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Communications Specialist USAID Project Jobs - Chemonics international lnc


Job Title:       Communications Specialist
Organization: Chemonics international lnc
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About us:
Chemonics International Inc., a US-based international development organization, seeks a Communications Specialist for the anticipated USAID five-year Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity in Uganda. This activity will aim to improve youth learning outcomes (P1-P4 reading in local language and English), while ensuring that children and youth are safe and healthy in their community and learning environments. Specifically, this activity will improve learning outcomes, address primary school retention, provide technical assistance to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) service providers, and employ high-impact local partnerships to accomplish the activity’s objectives. This position will be based in Kampala, Uganda with intermittent travel throughout the country.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Collate stories and data for use in high-impact internal and external communications to “tell the story” of ICYD activities;
·       Identify channels for communicating key messages, including social media and other communications platforms;
·       Support the compilation of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports produced by the program;
·       Ensure that the project and all technical staff abide by USAID branding and marking requirements, and draft and maintain appropriate communication templates;
·       Train local professional staff, including subcontractor staff, in public outreach and strategic communications methodologies and processes, and USAID reporting, branding, and marking guidelines.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant should have a Master’s degree in communications or similar relevant field is preferred but not required.
·       A combination of a Bachelor’s degree and the required number of years’ work experience may substitute for a Master’s degree;
·       Minimum seven years public awareness and communications experience including planning and implementing strategic communications and advertising campaigns;
·       Experience with USAID and PEPFAR reporting, branding, and marking guidelines;
·       Knowledge of local press and electronic media, and strong relationships with media agencies and journalists;
·       Excellent writing and editing skills in English;
·       Experience in design and production of print and audio-visual media, including brochures, publications, videos, radio campaigns, etc. preferred;
·       Familiarity with the Ugandan education, OVC, and health sectors preferred;
·       Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity.

How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online at the link below
Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Actual hiring is contingent on Chemonics being awarded the activity and on USAID approval.

Deadline:   22nd November 2019

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No Experience Communication Intern Job Vacancies - Food for the Hungry (FH )


Job Title:       Communication Intern
Organization: Food for the Hungry (FH )
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports To: Program Director

                                                                                                          
About US:
Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in 26 countries including Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and Japan. FH's primary goal is to respond to human suffering and graduate communities from extreme poverty. In Uganda, FH is operational in the communities ofAdjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.


Job Summary:
The successful intern will provide technical support to the Programs department in designing Food for the Hungry publications and contribute to the development and improvement of the design branding and layout of materials produced by Food for the Hungry. S/he will ensure the communications products and reports are following Food for the Hungry branding guidelines, provide the best possible functionality and usability t Food for Hungry partners and contribute to the overall branding process.
The position bearer supports different department and projects across the organization by designing high quality visual content including branding to events, information communication and educator (lEC) material, flyers, magazines, newsletters an annual reports among others. All these are done in consistency with Food for the Hungry branding guidelines..

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Support FHU portfolio on documentation and visibility efforts 65%
·       Support Key Program information Management 35%
·       Additional Communication Duties to accomplish program objectives.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a University degree in Mass Communications, Journalism
·       Recent graduate 2016 -2018, aged 20 -30 yrs
·       Experience in graphic design and use of graphic design software a must. You need to know how to use Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe illustrator, Adobe lnDesign, Adobe Photoshop at an advanced level.
·       Strong writing and interpersonal skills. "
·       Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently.
·       lnnovativeness and willingness to learn
·       Experience in and basic knowledge of photography and videography is a plus;
·       Website management knowledge would be an added advantage;
·       Committed to FH's mission and vision and values, and particularly to Gender Equity and Diversity;
·       Excellent interpersonal and public relation skills.

How to apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only electronic copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:
The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda
Email: recruitment-fhuganda@fh.org 
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from FH by 29th November, 201.9. FHU has policies including a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign.
Note: For detailed Job descriptions reach out to Claire Kisakye on email: ckisakye@fh.org
FHU is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline:   15th November 2019

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Learning and Communications Officer


GOAL is currently seeking to hire competent persons to join our Uganda team. This is an exciting opportunity for you to join an extremely dynamic International NGO and to use your skills. If you are familiar with working within the international development aid sector and have a strong background in the areas mentioned, then you are the one we are looking for!
All positions are contingent to funding.

