Corporate Communications Lead – Chief Executive’s Office

Closing date for applications: 02/04/2023

Role Summary

Part of the Office of the Chief Executive (OCE), the communications section is responsible for the

development and implementation of the HPRA’s communications activities. The section plays a central role in supporting the successful delivery of communications related goals as set out in the HPRA’s Strategic Plan 2021 to 2025.

Reporting to the Communications and Information Manager, the Corporate Communications Lead

will play a key role in the delivery of the HPRA’s communications objectives which include: 

  • Building greater understanding and awareness of the HPRA as an organisation and of the role we play in respect of protecting public and animal health.

  • Protecting and promoting the HPRA brand to establish trust and credibility among stakeholders.

  • Delivering clear, targeted information on the products we regulate.

  • Managing the HPRA’s corporate communications channels incorporating information campaigns, media and brand management, and our digital communications activities.

  • Supporting collaboration and engagement with key stakeholder groups including patients and healthcare professionals.


Key Responsibilities

Strategic Objectives

  • Responsible for implementing core corporate communications activities that support the successful delivery of the HPRA’s strategic plan and relevant goals. This includes communicating the work of the HPRA to members of the public and other stakeholders through media releases, publications, information campaigns and digital media.

  • Contribute to building awareness of the HPRA and protecting its reputation by ensuring that a regular flow of relevant information, regulatory guidance and news is presented through a range of communications and media channels incorporating both new and traditional platforms.

  • Consult with colleagues across the HPRA to understand communications requirements across different health products and to identify opportunities to enhance information provision to key stakeholder groups.


For more information, please refer to the role profile below. Applications should be submitted via the HPRA Recruitment Portal

Role Profile                                Application form

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