URA Revenue Authority Careers – Manager Public and Corporate Affairs

Organisation: Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Assistant Commissioner, Public &
Corporate Affairs
Job Code: HRB/011/400
Job Summary:  The
URA Manager Public and Corporate Affairs will oversee all corporate initiatives
geared towards tax awareness; enhance URA corporate brand and effective
corporate communication so as to bolster URA’s image and visibility.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee
    and coordinate corporate events to enhance URA’s visibility and corporate
    image.
  • Actively
    coordinate the development of customer care initiatives that enhance
    clients satisfaction and compliance
  • Guide
    the implementation of all activities geared towards tax awareness in the
    public through tax education programs in order to enhance compliance
  • Manage
    corporate communication to ensure that information disseminated to both
    internal and external stakeholders is consistent and appropriate.
  • Coordinate
    strategies that promote the URA brand and monitor its usage to enhance the
    corporate image and visibility.
  • Plan
    and manage the performance and development of staff under supervision so
    as to improve their productivity.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following
    disciplines; Mass Communication, Journalism, or International Relations
    from a recognized academic institution.
  • Post
    graduate qualification in any of the following areas; Marketing,
    Communication, Business Administration, or International Relations.
  • Professional
    Qualification in marketing (CIM) will be an added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of five or more years’ working experience in a Public Relations
    office in a reputable Organization; three (03) of which should have been
    at a supervisory/line management level.
  • Working
    knowledge of Tax Laws of Uganda and East Africa.
Age: Below 40 years
About URA:
The Uganda Revenue Authority
(URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority Statute of 1991 and set
up in September of the same year as a central body for assessment and
collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to
such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute incorporated all
the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The new organization
(URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments that were
responsible for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of Uganda.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online by visiting the
website below. Please go to Careers and follow the link ‘CAREERS EXPERIENTIAL
HIRING’ to view detailed job description of the roles and responsibilities and
other required competencies as well as apply for the above job opportunities.
Please create your online profiles if you are doing this for the first time or
enter login details if created earlier.
Note:
  • The
    list of shortlisted and successful candidates will be published on the URA
    website.
  • Academic
    documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background
    checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the
    Authority. Any applicants found with forged academic documents will be charged
    in the courts of law.
Deadline: Friday 17th April 2015
by 11:59pm

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