited

HACO Industries was established in the early 1970’s as single-product manufacturer. From those modest beginnings, HACO is now one of the region’s leading FMCG manufacturers, supplying a wide range of products to the entire East African and COMESA Markets

Communications Officer

The Communications Officer will do the following:

  • Assist in executing the organization’s overall communications strategy.
  • Drafting communications collateral as required e.g., press kits, event programmes, reports, speeches, copy writing etc.
  • Assist in collation of necessary materials and information needed to develop media articles and responses from different departments.
  • Social Media Management and updating of HACO’s corporate handles
  • Actively support in development/content/management of new communication channels (such as podcasts and twitter spaces)
  • Identify opportunities and platforms to profile HACO’s work Nationally and Regionally
  • Assist creation of a solid visual data (videos and photos) bank for our business
  • Support in Daily Media Monitoring of HACO’s visibility in the news and/or stories of interest to HACO’s sustainability agenda
  • Support Sustainability Colleagues in proposing valuable partnerships and collaborations for HACO
  • Work with internal teams to execute internal awareness programmes and campaigns
  • Assist in updating the Website with relevant information on the organization’s progress

Required Skills

  • Understands the best practices of main social media channels including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc
  • Must possess exceptional writing skills and be able to compose engaging and accurate content
  • Strong communicator who works well independently and with a team
  • Understanding of communications, public relations and marketing best practices
  • Ability to think strategically and identify ways to improve communication efforts
  • Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge
  • Positive attitude, detail and customer oriented with good multitasking and organisational ability

Education and Experience

  • 3+ years prior experience in a communications role and proven working experience with social media
  • BA in Communications, Marketing, or Public Relations
  • Knowledge of Adobe PhotoShop, InDesign, and Illustrator

Sustainability Officer

The Sustainability Officer will do the following:

  • Support in implementing organization’s Sustainability Strategy through identified programmes.
  • Regularly collect data on greenhouse gas emissions, water, and waste from manufacturing teams for monitoring and documenting.
  • Conducting research to inform the development of sustainability programmes (benchmarking with local and international examples) and identify new partnerships.
  • Monitoring local and global changes to environmental legislation and regulation and flagging them for action by the organization
  • Assist in coordinating monthly green team meetings, preparing presentations, documenting outcomes and tracking actions.
  • Assist in putting together Sustainability report (HACO Sustainability Scorecard) for dissemination.
  • Coordinate with HR, Communications, and other colleagues to develop internal campaigns and awareness programmes to support the rollout of the sustainability strategy in the organization.
  • Communicating with internal stakeholders to gather feedback on existing programs, encouraging participation in new initiatives, and monitoring program performance and outcomes
  • Assist relevant departments in developing plans to reduce the organization’s carbon footprint through recycling programs, use of alternative energy sources
  • Assist in developing and implementing educational programs about environmental issues, such as climate change or biodiversity loss

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Superlative and creative problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Thorough and current knowledge of sustainability practices, and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Ability to analyze and understand research and to identify relevant and valuable information.
  • Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to create, interpret, and execute a budget.
  • Presentation skills required to deliver proposals to varying groups of individuals.

Education and Experience:

  • 2-5 years of corporate, business and management experience required.
  • Possess an environmental degree in a relevant environmental subject i.e., Sustainability / Environmental Management
  • Demonstrate an awareness of environmental management systems and environmental tools.
  • Experience of collecting data, maintaining and analysing data for inclusion in papers, reports and projects or presentations.

Method of Application

To apply, please send your detailed CV and Cover Letter to jobs@haco.co.ke

Please indicate your current salary details, 3 referees and daytime telephone contacts to be received by 12th April 2023

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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