Fresher Project Trainee – Oil In Uganda Project NGO Jobs – ActionAid Uganda (AAU)

Organisation: ActionAid
Uganda (AAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Managing Editor
Oil in Uganda Project
About ActionAid:
ActionAid is an International Development Agency working in over 50
countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid’s mission
is to work with the poor and the ActionAid Uganda (AAU), a national development
organization registered under the laws of Uganda and with a local Board.
Job Summary: The Project
Trainee Oil in Uganda project will be responsible for collecting data,
generating ideas and disseminating information through the project website and
the project Newsletter within the project work plan in line with the department
Key Duties and
Offer technical support in developing concept
notes for the different activities per the prevailing budget provisions.
Generate story ideas and provide updates for
both   the project website and newsletter
in line with the project work plan.
Work closely with the cluster coordinators
within the Albertine region to coordinate and ensure implementation of project
Organize and run meetings with key stakeholders
and journalists to provide updates on letters, stories and opinions for
Keenly review and quality check stories with
support from the Managing Editor before publication.
Expand the readership of the newsletter by
looking out for new organizations, government bodies, academic institutions and
individuals interested in the newsletter
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Action Aid
International Project Trainee Oil in Uganda project vacancy should preferably
hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, Development studies or any social science
One year of relevant working experience
preferably in NGO sector
Broad knowledge and understanding of the
extractive industry
Excellent community mobilization skills
Networking and coalition/movement building
Critical report writing and analysis
Excellent written and oral communication skills
How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should deliver their
application letters, CVs and copies of Academic documents with details of at
least three (3) referees one of which shall be from your most recent employer.
The complete applications should be hand delivered or sent by email to addressed to: The Director Human Resource and
Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda Plot 2514/2515 Ggaba Road,
Opposite Kampala International University, P.O. Box 676 Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 7th October 2016 by
5:00 PM
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