Documentation and Communication Officer NGO Jobs – Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Job Title:    Documentation and
Communications Officer

Organisation: Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reports to:  Head
MEAL Manager


About US:

Finn Church Aid
(FCA) is the largest Finnish international aid organization. We operate in 13
countries, where the needs are most dire. We work with the poorest people,
regardless of their religious beliefs, ethnic background or political
convictions. FCA work is based on promotion of human dignity and fundamental
human rights and freedom, and FCA’s operations are guided by equality, non-discrimination
and responsibility.


Job Summary:  This position will be two-fold, in that it
covers both communications and documentation as part of MEAL On the
communications side, the Communications and Documentation Officer (CPS) will be
responsible for undertaking documentation and design, development, and
dissemination of communication materials for FCA Uganda’s projects.
Communications Officer will work closely with the Monitoring, Evaluation,
Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Manager, MEAL Officers, Area Mangers and
Project Managers to document and publicize, key programme activities, success
stories, best practices and lessons learnt, and coordinate closely with
advocacy related activities and strategies.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The communications and documentation officer
will be responsible for:

communications and visibility materials developed in UGACO

of success stories, long-read articles, visibility materials in accordance with
donor guidelines, publication and dissemination of relevant project or
organization specific communication materials etc.

and implementation of internal and external strategies for FCA Uganda
communications and outreach in co-operation with FCA communications unit

media and public information liaison for FCA, support production of program
reports and other FCA high quality communication materials, including quarterly
newsletters, annual reports etc.

and maintenance of the FCA Uganda’s web site and other communications channels,
including social media in co-operation with FCA communications unit

FCA staff with the design, development, editing, and dissemination of relevant
communications materials through training in short story telling, photography
and basic communications skills etc.

alignment with FCA and donor visibility requirements

that FCA and donor branding are all done appropriately with the right logos,
appropriate positioning sizes and other branding best practices.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate should preferably hold a University degree in Communication
studies, Social Sciences or related field

At least
three years working experience within communications in Uganda, ideally in the
international development and/or humanitarian field

with relevant Ugandan government and international refugee frameworks and
development policies guiding humanitarian and development work in Uganda

communication, problem solving and decision making skills

skills in team working, networking and strategic thinking, with established
links with various media channels being an added advantage

in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher

knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, preferred

to set and work within timelines

people skills and demonstrated public relations skills

degree of integrity and familiar with ethical guidelines on interview
techniques including child safeguarding

English communication skills, both oral and written


How to Apply:

All interested
applications should send a cover letter and a CV (not more than 5 pages) with
at least three referees and a daytime telephone contact addressed to: The Human
Resource and Administration Manager, Finn Church AID, Uganda Country Office.
P.O. Box 21826 Kampala, Tank Hill Rd, Roche Close, Plot 1495 Muyenga, Uganda.
Email applications should be in one file attachment (Ms Word or PDF) mentioning
the position title in the subject to


Deadline: Tuesday 5th January 2021.


N.B: Please do not
attach academic documents when you apply online. Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted.


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