NGO Jobs – Communication Manager at Plan International

Plan International
Kampala, Uganda
Country Director
Founded 75 years ago, Plan International
is one of the oldest and largest Children’s development organizations in the
world. We work In SO developing countries across Africa. Asia and the Americas
to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty Plan’s
vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential in
societies that respect people’s rights and dignity Plan is independent with no
religious, political or governmental affiliations.
– The
Communication Manager will be member or the extended country management team.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing strategic and
technical leadership lo Plan’s communication work in Uganda, ensuring Big!
Country communication activities support Plan Uganda’s Country Strategic Plan,
regional and global communication priorities. Plan Uganda Is growing its
programmes significantly and is increasing investment in advocacy, campaigning,
programme communications and behaviour change communications. The
Communications Manager will be responsible for leading development of a new
Communications Strategy and establishment and supervision of a Communications
Team at the country office that will handle all communications work for programmes
covering 20 districts totaling $20 million annually.
Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelors
    degree in communication public relations or related field Master or any
    other post graduate qualification is added advantage
  • At
    least 5 years of relevant experience in behavioral change,
    and/or social marketing.
  • In-depth
    knowledge of current communications issues and trends, particularly in the
    humanitarian sector.
  • Good
    knowledge of how the media and journalists wort nationally
  • Demonstrated
    ability to write well.
  • Added
    advantage if a member of the Uganda Journalists Association
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will be rejected by the system. 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. Qualified female
candidates are encouraged to apply. As a child centered development
organization. Plan strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the
areas we operate. The organization further has a child protection policy that
every staff is required to sign Potential candidates will be required to
provide information confirming whether or not they have ever been convicted of
any child abuse crimes. 
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Close Kitante, P.O. Box 12405, Kampala-Uganda.
May 13th, 2013 at 5PM
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