Mass Communications Degree Career Opportunity at Uganda AIDS Commission – Head Communication & Advocacy

Salary scale: UAC4
Reports to: Director Policy, Research & Programming
Purpose of the Job: To manage communication and advocacy programmes of UAC in the promotion of the national response to HIV/AIDS epidemic and to oversee the Public Relations function.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To develop and review policies and strategies for advocacy and public rela­tions.
  • To prepare work plans for advocating for the support and participation of stakeholders in the national response.
  • To prepare responses and materials required for the national response and the image of the Commission.
  • To organize and conduct sensitization fora for the national response.
  • To attend meetings, workshops and conferences in order to advocate and seek support for the national response.
  • To coordinate the organization of national MIV/AIDS related events as required by the Commission.
  • To coordinate the development of strategies and guidelines for Behavioral Change Communication (BCC) initiatives.
  • To monitor and evaluate the level of awareness and participation of stakehold­ers in the national response to HIV/AIDS.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • A Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication or a related field from a recog­nized institution.
  • A Post Graduate qualification in Communication from a recognized institution.
Experience
  • A minimum of Eight (08) years working experience, Three (3) of which must have been at a senior level in Government, NGO or a reputable organization.
How to Apply:
Please send your application letter, clearly labeled on the envelope with positions ap­plied for attaching copies of your academic and professional certificates/ testimonials and your CV with a daytime contact and names of 3 referees to the address below:
THE Director General, Uganda AIDS Commission, Plot 1-3 Salim Bay Road, Ntinda. P.O. Box 10779, Kampala, UGANDA
The closing date for receiving applications is Friday 28th September 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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