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Showing posts with label Communications Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts

Senior Corporate Affairs and Public Relations Officer Employment Opportunity - Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL)

Organization: Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL) is a limited liability company, 100% owned by the Government of Uganda, incorporated in Uganda under the Companies Act. UEDCL owns the 33KV and below voltage electricity distribution networks and all the operational assets associated with the business. These Assets have been leased to private operators (Like UMEME, and WENRECO) for Purposes of attracting Private Capital in the energy Sector.

Job Summary:  The Senior Corporate Affairs/Public Relations Officer, will develop, manage and implement an effective Corporate Affairs Strategy for the organization that enhances visibility and benevolence towards the organization and coordination of all its internal and external stakeholders (Publics).

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Construct, strengthen and maintain positive media interactions with all sections of the media so as to enhance goodwill, balanced reporting, and favorable/ positive public and media view of the company.
  • Develop, execute and prepare monthly reports on execution of the Corporate Affairs strategies.
  • Ensure coherent and dependable communication that depicts the desired company image and position to both internal and external publics.
  • The incumbent will also identify and exploit Corporate Affairs/Public Relations opportunities, needs and implement proactive publicity programmes in order to obtain positive/favorable coverage in the media.
  • In charge of the company's editorial direction, design, production and distribution of all company publications and adverts to all organization's stakeholders. The jobholder will also be tasked with the management of the maintenance of a high quality, regularly updated and vibrant corporate website plus causing talk ability and traffic on the organization social media forums.
  • Design and implement communication sensitization programmes for the company aimed at enhancing the corporate image and visibility.
  • Ensure that the company communication outputs are of a high standard and are delivered within the agreed budget and desired timelines.
  • Identify, plan and coordinate the implementation of the company Corporate Social Responsibility juxtaposed with positive publicity in print and, social and electronic media.
  • Formulate and manage the Public Relations budget for cost control and ensuring value for money.
  • Manage Corporate Affairs Department Resources (Staffing, Finances, and equipment), etc
  • The incumbent must demonstrate knowledge, command and plan with respect to modern communication technologies and software.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the organization's key Stakeholders, have a sustainable Management strategy to improve the existing relationships and developing new relationships that have a causal effect on the organization's reputation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The prospective employee should hold a Master's Degree in Mass Communication or Journalism, and Public Relations.
  • Relevant affiliation to a professional body within or at the international level will be an added advantage.
  • At least five years of experience in a similar position in a busy and vibrant organization.
  • Three years of experience in media practice in busy and reputable organizations.

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to submit SEALED applications (letter, CV, copies of academic/professional certificates and at least three professional references) to: -
DELIVER/POST TO: Head of Human Resource and Administration, Uganda Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd, Plot 37, UEDCL TOWER, 6th floor, P. O. Box 7390, Kampala, Uganda.

NB: Any form of Canvassing will lead to disqualification.

Deadline: Tuesday, 24th July 2019 by 5:00pm.

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Fresher Communications Officer NGO Jobs - Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)

Job Title:       Communications Officer
Organisation: Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Quality and Advocacy Advisor

About US:
The Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB) was founded in 1957 as a registered faith based Non-Governmental Organization under the Trustees Incorporation Act (CAP 165) as Registered Trustees of the Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau. UPMB brings together Protestant Churches in Uganda involved in Provision of Health Services. It serves as a link between Government and / or Development Partners and UPMB-Member Institutions and provides support to its members through capacity strengthening, coordination, lobbying and Advocacy, public relations and translation of government policies.

Job Summary:   The Communications Officer will mainly design, implement, coordinate and monitor the execution of UPMB’s communication and advocacy campaigns. The job holder shall manage and increase Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)’s social media presence and build online and other communication platforms to create awareness, increase visibility and show case the impact of UPMB’s work to current and potential partners.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and roll out UPMB’s Communications Strategy and monitor its implementation in line with the UPMB’s strategic plan.
  • Work with Management to plan, develop, roll out and monitor communications, campaigns, documentation, brand profiling to increase public awareness, visibility advocacy, and influence attitudes and behaviors on UPMB Brands.
  • Edit grant proposals and all UPMB publications to ensure quality
  • Brand UPMB buildings, vehicles, and other assets to meet corporate branding standards
  • Manage media activities for UPMB. Implement a communication and media plan to advance UPMB including media field trips.
  • Oversee the production of general advocacy and communications products, such as booklets, newsletters flyers, audio-visual materials, speeches any other.
  • Develop and maintain UPMB Resource Centre
  • Provide communication and media support to prioritized special events, workshops, meetings and conferences.
  • Raise awareness through media of the value and impact of major projects implemented by UPMB.
  • Develop and implement new communications tools;-blogs, Facebook, twitter and website
  • Provide necessary writing/editing support of project technical reports.
  • Advise the organization on appropriate responses using digital platforms
  • Provide support and training to UPMB communication

