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Strategic Communications and Financial Sector Development

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Ms. E. Haiyambo
Director, Strategic Communications
& Financial Sector Development 

The overall objective of the Department is to provide strategic communication and coordination services in supporting the operation of the Bank. This entails stakeholder engagement and issue management, information dissemination and management service as well as managing corporate social investment and responsibility activities. The department is also charged with the coordination, advocating and the implementation of the financial sector development strategies.


The specific functions are:

  • To ensure consistent and timely communication of policies, guidelines, strategies, plans and activities of the Bank
  • To develop communication strategies and programmes on issues relevant to the Bank of Namibia
  • To support Bank of Namibia’s strategic goals and reputation by creating a strong, unique and consistent image in the minds of all stakeholders;
  • To support the Governor and the Management Committee in their communication activities;
  • To act as a service provider and consultant for all departments within Bank of Namibia (departmental directors, divisional heads) and coordinate the Bank’s communication activities.
  • To coordinate, execute and evaluate communication activities related to: events management, community investment, sponsorships, donations, corporate identity, channel/tools/materials, stakeholder relationship management and issues management.
  • To serve as the one entry point for media and public queries to the Bank.
  • Providing records and information management services to the Bank and relevant stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and advocate the implementation of Namibia’s Financial Sector Strategy
  • Undertake related research pertaining to various areas of financial sector development within the mandate of the Bank.

Departmental Management:


General

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Tel: +264 61 2835114
Email: Administrative Assistant

Inquiries to the Division may be directed to:
Tel: +264-61-283 5114
Fax: 264-61-283 5228


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