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Communications and Information Officer NGO Jobs - Light for the World

 

Job Title:    Communications and Information Officer

Organisation: Light for the World

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Light for the World is an international disability and development organisation whose vision is an inclusive society where no one is left behind. We enable crucial eye health services and help empower people with disabilities in some of the poorest regions of the world.

 

Job Summary:  Reporting to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Manager, the Communications and Information Officer will share information about Light for the World’s ontheground efforts across various programmes and partnerships with the public, partners and donors, and lead the organization’s exploration of targeted campaigns.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Sharing information with the public about Light for the World’s on‐the‐ground efforts 50%

·        Develops deep knowledge of programmes through participation in programme meetings, field visits, partnership meetings, and active information seeking.

·        Composes, edits, and manages electronic and hardcopy materials that capture the stories behind programming work (weekly website postings, monthly e-newsletters, quarterly organizational reports and annual reviews) for different target audiences (general public, supporters/potential supporters, partners, donors)

·        Supports data collection processes and learning agenda in programmes through use of innovative, visual and participatory methods.

·        Manages the organization’s social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube), including engaging with the public, monitoring, posting, tracking metrics, and evaluating new tools.

·        Regular engagements with the Global Communications Team, and programme staff to discuss internal and external information to be used in organizational communications at both national and international level.

·        Serves as a resource to senior management in the development of editorials, presentations and webinars.

·        Responds to requests for information from different stakeholders, and the general public.

Leads efforts to enter data in information portal and pursue newly identified long‐term goals 40%

·        Lead the sub project: “EnableMe Platform”, mainly by coordinating data collection and data entry for the Platform

·        Plans and executes targeted campaigns within the broader goal to change mindset around persons with disabilities and disability inclusion.

·        Collaborate with organizational leadership to ensure campaigns are sufficiently resourced.

·        Builds organizational capacity in communications.

Perform additional team responsibilities – 10%

·        Participate in visibility events, meetings, trainings and other programme activities regularly.

·        Any other duties as requested.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Development Studies, Social Work and/or any other related field.

·        2-3 years of experience in non-profit communications especially digital/social media communications.

·        Demonstrated skill in compelling written and/or visual storytelling.

·        Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

·        Ability to package and disseminate information in different formats for various target audiences.

·        Experience with design packages (Adobe Illustrator/InDesign, Canva) and/or photography is an added bonus.

·        Selfstarter, selfdisciplined and ability to work independently.

·        Passionate about disability inclusion and Light for the World’s mission.

 

Please attach samples of your written material, blogs, visual and/or social media work to your application.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below with a complete CV and a letter of motivation.

 

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Deadline: 22nd January 2021

 

NB: We are an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage people with disabilities to apply for this position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

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Entry Level Project Associate US NGO Jobs - Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

 

Job Title:    Project Associate (Entry Level Jobs)

Organisation: Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a global health nonprofit that makes foundational changes to health systems to protect people from diseases and improve their health. MSH collaborates with local partners, from the Ministry to the community, to strengthen and complement existing health systems. Since 1971, MSH has worked in more than 150 countries to help ensure sustainable, resilient, and equitable access to quality health care around the globe.

 

Job Summary:  The Project Associate is responsible for organization, coordination and follow up of the project management team meetings and supporting home office staff and external consultant travel arrangement. In addition s/he works with the procurement team to procure goods and services.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Administrative (40%)

·        Work together with the procurement team to procure goods and services in line with local laws and regulations, including workshop or meeting venues ensuring that all logistic aspects are adequately addressed including the reproduction and compilation of necessary materials.

·        Support the Senior Accountant to review invoices and field expenses for a timely submission according to policy and procedures.

·        Maintain the procurement tracker, recording complete purchase requests and updating it with status of the procurement status for the requested services, ensuring it has up to date information by every Friday of the week.

·        Manages the team office supplies including stationery, refreshments.

Program Implementation Support (35%)

·        Assist in the preparation of agendas for staff and technical meetings, document minutes,

·        disseminate, follow up actions and updating the status of completed tasks in the relevant project logs.

·        Develop and maintain the calendar of planned MTaPS program activities.

·        Maintain an archive of all key activity documents such as final donor reports, correspondence emails with stakeholders/donors, presentations made, project review documents etc, and support with dissemination of programmatic and team information.