Learning and Communications Officer

About the Role: The Learning and Communications Officer (LCO) will drive and support the external and internal communication of learning from - and impact of – GOAL Uganda’s programming. This will be achieved through developing a variety of multimedia products for internal and external audiences, and managing an accessible library of resources which are easily navigable by all GU teams. The postholder will be expected to coordinate a diverse communications portfolio, contribute to communications strategy, lead on special projects such as programmatic impact reports, and liaise with other organisations when necessary. This is an exciting communications opportunity for a confident writer who wants to engage with a wide range of technical areas relevant to poverty eradication and global development in both emergency and development contexts. Reporting to the Deputy Programme Director – MEAL, the Learning and Communication Officer will also work closely with the Communications Coordinator, creating synergy and continuity across key programme areas. The post holder will be creative and energetic, with experience in bringing about positive changes in the way teams develop, manage and use information and learning to communicate effectively to a wide variety of audiences

Key Responsibilities:
Communications
·         Support the implementation of a GU Communications Plan, working closely with MEAL and Programme teams, and covering both internal and external communications;
·         Work with MEAL and Programme teams, Global Technical Advisors and others to convert data/workshop notes/interviews/complex technical documents into well-written and engaging content suitable for a range of audiences. 
·         Coordinate with SMT, MEAL and Programme teams and solicit input into regular internal and external communication outputs
·         Provide training and capacity building to Programme staff as needed on development/production of content for communication materials
·         Produce high-quality communication materials such as learning briefs, case studies, success/challenge stories, newsletters, blogs, photo journals and videos reflective of all GU programme areas
·         Produce quarterly GU message sheets and share with GOAL HQ and SMT
·         Act as an information bridge between the Communications Team in GOAL HQ and GU
·         Serve as the focal point for information requests on programmatic learning;
·         Review, adapt and edit resources in coordination with relevant colleagues (e.g. Programmes, MEAL, HR, others) to respond to requests for information from a range of partners and donors
·         Support the implementation of a GU social media plan, with regular updates to GU’s social media platforms
·         Manage communication material supplies and replenishment
Learning
·         Support the DPD MEAL and ACDP to develop guidelines and templates to document learning across GU programmes
·         Liaise and work closely with HQ MEAL team in using standardised tools and guidelines
·         Provide support on ensuring that learning is incorporated into programmatic policy development.
·         Act as a focal point for the development of any new organisational resources on programmatic learning.
·         Continually investigate the use of new approaches (including new technologies) for improving programmatic learning.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Essential
·         Degree in Mass Communication or Communication
·         Minimum of 2 years of experience in a role which involves producing reports or other written documentation
·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills incl. the ability to represent numeric, financial or other information visually and in simple language.
·         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multi-cultural environment.
·         Ability to summarise large sets of data and technical information into concise and tailored reports for various target groups.
·         Excellent ability in use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and aptitude to learn to use new software.
·         Experience in communications design software such as InDesign
·         Excellent written and verbal English language skills and ability to proof documents to an international standard

Desirable:
·         Relevant communications / media degree
·         Highly organised and able to manage multiple, simultaneous demands and able to work in a fluid environment and adhere to deadlines.
·         Demonstrable, relevant experience in an international NGO and/or in developing countries.
·         Proficiency in PowerBI highly desirable
·         Specific technical knowledge or experience of INGO approaches, thematic areas or countries.

GOAL
Established in 1977, GOAL is an international humanitarian agency, with a global team of 2,400 personnel, dedicated to alleviating the needs of the most vulnerable communities. Currently operating in 13 of the world’s most vulnerable countries, GOAL delivers a wide range of humanitarian and development programmes, ranging from humanitarian relief in disaster situations, to focusing on nutrition, food security, and building greater resilience and sustainable livelihoods.

