Managing Director Employment Opportunity – Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC)

Job Title:     Managing

Organisation: Uganda
Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC)

Duty Station: Entebbe,

Reports to: Board
of Directors

About US:

Uganda Printing and
Publishing Corporation (UPPC) is a body corporate established by the UPPC Act
1992 Cap.30 as a leading Government printer mandated to provide printing and
publishing facilities to the government ministries, departments, and parastatal
bodies .private companies, individuals and organizations. The corporation
prints and publishes all government legislation and documents and undertakes
security printing works.

Job Summary: The Managing Director will provide the overall strategic direction of the
Corporation with the aim of improving its effectiveness, efficiency and
profitability as guided by the UPPC Act Cap. 330.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the operations of the corporation
    in the formulation and implementation of business strategy and business
  • Work closely with the heads of
    departments in developing an annual operational plan to guide in achieving
    its set objectives and ensure business growth;
  • Lead, integrate and motivate senior
    Management team to ensure the delivery of high quality services, take
    responsibility and be accountable for all internal aspects of business,
    overseeing, forecasting and managing all capacity and resources issues to
    ensure that the Corporation achieves its targets for quality and financial
  • Liaise with all departments to ensure
    that all departments have resources and policies needed to deliver their
    business objectives;
  • Ensuring proper development, review and
    implementation of the UPPC Strategic Plan and guide the Corporation in
    achieving its objectives/functions as stipulated in the UPPC Act.
  • Provide regular updates to Board of
    Directors and relevant stakeholders on Corporation’s operations and
  • Provide overall direction, development and
    growth of the Corporation as a member of the Board taking lead in devising
    and writing the Corporation’s strategic plan;
  • Monitor delivery, continuously evaluate
    and endeavor to improve the Corporation’s performance in all aspects;
  • Provide regular, high quality, accurate
    and timely management information, reports and analysis;
  • Oversee the Corporation’s capitalization
    strategy and ensure that hardware and software requirements are met and
    maintained in a timely and proper manner;
  • Coordinate, monitor and supervise all
    activities in the UPPC and ensure performance management, evaluation and
  • Liaise with the Ministry of Finance,
    Planning and economic development (Privatization Unit), Office of the
    President, Insurers, Auditors and tax Authorities to ensure that the
    Corporation meets it’s corporate, statutory and fiscal obligations;
  • Ensure that financial and management
    accounting reports are submitted on a quarterly basis;
  • Undertakes other such reasonable duties
    as required by the Board of Directors and Stakeholders.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate should preferably
    hold a Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Finance or Marketing
    or Economics or International Trade.
  • Membership of any Professional body
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Marketing,
    Economics, IT, Business Administration, Printing and Design
  • Eight years of working experience in a
    senior management position in a reputable Organization
  • Excellent people management skills.
  • Familiarity with the printing industry
    is desired
  • Policy development and analysis;
  • Excellent communication skills;
    Planning, budgeting and Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Excellent Partnership and stakeholder’s
    engagement skills;
  • Excellent Leadership and supervisory
  • Strong Team building and negotiation
    skills; Excellent analytical and presentation skills;
  • Excellent report writing skills;
    Integrity and high standards of personal conduct
  • Good ICT skills

Applicants who responded to the advert for the position of managing director
published on 8th January 2019 need not re-apply. Their previous applications on
record shall be considered.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications
and updated CVs with CERTIFIED copies of academic transcripts and certificates,
postal, telephone, and Email address to:

Chairman, Board of

Uganda Printing and
Publishing Corporation

P.O. Box 33,
Entebbe, Uganda.

NB: Please
mark the envelope with the job applied for in CAPITAL LETTERS and include
applicant names and three professional referees. 

Deadline: 31st May 2019 by 5:00pm

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