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Any Qualification - Jobs Online Editor - FIG Consult Limited (Online Platform)


Organisation: FIG Consult Limited (Online Platform) 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
FIG Consult Limited is a leading Human Resource Consultancy. They are recruiting on behalf of a valuable client, an online human resource company based in Ntinda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will be tasked with editing job articles as curated from the sources
  • Carrying out job-related research
  • Ensure all content is on brand, factually correct, adheres to style guides and enhances the customer experience online
  • Responsible for online engagement on all social media platforms i.e. website, facebook, etc
  • Responsible for the day-to-day planning, development, production, deployment, maintenance of user-focused content


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should have at least two years’ experience in content writing (blog/articles),
  • Previous editing projects and a confident acquaintance with social media platforms.
  • The applicants should be young, energetic and well-versed with basic knowledge of the workings of the web.
  • High speed typing skills
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Excellent writing, reading & editing skills (ENGLISH), with an understanding of the special requirements of writing for the Web, such as the use of keywords, hyperlinks, navigation and the importance of brevity.
  • Keen eye for detail, with excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with contributors, designers and webmasters.
  • Good research skills
  • Excellent organizational skills to collate material from multiple sources and produce web content within tight deadlines.
  • Must own a laptop
  • Preferably resides in Ntinda or surrounding areas
  • Age: Between 20-30 years

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their updated CVs and cover letters to ugandanjobline@gmail.com. Please also include a cover letter that should clearly state your salary expectation, sample online publications and indicate the position title as subject of Email. Also, state your current residence in your cover letter.

Deadline: 28th March 2019

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2 UN Business Support Assistant (Help Line Operator) Jobs - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)


Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Grade: SC4

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary:  The Business Support Assistant (Help Line Operator) will deliver standard business support processes for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Gather information using the Helpline from persons of concern spread across the country. 
  • Respond to complaints and queries raised and escalate them where appropriate to management, to provide timely and accurate feedback to the persons of concern.
  • Provide regular feedback to the Programme and Policy Assistant (Helpline) and flag high issues of concern from the persons of concern.
  • Prepare accurate, timely monthly reports, and any other reports as required.
  • Manage and respond to incoming calls as well as maintain the feedback Sugar CRM database.
  • Analyse categorize and consolidate information about calls received and issues raised Interact with relevant units within WFP, partners and government to follow up on complaints.
  • Provide regular updates on complaints and feedback from beneficiaries and share with the WFP Uganda field offices, focal persons, implementing partners, and management
  • Share findings and recommendations with the Programme Units.
  • Take responsibility for the maintenance of set standard systems and files, to ensure information is accurate and readily available for the function.
  • Work with a variety of individuals, taking on feedback where appropriate to assist in business support delivery for staff


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Business Support Assistant (Help Line Operator) job placement should hold a University degree or a Diploma with commensurate experience in any of the following fields: Education, Development Studies, Business Studies, or Statistics, communication or related fields;
  • Four or more years of progressively responsible work experience in the relative business stream with experience in general administrative work;
  • Proficient in the use of office equipment and computer software packages, such as Microsoft Word;
  • Knowledge of work routines and methods to complete processes under minimal supervision;
  • Uses tact and courtesy to give and receive information to a wide range of individuals;
  • Ability to identify data discrepancies and rectify problems requiring attention;
  • Ability to offer guidance or basic on-the-job training to more junior staff;
  • Language: General Service (Field): Fluency in both oral and written English.

NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 28th March 2019

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Earn over 75,000 US Dollars (270m) as Senior Health Communications Specialist at United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Uganda


Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: USD $75,628 to $98,317 

About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps

Job Summary:  The Senior Health Communications Specialist will be seconded to the State Public Affairs Office, in Kampala, Uganda and work closely with Mission leadership, the PEPFAR Coordination Office and the Mission's Interagency Health Team (IAHT) to formulate Mission-wide messages and implement development, outreach and communications efforts to increase awareness of the USG's health programs in Uganda. The Senior Health Communications Specialist (SHCS) works with Mission leadership, the PEPFAR Coordination Office and the LAHT to formulate Mission-wide messages and implement development, outreach and communications efforts to increase awareness of the USG's health programs in Uganda. The Specialist will assist the Mission to achieve the goals set out by the PEPFAR Coordination Office and the LAHT, to include but not be limited to HIV/AIDS; Malaria, Tuberculosis, and communicable diseases; maternal and child health; family planning and reproductive health; nutrition; health systems strengthening; and gender-based violence.
Under the direct supervision of the Public Affairs Officer (PAO) and Information Officer (lO), the Specialist will initiate and manage public awareness campaigns by assisting in planning, organizing, and implementing outreach campaigns, including a media plan and regular press contacts, in support of health programs. The Specialist will lead an analysis of communications needs and proactively promote the health program to raise awareness of health assistance provided by American taxpayers in Uganda. The Specialist will work closely with the Public Affairs Section (PAS) in the development of communications and messaging for health events. Under the supervision of the PAO/IO, and in close consultation with the PEPFAR Coordination Office and the IAHT, the Specialist will plan events and produce speeches, press releases, podcasts, and videos on USG health efforts, particularly their successes and achievements, for dissemination to the Ugandan press, media outlets, government officials, civil society leaders and the public, as well as the State Department, agency headquarters, and U.S. Congress. Much of the material produced by the Specialist will be posted to U.S. Mission websites.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Strategic Communications and Information Management: Under the supervision of the PAO/IO and working in close coordination with the PEPFAR Coordination Office and IAHT members, the Specialist will create appropriate and strategic health messaging and strategies to deliver the messaging to targeted audiences.
  • Develop and update the PEPFAR and IAHT Health Communication Strategies.
  • Develop and disseminate health-related public information materials through various media.
  • Serve as the PEPFAR and IAHTs point of contact for interagency health information and media relations.
  • Coordinate with PAS and USG agencies to achieve maximum exposure and understanding of health assistance efforts and initiatives in Uganda, as defined by the Chief of Mission.
  • Ensure a targeted, coherent, and consistent message from all USG staff and implementing partners.
  • Monitor local and international press coverage, and local and donor opinion, for awareness and attitudes concerning USG programs to gauge the effectiveness of the information dissemination strategy.
  • Establish and maintain contacts with donor representatives and USG agencies to collect information for health reports.
  • Serve as PAS’s principal liaison with PEPFAR to manage communications, press, and media relations and develop press and media materials.
  • Develop and maintain all PEPFAR public relations materials, including website content, fact sheets, presentations, and success stories.
  • Draft speeches for the Ambassador, Deputy Chief of Mission, PEPFAR, and IAHT members.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for the Office of Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) public affairs and outreach planning efforts. Responsible for sharing with OGAC all press and event results as well as documenting said events and results to the Department of State and Congress via the Mission Activity Tracker (MAT).
  • Travel to the field to capture PEPFAR and IAHT success stories for dissemination through the U.S. Mission website, outreach folders, and the media.
  • Establish and maintain collegial working relationships with the local media and coordinate training sessions for Uganda press corps members to encourage accurate reporting of health activities.
  • Assist PEPFAR, IAHT and technical teams in planning and scheduling of events and publicity to highlight the Mission's health programs and to increase public awareness and understanding of USG assistance.
  • Regularly attend IAHT meetings, PEPFAR Interagency Technical Team meetings, PEPFAR Coordination Office meetings, and PEPFAR events.
Public Information, Outreach and Media Relations: The Specialist will be the advisor on all public awareness campaigns in health. Working under the supervision of the PAO/IO, the Specialist will advise the IAHT and PEPFAR Coordination Office on press and media events, organize press and media relations and events, maintain press and media contacts, develop press and media materials (e.g., press releases, brochures, fact sheets, visual displays, audio and video materials) and coordinate with relevant staff to promote press and media coverage of health activities. The Specialist serves as PEPFAR and IAHT's press relations officer for its HTV/AIDS and health activities, taking responsibility for all media relations in the health sector, including interviews, releases, feature articles and press events.
  • Advise on media and publicity opportunities and the dissemination of the Mission health information materials and messages, and provide feedback on health messages and public and media reaction.
  • Work with Mission implementing partners to organize public and media events, and help coordinate site visits.
  • Advise on protocol issues involving USG or other government officials, including Ambassadors and other high-level dignitaries.
  • Take the lead in updating the health sector content of the Mission's public website, working with the webmaster and with other Mission offices to ensure that all content is accurate, conforms to USG guidelines and is appropriately written for the target audience.
  • Prepare and edit other U.S. Mission HIV/AIDS and health publicity material for external audiences and events.
  • Serve as PEPFAR and IAHT's point of contact for all press relations, both international and local media, and work closely with PAS on press relations.
  • Work with PAS to arrange press conferences and media round-table conferences on health issues to keep the media abreast of USG programs.
  • Support the 10 in serving as a USG contact for representatives of the local and international media to promote stories on USG programs. As appropriate, organize media tours and facilitate contacts among members of the media and USG agencies to encourage in-depth coverage of USG programs in the local and international media.
  • Coordinate with GOU public relations offices, maintaining good relations and advising on working with Ugandan and international media.
  • Respond to inquiries from the general public, media, and other sources about USG health programs and projects.
  • Produce short video success stories for publication on the U.S. Embassy website, YouTube, Facebook and other social media sites.
  • Suggest timely ideas for podcast content about various issues in health. Coordinate guest speakers and interviewees for podcasts, and assist in the production of podcasts.
  • Provide content for U.S. Mission and OGAC social media platforms including photos, videos and podcasts.
Internal USG Information Management: The incumbent has responsibility for the quality and content of the health briefing materials including briefing books, program information materials and power points for VIP visits, new staff orientation and special events.
  • Work with appropriate PEPFAR and IAHT members to develop, select, edit, and update program information materials, to prepare and organize briefing packets and assist with PowerPoint and other media materials.
  • If appropriate, develop a periodic internal newsletter of PEPFAR and IAHT developments and help produce and disseminate a Mission-wide health calendar.
  • Develop procedures and systems to facilitate the efficient organization, updating, and management of public information materials, including the Mission's intranet, helping reorganize electronic information storage and initiating other innovative approaches to information management.
  • Provide the State Department’s Bureau of African Affairs and other stakeholders with information on USG health programs and activities.
  • When needed, serve as the Mission's primary point of contact for site visits by official visitors from Congress and other USG agencies or entities. Coordinate with the Embassy Protocol Officer on schedules and logistics. Lead the preparation of briefing materials, scene setters, and other information products and processes to support these visits.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The applicants for the US Embassy Senior Health Communications Specialist career opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree with significant coursework in relevant fields - including but not limited to - journalism, communications, public health, public relations or affairs, international relations, international development, public administration, development or area studies, and social studies.
  • A minimum of five (5) years' experience as Development Outreach and Communications Specialist (DOCs) or in a similar position in international development OR at least five (5) years' experience as a journalist, experience in public affairs or international relations is required if the candidate has less than five years' experience as a DOCS or in a similar capacity.
  • Language Proficiency: The candidate must be fluent in both spoken and written English and be able to serve as both editor and speechwriter.