Travel (25%)

·        Coordinate travel arrangements related to program delivery and program activities and ensure that all travel arrangements are in compliance with donor (USAID) regulations and MSH procedures. Liaise with the transport office to coordinate required vehicle hire purchases where available fleet is not sufficient and ensure timely requests and solicitations.

·        Coordinate both activity and home office staff including external consultant travels (in country and abroad) and logistics and ensure compliance with MSH guidelines and policies. Initiate and maintain communications with home office staff providing short-term technical assistance and external consultants before, during and after the assignment

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Project Associate job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business Administration or equivalent qualification

·        One to three years of related work experience.

·        Strong administrative and organizational skills.

·        Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member in a complex and fast-paced environment.

·        Demonstrated ability in computer skills for word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and presentations (Microsoft Office applications preferred); and a willingness to learn new software packages.

·        Ability to work with limited supervision.

·        Demonstrated competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.

·        Excellent written and verbal language skills in English

·        Competencies: Administrative skills, excellent written and verbal communication

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 1st February 2021

 

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Communications Officer NGO Job Vacancies - Lifewater

 

Job Title:    Communications Officer

Organisation: Lifewater

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Director of Programs

 

About US:

Lifewater is a Christian water development organization dedicated to effectively serving children and families by partnering with underserved communities to overcome water poverty. Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, we serve the least and last as a demonstration of God’s unconditional love for all people. Lifewater International serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.

 

Job Summary:  The Communications Officer (CO) will support the communications needs for both donor and regional/national engagements. Responsibilities include gathering stories, photos, and videos from the field, managing additional writing contractors/consultants as needed, disseminating regular communications to program teams, public relations with local and national media/publications, and government communications as needed.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Documentation of (‘capturing voices from the field’) stories: Develops and follows a systematic program documentation plan for the country's program activities. S/he is responsible for gathering need and transformation stories (along with photos) to support donor engagement and reporting based on agreed plans and deadlines. Coordinates Area Programs to ensure periodic collection and compilation of success stories and articles in line with Lifewater guidelines.

·        Field Videos. Responsible for gathering and uploading video clips in liaison with the Communications and Content Editor.

·        Publications. In coordination with the Country Director, Director of Programs, and Area Program Managers, the CO produces popularised content and materials and coordinates their publication. These may include reports, emails, e-cards, posters, newsletters, and other communication materials.

·        Media engagement and liaison. Liaises with WASH journalists and other media houses in print and electronic to cover Lifewater success stories for strengthening stakeholder engagements and advocacy. S/he writes press releases and articles in support of various campaigns, collaborates and monitors media coverage, and attends both internal and external events.

·        Compliance: Takes the lead in ensuring alignment and compliance with the visibility requirements of Lifewater and donors (where applicable) including ensuring that branding is done appropriately with the right logos, appropriate positioning sizes, and other branding best practices.

·        Communications Strategy: Contributes to the development and alignment of the Country Communications Plan/Strategy to the Global Communications Strategy.

·        Organization Visibility and Participation: Works closely with the Director of Programs, Program Teams, and relevant sector coordination mechanisms to identify opportunities for increased participation, show-casing of Lifewater contributions, shared learning, and advocacy on WASH issues.

·        Support to website updates: Contributes content for website updates to increase Lifewater presence and visibility on social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or blogs etc.

·        Communications administrative support: Assists with scheduling meetings, preparing presentations, gathering materials for conferences, supporting the procurement of communication materials.

·        Any other assignment: Undertakes any other assignment related to gathering stories and or in training and supporting consultants or communications work within and out of the country as may be required.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The Communications Officer should possess a Degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or other media, public relations, and marketing-related training

·        At least three years’ experience in a similar position in an NGO/Media house

·        Photography and interview skills. Successful applicants must have good photography skills and understand composition, lighting, etc. They must also have demonstrated understanding of the basics of interviewing and gathering quotes, facts, and relevant answers to questions.

·        Computer skills. Familiarity with Google Docs, email tools. Skilled and experienced in transferring files via cloud-based hosting services (such as Box, DropBox, etc).

