Production Manager Jobs – Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC)

Job Title:      Production Manager
Organization: Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC) is a semi-autonomous body established by an Act of Parliament (UNCC Act Cap 50). It is mandated to preserve, promote and popularize Art and Culture in Uganda and beyond.

Job Summary: The Production Manager will primarily oversee and manage the production function of the Centre.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Prepares periodic plans and budget estimates for the Performing Arts Department.
  • Overseeing production Calendars and Schedules
  • Programs and coordinates the various performances booked at the Centre.
  • Directs the productions of the performances.
  • Ensures quality assurance of scripts for the Performances.
  • Supervises the designing of the stage, sounds and lighting for every performance at the Centre.
  • Ensures that the quality of each performance to be staged at the theatre meets the standards prescribed by Government.
  • Directs the promotion and development of Arts in the Country.
  • Appraises the  activities of staff under his supervision
  • Plans and develops capacity of staff with in the Department
  • Responsible for documentation and archiving of Art and Culture aspects
  • Responsible for all the activities, utilization and control of resources availed to the Performing arts function
  • Hosts and artistically directs festivals
  • Tasked with resource mobilization for the department
  • Responsible for the development of an atmosphere for research, innovation and creativity in the art sector

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Performing Arts and Film, Theatre Management, Art Management, Literature, Education with Literature Art or its equivalent.
  • Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in any of the above areas.
  • At least five years’ practical experience in Art and Theatre Management in a busy and reputable organization.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a detailed CV and academic documents and testimonials by post or hand delivery to:

The Executive Director,
Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC),
P.O Box 3187, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 17th May 2018

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