Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Communication Manager Job Vacancy at BRAC Uganda

Job Title: Communication Manager

BRAC, one of the largest Non-Governmental Development Organisation in the world, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation programmes, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organisation implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment, and Micro finance. For more information please visit BRAC’s website www.brac.net. BRAC Uganda invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill up the vacant position currently available in its country office:
Job title: Communication Manager (01 position) Principal Duties and Responsibilities: A. Responsibilities:
Managing Communication for internal and external purposes
Developing new initiatives and business plans Within this context, you will fulfill the following tasks:
Managing information flow and knowledge transfer among the various teams and programmes within BRAC Uganda
Supporting communication flows with BRAC International Head Office and other BRAC offices (coordinate annual report, board meeting etc.)
Establishing and maintain liaison with existing and potential partners within Uganda
Representing BRAC Uganda to other external parties
Developing and managing external communications within and beyond ‘Uganda through newsletters, blogs, newspaper articles, diary and editing all the electronic documents.
Organizing visits, visitors and events.
New initiatives and business plan
Identify potential areas of interventions in line with the strategic objectives and integrated approach of BRAC in Uganda
Identify resource potentials within Uganda for existing and new areas of interventions
Develop proposals for various interventions and respond to various funding opportunities
Assist in developing strategic objectives and implementation plans for various teams and programmes within BRAC Uganda
Good knowledge in TOR and MOU writing and analytical skills.
Masters Degree preferably in Mass Communication or Public Relations
Previous knowledge and experience in multi­national company
Experience of working with media and in a multicultural environment
Excellent English language skills
Work experience of more than 05 years with communication or media organisations
Good team player and demonstrated leadership qualities
Excellent expertise in project proposal writing
Job Location : BRAC Uganda Country Office Direct supervisor : BRAC Uganda Country

How to apply:
Representative Salary : Attractive package based on
experience and competency. Note: the position is open to all. (Both male and female candidates can apply)
Interested candidates should send their applications together with their CV, 2 Colored passport size photographs, and Recommendation letter from LC I, Photocopies of Educational certificates and transcripts, to the Human Resource Department, BRAC Uganda, Busingiri Zone in Nyanama off Entebbe Road, P. O. Box 31817, Clock Tower, Kampala, before 25th April, 2013.