Marketing and Public Relations Manager Job Placement – Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG)

Organisation: Uganda Health
Marketing Group (UHMG)
Reports to: Head Marketing
and Communication
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG) is a Company Limited by Guarantee
with an NGO status, whose Vision is “A good life for all Ugandans”. UHMG works
in partnership with public, private, and civil society institutions to improve
the quality of life of Ugandans through the provision of superior and
affordable health care solutions. Using the Good Life Platform as its launch
pad, UHMG has employed uniquely designed interventions and innovative behavior
change communication approaches to raise people’s awareness of and demand for
health care services for Reproductive Health, HIV, Malaria, and Maternal &
Child Health.
Job Summary: The Marketing
and Public Relations Manager will be tasked with Marketing, Brand promotions,
Public Relations and Good Life Fund management functions of the organization.
Key Duties and
  • Strategy:  
  • Lead on the development and execution of
    the UHMG Marketing Strategies in liaison with the Head Marketing and
  • Work with the Product Facility Sales
    Manager to develop and implement Marketing and Brand Promotion Strategies
    and New Product Development plans.
  • Work closely with Human Resources
    Department to draw up concrete plans to implement the Internal Marketing
    Strategy and Communication Policy.
  • Carry out the organization’s stakeholder
    audit and develop a Corporate Communications strategy to engage them in
    line with the Strategic & Business plans. Key categories will include;
    board and founder members, donors, prospective donors, corporate
    organizations, media, and others.
  • Lead on identifying and coordinating
    events to profile UHMG as a key player in health marketing amongst
    targeted stakeholder audiences.
  • Partnerships for Brand Support and
    Resource Mobilization
  • Lead on the creation and maintenance of
    networks with corporate organisations, CSOs, cultural, and religious
    institutions to support UHMG’s Social Marketing mandate.
  • Good Life Fund: Be responsible
    for the growth of the Good Life Fund, manage implementation, and the donor
    portfolio, and overall documentation.
  • Public Relations:  Stakeholder database: Develop, update,
    and maintain the organization’s stakeholder database.
  • Website: Work closely with the
    Head-Marketing and Communications, Strategic Communications and ICT
    managers, periodically monitor, and update content for the UHMG website.
  • Media Relations: Be responsible
    for the generation of media releases and editorials that profile the work
    of UHMG amongst UHMG publics.
  • Events: Be responsible for
    institutional event invitations, generation of talking points, speeches,
    and event coverage.
  • Event Calendar: Develop an
    event calendar harmonizing UHMG’s internal scheduled Public Relations
    activities with industry events.
  • CSR: Coordinate the Corporate
    Social Investment initiatives in liaison with the Head Marketing and
  • Materials: Be responsible for
    designing, updating, and following up with the procurement of the UHMG
    Marketing and Public Relations materials, ensuring safe custody, and
    keeping track of disseminations.
  • Reporting: Prepare and submit
    periodic reports for the Marketing and Public Relations function,
    including following up actions with stakeholders.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the UHMG Marketing
    and Public Relations Manager job opportunity should hold a Postgraduate
    qualification in marketing with a certified International professional
    qualification. Bachelors Degree in Marketing or any related course.
  • Broad and deep
    experience in fundraising and/or marketing and sales for at least eight or more years. 
  • Significant experience in marketing, sales and public relations at a management
  • Sound knowledge of market dynamics both in marketing, sales, and
    corporate communications. 
  • Significant experience in managing diverse
    marketing, sales and communications teams.
  • Practical writing skills with evidence of articles and publications offer an added advantage. 
  • Exposure with the Public Health Industry,
    in particular, will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal,
    and writing skills; with demonstrable experience of handling writing and
    other Corporate relations assignments for at least 4 years.
  • Excellent organizational and time
    management skills with the ability to multi-task;
  • Ability to cope with competing deadlines.
  • High degree of creativity, imagination,
    initiative, drive, competence, flexibility, and a willingness to learn;
    Possess photography, networking, Business awareness skills, with a good
    knowledge of the health marketing industry.
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should send their applications with copies of
Curriculum Vitae, names of three professional referees, copies of certified
academic documents, and telephone and email contacts to: The Human Resources
Manager, Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd.; Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs
Crescent, Ntinda, or to P. O. Box 4553, Kampala, Uganda.
N.B:  Hand deliveries should be
submitted at the UHMG reception.
Deadline: 21st July 2017
by 4:30pm
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