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Market Development Officer Job Opportunities - Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda


Job Title:      Market Development Officer
Organization: Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Planning & Research Officer
 
About US:
The Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda is mandated to regulate, supervise, monitor and control the business of Insurance in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Market Development Officer will support the market development function of the Authority, design and develop market development proposals, preparation of reports, and support the Monitoring and evaluation of market development activities in accordance with approved programs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Design market development proposals/initiatives, and programs.
  • Actively participate in the Public Education activities including presentations, workshops and displays in accordance with IRA standards and procedures.
  • Initiate the development of public education materials and update existing ones in liaison with the market development officer and in consultation with supervisors.
  • Work closely with the research team to benchmark with other insurance regulators and market jurisdictions and take stock of lessons to stay abreast with new trends and innovations relevant for developing the insurance industry.
  • Prepare and submit relevant reports on program activities.
  • Carry out any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda Market Development Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications, Project Planning and Management, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Economics, or any other related field.
  • A minimum of three years relevant working experience in a reputable organization

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date CVs and at least three referees to:

Alhaj Kaddunabbi Ibrahim,
Lubega Chief Executive Officer,
Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda,
Plot 5 Kyadondo Road, Legacy Towers,
Block B, 2nd Floor,
P.O. Box 22855, Kampala
ira@ira.go.ug

Email to: ira@ira.go.ug

Deadline: 16th July 2018

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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




Communications Officer Job Opportunities - Uganda Christian University (UCU)


Job Title:     Communications Officer
Organisation: Uganda Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station: Mukono, Uganda
Reports to: Manager, Communications & Marketing

About US:
Uganda Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker Theological College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker Theological College trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997. The local chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to operate in Mukono. International partnerships were part of the College’s missionary history. The Church Mission Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and others to assure the College had the necessary intellectual and other capital. By the late 1990s, the Church of Uganda sought to have a broader impact on society through the higher education - not only of clergy but of other professionals as well. Uganda Christian University was established in 1997.

Job Summary:  The Communications Officer will lead the implementation of communications activities in line with Uganda Christian University’s Strategic Plan, towards the vision of being a Centre of Excellence in the Heart of Africa.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Working with relevant University divisions, faculties, departments, regional colleges and campuses to implement the University’s Communications and Marketing strategy.
  • Ensure that all communication and promotional activities reflect the Uganda Christian University brand, and associated vision, mission and core values.
  • Work closely with senior management and Manager, Communications and Marketing in responding to any crisis, and be part of the crisis management team.
  • Design messages to communicate a positive and consistent image of the University, both internally and externally
  • Manage UCU information platforms such as corporate emails and social media accounts
  • Assist in managing media relations and media coverage.
  • Coordinate the development of promotional materials (including on-line and visual materials and advertising) and internal and external communications in all media.
  • Oversee gathering, processing of information for timely update of University online media platforms such as website, blog, face book and twitter
  • Assist in developing and maintaining key relationships with individuals, external groups, partner organizations, influencers, local communities and other stakeholders.
  • Review and edit all University publications for accuracy, correctness, style and conformity to University branding guidelines
  • Provide strategic direction for the planning, management and execution of major university events.
  • Prepare media briefs, press releases and monthly media monitoring reports, activity reports for the department
  • Perform any other official duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Mass Communication or Journalism from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or Journalism from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Three (3) years of working experience in corporate communication and public relations in a reputable organization.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to implement a communications strategy for the University, including: formulating content and material that reflects our brand.
  • Knowledge of different target audiences and their particular needs for information, including different audiences inside and outside East Africa.
  • Knowledge of modern communication methods including social networking and web strategy.
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize media networks.
  • Ability to quickly formulate appropriate responses to inquiries from a variety of sources about the University.
  • Experience in videography will be an added advantage.
  • Must be a mature and practicing Christian.

How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should send two (2) copies of an application letter clearly demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vita and three references. Please attach copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts on each application. Send to:

The Director, Human Resource & Administration,
Uganda Christian University,
Pilkington Building,
P.O. Box 4, Mukono, Uganda

Email to: jobs@ucu.ac.ug

NB: All online applications must be sent in one PDF attachment.

Deadline: 29th June 2018 by 5:00 pm

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Communications Officer Jobs - Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda


Job Title:      Communications Officer
Organization: Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Communications Officer
 
