Public Relations Officer

full time
Greater Accra
Communication, Media
Senior level
6 months ago

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supervises the collection of data for the formulation and review of policies;
  • Implements programmes and activities of the Unit;
  • Undertakes public education and sensitisation on the Authority’s programmes and activities;
  • Provides inputs for the preparation of press releases;
  • Undertakes specified assignments in relation to the organisation and celebration of national and international events;
  • Monitors media coverage on issues affecting the Authority;
  • Collates data for the development of communication products.
  • Collates data for the update of the website;
  • Maintains a database on the Authority’s stakeholders;
  • Collates data for the preparation of the annual budget and work plan of the unit;
  • Collates data for the preparation of the annual and other periodic reports of the Unit;
  • Supervises and appraises the performance of immediate subordinate staff.

Qualification Required & Experience

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited tertiary institution in either Mass Communication, Communication Studies, International Relations, Social Science or other relevant fields.
  • Membership of a relevant professional body would be an advantage.
  • A minimum of one (1) year post-Bachelor’s relevant work experience in a reputable organisation.
  • Must pass an interview conducted by the Authority in collaboration with the Public Services Commission.


  • Knowledge and understanding of the Public Administration Systems.
  • Knowledge in public relations.
  • Knowledge of relevant IT applications.
  • Media monitoring skills.
  • Knowledge in media law and Regulations.
  • Analytical skills.
  • High integrity and ethical standards.
  • Good team player.
  • Negotiation, diplomacy and advocacy skills.
  • Communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Administrative Procedures.
  • Report Writing Skills

How to apply
National Biosafety Authority (NBA)
Box WY 669,
Or email to:

Hard copies of applications should be submitted at the NBA Secretariat located on the campus of graduate School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences, GAEC, near Kwabenya Police Station
GPS: GE-291-8394
Closing Date: 12 October, 2020
More Information
National Biosatey Authority Confidential Not Specified
Deadline: 12 Oct 2020
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