Entry Level Public Relations Officer Job Opportunity – Office of the Auditor General (OAG)

Organisation: Office of
the Auditor General (OAG)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Public Relations Officer
Ref: ADM. 56/136/01
Vol.5 [03/15]
About US:
The Office of the Auditor
General (OAG) is an institution established under the provisions of Article 163
of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. Its mandate, functions and
powers are enshrined in the National Audit Act, 2008. The main function of the
OAG is to audit and report on the Public Accounts of Uganda and all Public
offices or bodies and/or organization established by an Act of Parliament.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible
    for developing and implementing PR and Corporate Communications
    Strategies, policies, budget; and annual work plan.
  • In
    charge of managing the flow of information between and among OAG
    stakeholders.
  • Enhancing
    the importance and awareness of Audit reports to the public.
  • Responsible
    for coordinating OAG corporate social responsibility programmes, corporate
    sponsorship, corporate advertising and corporate events.
  • Develop,
    design, write, produce, editing of communication materials; and
    responsibility for photography/video.
  • Maintain
    an up-to date program website and portal with current information,
    publications, news stories and success stories.
  • Handle
    publicity and media relations.
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    Public Relations Officer should be a Ugandan who holds an Honors
    Bachelor’s degree in either Mass Communication, Journalism or Public
    Relations from a recognized University or Institution: Membership to a
    professional public relations body e.g. Public Relations Association of
    Uganda and any other equivalent and recognized relevant professional body
    is an added advantage.
  • Possess
    excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal,
    flexible, proactive, creative and Team player with ability to work under
    pressure and meet deadline.
Age: 30 years and below
How to Apply: 
All candidates are strongly
encouraged to send their applications including;
  • Detailed
    typed curriculum vitae which clearly supports the competencies required
    above
  • Certified
    copies of academic qualifications, testimonials and professional training
    certificates.
  • Names
    of three (3) referees and their contacts
  • A
    recent passport size photograph
The complete applications
should be submitted with an application form, which can be obtained from OAG
registry, Audit House
NB: The
complete applications through Post Office should be by registered mail.
Applications received shall be acknowledged by the office. All serving officers
should channel their applications through their Heads of Departments
The complete applications must
be addressed to:
The Auditor General Audit House
Plot 2C, Apollo Kaggwa Road
P.O. Box 7083,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 6th March 2015
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