Government Relations Officer
Sub Saharan Africa / Tanzania / Tanzania / PERM / Up to $50,000 Per Annum.
Our Client – An Independent Oil and Gas exploration and production company with a large presence in Africa is looking a Government Relations Officer to join their team in Tanzania on a permanent basis. Due to the nature of the Nationalisation drive in Tanzania, Tanzanian Nationals will be given preference during the recruitment process.
Job Description – The successful candidate will assist the General Manager and Government Relations Manager with:
- Developing and managing relations with Government officials
- Managing company media relations when authorized to do so by the General Manager
- Managing community relations
- Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with local and municipal government officials
- Providing strategic advice and support in respect to government and regulatory relations
Candidate Requirements – The ideal candidate will hold a University Degree in Political Science, PR or Philosophy. You should also have previous experience in a similar role with a strong Government Relations focus and knowledge of the Tanzanian political system. Knowledge of the O&G industry would be highly beneficial.
EarthStream is a specialist global recruiting business dedicated to the energy, resources & environment sectors that is uniquely positioned to understand the interplay and increasing convergence between these sectors. We specialize exclusively in the energy, resources and environment sectors with our capability in providing staff across a range of technical, engineering, scientific and commercial disciplines. The recruiters in each of our industry specific divisions understand the unique skills and requirements of each vertical sector and where to find the best people in that field. With operations in five continents we have the coverage and experience to service our clients and candidates anywhere in the world. Please quote reference HQ324 when applying for this position.
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