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SEC East Africa Communications and Engagement Officer UK Charity Jobs - Teach A Man To Fish

Organization: Teach A Man To Fish
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: SEC East Africa Program Manager
Salary Package: UGX UGX 1,200,00  – 1,800,000 gross per month + health insurance

About US:
Teach A Man To Fish is a UK founded charity organization whose mission is to address global youth unemployment and poverty by providing practical, relevant education to young people in developing countries. We support schools to set up school businesses which provide hands-on training and experience for pupils. This boosts quality of education and employability - bridging the gap between education and the workplace - so that students leave school with the right skills to get a good job or run their own successful business. We are a small organisation with big reach - since 2006 we have brought the pioneering school business model to more than 100 countries, reaching over 80,000 beneficiaries and supporting them to reach their full potential in work and in life. In 2017, through the School Enterprise Challenge programme, Teach A Man To Fish worked in partnership with 16 partner NGOs to deliver the programme to 500+schools, impacting over 40,000 young people in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

Job Summary:  The SEC East Africa Communications and Engagement Officer will play a lead role in delivering communications activities for our flagship programme, the School Enterprise Challenge, in East Africa.  Teach A Man To Fish is a small international development charity with a big impact, providing entrepreneurship education to young people across the developing world.  Reporting to the SEC East Africa Programme Manager, the post will play a central role developing and delivering an effective communications and engagement strategy to support the delivery of the School Enterprise Challenge programme to 500+ schools across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Working as part of a team of 8, you will have direct responsibility for managing two volunteers.  You will be a confident communicator with the capability to use a wide variety of communication tools and a track record of contributing to effective marketing and communication campaigns. You will be passionate about entrepreneurship and have a strong understanding of the diverse context of education in Uganda and the best ways to engage stakeholders at each level. You will possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral and a strong eye for detail. Results driven and possessing strong planning skills, you will the ability to anticipate, coordinate effectively and manage your team to deliver communications across a range of platforms to multiple stakeholders within tight timelines. You will be adept at developing compelling stories and campaign messages to engage and motivate programme participants. The ideal candidate will possess 3 years’ experience in a Comms role or similar and will be able to demonstrate evidence of success. Experience in contributing to the development of communications and engagement strategy and policy documents would be an advantage.
Teach A Man To Fish is a fast-growing organisation with an ambitious plan for scale-up across the region. This is a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding candidate to join a growing organisation and contribute significantly to our exciting growth plans.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support SEC EA Programme Manager to set annual targets for communications for SEC Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Lead on delivery of annual communications targets, review progress regularly and proactively manage line reports to achieve targets.
  • Lead on marketing SEC programme to schools across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania and contribute to achieving registration targets
  • Lead on delivery of all comms activities in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Ensure e-mails, SMS, phone calls and WhatsApp communications delivered according to work plan, with consistent, accurate messaging
  • Develop and deliver 3 Newsletters per year for SEC Uganda and SEC Kenya (3 newsletters per programme)
  • Coordinate updating of comms tracker in accurate and timely manner. Flag to EA programme manager in line with agreed deadlines.
  • Coordinate with SEC Uganda and Kenya volunteer and field officers to ensure effective delegation of comms activities to achieve weekly comms targets
  • With support from SEC EA programme manager, adapt and develop communication trackers and tools (trainings, guides etc.) to country context. Review tools for efficiency, feedback learning and ensure continuous development of tools and systems for effective communications and engagement. Ensure consistent high level of quality and accuracy across all materials.
  • Lead on organisation and delivery of annual SEC awards event(s) at national and regional level. Ensure delivery of high quality, efficiently organised event which contributes to re-registration targets and development of strategic partnerships and SEC brand
  • Lead on printing of all comms materials, training resources, business guides, certification and M&E materials. Coordinate with SEC Uganda and Kenya volunteer to effectively delegate printing activities and ensure materials printed on time with 100% accuracy in line with programme requirements. Proactively negotiate discounts for printing of TAMTF materials.
  • Occasionally support SEC EA programme officer to deliver trainings. Occasionally support M&E Officer to deliver M&E activities.
  • Manage, coach and empower Uganda and Kenya volunteers. Officer. Capacity build staff and ensure quality volunteer experience.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Teach A Man To Fish SEC East Africa Communications and Engagement Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Mass Media, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations or related field
  • Evidence of completion of additional communications training courses
  • Two years of experience in either an NGO, social enterprise or corporate setting, with significant  of responsibility for comms and/or marketing
  • Proven track record of contributing to effective communication and/or marketing campaigns
  • Experience of using a range of communications platforms including mass mailing applications, WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter
  • Experience of producing newsletters and articles
  • Experience of direct marketing (telephone/face-to-face)
  • Results-driven and able to meet ambitious targets
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Knowledge of communications and engagement strategies and trends
  • Ability to effectively manage and delegate within a team
  • Understanding of the Ugandan education system, stakeholders and appropriate engagement strategies for the different levels
  • Strong sense of initiative and an entrepreneurial approach to working
  • High level of competency in Microsoft Office programs, web-based e-mail applications and social media