General description of the country programme:
First operational in Uganda in 1979, the current GOAL Uganda country programme focuses on Health (including WASH, Health Accountability and Nutrition programming); and a market based systems approach to improving agricultural livelihoods and WASH. GOAL Uganda mainstreams gender, child protection, social behaviour change and resilience strategies across all programming. GOAL works on a district focused approach and uses a mixture of direct implementation and partnerships with national and international civil society organizations, local government, the private sector and communities to give effect to our mission.

GOAL Uganda has a skilled team of approximately 100 personnel and manages an annual operating budget of approximately €8.7 million (2018). GOAL is currently operational in the North, South, East and West of Uganda with six established offices in Kampala, Lira, Bugiri, Abim, Kaabong and Agago Districts. GOAL Uganda country programme is funded by a number of donors who include Mastercard, charity: water, Irish Aid and some small foundations.

Remuneration Package and Benefits:
Our package includes a competitive salary, health insurance cover for up to 3 dependents, comprehensive 24 hour personal accident cover, terminal benefits equivalent to one month for each completed year of service and our working hours provide for a half day on Fridays.  GOAL promotes a learning and development environment with training & study opportunities aligned to our staff development policy.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications by email with at least 4 reference contacts (3 from the last three employers, and 1 character reference), and daytime contact number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda: recruitment@ug.goal.ie  indicating the title for the position applied for in the subject line by 21st November 2019.  PLEASE DO NOT ATTACH CERTIFICATES.

Deadline: 21st November 2019

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Programs Officer Job Placement - InfoNile.org


Job Title:          Programs Officer
 Organisation:  InfoNile.org
Duty Station:  Kampala,Uganda

About US:
InfoNile.org is a collaborative cross-border group of geojournalists with a mission to uncover critical stories on water and environment in the Nile River Basin of Africa through data-based multimedia storytelling. We are a project under Water Journalists Africa, the largest network of water journalists on the African continent.

Job Summary:  With support from the JRS Biodiversity Foundation, InfoNile is seeking a skilled Programs Officer based in Uganda to help plan and coordinate InfoNile programs working with journalists across the Nile Basin countries, build partnerships with media houses and other organizations/individuals, and monitor the impact of InfoNile/Water Journalists Africa activities. Tasks will include coordinating data and science journalism trainings, managing story grant programs for journalists, leading the development of an online web portal for journalists and scientists, managing the creation of in-depth data journalism projects involving journalists in different countries, and developing M&E systems to analyze the impact of these programs. This position is based in Kampala, Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Develop and coordinate all InfoNile programs alongside the Directors, including trainings for journalists and story grant programs - from strategic ideation stage to managing logistics and necessary accountabilities, for instance, of inter-country workshops, and develop ideas for new programs in accordance with the strategic plan;
·         Generate ideas and lead the development of a new online web portal connecting journalists and scientists including managing the development of online training modules;
·         Assist in editing journalist grantees’ stories and providing support and mentorship to journalists throughout the reporting process;
·         Manage the creation of in-depth multimedia data journalism projects involving journalists in different countries;
·         Secure partnerships with media houses, organizations or freelance journalists in the region - to share content and for other opportunities;
·         Manage current InfoNile/WJA partnerships;
·         Mobilize journalists in the region to join the Water Journalists Africa network for continuing opportunities;
·         Manage the InfoNile/Water Journalists Africa network over relevant platforms;
·         Create and manage databases of contacts, program participants, stories published through grants, etc.
·         Support on writing project proposals and mobilizing for new sources of funding through grants, innovative business schemes, etc.
·         Develop and implement monitoring and evaluation strategies to track the reach and impact of programs
·         Work with the Directors to develop a comprehensive M&E plan and systems
·         Create and implement relevant tools such as surveys and other strategies to measure impact
·         Analyze data and report Key Performance Indicators
·         Prepare programs reports for funders incorporating analysis from evaluations.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         Residency in Uganda
·         Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
·         At least two years’ experience coordinating programs for NGOs (preferred)
·         Experience developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems (preferred)
·         Experience developing programs and writing project proposals (preferred)
·         Broad and diverse networks with media houses and journalists in your country/region
·         Knowledge, experience and interest in issues of water and the environment in the Nile Basin
·         Experience working in/with journalists and the media (preferred)
·         Be a strong self-starter and able to work independently and with self-initiative
·         Detail-oriented and strong critical thinking skills
·         Basic skills in data analysis and statistics
·         Visionary and strategic thinking skills
·         Strong communications and writing skills
·         Fluency in English
·         Fluency in at least one other Nile Basin language (Swahili, French, Arabic, Amharic, Kinyarwanda) (preferred)