About US:
The Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda is mandated to regulate, supervise, monitor and control the business of Insurance in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Communications Officer will increase the Authority’s visibility on all social media platforms. This involves but not limited to gathering, editing and publishing social media content that meets Authority’s objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Lead on ensuring that Authority’s social media platforms are updated with relevant, accurate information and content aimed at creating awareness following best practices (with regards to design, usability and accessibility) and presenting the Authority’s mission, vision and goals clearly.
  • Contribute to the creation of content strategy, helping to identify the most compelling ‘stories’, articles and most effective ways of communicating Authority’s work via digital channels.
  • To keep the Authority’s audience/public updated on the new developments in the insurance industry and how they are beneficial to them.
  • Ensure that social media platforms (Facebook, twitter and website discussion boards on the website are up to date in order to boost interactivity.
  • Grow audience and traffic for the Authority’s website and make it a one stop center for all insurance related information the public requires and thus grow the number of followers on all Authority’s social platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedln among others in building relationships and sharing information.
  • Actively promote the Authority’s activities, developments and public awareness campaigns hence increase Authority’s visibility and presence on all social media platforms.
  • Monitor, record, evaluate and report on key social media performance statistics and successes.
  • Initiate Authority’s multimedia resources, including developing and maintaining the photo library and produce digital content to promote Authority’s work.
  • Assist the Senior Communication’s Officer in preparing and effectively plan and supervise the production of all Information, Education & Communication materials like brochures, promotional items, photography, and videography, documentaries, reports, articles, advertisements etc within the budgets, and seek approvals within agreed timeframes;
  • Work closely with to ensure regular and smooth information flow and coordination of activities with Communication colleagues.
  • Keep abreast of the latest innovations in digital communications and make suggestions for new ways of promoting Authority’s work and messages online.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda Communications Officer job placement must hold a Degree in Mass Communication, Public Relations, Journalism or media related studies;
  • Membership to a relevant professional body will be an added advantage
  • Three years of experience in digital/social media related work with extensive knowledge of the internet and production on other digital platforms and how to exploit them.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills coupled with good interpersonal relations.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date CVs and at least three referees to:

Alhaj Kaddunabbi Ibrahim,
Lubega Chief Executive Officer,
Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda,
Plot 5 Kyadondo Road, Legacy Towers,
Block B, 2nd Floor,
P.O. Box 22855, Kampala
ira@ira.go.ug

Email to: ira@ira.go.ug

Deadline: 16th July 2018

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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




Social and Behavior Change Communications (SBCC) Specialist USAID Project Jobs - FHI 360


Organisation: FHI 360
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

About USAID Project:
FHI 360 seeks to implement an anticipated USAID Uganda Feed the Future program that aims to increase incomes and improve livelihoods of households through agriculture-led economic growth. Activities will increase the institutional capacity of government institutions, the private sector, and civil society organizations, and will create incentives for agribusiness to invest in market systems and be more responsive to changes.

Job Summary: The Social and Behavior Change Communications (SBCC) Specialist will oversee and provide technical leadership in the design, implementation and monitoring of appropriate communications interventions across program technical areas in close cooperation with technical staff, the Chief of Party, implementing partners, stakeholders, USAID and other donors operating in Uganda.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the USAID Project Social and Behavior Change Communications (SBCC) Specialist job must have six years of experience working in communications or behavior change in Uganda.
  • Previous experience in developing behavior change initiatives in a combination of health and nutrition, livelihoods, gender, and agricultural development or similar Feed the Future initiatives.
  • Applied knowledge/use of evidence-based behavior change practices.
  • Experience as a trainer and demonstrated success in sharing information to target populations and communities, as well as for stakeholders, implementing partners, USAID and other donors
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop and disseminate information through a variety of behavior change-oriented communications channels tailored to literate, semi-literate and illiterate populations.
  • Written and oral proficiency in English

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs and cover letters and the job you are interested in, stated in the subject line of your email to Ugandafeed@fhi360.org

Deadline: Friday 22nd June 2018

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




Story Curator US Non-profit Careers - Pangea Educational Development (PED)


Job Title:  Story Curator
Organisation: Pangea Educational Development (PED)
Duty Station: Seguku, Wakiso, Uganda
Reports to: Program Director

About US:
Pangea Educational Development (PED) is a US founded non-profit organization dedicated to empowering schools and unifying communities through sustainable education. PED believes in the liberating power and opportunities provided by a quality education. Our model was developed to empower schools to improve their own educating circumstances: the school environment, livelihoods of teachers, and access for under resourced students and to do so in a way that is sustainable.

Job Summary:  The Story Curator will work with our Program Director and Story Corp members to collect and curate traditional Ugandan stories from around the country. The Story Curator will also help transform said stories into the form of Children’s books to be published both in Uganda and the United States in an effort to promote native language literacy and cultural preservation in Uganda. The position is based in Kampala, but may require travel to Story Corp Members locations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate collection of stories from regional storycorps
  • Verify the authenticity of stories collected and accuracy of translations
  • Shortlist stories for publication
  • Transform translations into publishable children’s stories written in both vernacular and English copies
  • Create a separate, culturally relevant activity to include at the end of each publishable story
  • Coordinating follow-up Sodas and Stories events where books will be launched and podcasts recorded
  • Coordinate with pre-approved illustrators to obtain a finished product
  • Identify and interview Storycorps for each region where stories are being collected
  • Ensure books / activities are aligned with curriculum standards in Uganda and USA


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in the following fields: Literature, Education or related area.
  • Leadership experience in management role
  • Superior oral and written communication skills in English
  • Oral and written fluency in as many vernacular languages as possible
  • Computer fluency and understanding of Microsoft and Google Suite is required

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications including and updated CV and cover letter to: nathan.okiror@pangeaeducation.org

Deadline:  29th June 2018

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