Several Fresher Diploma Job Opportunities - Sales Representatives - Platinum Credit (U) Ltd

Job Title:     Sales Representatives (Several Entry Level Job Opportunities) Organization:  Platinum Credit (U) Ltd Duty Station:  Kam...

Showing posts with label Embassy and Foreign Mission Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Embassy and Foreign Mission Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts

Communications Officer Job Careers - British High Commission (BHC)


Job Title:          Communications Officer
Organization: British High Commission (BHC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The British High Commission is the diplomatic liaison office that aims to develop and maintain close bilateral relations with Uganda, in accordance with British government policies. The British High Commission is responsible for the political relationship between the UK and Uganda, and we provide advice and guidance on political and governance issues. BHC provides assistance and documentary services to British nationals in Uganda. The UK Trade and Investment Section provides assistance to both British and Ugandan businesses.

Job Summary:  The Communications Officer will:
  • Lead strategic communications for the British High Commission in traditional media as well as social media platforms;
  • Run independent campaigns, prepare for press events, and accompany senior management on media calls;
  • Provide media handling at internal and external events, to place op eds and interviews and recruit suitable journalists for briefings;
  • Drive forward the Chevening Scholarship programme including marketing and administration;
  • Provide support on internal communications, crisis response and broader corporate objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Classic media work in support of UK government priorities in Uganda.
  • Drive forward our ambitious communication strategy with a focus on social media engagement;
  • Set up and manage briefings, interviews and events;
  • Draft press releases and media invites;
  • Compile media distribution lists and contacts, evaluate all media activity;
  • Press/media handling around visits;
  • Working to the Head of Communications to plan and implement strategic communication for Department for International Development, the Department for International Trade, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Ministry of Defence in Uganda;
  • Lead the marketing and administration of the Chevening Scholarship programme;
  • Lead on branding, ensuring brand visibility and managing brand logistics for events;
  • Managing the communications budget;
  • The officer will also be expected to support broader corporate objectives: e.g. crisis response.
  • Resources managed (staff and expenditure):
  • Communications budget and contractors at events for example.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the British High Commission Communications Officer job placement must have significant experience in managing and creating content for social media platforms, particularly Facebook and Twitter;
  • Journalistic or broader communications experience;
  • Writing skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office applications.
  • Desirable qualifications, skills and experience 
  • Experience of using digital analytics tools;
  • Project management skills;
  • Knowledge of the Ugandan media environment;
  • Editorial work experience.
  • Required competencies : Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the British High Commission in the aforementioned capacity should apply by clicking on the link below.


Deadline: 20th September 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





Fresher Driver/Clerk Jobs - United States US Embassy / US Mission


Job Title:         Driver/Clerk
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: OBO-Kampala NOX/SPX Project, Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX 34,488,206 – UGX 50,686,201
Reports to: Senior Administrative Assistant

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  Driver/Clerk serves as the main Driver for the OBO-Kampala NOX/SPX Project. H/she also assists with basic administrative duties including managing the office over the weekend whenever necessary, filing, photocopying and answering phone calls. He/She acts as the office messenger. This position is a limited duration contract position which will end in approximately 3 years, in accordance with the OBO-Kampala NOX/SPX Project completion date

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Operates a passenger motor vehicle / light cargo vehicle to expedite and transport agency personnel, official and VIP visitors.
  • Performs minor preventive vehicle maintenance activities including cleaning, checking tire and oil pressure and reports any eventualities to his supervisor.
  • Ensures that the Embassy's motor vehicle rules and regulations are observed by all passengers at all times. Performs minor preventive vehicle maintenance activities including cleaning, checking tire and oil pressure and reports any eventualities to his supervisor.
  • Ensures that the Embassy's motor vehicle rules and regulations are observed by all passengers at all times. Performs messenger and delivery work, including the pickup and delivery of documents or invitations, or carrying out various other important errands.
  • Maintains logs for vehicle usage, maintenance tracking, warranty program, and fuel consumption.
Administrative Duties: 40%
  • Provides basic office administrative assistance and other general services, to include computer work, filing and copying, answering phones, receiving and escorting visitors, assembling reports, maintaining the office technical library and construction drawing files, and ensuring that the office environment is kept neat and orderly.
  • Overseas the OBO-Kampala NOX/SPX Project office on holidays/weekend for the administration section when driving or expediting is not required.
  • Note: This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by incumbent. Incumbent will be required to perform other duties as assigned by the agency.


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 Driver/Clerk job opportunity should hold an "O" and "A" level Education from an accredited institution
  • At least two years of work experience as a Driver/Chauffeur is required.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of general office operations and procedures.
  • Should be familiar with the local traffic regulations and road networks.
  • Must know how to perform basic vehicle maintenance services (fueling, check tire pressure and wear, coolant and oil levels, be aware of indications that need additional maintenance/repair).
  • Ability to safely operate a passenger and light cargo motor vehicle and possess a valid driver's license (Class B, DL & CM).
  • Should be computer literate (to perform various office duties; data entry, submit requisitions and filing).
  • Ability to discover car safety discrepancies.
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to work in a multiple cultured environment
  • Good communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Highly flexible and able to work under pressure.
  • Language Proficiency: Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) reading/speaking/writing of English is required and will be tested. Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) speaking of Luganda or Runyakitara is required.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United States Embassy in Kampala are encouraged to Apply Online by following the instructions below;
  • Applicants shall be required to register under the careers page for US Embassy Kampala using the link, Click Here
  • You will receive confirmation of registration and proceed to apply.
  • On completion of this process you will receive an auto response via your email.