How to Apply:
If you are interested in applying to this position, please send a cover letter (max 1 page) and your CV via email to:  infonile2017@gmail.com
NB: Tentative starting date is 1st December 2019.

Deadline: 16th November 2019

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Entry Level Communications Officer Job Opportunity - InfoNile.org


Job Title:          Communications Officer
 Organisation:  InfoNile.org
Duty Station:  Kampala,Uganda

About US:
InfoNile.org is a collaborative cross-border group of geojournalists with a mission to uncover critical stories on water and environment in the Nile River Basin of Africa through data-based multimedia storytelling. We are a project under Water Journalists Africa, the largest network of water journalists on the African continent.

Job Summary:   With support from the JRS Biodiversity Foundation, InfoNile is seeking a skilled Communications Officer based in Uganda to help communicate and promote InfoNile programs working with journalists across the Nile Basin countries, build partnerships with media houses and other organizations/individuals, and work with journalists to create content. Programs will include creating regular content for the InfoNile website and social media platforms, managing all organization communications, and working with journalists to edit stories and create data visualizations and videos. This position is based in Kampala, Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Communications Tasks
·         Develop a strategic communications strategy alongside the InfoNile team;
·         Communicate and promote InfoNile/WJA programs and stories comprehensively across a wide variety of platforms, both on and offline;
·         Manage and create regular content for the InfoNile/WJA social media platforms including relevant data visualizations and graphics for social media;
·         Develop a regular newsletter to send to the InfoNile network;
·         Develop IEC materials to communicate the work and impact of the organization such as brochures and annual reports;
·         Seek for press coverage through press releases, press conferences etc. as needed;
·         Manage the InfoNile email address and official communications such as official letters and calls for applications;
·         Provide necessary support to communicate about InfoNile programs for donor reports or other purposes;
·         Represent the public relations of InfoNile at any relevant forums or events.
Journalistic Tasks
·         Critically edit journalist grantees’ stories and provide mentorship to journalists throughout the reporting process;
·         Assist with the creation of in-depth multimedia data journalism projects involving journalists in different countries, including creating and editing videos;
·         Create compilations of InfoNile stories such as magazines and documentaries;
·         Secure content partnerships with media houses, organizations or freelance journalists in the region, and build the InfoNile/WJA network;
·         Conduct research on relevant data sources related to water, environment and climate change issues to be visualized as interactive maps and other data visualizations;
·         Publish and promote multimedia stories on the InfoNile and Water Journalists Africa Wordpress websites and manage the overall look/content on the websites along with the IT officer;
·         Any other duties as needed.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         Residency in Uganda
·         Strong journalistic skills across multimedia platforms- writing, photography, video, radio, etc.
·         Strong Wordpress skills
·         Strong social media skills and creating unique content and campaigns for social media, especially Facebook and Twitter
·         Video, audio and photo editing skills
·         (Preferred) data journalism and visualization skills
·         Broad and diverse networks with media houses and journalists in Uganda and the Nile Basin region
·         Knowledge, experience and interest in issues of water and the environment in the Nile Basin
·         At least two years’ experience working in/with the media
·         Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or a relevant field
·         Be a strong self-starter and able to work independently and with self-initiative
·         Strong communications and writing skills
·         Fluency in English
·         Public speaking skills
·         Fluency in at least one other Nile Basin language (Swahili, French, Arabic, Amharic, Kinyarwanda) (preferred)

           
How to Apply:
If you are interested in applying to this position, please send a cover letter (max 1 page) and your CV via email to:  infonile2017@gmail.com
NB: Tentative starting date is 1st December 2019.

Deadline: 16th November 2019

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