Specialist Broadcasting – Uganda Communications Commission

Post: Specialist Broadcasting (1)
Reports to: Manager Broadcasting
Job role: The role of the job holder shall be to provide the requisite
technical support in broadcasting matters and play a lead role in frequency
planning for broadcasting and in the establishment of procedures and standards
for broadcasting services.
Key Result Areas:

  • Carry out planning and engineering activities relating to television and
    broadcasting facilities;

  • Review standards relating to broadcasting services and carry out planning and
    management of the radio frequency spectrum dedicated to broadcasting and advise
    on the allocation of such spectrum resources in such a manner as to ensure the
    widest possible variety of programming;

  • Review of the national television and broadcasting plans in consultation and
    coordination with neighbouring countries, taking into account the ITU
    broadcasting plans;

  • Carry out technical evaluation of applications for broadcasting services and
    make appropriate recommendations;

  • Assist in policy and plan formulation and strategies that are necessary for
    advancement of broadcasting services and technologies;

  • Develop and implement a framework for monitoring and inspection of broadcasting

  • Prepare technical reports in respect of television and radio station

  • Ensure that monitoring of all matters relating to broadcasting services,
    facilities various broadcasting stations are executed in a timely manner;

  • Establishment of standards, procedures and ethics for broadcasting services,

  • Monitoring and enforcing broadcasting standards and ethics and control
    unauthorised broadcasting.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Electrical,
    Broadcasting/Radiocommunications, or Telecommunications Engineering from a
    recognised Institute or University;

  • A minimum working experience of three (3) years in areas of broadcasting and

  • Experience in radio and broadcasting communications is desirable;

  • Knowledge in computer is a mandatory requirement, and;

  • Masters degree in Electrical, Telecommunications Engineering or a related field
    is an added advantage.
Experience and

  • Ability to maintain high professionalism and personal values in relating to
    fellow staff and customers;

  • Possession of good problem solving skills, strong written and verbal
    communication and inter-personal skills plus capacity to work as a team in the organisation;

  • Demonstrates honesty and upholds the Commission’s policy and regulations, and;

  • Ability to maintain an acceptable balance between office work and home life.

How to Apply

Interested Internal candidates should
submit applications indicating their contacts accompanied with the following

1. Detailed
Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating two professional and one character referees.
Members of the Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as

2. Copies of
certificates, testimonials, cited in the CV.

should be submitted to the address below NOT LATER THAN 5.00pm on June 13, 2012 to:

The Director,
Human Resources and Administration
Uganda Communications Commission
2nd Floor UCC House
Plot 42-44 Spring Road, Bugolobi,
P. O. Box 7376, KAMPALA

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