NB: Applicants claiming a U.S. Veteran’s preference must submit written documentation confirming eligibility (e.g., Member Copy 4 of Form DD-214, Letter from the Veteran’s Administration, or certification documenting eligibility under the VOW Act with an expected discharge no later than 120 days after the certification is submitted) by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veteran’s preference will not be considered in the application process. Specific criteria for receiving a U.S. Veteran’s preference may be found in HR/OE’s Family Member Employment Policy (FMEP).

Deadline: 12th September 2018

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.

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

Arts Manager Jobs - British Council


Job Title:   Arts Manager
Organisation: British Council
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide. British Council Uganda is based in Kampala and offers a full range of programmes including examinations, project management on behalf of other donors, and its own grant funded projects. British Council has operated in Uganda since 1952 and its aim is to build cultural and educational relations between Uganda and the UK.  

Job Summary:  The Arts Manager will support Head of Arts Kenya and East Africa, Country Director Uganda, and the wider British Council team, to deliver an engaging Ugandan arts programme that works within British Council’s East Africa Arts programme and builds knowledge and understanding between the UK and Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Management  
  • Work with Head of Arts Kenya and East Africa, Country Director Uganda, and the British Council’s UK arts advisors to plan, deliver and monitor, and evaluate the East Africa Arts programme in Uganda.
  • Manage activities to agreed timelines, budget and performance indicators.
  • Oversee the creation and management of contracts for Ugandan stakeholder groups.
  • Work with multimedia partners to document and communicate all arts activities widely both online and in print.
  • Identify and record Ugandan cultural partners for the British Council to engage with through the East Africa Arts programme.
  • Maintain strong connections with Uganda’s creative sector, and work with the Head of Arts Kenya and East Africa and Country Director Uganda to  broker relations between the UK and Ugandan art sectors.
  • Support British Council’s cultural partners to deliver East Africa Arts projects in Uganda and in communication with the UK and East African art sectors.
  • Work with Head of Arts Kenya and East Africa to secure and manage monetary and in-kind sponsorship for Ugandan East Africa Arts activity.
  • Manage, communicate and coordinate with key cultural, media and financial stakeholder groups in Uganda.
  • Strengthen the British Council’s position as the key organisation for international collaboration between Uganda and the UK.  
Communications  
  • Reach new audiences for the East Africa Arts programme through the delivery of digital and print communication strategies in Uganda.
  • Establish audiences for the East Africa Arts programme through British Council Uganda Facebook and Twitter page.
  • Manage Ugandan digital arts content and ensure content is well communicated across East Africa Arts social media and press channels.
  • Communicate with Head of Arts Kenya and East Africa and the British Council UK communications team to ensure East Africa Arts is well represented and reaching new UK audiences.
  • Generate and edit press releases for Uganda’s East Africa Arts programme. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Ugandan media/journalists/communicators.
  • Identify new media partners to maximise the reach and promotion of the Ugandan and East Africa Arts programme.
  • Review, summarise and archive, online and printed press highlighting and related to East Africa Arts.  
Equality, diversity and inclusion and Child Protection standards 
  • Support Head of Arts Kenya and East Africa, and Country Director Uganda, to ensure project delivery and activity reflect British Council EDI policy.
  • Ensure that child protection policy and standards are followed and maintained for all relevant projects.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the British Council Arts Manager job placement should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in the arts.
  • A minimum of three years’ recent professional experience managing and producing projects in the cultural sector.
  • English at proficiency level.
  • Must have the rights to live and work in Uganda.
  • Good knowledge and use of social media for the promotion of cultural activities.
  • Ability to work effectively with tight deadlines.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the British Council in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if competent, proceed with the online application.


Deadline: 27th August 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





Project Officer, Education and Society Jobs - British Council


Organisation: British Council
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide. British Council Uganda is based in Kampala and offers a full range of programmes including examinations, project management on behalf of other donors, and its own grant funded projects. British Council has operated in Uganda since 1952 and its aim is to build cultural and educational relations between Uganda and the UK.  

