Communication & Public Education Officer Job Careers – Capital Markets Authority (CMA)


& Public Education Officer

Organization:  Capital Markets Authority (CMA)

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reports to:  Communication & Public Relations Manager


About US:

The Capital
Markets Authority (CMA) is a statutory body, established in 1996 by the Capital
Markets Authority Act (Cap 84) as amended, to promote, develop and regulate the
capital markets industry. CMA is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by
the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development. The work of the CMA
is also governed by the Securities Central Depositories Act, 2009 and the
Collective Investment Schemes Act, 2003.


Job Summary:  The Communication & Public Education
Officer will mainly develop and implement investor education plans /
initiatives as well as support the implementation of communication and public
relations activities of the Authority with an aim of improving investor
confidence in the market, increasing investor participation and enhancing
investor protection.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Develop and spearhead the implementation of the annual
investor education plans in line with the approved public education strategy
and the communications strategy

Monitor and evaluate the implementation and impact of the
investor education strategies and initiatives

Develop investor education tools and materials

Oversee and coordinate the Authority’s branding

Ensure media coverage of CMA events and activities

Monitor media coverage of the Authority and its activities

Develop content and update the CMA website regularly

Develop and implement the annual digital media plan of the

Support the Authority’s other communication and public
relations activities and;

Any other related duties that may be assigned from time to


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant for the Capital Markets Authority (CMA)
Communication & Public Education Officer employment opportunity should hold
a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Communication / Public Relations;
Social Sciences; Behavioral or Development Economics; Education or any other
relevant degree.

Post graduate training in strategic communications or
related fields will be an added advantage.

At least three (3) years’ working experience gained from a
reputable private or public sector organization;

Experience in developing and delivering public information

Effective communication skills, including but not limited
to writing, reporting, public speaking and presentation skills

Good computer skills and experience/ training in using
programs such as MS programs (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) and other design

Knowledge of investments and / or capital markets will be
an added advantage.

Leadership potential

High level of integrity & professionalism

Ability to work under tight deadlines with minimal

Good interpersonal skills

Flexibility and adaptability


How to Apply:

candidates should hand deliver or send via email (in standard file types,
namely Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat (pdf) in a single attachment, and should
not exceed 10MB) their applications together with a recent CV (with 3
references), copies of academic transcripts and/or certificates addressed to:


The Human
Resource Officer

Markets Authority,

8th Floor,
Jubilee Insurance Center,

Plot 14
Parliament Avenue, P.O Box 24565 Kampala.


Email to:



Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Your application will only be reviewed if you have
fulfilled all the above stated requirements, including submission of documents
in standard file types. Zipped files, links and / or multiple attachments are
not acceptable.


Deadline: 28th August 2020 by 5:00pm


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