Communications and Public Relations Specialist Job Careers – Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

Organisation: Private Sector
Foundation Uganda (PSFU)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) Uganda’s apex body for the private
sector is collaborating with the MasterCard Foundation (MCF) to co-implement
Young Africa Works in Uganda – Enhancing Lead Firm Structure for Youth
Employment Program. The Intervention’s ultimate goal is to create dignified and
fulfilling work for young women and men and contribute to the effort to lifting
Ugandans out of poverty. The intervention focuses on creating, maintaining and
sustaining growth in job markets through strengthening the capacity of actors
to efficiently produce and sell their goods and services in expanded markets,
developing new diversified financing mechanisms as well as growing the capacity
of business leaders and their support service providers to manage and expand
their enterprises. This transformative intervention will also transition Micro
Enterprises to Small Enterprises.
Job Summary:    The
Communications and Public Relations Specialist (CPRS) will be responsible for
the effective communication of project activities, and promote positive
publicity for its results, achievements and outcomes. He/she will be a member
of the project management team reporting to the Project Director.
Communications and Public Relations Specialist has the responsibility to ensure
the positive projection of the image of the project at all times and for the
effective communication to the general public and to stakeholders of the
programmes, activities and outputs and benefits/outcomes of the project’s interventions
and activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Mass Communication or
related degree; with a postgraduate qualification in ICT an added advantage;
At least five years of relevant experience in management and
dissemination of communication or advocacy. Experience in the usage of
computers and office software packages, good knowledge and experience in
handling of web-based management systems and social media communication in an
Experience in project and web-based information management
The applicants should be passionate young professional Ugandans with
strong understanding of the private sector issues (national, regional and
A passion for youth employment- men and women;
Desire for learning and use of information for adaptation and action.
Flexible, team player and passionate about private sector
A commitment to the protection of youth and children
How to Apply:
candidates should send their completed application letters supported by CVs and
academic certificates showing the position applied for in the right hand corner
should be addressed and hand delivered to the address below;
Executive Director
Sector Foundation Uganda
43 Nakasero l Road
O. Box 7683 Kampala – Uganda
Deadline: 9th December
2019 by 5.00pm
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