Communication Specialist, CEDP-AF World Bank Project Jobs – Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)


Job Title:    Communication Specialist,

Organisation: Private
Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

Project Name:
Competitiveness and Enterprise Development Project (CEDP)

Funding Source: World Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reports to: Project


About US:

The Government of
Uganda received credit from the World Bank towards implementation of the
Competitiveness and Enterprise Development Project (CEDP). The Project
Development Objective (PDO) is to improve the competitiveness of enterprises in
Uganda through supporting reforms in priority productive and service sectors
geared towards a better investment climate with particular focus on MSMEs.
Government is scaling up the existing operations through provision of
Additional Financing (AF).


The AF is intended
to complete the implementation of the Land and Tourism components while
consolidating and enhancing the achievements realized, as well as scaling up
activities under these components. CEDP-AF will be implemented by eight MDAs.
The overall coordination of the Project will lie with the Private Sector
Foundation Uganda (PSFU) through a Project Coordination Unit (PCU).


Job Summary:  The Communication Specialist, CEDP-AF will manage
project communications by technically supporting the PCU in ensuring timely and
appropriate generation, collection, dissemination, storage, and ultimate
disposition of project information. The CS shall ensure timely and regular
information dissemination and sharing of information to stakeholders on Project
implementation issues and ensure effective stakeholder participation and


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

and supervise the implementation of the CEDP Communication Strategy in line
with the Project Development Objective;

information needs of the stakeholders and prepare targeted messages on Project

the development and production of IEC materials in liaison with the various
project staff and stakeholders to ensure quality and timely dissemination.

and evaluate the implementation of the communication strategy

with print/electronic media on promotion of the Project activities.

with traditional media groups to disseminate Project messages.

a positive culture and image of the Project and market the Project for greater
visibility and access of the target population

the information on the Project website and provide content development support
and ensure website promotion on a regular basis

media events such as press conferences, talk-shows, interviews of key Project
staff and stakeholders on public and private media.

the development of printed, multimedia and/or web-based publications (case
studies, research reports, project updates, newsletters etc.) and provide
quality control in line with the Project corporate identity standards

specific outputs (deliverables) as determined from time to time in the
respective projected work plans for each quarter.

any other duties as may be assigned to him/her from time to time.


Key Result Areas:

and implementation of the CEDP Communication Strategy;

information needs of key Stakeholders as well as public relations

and evaluation of Communication Strategy

of positive culture and image of the project

preparation of information to update the CEDP Website

of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials and multimedia
productions for Social Media

of a communication Procurement Plan, Work Plan and Budget

other duties assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

should possess a honors’ degree from a reputable institution in any of the
following areas: Mass Communication, Journalism, Development Communication, and
Media Studies.

qualification in: Mass Communication, Journalism, Development Communication,
Strategic communication, Media Studies, Marketing, Public Relations, Business
Administration and Project Management will be an added advantage.

At least
eight (8) years of professional experience in communication at a senior
position in a project, public or private organizations, international agencies
or other credible/ reputable institutions.

in communication and media relations, media campaigns and promotional material

in using a wide range of communication tools in print, broad casting,
electronic and traditional media as well as public relations

in working with grass roots communities, private sector based marketing and
promotions, non-governmental organizations, multilateral and bilateral
development agencies and government.

communication skills (verbal and written)

be able to work with minimum supervision and deliver under pressure

ethics, hands on approach

to detail and excellent follow through

Problem solving skills and versatility

integrity and honesty in handling public resources


How to Apply:

Interested eligible
applicants should submit applications including a cover letter, current
Curriculum Vitae and Academic Certificates and Transcripts to demonstrate that
they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the
services; to be received not later than 1700 hrs on January 13, 2021.
Applications addressed as below should be submitted as e-mail attachments to The e-mail subject should indicate the Reference Number
and Position applied for. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


The address referred
to above is:


The Project

Competitiveness and
Enterprise Development Project (CEDP)

Private Sector
Foundation Uganda – Lower Building

Plot 43 Nakasero

P.O. Box 7683,
Kampala. Uganda

Tel: +256 312 214600


Deadline: 13th January 2021 by 5:00pm


For more of the
latest jobs, please visit or find us on our facebook page


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.