Engagement Officer Job Opportunities – Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)

Job Title:    Engagement Officer
Organization: Institute
of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head
of Stakeholder Engagement
Ref: EO00/07/19
About US:
Institute of
Certified Public Accountants (ICPAU) is the national professional accountancy
body in Uganda, established by The Accountants Act.  It has the legal mandate to regulate and
maintain the Standard of Accountancy in Uganda; to prescribe and regulate the
conduct of accountants and practising accountants in Uganda; as well as conduct
professional accountancy examinations in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Engagement Officer will coordinate all the
Institute’s events by managing the whole process from planning, execution and
post-event evaluation. The job holder is also responsible for developing
alternative income generating activities for the Institute. The role is very
hands-on and often involves working as part of a team.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Events Management:
  • Handles events/seminars planning and management.
  • Liaises with stakeholders to find out their exact event
  • Produce detailed proposals for events (for example, timelines,
    venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets).
  • Researches venues, suppliers and contractors, and participates in
    negotiating prices.
  • Coordinates events supplies and logistics.
  • Participates in publicising and promoting seminars and events.
  • Ensures smooth running of seminars and events in line with budgets.
  • Carries out post-event evaluation to inform future events.
  • Researches opportunities for stakeholders and events.
  • Provides administrative support for Committees responsible for
    events management and marketing.
Products and Services
  • Identifies new ideas by researching industry and related events,
    publications, and announcements.
  • Locates or proposes potential income generating activities.
  • Seeks partners or sponsorships for events, products and services.
  • Identifies potential income generating activities evaluating market
    strategies, potential, financials; and resolving internal priorities.
  • Participates in developing plans and budgets.
  • Carries out any other duties as assigned by the Head of Stakeholder

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a relevant postgraduate qualification 
  • A minimum of three years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in events management and advertising.
  • Excellent understanding of sponsorship and advertising sales.
  • Track record in achieving revenue targets in a fast paced
  • Excellent public presentation and interaction skills
  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Negotiation skills when looking for the best price from venues,
    suppliers and contractors
  • Time-management skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities;
    reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks;
    participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for
    accomplishing new and different requests; and exploring opportunities to
    add value to job accomplishments.
  • Have a good command of the English language (both spoken and
  • Have excellent communication and computer skills.
  • Have good interpersonal skills.
  • Have analytical and problem–solving skills.
  • Be creative, innovative, adaptable and have a passion for quality.

Competency Levels:
  • Organising and execution of work (III)
  • Organisation awareness (II)
  • Supporting and co-operating (IV)
  • Interacting and presenting (IV)
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should write to the address below
describing how they qualify for the position quoting the Job Reference Numbers
above.  Only selected candidates will be
contacted. Your application should include a detailed curriculum vitae, copies
of certificates,   and functioning
telephone numbers/e-mail addresses.  Send
your application with all the necessary documents quoting the job reference
number to the address below.
The Secretary/CEO,
Institute of
Certified Public Accountants of Uganda,
42 Bukoto Street,
P. O. Box 12464,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: Friday, 26th July 2019
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