Printing and Publishing Manager Employment Opportunity – Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC)

Organisation: Uganda
Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Reports to: Managing
Director
About US:
Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC) is a body corporate
established by the UPPC Act 1992 Cap.30 as a leading Government printer
mandated to provide printing and publishing facilities to the government
ministries, departments, and parastatal bodies .private companies, individuals
and organizations. The corporation prints and publishes all government
legislation and documents and undertakes security printing works.
Job Summary: The Printing
and Publishing Manager will make sure that there is effective and efficient value
chain and production process taking care of interests of all stakeholders from
supplier to client management.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Develop and implement the strategic plans
    for the printing and publishing department.
  • Ensure effective contract management by
    availing clear specifications of production requirements and proper
    accountability of the same;
  • Introduce systems to ensure proper value
    chain and production process management;
  • Ensure timely reporting on the
    availability of raw materials, work in progress, quality of finished
    products, status of machinery and status of client satisfaction proposing
    any improvements in the system;
  • Co-ordinate and effectively plan for
    timely production of jobs in the department;
  • Ensure that quality printing and
    publishing works are delivered in time to clients in approved quantities.
  • Develop, mentor and manage the
    departmental staff so as to create an effective and efficient working
    team.
  • The jobholder will also ensure continuous
    value addition to the customer requests in liaison with the marketing
    team;
  • Initiate product and service innovations
    to foster the Corporation’s competitiveness in the printing market;
  • The incumbent will ensure that daily
    production, stores and engineering reports from supervisors are checked;
  • Regularly monitor accurate receipt,
    recording and processing of orders from customers;
  • Effectively control discipline and
    workshop cleanliness within the printing and publishing section;
  • Ensure health and safety of staff in the
    factory;
  • Attend management meetings;
  • Maintain an exceptionally high standard of
    productivity in pursuance of UPPC strategic objectives.
Key Result Areas:
  • Quality products
  • Timely delivery
  • Security printing measures
  • Technical team
  • Systems improvement
  • Up-to-date Printing technology
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Master’s degree in a business related course possession of a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Industrial Art and Design, Printing or any other related field
  • Diploma in Printing is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of six years’ experience at a
    management level in a printing Company, 3 of which should have been gained
    at a senior level from a reputable organization;
  • Full knowledge, understanding and
    experience of Printing, Publishing, Designing and Marketing;
  • High level skills and experience Printing
    and familiar with the printing environment both nationally and
    internationally;
  • Ability to influence and of high
    integrity;
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    managing, training and supporting staff and handing over responsibilities;
  • Computer literacy skills with proficiency
    in major design packages.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications and updated CVs to:
The Managing Director
Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation
Plot 8-12, Airport Rd, Entebbe, Uganda
NB: Please mark the envelope
with the job applied for in CAPITAL LETTERS and include applicant names and
three professional referees. 
Deadline: 25th March 2017

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