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30 May 2023

Communications Lead at Tullow Oil

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Job Description

Tullow Oil is a well-established, recognized, and African focused independent oil and gas company. The Group has interests in over 30 exploration and production licenses across 8 countries in Africa and South America. Our purpose is to build a better future through responsible oil and gas development.

Tullow Oil is offering an exciting opportunity within the Ghana communications team. The new position is Communications Lead, which is a full-time position based in Accra, Ghana with hybrid working arrangements.

Job Purpose

To lead the development and implementation of TGL’s Communications Strategies that supports the company’s objectives and enhances its reputation. Will entail leading internal and external communications initiatives.

The following are the key roles and responsibilities of the successful candidate

Communications and Media Relations

  • Lead the development and implementation of a comprehensive Communications, PR and Media strategy that supports TGL’s objectives and enhances its reputation.
  • Manage all internal and external communications, including media relations, public relations, investor relations and employee communications.
  • Develop and Manage relationships with key stakeholders including journalists, media analysts, influencers, and other media institutions.
  • Serve as a company representative on media engagements and enquiries.
  • Develop and maintain crisis communications plan and protocols.
  • Develop and execute employee communications strategy that keeps employees informed and engaged.
  • Advise the External Affairs Manager and other business managers on effective communication strategies that will enhance TGL’s reputation.
  • Effectively manage communication team in the delivery of the communications strategies.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams in Ghana and across Tullow’s operations to ensure consistent messaging and execution of strategies that enhance the reputation of the company.
  • Work closely with Tullow group communications team to roll out the company’s communication priorities for Ghana.
  • Manage the effective delivery of corporate events.
  • Manage and supervise TGL’s engagements with media agencies.
  • Effectively manage Tullow’s communications risk.

Investor Relations

  • Support Tullow Group Investor Relations team to deliver on investor initiatives in Ghana.
  • Manage TGL’s communication and engagements with investor community.
  • Support Tullow Group to deliver on regulatory compliance obligations in Ghana.


  • Bachelor’s degree (1st Class or 2nd Upper minimum) in Communications, or related field.
  • A relevant master’s degree.
  • A certification in Journalism will be a plus.

Skills /Professional Experience

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in corporate communications.
  • Experience managing relationships with media analysts and stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience managing crisis communication.
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically.
  • Advanced skills in presenting and reporting.
  • Demonstrable editorial judgement.
  • High organization and coordination skills
  • Credited with several publications
  • Knowledge of Social media platforms and their effective use in corporate communications.

To Achieve This, We Offer Our Employees

  • Regular working from home, with on average 2 working days per week in the office
  • Ability to manage working hours to balance work/life commitments
  • A performance-driven culture that generates results
  • A commitment to your personal and professional development
  • A chance to make a difference to our business, working in or leading teams of talented, committed people
  • A culture that appreciates diversity & inclusion and provides equal opportunities.

Recognition and reward for your performance

Our philosophy is to bring people into Tullow with whom we can build a strong, mutually beneficial, and long-lasting relationship. Working for Tullow will increase your knowledge, broaden your horizons, and extend your professional network. We offer a competitive reward package of base salary, incentives and benefits which is designed to attract, retain, and motivate the best talent.

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 15th June, 2023

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