How to Apply:
Eligible offerors are required to complete and submit:
  • A signed offer form AID 309-2, “Offeror Information for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals,” Download Here;
  • Cover letter clearly indicating the position for which you are applying and describing how you meet the minimum requirements;
  • Curriculum vitae/resume specifically addressing each QRF as outlined in the solicitation;
  • Three (3) professional references (e.g. supervisor, peer and/or subordinate in current or previous employment) with current email address and telephone number;
  • Valid work permit to work in Uganda; and
  • At least two writing samples. The samples should be 350 to 1,500 words (preferably 750-1000 words). They can be excerpts from larger articles or papers, and do not have to concern development or be written specifically for this solicitation. The samples should demonstrate the applicant's ability to clearly and lucidly communicate complex ideas to the public. The samples must be by the applicant - co-written articles are not accepted.

Deadline: 1st April 2019

The US Mission in Kampala provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

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Communications Officer NGO Jobs - Fields of Life (FOL)


Job Title:        Communications Officer
Organisation: Fields of Life (FOL)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
Fields of Life Uganda is a charitable organization that has been operating in Uganda since 1993. FOL-Uganda services are delivered through a community and faith based intervention model. We envision a society where vulnerable and marginalized people’s lives are changed, their communities transformed and their hope built through our faith-based approach to development work.