Key Performance Indicators
  • Timely and accurate communication and advocacy reports
  • Updates on developed strategies for improved visibility
  • Reports of Improved visibility and branding of UPMB

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Mass Communication, Commerce (Marketing) .
  • Experience in website development and management, Marketing, Public
  • Relations, Media campaigns, and/or Non-profit Communications.
  • Proficiency in use of social networking and new media tools.
  • Computer graphics and creative designing are an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years of relevant professional experience, working in communications and advocacy, media, at a national and/or international level preferably in the NGO sector
  • Competence in use of digital and social media tools
  • Mature person with excellent written and oral communications in English is essential.

  • Able to produce results in line with objectives
  • Business acumen, Analytical
  • Public relations and advocacy, Communication, Decision making, Negotiation skills
  • MS Office, especially MS Publisher proficiency

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified applicants should e-mail, post or hand-deliver an application letter with a detailed CV naming at least two referees, to:

Executive Director,
Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau
Plot 877 Balintuma Road Mengo
P.O. Box 4127, Kampala-Uganda
E-mail: upmbadmin@upmb.co.ug

Deadline: 16th July 2019

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Emergency Ebola Virus Disease EVD Coordinator NGO Jobs - GOAL

Emergency Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Coordinator Job Advert

GOAL is an equal opportunity employer. GOAL is committed to the safety and protection of children in our care from intentional and unintentional harm. Candidates will therefore be expected to comply with GOAL Uganda’s child protection policy.

General description of the country programme
First operational in Uganda in 1979, our current country programme at GOAL focuses on three strategic sectors, namely: Market based approach to improving agricultural livelihoods, Health (including WASH and Health Accountability programming); and WASH. GOAL Uganda mainstreams HIV, gender, child protection and the 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 organisations, local government, the private sector and communities to give effect to our mission.

GOAL Uganda has a skilled team of about 100 personnel and manages an annual operating budget of approximately €6.8 million (2017). GOAL is currently operational in the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western parts of Uganda with six established offices in Kampala, Bugiri, Abim, Kaabong, Agago and Lira Districts. GOAL Uganda country programme is funded by a number of donors who include Master Card Foundation (MCF), DFID, Charity: Water, Irish Aid, GOAL and a number of small foundations.
On June 10th Uganda declared an EVD outbreak in the West of the country with 3 confirmed cases of EVD and 112 people line listed for follow up.  Uganda has been preparing for an EVD outbreak given the ongoing EVD outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). As of June 2019, a total of 1,977 confirmed have been reported, with a high case fatality rate of 61% due to the haemorrhagic nature of the disease and the continual difficulty in reaching communities in conflict areas. Uganda is one of four countries classified as “very high-risk” for impending EVD transmission due to its proximity to and porosity of the DRC border, which has numerous unofficial entry points and has a high level of trade with DRC and high number of DRC refuges spread across the country. GOAL focus in Uganda will be supporting the gaps in the risk communication and WaSH sector for the response and preparedness in other areas.            

Job Summary:  The Emergency EVD Coordinator will be responsible for supporting GOAL Uganda in liaising with partners/donors and supporting the development and initial implementation of an Ebola preparedness and response programme in Uganda

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Lead the development of GOAL’s Ebola preparedness and response programme, which should be based on timely and quality sectoral analysis, and in coordination with key stakeholders.
·         Ensure that effective partnership and collaboration are achieved and maintained with the Ministry of Health and other organisations for technical cooperation, programme coordination, information sharing and knowledge networking.
·         In collaboration with the Global PQ team draft and prepare proposals for an EVD programme that includes both preparedness and response elements
·         In collaboration with the Global PQ Lead on the development of preparedness and response tool kits (technical logistical and communication)
·         Provide technical and managerial support to the ACDP  and other staff as appropriate
·         Ensure that all EVD preparedness and responses are in line with current best practise and that staff safety protocols are in place and being reviewed regularly
·         Ensure that the most relevant and strategic information is provided to relevant stakeholders.
·         Other assigned duties and responsibilities are effectively accomplished.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The ideal candidate should have:
·         Health, behavioural communication, humanitarian or development qualification at Master level.
·         Previous experience in behavioural change, emergency coordination, outbreaks and community engagement. Ebola preparedness and response experience is an advantage.
·         At least five years of experience developing and implementing programmes.
·         Relevant people management skills and providing direction for a multi-disciplinary team.
·         Experience in national representation and coordination. 
·         Excellent IT and report writing skills.
·         Ability to work in a difficult situation and deal with challenging clinical settings.

