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Stantec Public Relations Officer (PRO) - Arabic Speaking in Doha, Qatar

17569BR

Requisition Number:

17569BR

Description:

Stantec Qatar is currently seeking a Public Relations Officer (PRO) - Arabic Speaking for a construction supervision project of a Trunk Sewer and Terminal Pumping Station at Doha North.

Key accountabilities for this position include but are not limited to:

•Prior to the commencement of the construction works, the PRO shall arrange dialogue sessions with all property owners, residents, Management Cooperation, School Managements who would be effected by the work and inform them about the project’s works.

•Planning, developing and implementing PR strategies;

•Liaising with colleagues and key spokespeople;

•Liaising with and answering enquiries from media, individuals and other organizations, often via telephone and direct meetings

•Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media;

•Collating and analyzing media coverage;

•Organizing events including press conferences, exhibitions, presentations and involvement in community initiatives.

•Work in conjunction with all employees; liaison with teams working remotely from other parts of the world to facilitate completion of tasks.

•Follow safe work practices and adhere to company guidelines and policies for planning and executing work in a safe manner.

•Complete all work in line with Stantec Core Values and in accordance with the Stantec Quality Systems and Project Quality Procedures.

•Other duties as requested from time to time by your line manager.

Title:

Public Relations Officer (PRO) - Arabic Speaking

Qualifications:

A. Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Law, Mass Communication or equivalent from an

accredited University or institution to the approval of the Engineer.

  1. Must be bilingual in both Arabic and English.

B. Experience

  1. Minimum 10 years demonstrable overall experience in the public relation and

communication works with no less than 5 years in works focus on public customer

service.

  1. Demonstrated experience in Public Relations works dealing with public complaint in a

construction industry would be an advantage.

  1. Dealing, handling and resolving conflicts, feedbacks, complaints from the public and

residents pertaining to the construction projects inconvenience.

  1. Initialing dialogue with the public, residents, municipalities, MOI, traffic police,

government department , drainage network O&M and embassies etc on public relation

issues as directed by the Ashghal / SRE / Senior PRO on project related.

  1. Conduct regular visits and ad hoc visits to the affected residents affected by the works

and make necessary report, feedback to Ashghal and the affected resident.

  1. Coordinate and work closely with the construction supervision team to minimize

inconvenience to the public.

  1. Must have a good understanding of Qatari culture.

  2. Must be prepared to work night shifts, as required to attend to public complaints.

C. General

  1. Must be fluent in English and Arabic both written and spoken with good capability in

oral and written communication skills;

  1. Computer skills and the ability to utilize design software are mandatory.

  2. Resourceful, pleasant and approachable personality.

  3. Ability to work under stressful condition to handle public complaints.

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Job Category:

Public Relations

About Stantec:

We're active members of the communities we serve. That's why at Stantec, we design with community in mind. Now uniting approximately 22,000 employees, working in over 400 locations and across six continents, we collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water and infrastructure projects to life. Our work as architects, engineers and consultants from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. With a heritage in water, we continue to safeguard and sustain lives, communities, and businesses worldwide.

Our local knowledge and relationships, coupled with our global expertise, qualify us to go anywhere to solve our clients' challenges in more creative and personalized ways. With a long-term commitment to the people and places we serve, we have the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level while advancing the quality of life in communities around the globe.

We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary. If connecting across borders with some of the world’s top talent appeals to you, join us.

To learn more about job opportunities and a career at Stantec, visit: http://www.stantec.com/careers.html

Location :

Qatar-Doha

Country:

Qatar

State/Province:

Qatar

City:

Doha

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