Job Summary:  The Communications Officer will provide a lead role on the management of the communication with a sole purpose of attaining efficiency and effectiveness in achieving the vision, mission and the goal of the organisation. The post holder has responsibility for administering and coordinating the communication processes in the organization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Communication   
  • Develop a clear communications protocol for the organization ensuring that this is consistent with the guidelines and principles of Fields of Life
  • Implement and monitor the delivery of the communications strategy and plan;
  • Formulate media information packages to mark international days relating the organisation’s thematic areas
  • Develop, review and edit organisational documents to be shared with stakeholders
  • Conceptualize, develop and package various information materials on Fields of Life work for communications / publicity purposes (e.g. brochures, briefing kits, magazines, annual reports, Field notes, videos, etc.);
  • As part of the communications strategy and plan, produce and disseminate newsletters and other publications for both external and internal stakeholders;
  • Liaise and maintain contact with all stakeholders in implementing the communication strategy
  • Keep abreast with the initiatives of FOL HQ  and adapt in the communication and media work
  • Draw up budgets for communications and media work and activities
  • Carries out any other duties as requested by Management.
Administration: Carries out administrative duties associated with the completion of the duties and tasks of the Communications Executive
Reporting:  
  • Monthly reports submitted to the line manager and copy to the Head of Programs
  • Quarterly reports developed in line with the approved communication work plan and approved to guide implementations including achievements, challenges with action taken and success story for the interventions taken.
  • Develop and maintain a very good data base for all the photo, videos and success stories.
Additional Responsibilities
  • Gender: Mainstream gender in communication activities and promote a gender sensitive environment in your work.
  • Risk Management: identify possible risks to FOL’s operations and report in a timely manner.
  • Outreach: Support FOL staff, partners and supported communities including children to get deeper understanding and appreciation of the role of faith in development.
  • Child protection: Adhere to FOL’s child protection policy and code of conduct; prevent, identify, report and respond to child protection issues and incorporate CP in communication activities

Key Results Areas:
  • Develop a communication strategy
  • Development of program specific information materials
  • Authoring, reviewing & editing documentation
  • Dissemination of information materials to stakeholders
  • Documentation of organisational achievements
  • Staff Communication Trainings
  • Share the organisation’s story in the media


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication/Journalism/Community Development OR Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences or related field
  • Post graduate qualification or certification in public relations and customer care or creative writing.
  • At least three years’ consecutive experience in a similar role, or in writing and editing position at a media house.
  • Personal attributes: Self supervisory, results oriented, able to work under pressure, high level of creativity.

How to Apply:
All candidates should their updated CVs and cover letters with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. Application should be marked as “Communications Officer FOL” Applications may not exceed 2MBs.

Email: application@ppg.co.ug

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 20th March 2019

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Fresher Officer Corporate Affairs Career Jobs - Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board (LGRB)


Job Title:     Officer Corporate Affairs
Organization: Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board (LGRB)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Corporate Affairs

About US:
The Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board (LGRB) is a body corporate established under the Lotteries and Gaming Act No. 7 of 2016 which came into effect on 8th April 2016. The Act is supported by a set of 5 Regulations which came into effect on 28th May 2016.  The law mandates the Board to regulate the operations of lotteries, casinos and betting houses (Industry).

Job Summary:  The Officer Corporate Affairs will implement the Organization's brand initiatives by identifying, developing, implementing and monitoring the strategies in line with the Organization's strategic objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Implement strategies drawn to sustain and maintain the Organization's brand in line with set strategic objectives.
  • Participate in the organization of LGRB official events in line with the Organization's guidelines and set procedures
  • Develop and submit new brand concepts with a view of improving the existing Brand and the strategic objectives.
  • Support the Manager Public & Corporate Affairs in conducting regular brand audits to monitor the brand performance in line with the implementation program of the Organization's Objectives.
  • Coordinate the monitoring and surveillance activities to ensure the Organization's corporate image and reputation is upheld and not tarnished
  • Stay abreast of industry and corporate developments, events and issues in support of the Organization's corporate image and responsibilities
  • Facilitate the flow of information to the media through the corporate publications in line with the Organization guidelines.
  • Edit and format photos, video and data for inclusion in the annual reports and/or uploading to the website
  • Perform any other duty as directed by your supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board (LGRB) Officer Corporate Affairs job opportunity should hold an Honors Degree in Mass communication (Public Relations options), Journalism and other related courses from a recognized university.
  • A post graduate qualification in the relevant field is an added advantage.
  • One year of experience in Public Relations in a reputable organization

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send copies of certified academic and professional qualifications addressed and submitted in triplicate to the following address:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board,
4th Floor, Communications House,
Plot 1. Colville Street,
P.O. Box 5446 Kampala. Uganda

Applications can either be hand delivered, mailed or sent by courier. Applications by mail or courier must reach before the deadline date. Two professional referees must be named and their physical addresses, telephone number and email.

Deadline: 4th April 2019 by 5:00pm

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