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Project Officer - Advocacy Jobs - Rotary International and USAID

Job Title:          Project Officer - Advocacy
Organisation: Rotary International
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Since 2009, Rotary International and USAID have been working together to deliver WASH programs with greater impact and sustainability in developing countries under the H2O Collaboration. Joint efforts have been conducted in the Dominican Republic, the Philippines and in Ghana. Beginning 2019, this partnership was extended to Uganda where Rotary and USAID have committed $4 million for a WASH Project over a period of three years (2019 - 2021). Under the collaboration, Rotary will focus on access to potable water; while USAID’s implementing partner - Sanitation for Health (S4H) will focus on sanitation and hygiene. The overall goal of the project is to improve water, sanitation and hygiene practices in targeted communities in 9 districts of Uganda including: Kitgum, Sembabule, Bukomansimbi, Gomba, Luuka, Jinja, Lwengo, Kyotera and Namutumba.

Job Summary:  The overall purpose of the assignment is the development of an advocacy and communications strategy that provides a framework for strengthening Rotary and USHA WASH interventions. This strategy is intended to guide and promote creative and strategic alliances, collaborations and partnerships for effective engagement and dialogue with policy and decision makers on water and sanitation issues. This would ultimately lead to effective implementation of the project.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should hold a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline or professional experience in public policy, lobbying, advocacy and communications.
  • At least three years’ experience in delivering similar assignment within the WASH sector
  • Strong research, analytical and facilitation skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to convey complex ideas in a clear, direct, and lively style
  • The ability to work efficiently and deliver on committed outputs under the assignment within agreed timelines and deadlines.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications to the address below:

Uganda Rotary Office,
National Insurance Building,
9th Floor, Pilkington Road, Kampala.

Deadline: Friday, 11th October 2019

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Communications Officer NGO Job Careers - ChildFund International

Job Title:     Communications Officer
Organisation: ChildFund International
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Protection & Advocacy Manager

About US:
For over seventy years globally, ChildFund International has been providing help to deprived, excluded and vulnerable children to have the capacity to improve their lives and opportunity to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change to their communities. We promote societies whose individuals and institutions participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and rights of children.

Job Summary:  The Communications Officer will be responsible for management of the Country Office communications strategy that positions and showcases a coherent message on the organization's core intent, the country's programs and advocacy initiatives, and enhances visibility and brand recognition. Position supports both external and internal communications..

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Implement a comprehensive in-country communication strategy that profiles the impact of ChildFund's work, using written and visual storytelling
  • Develop, implement and maintain an in-country online communication presence using the web and social networks and lead new approaches to creating and distributing multi-media content related to ChildFund in country.
  • Create and deliver content-stories, photos, video, quotes, and other information - that help the organization build and nurture relationships with donors and the general public, globally. Proactively share stories and visual assets with the International Office and Alliance partners. Provide high-quality English translations of all story material.
  • Ensure that all content deliverables comply with branding guidelines, child safeguarding standards and other controls of the organization.
  • Knowledge Management & Learning Support: Develop and/or ensure your teams develop learning and knowledge products that meet standards and enable organization-wide learning and sharing by documenting approaches, project and program designs and lessons, case studies and other knowledge products.
  • Act as brand ambassador, responsible for in-country communications, including collateral print materials, country digital channels and for managing in-country media relations, all toward building the brand.
  • Create and deliver content for public messages and branding of ChildFund in country.
  • Generate compelling marketing collateral to support ChildFund fundraising initiatives in country.
  • Serve as a member of the global internal communications team/network.
  • Act as a champion for internal communications. Support development and execution of a global Internal communications strategy and plan in partnership with senior leaders, based on assessment of audiences and needs and Support internal response to crisis situations which affect perception and reputation
  • Remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding risks, acquire relevant knowledge and skills which will enable you to promote strong safeguarding practices, understand the child safeguarding policy and procedures, and conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the Child Safeguarding Policy.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the ChildFund Communications Officer job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor's degree or higher required in Public Relations, Journalism/Corporate Communications Marketing Relations or related field.
  • Five years of demonstrated work experience in journalism, marketing, public relations, media campaigns, and nonprofit communication or related area. Clear grasp of communications strategies and creativity in applying them to raise awareness of ChildFund's activities and achievements.
  • Extensive event organization and promotion experience.
  • Strong experience with website development and content management systems.
  • Ability to express technical concepts in clear, simple language for diverse audiences, including the general public.
  • Proficiency in use of social networking and new media tools.
  • Analytical skills with knowledge and good understanding of global and national development issues.
  • Proven extensive contact with editors and journalists from in-country media.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-cultural team and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word and Outlook, as well as desktop and web based publishing, photo and video editing tools.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send their applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae, academic and professional papers and names of three professional referees with their Email/ daytime telephone contacts to: The Country Director, ChildFund International, P.O. Box 3342, Kampala, Uganda Email: ugandahr@childfund.org OR Hand deliver to ChildFund National Office located on Plot 71/72 Namirembe Road P.O. Box 3341, Kampala. Uganda.

