Managing Director Employment Opportunity – Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC)

Job Title:     Managing Director
Organisation: Uganda
Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Reports to: Board
of Directors
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 Managing
Director will provide the overall strategic direction of the Corporation with the aim
of improving its effectiveness, efficiency and profitability as guided by the
UPPC Act Cap. 330.
Key Duties and
  • Manage the operations of the corporation in the formulation and implementation
    of business strategy and business plans;
  • Work closely with the heads of departments in
    developing an annual operational plan to guide in achieving its set
    objectives and ensure business growth;
  • Lead, integrate and motivate senior Management team to ensure
    the delivery of high quality services, take responsibility and be
    accountable for all internal aspects of business, overseeing, forecasting
    and managing all capacity and resources issues to ensure that the
    Corporation achieves its targets for quality and financial success;
  • Liaise with all departments to ensure that all
    departments have resources and policies needed to deliver their business
  • Provide regular updates to Board of Directors
    and relevant stakeholders
    on Corporation’s operations and progress;
  • Provide overall direction, development and
    growth of the Corporation as a member of the Board taking lead in devising
    and writing the Corporation’s strategic plan;
  • Monitor delivery, continuously evaluate and endeavor to improve the
    Corporation’s performance in all aspects;
  • Provide regular, high quality, accurate and
    timely management information, reports and analysis;
  • Oversee the Corporation’s capitalization
    strategy and ensure that hardware and software requirements are met and maintained in a timely and proper
  • Coordinate, monitor and supervise all
    activities in the UPPC and ensure performance management, evaluation and
  • Liaise with the Ministry of Finance, Planning
    and economic development (Privatization Unit), Office of the President,
    Insurers, Auditors and tax Authorities to ensure that the Corporation
    meets it’s corporate, statutory and fiscal obligations;
  • Ensure that financial and management accounting reports are submitted on a
    quarterly basis;
  • Undertakes other such reasonable duties as required
    by the Board of Directors and Stakeholders.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Finance or Marketing or
    Economics or International Trade.
  • Membership of any Professional body
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Marketing, Economics, IT,
    Business Administration, Printing and Design
  • Eight
    years of working experience in a senior management position in a reputable
    Organization with excellent people management skills.
  • Familiar with the printing industry
  • A mature self-starter, a good communicator with excellent English language skills and
    team builder with ability to manage and motivate staff as well as resolve
    management conflicts.
  • Integrity and high standards of personal
  • Previous experience of managing, training and
    supporting staff and handing over responsibilities
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications and updated CVs
with CERTIFIED copies of academic transcripts and certificates, postal,
telephone, and Email address to:
Chairman, Board of Directors,
Uganda Printing and Publishing
P.O. Box 33, Entebbe, Uganda.
NB: Please mark the
envelope with the job applied for in CAPITAL LETTERS and include applicant
names and three professional referees. 
Deadline: 29th January 2018 by 5:00pm
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