  • Line management experience
  • Experience of working in or managing projects in an educational setting
  • Experience of developing communication plans and strategies
  • Experience of using and developing communication tools and trackers
  • Experience of business development in a commercial setting
  • Experience of using monitoring tools and trackers to document and analyse communications

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a 4-paged resume and a one page cover letter (combined into a single PDF document).  Please be sure to clearly show in your cover letter why you are interested in this job and what makes you the most suitable candidate. Please also include your salary history. Complete applications should be sent to with “Application: Comms Officer” in the title of the email.

NB: Do not attach academic documents at this point. We anticipate a large number of applications and as such only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted.

Deadline: 2nd November 2018

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Conference Coordinator Job Opportunity - Uganda Management Institute (UMI)

Job Title:           Conference Coordinator
Organisation: Uganda Management Institute (UMI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of the Research Centre

About US:
Uganda Management Institute (UMI) is a Management Development Institute with a Mission “to Excel in Developing Practical and Sustainable Administration, Leadership and Management Capacity”. It provides management training, consultancy and research services in response to the demands of the public, private, development partners, CSOs, the Institute offers high quality career development management courses at Certificate, Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma and Higher Degree Levels. The Institute’s activities are currently carried out at the main campus in Kampala and its Branches in Mbarara, Gulu and Mbale.

Job Summary:   The Conference Coordinator will coordinate the organization and management of the International conference

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the implementation of the Conference calendar, work plan and budget;
  • Organize Central Organizing Committee and sub-committee meetings;
  • Work with the marketing committee to effectively market the conference to internal and external audiences - websites, social media and any other channels of communication available;
  • Work with the Financing Committee to mobilize funding for the conference from local and international partners;
  • Receive and manage the peer reviewing process of the abstract and papers from subscribers;
  • Maintain high level liaison with conference participants i.e. share information on necessary administrative procedures for attending the conference. Support the invitation processes, including tracking of responses and follow-up on confirmations;
  • Coordinate with communication team to ensure all supporting documents including save the dates, invitations, background paper and event outlines and agendas, booklets, press releases and webpage content are ready for distribution on time;
  • Manage the conference databases, papers, registration, and payments;
  • Coordinate procurement of the venue, conference kits and other services for the conference;
  • Work with the security committee to organize and secure the conference venue;
  • Work with the rapporteur team to ensure effective documentation of the conference processes and proceedings;
  • Liaise with invited government and other conference partners to ensure their participation and commitment to the conference main and side events; and
  • Perform other duties as may be required to make the conference a success.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an Bachelors (Hons) plus a Master’s Degree in in one of the following fields: Social Sciences, Public Relations, Business/Public Administration and Management, Event Planning and Communications;
  • Previous experience in organizing and coordinating international conferences;
  • Excellent communication and networking skills including with people from other cultures and whose first language is not English;
  • Excellent managerial/organization skills and a solution-oriented attitude;
  • A strong sense of client orientation and a strong drive for results;
  • Ability to work well independently and ability to work evening and weekends;
  • Good command of information and communication technology; and
  • Fluency in English both oral and written is required.

How to Apply:
Fill in the application form, visit website, a one-paged motivational statement, attach a comprehensive CV, certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates plus copies of relevant appointment letters.
Submit hard-copies to the address below;

The Human Resource Manager
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road
P.O. Box 20131, Kampala

Deadline: 31st October 2018 by 3:00pm

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Fresher Communications Officer NGO Job Vacancies - Joy for Children - Uganda (JFCU)

Job Title:             Communications Officer
Organisation: Joy for Children - Uganda (JFCU)
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Joy for Children-Uganda (JFCU) is a non-profit children’s rights organization established in 2005 to respond to the plight of vulnerable children in Uganda. Dedicated to working with children, families and communities to end injustice to children. The organization has its head office in Kampala, field offices in Kabarole district and another field office to be established in Lango sub region . JFCU also hosts and coordinates Girls Not Brides Uganda, a National Alliance to End Child Marriage with over 80 NGOs in the different parts of Uganda to end child marriage. We are committed to protection of children and the applicants that have a high track record of child protection will be considered.

