Digital Communications Lead – Chief Executive’s Office

Closing date for applications: 20/11/2022

Role Summary

Part of the Office of the Chief Executive (OCE), the communications section is responsible for the development and implementation of communications activities which support the successful delivery of the HPRA’s strategic plan and, in particular, the goal to ensure that users of health products are as well informed as possible.

Reporting to the Communications and Information Manager, the Digital Communications Lead will play a key role to the delivery of 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.

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


Key Responsibilities

-Strategic Objectives

  • Responsible for implementing the digital communications activities that support the successful delivery of the HPRA’s strategic plan and relevant goals. This includes the development of the HPRA’s new website as a key communication tool for interacting with stakeholders and an authoritative source of reliable regulatory information.

  • 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 our digital channels incorporating our website and social media platforms.

  • Consult with colleagues across the HPRA to understand digital 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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