Job Summary:  The Project Officer, Education and Society will plan, promote, manage, deliver and evaluate events and project outputs, working with partners and stakeholders to meet the Council’s strategic objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme/service support        
  • Delivers a range of administrative work within agreed corporate procedures, to maximise quality, continuity and efficiency.        
  • Maintains accurate records as they relate to the different project areas and drafts routine and some non-standard documentation, reports or financial analysis/reconciliations.        
  • Performs straightforward analysis, manipulation and interpretation of data, tasks or information, presenting findings/results accurately and appropriately to support effective maintenance of management information systems.
  • Provides logistical support to the organisation and delivery of internal and external activities/events, to ensure they run smoothly and efficiently.        
  • Deliver high quality project activity and events, working with partners and stakeholders in order to meet global, regional and country plans. 
Relationship & stakeholder management       
  • Proactively communicates and liaises with others (inside and outside the BC) to ensure effective coordination and delivery of events, services and activities.        
  • Builds an understanding of who’s who within the wider department, unit or region to enable effective resolution of issues when they arise.        
  • Deliver projects in accordance to business need, ensuring compliance with all client and corporate standards.
  • Deliver projects to agreement and proactively manage partners through positive communication to ensure that projects maintain positive, mutually beneficial relations.
Monitoring & Evaluation, Database Management
  • Plan and implement questionnaire surveys, collate, analyse and report results.
  • Maintain an accurate database of contacts engaged through projects.
  • Prepare case studies that will be used as evaluation of long term outcomes.
  • Ensure that project targets set out in all project plans are met  
Marketing and Communications
  • Deliver the agreed marketing and communications project outputs.
  • Work with agencies to ensure that promotional and branded materials meet branding standards.
  • Manage content of publications of various projects  
Customer support       
  • Receive and respond to enquiries from/to customers, and may be a specific point of reference on queries relating to an area of project or responsibility.  Identifies where more complex issues require resolution by others and refers them on accordingly.        
  • Recognise and understand the impact of incidents arising (e.g. complaints, resourcing problems, logistical or technical difficulties) and proactively alerts the team leader to any issues of concern that are likely to impact service/project/task delivery or customer experience.
Finance & resource management     
  • Monitor and take responsibility for small-scale resources/cash/stock, following established procedures and ensures that equipment and materials are available and ready to use when needed. 
Managing self & others      
  • Plan and prioritise own work activities, responding to changing requirements to ensure effective delivery of responsibilities over a daily/weekly time horizon.
  • Task and coordinate others (e.g. internal colleagues or external contractors/suppliers) to complete time-limited, straightforward activities, within established procedures, in order to ensure efficient delivery of services.  Monitors task completion to agreed quality and time standards.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the British Council Project Officer, Education and Society job placement should possess a Degree in a related discipline.
  • Project Management qualification is desirable.
  • Right to work in Uganda.
  • A background security check is needed to work at the office premises. Criminal records, military service and/or child protection checks may be carried out.
  • Project Management Skills.
  • Communication Skills.
  • Financial Planning and Management Skills.
  • Proficiency in English.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the British Council in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if competent, proceed with the online application.


Deadline: 21st August 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




Entry Level Embassy Jobs - Community Liaison Officer - British High Commission (BHC)


Job Title:          Community Liaison Officer
Organization: British High Commission (BHC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Starting Monthly Salary: UGX 1,346,007 (15 hours - pro rata)

About US:
The British High Commission is the diplomatic liaison office that aims to develop and maintain close bilateral relations with Uganda, in accordance with British government policies. The British High Commission is responsible for the political relationship between the UK and Uganda, and we provide advice and guidance on political and governance issues. BHC provides assistance and documentary services to British nationals in Uganda. The UK Trade and Investment Section provides assistance to both British and Ugandan businesses.

Job Summary:   The Community Liaison Officer will work closely with Post Management in Kampala for the well-being of all staff at Post, with primary function as advocate for and provision of support to UK-based staff and families (all Government Departments) on family and community issues, principally in the areas of information gathering, welfare and communication

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Information gathering for UK-based officers and their spouses/partners and families. To include information primarily on spouse/partner employment at Post; children's education (through completion of separate HR School and Nursery Information Sheets of authorised schools at Post); medical facilities (including coordinating visits by the Regional Medical Officer); local employment or training opportunities for spouses/partners; single officer and foreign born spouse/partner issues; recreational facilities; social matters; and completion of DSFA Spouse and Partner Annual Employment Reports as well as cost of living surveys.
·         Welfare at Post: Provision of formal and informal support to officers and families on arrival and throughout their posting. Welcoming all staff on posting/temporary duty/flexible deployment and accompanying families to ensure as smooth an integration as possible into the life of the Post community; following up to check that the settling in process is working; being a source of referral and support where questions, problems and difficulties arise; providing short Post community induction. This will include management of the domestic equipment float in liaison with the Estates Officer.
·         Advocate for UK-based staff and families in addressing issues of importance with Post Management, including as their representative on Post Joint Management Boards, evacuation/contingency planning and housing committees, and as the chief link between Post and the DSFA in London.
·         Communicating effectively on community and social matters across Post to all staff. The incumbent should update CLO news and information on notice boards.
·         Information management of Post Welcome Pack, CLO homepage on Post’s Intranet/SharePoint site, input to update and review of Post Report and Fact Sheet.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The applicant for the British High Commission Community Liaison Officer job placement must have Excel, Outlook, Windows, Good writing skills, good communication skills
·         Competencies: Changing and Improving, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the British High Commission in the aforementioned capacity should apply by clicking on the link below.


Deadline: 15th August 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




Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...