·        Language Skills. S/he must be fluent in English, conversational, and have a basic understanding of local languages. He/she should also have written oral communication skills, with good content editing and proofreading abilities to ensure materials are of high quality and accurate.

·        Committed Christian, active in a local church

·        Commitment to the mission, vision, and core values of Lifewater International

·        Honest and dependable in all areas including finances

·        Willing to travel. Lifewater villages are in remote, rural areas. Applicants must be willing and able to travel significant distances on dirt roads to reach project areas. They must be willing to travel on foot or by motorcycle at times. Applicants must also be able and willing to travel within the region and internationally as required.

·        Well organized. Fieldwork comes with its challenges, including changing plans and last-minute needs. The person should be willing and able to adjust his or her schedule as is necessary. They should be capable of solving problems, taking feedback, meeting deadlines, and communicating well with others.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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Communications and Media Development Officer Job Careers - Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

 

Job Title:    Communications and Media Development Officer

Organisation: Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Based in Seoul, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is an intergovernmental organization founded to support and promote a model of economic growth known as “green growth”, which targets key aspects of economic performance such a poverty reduction, job creation, social inclusion, and environmental sustainability. GGGI works with countries around the world, building their capacity and working collaboratively on green growth policies that can impact the lives of millions. The organization partners with countries, multilateral institutions, government bodies, and private sector to help build economies that grow strongly and are more efficient and sustainable in the use of natural resources, less carbon intensive, and more resilient to climate change.

 

 Job Summary: The Communications and Media Development Officer will be the expert on developing a communications strategy and seeing its implementation through the widest possible range of media development. Marketing the Green Development Agenda will be the underlying theme. The Officer will contribute to the greening of both the urbanization and industrialization message, as well as other programmes within the GGGI Uganda portfolio.  The urbanization and industrialization program is presented in Annex 1. In addition, there will be a specific requirement to respond to the EU’s Communication and Visibility Plan for the UG15 project.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Lead the ambition for the development of a communications strategy, ultimately for the entire GGGI Uganda portfolio and potentially for project partners.

·        Develop the widest possible range of media platforms to impart and allow the exchange of views on how the Greening Agenda can be accessed and made more tangible.

·        Work closely with all program managers and their team members to both understand and develop the various messages they want to convey.

·        Contribute to the implementation of project outcomes where communication is an important element.

·        Support Donor, Government, and GGGI reporting for the assigned output(s)/outcome(s) – where the journalistic dimension becomes an advantage.

·        Day-to-day management of any external parties engaged to help in communications, including for such things as training or general development workshops, in consultation with the Project Lead.

·        Support the identification and development of spin-off opportunities concerning the GGGI development message to a wider audience.

·        Engagement

·        Engage and participate in the day-to-day communication with potential private sector media organizations as well as Official Ugandan counterparts, as considered applicable.

·        Support and participate in communication with the EU and other development partners to ensure alignment and complementarity, and identify opportunities for additional Communication and Visibility, when possible.

·        Coordinate when applicable with GGGI experts and other departments (legal, HR, Procurement etc) to ensure high quality delivery and delivery within the rules and regulations of GGGI and the EU.

·        Delivery

·        Support the successful completion of the project deliverables detailed in the Project Agreement and summarized in Annex A.

·        Develop a portfolio of active and potential media outlets in the light of the greening agenda, down to ‘broadcasting and related media initiatives’.

·        Identify project communication issues and help in the effective coordination of project activities and resources to ensure attainment of objectives against established timeframes.

·        Develop media and communication material to support any project to be funded, with brochures, media flyers and so on.

·        Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion are key for the GGGI portfolio in Uganda and therefore, they need to be mainstreamed and/or applied in all deliveries and outputs – communication is a key to increased knowledge and subsequent action.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Journalism, (strategic) communication or other related field with media communications as a supporting major.

·        More than 8 years of relevant journalism and or related media working experience within the theme of green investment at middle technical level, including participatory planning, with reporting (in English).

·        A Bachelor’s degree in these relevant fields with 10+ years of relevant experience is also acceptable.

·        Proven experience or at least significant exposure in the development sector.

·        Proven experience in media development platforms, information layouts, design skills and related matters.

·        Proven strong network within Uganda within the required themes, proven experience with working with Ugandan Government, especially concerning their involvement with the media.

