PR Jobs – Public Relations Manager at Housing Finance Bank

Job Title:       Public Relations Manager
Organization: Housing
Finance Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head Marketing
and Product Development
About HFB:
Housing Finance Bank was incorporated as a private company under the
Companies Act in December 1967, the Bank has become a household name and has
grown in leaps and bounds with a good track record among the pioneers of a
mortgage lending. National Housing & Construction Corporation, a parastatal
involved in real estate business has 5% shareholding and National Social
Security Fund (NSSF) holds 50% and the Government of Uganda holds 45%. Today,
the bank looks back with pride on the business accomplished in the mortgage
lending business. Through innovation and placing emphasis on Honesty,
Integrity, Efficiency and Customer care, Housing Finance Bank is the leader in
the mortgage, holding a 90% market share.
Job Summary:  The Public Relations Manager will coordinate
the public relations, corporate communication and social responsibility
activities of the bank.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Develop the annual public relations work plan
and coordinate implementation in line with the approved budget.
·        
Organize press briefs, conferences, news
releases to provide information to the general public and the bank’s key stakeholders.
·        
Carry out media relations management whilst
ensuring accurate information sharing between providing timely responses to
requests.
·        
Plan, monitor and coordinate implementation of
the social responsibility framework in line with the ISO 26000 SR standards and
principles
·        
Champion strategies to strengthen engagement
between the bank and its key stakeholders
·        
Create publicity to promote the banks corporate
image by proactively putting in place strategies, platforms and events that
ensure band positive visibility.
·        
Plan and Coordinate Bank events i.e.
Conferences, Business Clinics, Exhibitions, Focus group discussions, networking
events.
·        
Edit and publish periodic customer and staff
news bulletins
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head
Marketing and Product Development
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the Housing Finance Bank
Public Relations Manager job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Mass
Communication , Public Relations, Marketing, Business Administration, or
Related Degree from a recognized institution. Post graduate qualifications
added advantage
·        
At least four years’ experience in public
relations management at a supervisory level in a large commercial establishment
·        
Good understanding of current trends for a
competitive marketing mix
·        
Ability to apply advanced research tools and
techniques
·        
Excellent customer service and people management
skills
·        
Consistently approaches work with energy and a
positive, constructive attitude
·        
Good report writing and presentation skills
·        
Excellent market research and analysis skills
·        
Demonstrates openness to change and ability to
manage complexity
·        
Proven editorial experience
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the Banking sector are invited to send
their applications including an updated CV, certified copies of all academic
transcripts, certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, and
email address of both applicant, and three competent referees addressed to:
Head Human Resources, Housing Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue, P.
O. Box 1539, Kampala. Uganda.
NB: Only successful
candidates will be contacted. All applicants who will not have heard from us
within five weeks of closing date should consider their application
unsuccessful.
Deadline: 21st
September, 2016

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