Printing and Publishing Manager Job Careers – Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation

Job Title:   Printing and Publishing Manager

Organization:
Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation

Duty Station:
Entebbe, Uganda

Reports to: Managing
Director

About US:

Uganda Printing and
Publishing Corporation (UPPC), is a state Corporation established by the Uganda
Printing and Publishing Corporation Act (Cap.330 of the Laws of the Republic of
Uganda). The Corporation is mandated to provide security and commercial
printing and publishing services to the Government Ministries, Departments and
Agencies and to private individuals and organizations. UPPC developed a five
year strategic plan (2017/18-2021/22) and carried out an organizational review
intended to create a robust organizational structure that would enable it to
deliver on the strategic plan.

Job Summary:  To ensure an effective and efficient value
chain and production process while taking care of the interests of all
stakeholders from supplier to client management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Develop and implement the strategic plans for
the printing and publishing department.

·       Ensure effective contract management by
availing clear specifications of production requirements and proper
accountability of the same.

·       Put systems in place to ensure proper value
chain and production process management.

·       Ensure timely reporting on the availability
of raw materials, work in progress, quality of finished products, status of
machinery and status of client satisfaction proposing any improvements in the
system.

·       Coordinate and effectively plan for timely
production of jobs in the department;

·       Ensure that quality printing and publishing
works are delivered in time to clients in approved quantities.

·       Develop, mentor and manage the departmental
staff so as to create an effective and efficient working team.

·       Ensure continuous value addition to the
customer requests in liaison with the marketing team.

·       Initiate product and service innovations to
foster the Corporation’s competitiveness in the printing market.

·       Ensure that daily production, stores and
engineering reports from supervisors are checked.

·       Monitor accurate receipt, recording and
processing of orders from customers;

·       Control discipline and workshop cleanliness
within the printing and publishing section.

·       Ensure health and safety of staff in the
factory.

·       Maintain an exceptionally high standard of
productivity in pursuance of UPPC strategic objectives.

·       Good demonstration of job planning and
scheduling capabilities to meet tight deadlines

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Industrial Art and Design, Commercial Printing or any other related
field with a Diploma or Certificate in Security Printing from a reputable
Institution.

·       Post graduate studies in Business
Administration, Management or any related Business course.

·       At least 8 years of experience in a printing
and publishing entity, of which 6 (Six) years should have been at senior
managerial level.

·       Full knowledge and experience in Printing,
Publishing, Designing, Costing, Marketing and Training.

·       Good understanding of Total Quality
managements and requirements of Security Printing

·       Job planning and scheduling capabilities to
meet tight deadlines

·       Strong analytical
and quantitative skills

·       Ability to
communicate effectively and successfully, manage internal and
external relationships

·       Strong budget
development, management and monitoring capacity

·       High level of
leadership, interpersonal skills and capacity to manage
performance of technical production staff

·       Ability to work
with sensitive information and maintain con
fidentiality

·       Ability to
foster good relationships with all stakeholders, including internal
customers

·       Ability to write
clear and concise reports and to make effective oral
presentations

·       Ability to train
Production staff while undertaki
ng
various activities and processes to meet Production Targets

·       Computer
proficient including word processing, spreadsheets, power point

·       Ability to
perform multiple tasks, establish priorities and meet deadlines

·       Good
understanding of Public Policy

·       High level of
integrity

·       Should not be
less than 35 years of age at the time of applying.

How to Apply:

All Interested
persons who meet the required specifications are invited to apply to:

The Managing
Director

Uganda Printing and
Publishing Corporation (UPPC),

P.0. Box 33 Entebbe,
Uganda

Applications can
also be dropped at the UPPC Kampala office located at Airways

House, Ground Floor,
Kimathi Avenue.

Also mark the
envelope with the job applied for in CAPITAL LETTERS.

Enclose a CV,
CERTIFIED copies of academic transcripts and certificates, Postal,

Telephone and Email
address for both applicant and three professional referees

Only shortlisted
candidates shall be contacted.

Deadline: Friday 31st July 2020 at 5:00 pm

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