Deadline: 25th September 2019

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Grants Officer Job Careers - Uganda Christian University

Job Title:         Grants Officer  
Organization:  Uganda Christian University 
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Uganda Christian University (UCU) is an authentic Christian institution established by the Church of Uganda in 1997 in response to a call for quality university education with a Christian perspective. In 2004, UCU became the first private university to be chartered or accredited by the government of Uganda. Located in Mukono, less than an hour’s drive from the capital city Kampala, Uganda Christian University is one of Uganda's leading teaching and research universities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • The Grants officer will assist the BBUC administration in developing relations with Development Partners abroad and in Uganda.
  •  Assist the Administration of the BBUC in planning and proposing areas of development in the College, plus the pertinent human resources and infrastructure.
  • Assist the Administration in writing proposals for development that need and can attract donor funding.
  • Assist Administration in “marketing” those proposals both in Uganda and outside Uganda.
  • Co-ordinates and monitors on-going development projects in the University.
  • Participate in the spiritual and social life of the BBUC Community as well as creating partnerships with dioceses and churches.
  •  Reports to the Planning and development Committee and Board of the University.
  •  Develop strategies to work with BBUC stakeholders including alumni, parents, and employers for funding and other development.
  • Report to donors on project progress and finances.
  • Reports to the Planning and development Committee and Board of the University
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Principal-BBUC.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in either Development Economics, Development Studies, Business Administration, Project planning and management, Public administration and management, Communications, English, Journalism, Education, Social Sciences or any related field.
  • Must be a mature and committed Christian.
  • Must be a person of high integrity and self-driven.
  • A Certificate in Project Planning and management, monitoring and evaluation or Grants management will be an added advantage.
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, social sciences, Education, journalism, Communications, English or any related field.
  • The candidate must have  proven work experience of at least five years  performing similar tasks
  • Must be a team leader and a person of affable character
  • Should have proven work experience in writing successful grant proposals and reports to both government and private funding sources.
  • Effective interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Must have experience in coordinating grant development teams.
  • Should have had exposure to working under pressure with strict adherence to deadlines.
  • Must have budgetary skills and analysis capabilities.
  • Be client service oriented and have sound conflict management and time management skills.
  • Should have good computer skills, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel.

How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should apply online at the link below.

Click Here - > Select Position Title -> Apply

Deadline: Friday, 27th September 2019.

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Communication and Knowledge Management Officer NGO Jobs - Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)

Organisation: Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director of Programmes

About US:
Forum for Women in Democracy is a non-partisan women’s organization operating in Uganda with its head office in Kampala. FOWODE grew out of the Women’s Caucus of the 1994 – 1995 Constituent Assembly (CA) that debated and passed the 1995 Constitution. The organization’s mission is to promote gender equality in all areas of decision making through capacity development, community empowerment, policy engagement and strategic partnerships.

