Earn Over 25,000 US Dollars Annually as Project Communication and Web Officer at Makerere University MasterCard Foundation (MCF) Scholars Program

Organization: Makerere
University MasterCard Foundation (MCF) Scholars Program
Duty Station: Kampala,
Salary: US $ 25,601 Per
Reports to: Project
About US:
Makerere University is the
oldest and premier University in Uganda which strives to becoming the leading
institution for academic excellence and innovations in Africa. It received
funding from The MasterCard Foundation to support scholars from disadvantaged
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    Project Communication and Web Officer will offer support on Communication
    and Research.
  • The
    incumbent will act as Reference and Public Relations Officer for the
    Project with Stakeholders.
  • Responsible
    for the production, documentation and dissemination of the Scholars
    directory, other Publications and Marketing of the project.
  • Manage  the design, update and maintenance of
    the website, MCF database & provision of ICT services
  • Compile
    Profiles of the Scholars and Alumni and follow up for updates and
    continuous engagement such as giving back.
  • The
    incumbent will oversee the provision of ICT support to MCF Scholars
  • Perform
    any other duties as assigned by the Project Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a master’s degree in any discipline
    from a recognized University Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication.
  • At
    least three years’ experience in communication and research.
  • The
    incumbent should be highly proficient in Mass Communication with a major
    in print media
  • Prior
    experience in journalism and managing events
  • Excellent
    ICT skills especially in Microsoft and Web Applications
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and communications skills
  • Possess
    the ability to build and manage effective working relationships with
    internal and external stakeholders
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should submit their applications, Curriculum Vitae,
Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies each set) giving full details of
applicants’ education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and
naming three referees, plus their postal addresses. Applicants should make sure
that at least two referees have forwarded references concerning their
application.  The complete applications
should be hand delivered to Employment Division Office Room 406, Top Floor Main
Building, Makerere University and addressed to:
The Director
Human Resources
Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062, Kampala
NB: Only shortlisted applicants
will be contacted
Deadline: 14th August, 2015.

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