Fenix Global Communications Manager Jobs in Uganda

Fenix Global Communications Manager Jobs in Uganda

Fenix International is a next-generation energy and technology company. Our mission is to improve the quality of life of our customers through inclusive energy and financial services.

Our flagship product, Fenix Power, is a modular, lease-to-own solar home system financed through affordable installments from just $0.11 per day. We use real-time transaction data to create a next-generation credit score to finance power upgrades and other life-changing loans, unlocking modern financial services for our customers.

To date, Fenix has sold over 500,000 Solar Home Systems in Uganda, Zambia, Cote d'Ivoire, Benin, Nigeria and Mozambique, bringing clean, reliable power for lights, phones, radios, TV and much more to over 2,500,000 people.


External Communications

  • Lead the creation and execution of the Fenix communications strategy, including managing the PR agency and following up with press opportunities to maximize coverage.
  • Manage field visits for journalists and production companies when capturing stories in all our respective markets.
  • Coordinate with ENGIE on corporate communications initiatives featuring Fenix, such as conferences, events, annual reports, newsletters, etc.
  • Lead in identifying, developing, and rolling out new communications tools to better engage, inform, and inspire employees globally
  • Lead communication to the wider ‘Friends of Fenix’ network to ensure they are kept up to speed on latest developments in Fenix

    Internal Communications

  • Develop and execute internal communications plans that ensure all employees are engaged and understand global goals, objectives, changes, and developments
  • Support the Fenix leadership team with internal and external communications, to ensure messages are accurate, clear and aligned with Fenix’s business strategy
  • Build organizational communications capability for local country leadership through implementation of best practices, how-to guides, templates, ‘tone of voice’ input, etc.
  • Play a key role in large-scale internal communications projects such as biannual “All Hands” staff meeting, managing events and other initiatives from design to execution
  • Be an active advocate for the Fenix culture across all Fenix markets to inspire commitment to our values and ensure we all work as a “Fenix Family”
  • Collaborate with Fenix country marketing and communication teams to coordinate and provide support for communication campaigns, announcements,
    global team events etc.

    Brand management and additional communication projects

  • Play a key role in the communication of the Fenix brand, ensuring the vision, look, and feel of Fenix is maintained in all written and visual material
  • Support large-scale internal communications projects such as conferences, industry events and other initiatives from design to execution
  • Provide best practices to Fenix countries on communications strategy and execution. When necessary, step in to provide local Country MD / Leads with communication support, especially in the event of a crisis
  • Support crisis communications and media issues to protect the Fenix Brand and minimise any possible reputational impact.
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity


  • Minimum experience of 4-6 years in communications or public relations, ideally at a startup or PR firm
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Business Management, Government, Journalism, English, or related field
  • Ability to identify target audiences and develop strategy and employ tactics that engage, inform and motivate
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and visual communication skills
  • Highly innovative and collaborative, with excellent interpersonal and influencing skills; excited to collaborate with individuals ranging from our CEO to our rural customers
  • Experience landing high-profile media placements and working with journalists to craft compelling stories
  • Experience developing internal communications strategies, channels, and events
  • Familiarity and experience managing social media channels
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently
  • Excellent project management skills paired with great attention to detail
  • Passion for Fenix’s mission and customers

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th July 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Fenix Global Communications Manager Jobs in Uganda

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