Communication & Membership Officer Job Careers – Uganda Solar Energy Association (USEA)

& Membership Officer

Organization: Uganda
Solar Energy Association (USEA)

Duty Station: Kampala,

About US:

Uganda Solar Energy
Association (USEA) was started in 2016 with support from the Ministry of Energy
and Mineral Development. USEA is a private sector membership body whose role is
to enable growth of the off-grid solar energy sector through coordination,
information sharing, building capacity of its members and carrying out joint
advocacy. USEA has a membership of more than 130 member companies. As one of
the ways of supporting the implementation of the Rural Electrification Strategy
Plan (RESP 2013-2022), ERT 3 project, through PSFU, is supporting the
development of USEA’s strategic framework and establishment of institutional
systems. The objective of the support is to nurture USEA into a:

self-sustaining, strong advocacy body able to influence the formation of
favorable policies for the sector

center for information on solar PV, and

of quality products and service delivery to end users

representative of its members on issues of government policy.

Job Summary:  The Communication & Membership Officer
will support the USEA Chief Executive Officer in the broader operation and
management of the USEA Secretariat to ensure successful implementation of
USEA’s activities. Specifically, the Communications & Membership Officer
will be responsible for (i) creating awareness and communicating the
organization’s mandate to all stakeholders and (ii) implementing member
recruitment and retention activities. The Communication and Membership (C &
M) Officer will be responsible for developing and implementing a communication
strategy some of which aspects will include (i) awareness creation and
visibility for USEA (ii) media relations (iii) digital communications/social
media (iv) USEA branding and communications (v) Managing events.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Development and implementation of a membership growth and retention
  • Identification and packaging membership services aimed at improving
    members’ businesses;
  • Maintenance of a clear and correct database of USEA’s membership and
    other stakeholders ensuring that it is regularly updated with correct
  • Creation and management of a client relationship system that is
    responsive to members and other stakeholder requirements;
  • Arrangement of stakeholder meetings to identify business and
    capacity building partnerships;
  • Carrying out annual member satisfaction survey and needs assessment;
  • Development and implementation of a program of activities for
    members, including interactive sessions, social meetings/events;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in communications,
    social work, journalism, public relations, ICT or a related field. A
    Master’s Degree in communications will be an added advantage.
  • At least five years of similar work experience is required.
    Candidate should be able to work independently – with minimum supervision
    and guidance from supervisors. Demonstrated and extensive social media
    experience is an added advantage.
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills and
    proficiency in English are required. Knowledge of other languages/dialects
    is an asset.
  • He/she should have advanced working knowledge of MS Office (Word,
    PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe, CRMs and Publisher).
  • Candidates with basic design and layout skills and adept in using
    Adobe Photoshop and PageMaker are an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated and extensive social media experience is an added

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested persons should submit their application. CV and
academic certificates in a sealed envelope clearly marked Communication and
membership Officer for USEA Proc. Ref. No. PSFU/BUDS- ERT/CONS/2018-19/ 00007
addressed to;

The Executive

Private Sector
Foundation Uganda

43 Nakasero Hill



Deadline: 4th June, 2019 by 11:00am

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