Manager Public Relations Job Placement – Uganda National Airlines Company Limited

Job Title:   Manager Public Relations

Organisation: Uganda
National Airlines Company Limited

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

Reports to: Duty
Manager

About US:

Uganda Airlines is
the flag carrier of Uganda. The company is a revival of the older Uganda
Airlines which operated from 1977 until 2001. It began flying in August 2019.

Job Summary:
The Manager Public Relations will set and lead the implementation of the
strategic direction of the department as well as provide advisory services to
the management UNACL on the appropriate strategies for the promotion of the
Airline’s brand, business with the public, and communication so as to
effectively support Airline strategy, in accordance with best practices, as
well as established Company policies and procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Establish
and institutionalize mechanisms that enable the timely flow of information from
all business areas and effect a coordinated official communication to the
public.

·       
Establish
institutional controls that guarantee the quality of the information
disseminated to the public and internal stakeholders on behalf of Uganda
Airlines.

·       
Develop
initiative on crisis management to protect the image of the Airline.

·       
Respond
to requests for information from the public or designate another spokesperson
or information source.

·       
Address
press conferences and respond to stakeholder requests, inquiries and complaints
on behalf of the organization.

·       
Plan and
direct development and communication of information programs to maintain
favorable public and stakeholder perceptions of the airline’s accomplishments
and agenda.

·       
Guide
and advise top management and the board on public relations issues.

·       
Develop
and implement both strategic and operational plans for the Public Relations
Section.

·       
Prepare
and implement public relations plans and programs which meet and promote the
corporate image and brand of the Airline.

·       
Seek to
impact and influence key stakeholders, such as Government, Authorities, clients
and customers, the Airline industry, as well as the public in general, so that
they are positively disposed towards the Company.

·       
Build
and manage a positive image of UNACL locally, regionally and internationally.

·       
Develop
and monitor the implementation of partnerships between the Airline, media and
other key stakeholders so as to maintain continuous collaborations for the
growth of the airline business.

·       
Research,
through reading widely, to access information that is relevant to the Airline
and disseminate it to staff, media, and other stakeholders.

·       
Oversee
and supervise the production of Corporate Publications and documentaries.

·       
Manage
and develop staff under his/her supervision, through, inter alia, professional
training, coaching, delegation, appraisal, and feedback.

·       
Perform
any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the relevant
authority.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the Uganda Airlines Manager Public Relations job must hold
a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following; Mass Communication, Journalism,
Marketing or International Relations, from a recognized University. A Master’s
Degree in any of the above is desirable. 

·       
Hands-on
experience of 7 years is preferred, four (04) of which should have been at
middle management level.

·       
Good
understanding of the Airline’s business brand, work processes, events
management, communications policy and related regulatory and industry
standards.

Competencies:

·       
Strong
communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to think quickly and
creatively especially in crisis management.

·       
Strong
negotiation skills, analytical skills, and marketing skills.

·       
Strong
leadership skills, team building, and networking abilities.

·       
The job
holder must have the ability to stay calm and maintain composure during hard
pressing situations.

·       
Must
express a reasonable degree of maturity, and possess the demeanor that portrays
the corporate image of the Airline.

How to Apply:

Application letters,
complete with Curriculum Vitae giving two (2) referees, and copies of academic
and professional certificates with one passport size photograph (one full size
photograph for Cabin Crew applicants) should be submitted online at the link
below

Click
Here
  or by
post quoting the Job Reference number accordingly.

Applications should
be addressed to:

The Manager Human
Resources.

Uganda National
Airlines Company Ltd.

P.O. Box 431,
Entebbe, Uganda.

Only successful
applicants will be contacted

Deadline: 27th March 2020 

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