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 ‘Emergency EVD Coordinator’ in the subject line by 28th July 2019.  PLEASE DO NOT ATTACH CERTIFICATES

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Communications Manager NGO Careers - BRAC International

Job Title:        Communications Manager
Organisation: BRAC International
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Representative

About US:
BRAC International is one of the world’s largest Non-Governmental Development Organizations, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage information flow and knowledge transfer among the various teams and programs.
  • Represent BRAC Uganda to other external parties and guide the Country Representative.
  • Support communication flows with BRAD international Head Office and other BRAC Office
  • Establish and maintain liaison with existing and potential partners within Uganda.
  • Organize visits and events.
  • Identify potential areas of interventions in line with the strategic objective and integrated approach of BRAC Uganda.
  • Identify resource potentials within Uganda for existing and new areas of intervention.
  • Develop and write Project Proposals for various interventions and respond to various funding opportunities.
  • Develop and manage external communications within and beyond Uganda through newsletters, blogs, newspaper articles, diary and editing ail the electronic documents.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the BRAC International Talent Management Officer job must hold a Master’s degree in Communications management or a related field
  • At least five years of experience in communication or related field.
  • Good knowledge of TOR and MOU writing and analytical skills. »
  • Very good Computer skills with excellent reporting skills.
  • Good interpersonal & Communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Mac OS and Windows OS, video. editing applications, mapping applications, desktop publishing software, online applications and online social networks.
  • Proven planning and organizing skills.
  • Willingness and ability to travel and should be sensitive’ about other cultures, countries and people.
  • Skilled operator of professional film and video equipment.
  • Detail oriented proof reader and editor.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application and updated CVs via Email to hrd.uganda@brac.net. The subject must be the name of the position applied for strictly.

NB: Only complete applications will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 19th July 2019

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Communication Officer Jobs - Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Job Title:         Communication Officer
Organization: Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Business Development Manager

About US:
Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) is a National Ugandan Organization that was established in 1991 as a Medical Institution and HIV/AIDS Centre of Excellence specializing in Medical Research, Health Care and Training.

Job Summary:  The Communication Officer will be responsible for promoting the visibility of Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC), and Lead the rebranding strategies among others.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assisting in promoting JCRC in the press, liaising with journalists, editing and issuing press releases and arranging media engagements and interviews.
  • Accelerating the visibility of JCRC among its partners, government departments and the general population. 
  • Maintaining new and existing relationships between JCRC, collaborative partners and the outside.
  • Taking the lead with the assistance of ICT in maintaining of the official JCRC website and social media accounts, keeping them up to date, attractive and informative.
  • Being a point of contact for telephone & email enquiries about JCRC.
  • Supporting the efforts of research and grants writing and application.
  • Working closely with the Business Development Manager to undertake worthwhile marketing activity.
  • Sourcing and developing in house and outsourced marketing material, quality images and video to promote JCRC activities.
  • Assisting with an occasional lead on production of publicity materials, including email updates, newsletters, leaflets and posters to promote the work of JCRC.
  • Accounting for money on visits/functions and submitting expense forms in line with expected standards.
  • Minute taking and preparing detailed reports on key meetings and events.
  • Taking on such other tasks as delegated by the Business Development Manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) Communication Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in humanities with a bias to Mass Communication.
  • Three to five years of communication working experience with  preferably a medical institution.
  • Must have above-average communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must have proven ability to build relationships with diverse types of people, and be confident in working with very senior people and external parties.
  • Must be exceptionally well organized with experience of working effectively under pressure, to tight deadlines, for long hours, whilst retaining good humour.
  • Must be computer literate, able to use Microsoft, Word and Excel.

How to Apply:
All applications must be addressed to: Director, Finance & Administration, Joint Clinical Research Centre strictly by email: hr@jcrc.org.ug

Note: JCRC is an equal opportunity employer. Any attempts of influencing the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 12th July 2019

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