Government Relations, Immigration and Protocol Manager at Phase3 Telecom Limited

Job FieldMedia / Advertising / Branding
Job TypeFull-Time
LocationAbuja FCT
Experience5 years

Cadre: Manager
Department: Stakeholder and Strategy Management
Responsible to: Head, Corporate Planning and Strategy

Role Summary

  • The Manager will handle all activities relating to engagements with Government Ministries, Departments, Agencies, protocol, security, immigration and also ensure prompt travel visa processing for company sponsored engagements.

Key Responsibilities
Government Relations:

  • Actively engage with Federal and State government Ministries, Departments and agencies on all matters relating to the company
  • Engage with Federal and State governments with a view to developing public sector based businesses for the company
  • Act as a liaison between staff & other dignitaries both government and private sectors

Immigration and Protocol:

  • Manage all visa, travel and immigration requirements for all expatriate staff of phase3 Telecom and sister companies
  • Provide advice for staff on formalities and courtesies they should observe when associating with foreign visitors.
  • Research on various foreign cultures, etiquette and beliefs including gift-giving and colors etc and advise staff accordingly
  • Arrange to receive company visitors, review ranks, positions and sitting arrangement
  • Facilitate travels of staff going to other countries on official assignment and serve as protocol detail to staff on all travels
  • Develop, maintain and update master contact list which includes key political and social contact information, guest lists, and diplomatic community orders of preference.
  • Develops guests lists with correct name/title/address/contact information for official functions
  • Plan seating arrangements and prints seating cards for official events; dispatches invitations at the appropriate time and follow up on acceptances and regrets including dietary preferences of guests; and monitors and provides guest estimates for the event.
  • Coordinate arrangements for press accompanying visiting dignitaries to Phase3 Telecom.

Person Specifications
Educational Qualification:

  • B.Sc. in Business Administration, International Relations, Political Sciences or related discipline
  • Being fluent in French is an added advantage.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of five (5) years experience in a similar and senior-level role in a medium to large-sized organisation
  • Must have core experience engaging closely with external stakeholders in government ministries, parastatals and public sector in previous roles
  • Must have worked on a minimum of 2 major public sector project partnerships from planning to completion

Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong public sector engagement capabilities
  • Has been visible in governmental relations
  • Vast network and experience in governmental affairs and engagements at all levels
  • Must have experience in protocol and immigration engagements.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV in MS Word or PDF Format to:¬†[email protected]¬†using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.


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