Job Summary:  The Communication and Knowledge Management Officer will ensure implementation of the FOWODE Communications Strategy and support the knowledge management function of the organization. The role holder will be responsible for the collection, synthesizing, storage, documentation and dissemination of information to FOWODE stakeholders in a way that is consistent with the defined overall vision and mission of the organization. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and implement FOWODE’s Knowledge Management plan and facilitate learning and production of knowledge products in audio, web-based and printed formats;
  • Advise management on all media, strategic communication and publication strategies and take lead in the development of gender sensitive tools for communications and knowledge management;
  • Conduct research, support and facilitate knowledge and information management related to implementation of the organisation’s programs, including documentation of all key activities;
  • Take lead in the implementation of FOWODE’s Communication Strategy, manage the public image of FOWODE and maintain an updated list of FOWODE members, key constituencies and partners
  • Establish links with the media and manage the organisation’s media engagements including generating stories, case studies, news briefings, articles and other relevant materials and disseminate to target audiences;
  • Constantly monitor media coverage on issues that are of interest to FOWODE and establish effective networks with relevant organisations on women’s leadership, macroeconomic governance and any other issue of interest to the organisation and her partners;
  • Keep abreast of latest tools and trends in social media and strategic communications and use appropriate actions to reach out to wider audiences;
  • Develop and update FOWODE’s annual reports, fact sheets, policy briefs and website among other products;
  • Provide communication support in editing, development of donor proposals and reports,  drafting and proof reading of key FOWODE communications;
  • Utilize FOWODE’s social media platforms to keep our constituencies informed about our work, events and topical issues;
  • Support and supervise Communications staff and build the capacity of FOWODE staff, members and partners in communication and knowledge management to enhance the function of the organization;
  • Supervise communications consultants and work with media personnel to ensure quality of content and products. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Communication and Knowledge Management Officer job must hold a degree in communications, journalism, social sciences or any related field. Additional qualifications in Knowledge Management and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning will be an added advantage. 
  • At least three years or progressively responsible and relevant experience working in the field of communication/public relations or journalism and Knowledge Management.
  • Experience in collecting, synthesizing, storing, documentation and dissemination of information is a must.
  • Knowledge and practice of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning will be an asset.
  • Experience in branding and working in various media formats, including photo, audio, video, print and web.
  • Professional experience managing digital communication and web-based communication platforms including social media, blogs, or websites
  • Experience in report production, print and electronic publishing. Design and publication skills especially interfacing with InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator will be an added advantage
  • Excellent writer with evidence of writing compelling stories and articles
  • Experience engaging with and writing for a range of audiences, including governments and policy makers, multilateral agencies, and the general public (national and international)

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent oral and writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong initiative and the ability to think creatively
  • Good at networking and relationship building
  • Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize multiple projects and tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Integrity, resilience, flexibility and sensitive to gender and diversity
  • Photography and/or videography skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested individuals should send their applications including their curriculum vitae and copies of academic documents to:

The Executive Director
Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)
Plot 15 Vubya Close, Ntinda - Nakawa Road
P.O. Box 7176
Or email to hr@fowode.org

NB: Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 30th September 2019 by 5.00pm. 

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NTV Jobs - English News Producer - Africa Broadcasting Uganda Limited (ABUL)

Job Title:    English News Producer (NTV Jobs) 
Organisation: Africa Broadcasting Uganda Limited (ABUL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: News Manager

About US:
Africa Broadcasting Uganda Limited (ABUL) is a Nation Media Group company which is currently operating NTV and SPARK TV.

Job Summary:  The English News Producer will plan, coordinate and produce reliable, objective and authoritative news in line with the NTV mandate.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Plan, prepare and monitor live broadcast of news in line with the NTV strategic objectives.
·         Brief, debrief, guide and monitor reporters to confirm story deadlines are achieved within specified times in line with the editorial policy.
·         Edit news scripts, write headlines and make key decisions on story aesthetics in line with the editorial policy.
·         Conduct quality control of content before broadcasts in line with the editorial policy.
·         Lead the editorial content generation process in line with the editorial policy.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold a Basic University Degree.
·         Post graduate training in the media industry.
·         Five years of experience in the media industry with a proven ability to conceptualize, edit and execute Television stories and an excellent command of the British English language.

Core Competencies
·         Passion for writing coupled with a keen news sense.
·         Possesses broad knowledge of local and regional issues and/or depth of knowledge in beat specialty.
·         Ability to work accurately and under pressure.
·         Deadline driven.
·         Computer literate.
·         Must have a good eye for detail.
·         Excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills.
·         Must be able to deal effectively with simultaneous tasks.

How to Apply:
If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please submit your application, detailed CV and academic documents with a daytime telephone number, quoting the position you have applied for in the subject line to the Head of Human Resource, Africa Broadcasting (U) Limited, Kampala Serena Conference Center at ntvhr@ntv.co.ug

Deadline: 20th September 2019

NB: Please Note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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