·        Exceptional skills in building productive working relationships with colleagues, field offices, stakeholders, donors and other partners.

·        Experience and strong public speaking skills is an advantage.

·        Experience in designing and supporting participatory workshops will be an advantage.

·        Proven experience in direct journalism in Uganda will be an advantage.

·        Good understanding of the Ugandan media environment with specific knowledge of the broadcasting sector.

·        Excellent English oral and written communication skills (a written assignment might be part of the selection process).

·        Functional

·        Highly proficient in use of social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, other)

·        Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

·        Experience in the use of Microsoft 365 application, particularly SharePoint

·        Experience in the use of Content Management Systems such as WordPress

·        Experience with Adobe Suite applications such as Photoshop and Illustrator is an asset

·        Corporate

·        Demonstrate GGGI´s values such as excellence, integrity, boldness and inclusiveness

·        Strategic thinker and solutions-oriented person with good ability to multitask and work in a matrix environment.

·        Understand and actively supports GGGI’s mission, vision and values.

·        Promote an organizational culture of trust, transparency, respect and partnership.

·        Excels at problem solving, ask questions and seeks support when needed, shares easily information and knowledge with others both internally as externally.

·        Manage emotions and stress positively, builds rapport and resolves conflict easily.

·        Strong ability to work independently and/or remotely, while maintaining productivity.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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Project Specialist US NGO Careers - Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

 

Job Title:    Project Specialist

Organisation: Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a global health nonprofit that makes foundational changes to health systems to protect people from diseases and improve their health. MSH collaborates with local partners, from the Ministry to the community, to strengthen and complement existing health systems. Since 1971, MSH has worked in more than 150 countries to help ensure sustainable, resilient, and equitable access to quality health care around the globe.

 

Job Summary:  The Project Specialist provides administrative and logistical support to the COP’s office to facilitate the COP’s ability to effectively lead the project. S/he is also responsible for organization, coordination and follow up of the project management team meetings and supporting home office staff and external consultant travel arrangement. Additionally, s/he is knowledgeable about the Technical Program Result Areas and work plan implementation to ensure that she provides appropriate support.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Administrative Support (60%)

·        Develop and maintain project pending lists and meeting agendas, and management of the COP’s and the project activity event calendar.

·        Schedule and document project management team meetings and COP touch base meetings with direct reports, donor, MOH and other stakeholders; contacting meeting participants, apprising them of meeting times and locations and securing the meeting rooms, refreshments, and any other support relevant for the meetings

·        Follow up actions arising from project management team meetings and updating the status of completed tasks in the relevant project logs

·        Assist the COP to coordinate with the relevant stakeholders ensuring an accurate and secure audit trail of documents and key decisions

·        Support the COP in preparation of reports, training materials, presentations, and documentation, as necessary. Support and maintain an archive of all key activity documents such as final donor reports, correspondence emails with stakeholders/donors, presentations made, project review documents etc.

·        Procures and manages the COP office supplies including stationery, refreshments, meeting venues

Project Implementation Support (20%)

·        Assist the program management team to define and articulate administrative assistance needs for successful implementation of the activity and support the identification of technical resources

·        Support the program management teams to draft key administrative documents such as letters of engagement, pre-approval memos and other regulatory requirements.

Travel Arrangements (15%)

·        Coordinate the COP travel arrangements related to SSCS project activities and ensure that all travel arrangements are following USAID and donor regulations and MSH procedures.  ie, trip reports, and other travel related information

·        Coordinate both activity and home office staff including external consultant travels (in country and abroad) and logistics and ensure compliance with MSH guidelines and policies. Initiate and maintain communications with home office staff providing short-term technical assistance and external consultants before, during and after the assignment.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business Administration or equivalent qualification

·        Four to six years of related work experience.

·        Strong administrative and organizational skills.

·        Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member in a complex and fast-paced environment.

·        Demonstrated ability in computer skills for word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and presentations (Microsoft Office applications preferred); and a willingness to learn new software packages.

·        Ability to work with limited supervision.

·        Demonstrated competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.

·        Excellent written and verbal language skills in English

·        Administrative skills, excellent written and verbal communication•  

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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For more of the latest jobs, please visit https://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

 

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