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Manager Communications & International Relations Job Placement – Makerere University, Kampala (MUK)

Organization:  Makerere
University, Kampala (MUK)
Duty Station:   Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: The
Vice Chancellor
About US:
Makerere University,
Kampala is Uganda’s largest and oldest institution of higher
learning, first established as a technical school in 1922. It became
an independent national university in 1970. Today, Makerere University is
composed of nine colleges and one school offering programmes for about 36,000
undergraduates and 4,000 postgraduates.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Ensure
the implementation of the Makerere University Communications Policy.
·       
Mainstream
internationalization in Teaching, Learning, Research, Innovations, Knowledge
Transfer Partnerships, Networking and support services
·       
Take the
lead in development and implementation of Communication Strategies and plans in
collaboration with the Colleges.
·       
Serve as
Secretariat to the office of the Vice Chancellor in all communications fora of
Makerere University.
·       
Participates
in strategic planning, budgeting, implementation, accountability and reporting
on Communications and International Relations.
·       
Write
news articles, reports and periodicals.
·       
Constructively
engage with the media to build a positive image of the University
·       
Represent
the Communications and International Relations Office in strategic fora in
Makerere University and beyond
·       
Be
responsible for the administration of the University website and ensure it is
regularly updated
·       
Be
responsible for the administration of University Social Media pages



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant
for the Manager Communications & International Relations job must hold a Master’s
Degree in Mass Communication or Journalism or Public Relations or International
Relations OR a Masters Degree with demonstrated experience in field of
communication or public relations
·       
An
Honors Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University
·       
Must
have an excellent record of Communications and International Relations in
service to the Public Universities or Large organizations of not less than
eight (8) years four (4) of which must have been served at a level of Principal
Public Relations Officer or equivalent from a recognized Institution.
·       
The
Candidate must demonstrate good knowledge of the local and international higher
education sector and the varying interests of stakeholders including
government, staff, students, development partners and the public.
·       
Must
have a strong proficiency in utilisation of modern communication tools
including traditional media and social/new media platforms including website,
blogs, twitter, Facebook.
·       
Strong
ability to create and sustain local and international contacts and networks
·       
Good
knowledge of Uganda’s media landscape
·       
Leadership
and supervisory skills
·       
Ability
to build, lead, and work with teams;
·       
Computer
literacy; Excellent Interpersonal, communication and reporting skills;
·       
Quick
judgment and decision making;
·       
Ability
to initiate change
·       
Age
Limit:
Below 50 years
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send their applications using this link, Click
Here
and upload their full details of your biodata, education,
qualifications, work experience, and all the other required information,
including your Curriculum Vitae, Certificates, Transcripts, and at least three
reference letters addressed to;
The Director
Human Resources
P.O. Box 7062
Kampala.
Deadline: 18th May 2020 by 17.00 Hours EAT.
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