About Project:
Joy for Children - Uganda (JFCU) will be implementing a three -year project on mitigating social risks associated with Gender –Based Violence (GBV) and Violence against Children (VAC) in the districts of Lira, Oyam, Kole and Dokolo.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Communications Officer must hold a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication or media studies.
  • Additional training in the required field is desirable.
  • Previous experience in preparing community mass media information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials including GBV/VAC;
  • Ability to use media to influence change in social norms and attitudes;
  • Previous experience in community mobilization and advocacy for violence prevention;
  • Ability and willingness to work in rural areas and at least good knowledge of languages used in the Lango Cluster

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, resumes and supporting documents addressed to: The Human Resource Manager via Email to: 

NB: Only short listed applicants will be contacted

Deadline: 22nd October 2018 by 5:00pm

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Fresher Front Desk Officer Job Opportunities - Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL)

Job Title:      Front Desk Officer
Organization: Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Public Relations Officer

About US:
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd was incorporated in March 2001 under the Companies Act, 2012 on the basis of the Public Enterprises Reform and Divestiture Act, Cap 98 and Electricity Act, Cap 145 respectively. UEGCL is wholly owned by the Government of the Republic of Uganda. UEGCL’s key role is to - carry on the business of electric power generation and sale within Uganda or for export to neighbouring countries; build, operate and maintain Electricity Generation Plants; monitor the operation and maintenance of its Concessioned Assets - Nalubaale and Kiira Power Stations; provide Technical Support as and when required by the Government of the Republic of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development; organize, support, encourage and maintain training facilities in technical and related fields, amongst others.

Job Summary:   The Front Desk Officer will be responsible for offering support towards office and administrative position in the front portion of a business organization. The front desk officer is the face of the company.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Respond to enquiries that come in form of telephone queries and physical inquiries courteously
  • Attend to all incoming and outgoing calls.
  • Receive all the important messages and pass them on to the required authorities
  • Maintain a positive attitude towards guests and staff who come to the reception
  • Maintaining a record of appointments and coordinate those with the right people in the office
  • Maintain a record of all visitors who come to the company
  • Have basic knowledge of the company to be able to respond to customer queries
  • Maintain a record of all incoming and outgoing mail
  • File and maintain documents for example; copies of advertisements run by UEGCL in the media
  • Maintain and update information on the notice board by posting internal activities/programmes that are running.  

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal applicant for the Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL) Front Desk Officer job placement must hold an upper second Bachelors’ Degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Public Relations, Development studies, Social Sciences and other related fields. 
  • At least two years’ experience in a related field
  • Computer literacy in different programs (Excel, Microsoft Word)
  • Organisational and interpersonal Communication Skills.
  • Age: Below 35 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with copies of their academic documents and detailed CVs indicating two referees and their full addresses physically to:

The Chief Human Resource Officer,
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL),
Block C, Plot 6-9 Victoria Office park, Okot Close, Bukoto,
P.O. Box 75831, Kampala. Uganda

Email to: (Attach all documents as one pdf and please indicate the position title as subject of the Email)

Deadline: 29th October 2018

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Communications Coordinator NGO Career Jobs - Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Job Title:      Communications Coordinator
Organisation: Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Advocacy and Communications Manager

About Us:
Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU) is a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to promote high quality, highimpact and gender sensitive Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights information and services through capacity building, specialized service delivery, issue specific advocacy and strategic partnerships.

Job Summary:   The Communications Coordinator will initiate/ review, and implement a Communication strategy, and activities that enhance RHU institutional visibility, image and increased access to reproductive health and rights services

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Formulate and implement a communication strategy that enhance utilization of sexual and reproductive health services, and portrays a positive image of the organization.
  • Raise staff, government and partner organizations awareness on RHU’s mission and sexual reproductive health and reproductive rights issues for purposes of according them priority in planning and resource allocation.
  • Provide support to officers and relevant staff to document, report, and share RHU and partner best practices: writing and editing in-house magazines, case studies, speeches, articles and annual reports; preparing and supervising the production of publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films and multimedia programmes.
  • Document and share information regarding RHU activities and salient events in the print and electronic media, including the website
  • Oversee and update RHU online media- social media platforms and website on a regular basis.
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of RHU Information Education and Communication (IEC) strategy and related activities.
  • Perform any other professional duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor
  • Support the advocacy team

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Master’s degree in communication studies, literature in English or linguistics, or journalism. Individuals with previous media experience will have an added advantage. Certificate in Advocacy, Behavioral Change Communication (BCC), or Information Education and Communication (IEC).
  • At least five years of working experience, three (3) of which must have been served at Senior Management level, preferably in a reputable Non-Governmental Organization (NGO).
  • Proof of work related results achieved
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in communication and advocacy of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights, skill in creative writing, documenting and disseminating SRHR information, audience analysis and segmentation.
  • Extrovert with ability to influence, lobby and communicate timely.
  • Excellent report writing, facilitation and mentoring skills
  • Age: 24 — 35 years

How to Apply:
All applicants should send post their application letters and attach certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant documents as well the contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees including their telephone contacts to:

The Executive Director,
Reproductive Health Uganda,
P.O. Box 10746, Kampala. Uganda

Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum).

Deadline: 19th October 2018

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