Earn 5m monthly as Communication Officer – Enabel (Previously BTC Uganda)

Job Title:       Communication Officer
Organisation: Enabel
(Previously BTC Uganda)
Funding Source: European
Union (EU)
Salary: UGX 5,500,000
and UGX 6,500,000
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Enable, formerly known as BTC
Uganda mobilizes its resources and expertise to eliminate poverty in the world.
They support more than 200 cooperation projects in 20 countries including
Africa, Asia and Latin America.
About EU Project:
The EU Commission established
the Emergency Trust Fund for Stability and Addressing the Root Causes of
Irregular Migration and Displaced Persons in Africa (EU-TF) on 20.10.2015 and
signed the Constitutive Agreement in La Valletta on 12.11.2015 during the
EU-Africa Summit in Valetta. As part of the EU-TF, BTC-Uganda is preparing and
intervention to enhance ‘livelihood and labour market relevant skills for
youth, women and girls of the refugees and host communities.’ The intervention
will build on policy and practice and will contribute to improved employment
opportunities for refugees and their host communities through short and medium
term Vocational Training and Entrepreneurship Support in Adjumani, Kiryandongo
and Arua districts in North-Western Uganda (Northern Uganda). The intervention
is fully integrated into the Support to the Refugee Settlements and Host
Communities in Northern Uganda programme of the EU trust fund. This
intervention will follow a similar reform approach applied by Belgian funded
“support to implementation of Skilling Uganda strategy”, which is supporting a
nationwide reform process following a wide and overarching sectorial analysis,
and will be implemented under the Belgian Development Agency, BTC.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Coordination of communication and visibility activities 40%
  • The incumbent will set-up the
    communication and visibility framework and manual following EU guidelines
    on visibility for the various EU Emergency Trust Fund project’s
    components;
  • Be available as Single Point of Contact
    (SPOC) on Communication and Visibility for EU delegation and the three
    different implementing partners;
  • Coordinate and facilitate the
    communication exchange and meetings between the three implementing
    partners of EU Emergency Trust Fund through:
    • Regular COMM meetings,
    • Regular monitoring visits to the 3
      district areas;
  • Significantly contribute to the
    development, mainstreaming and quality assurance of communication and
    visibility material for various components of the EU Emergency Trust Fund;
2. Advocacy and knowledge sharing 30%
  • Oversee the promotion campaign or (SD
    component of the EU Emergency Trust’ Fund, promoting the participation of
    specific disadvantaged groups in Business Technical Vocational Education
    and Training (BTVET);
  • Actively contribute to the mainstreaming
    of other cross cutting issues in the communication of the project,
    including disability, environment, and HIV-AIDS
  • Support knowledge sharing on
    communication In BTVET provision at both regional and central level
    targeting different social and gender groups;
3. Reporting: 30%
  • Compile best practises and lessons
    learned amongst 3 implementing partners of EU Emergency Trust Fund for
    dissemination purposes;
  • Collect, edit and publish dissemination
    material for 3 implementing partners of EU Emergency Trust Fund for
    dissemination purposes (e.g. for EU day);
  • Actively contribute to SDF progress and
    activity reports and compile lessons learned from SDF supported
    activities;



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the EU Project
    Communications Officer should hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in
    communication/ social sciences/ business management & administration/
    education;
  • A minimum of five years of proven,
    relevant experience in communication
  • Previous exposure and experience working
    for civil society, bilateral or a multilateral agency would be an
    advantage.
  • Soft skills such as to work in a team,
    to work autonomously, etc.
  • Good ICT skills in Word, Excel, Power
    point, Communication platforms;
  • The applicant should have no objection
    to undertake regular field missions & working overtime.
  • Fluent in English, with excellent
    writing and reporting skills;
How to Apply:
All interested applicants
should submit their hard copy applications including a cover letter, a detailed
curriculum vitae (CV) and copies of relevant academic documents with names of
at least 3 professional referees; their emails and telephone contacts to:
The Human Resource Officer;
BTC/ Uganda,
Plot 1B Lower Kololo Terrace,
P.O.Box 40131, Kampala
Deadline: Friday, 9th February, 2018 by 5:00pm
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