Communication & Knowledge Management Officer Jobs – Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF)

Job Title:    Communication & Knowledge
Management Officer

Organisation: Uganda
National NGO Forum (UNNGOF)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Head of Programmes

 

About US:

The Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF) is a National Platform for NGOs
that influence governance and development processes in Uganda and enhance their
operating environment. Its constituency comprises National, Regional and
International NGOs operating in different parts of the country. It also works
with a larger civil society constituency to promote citizen-based governance.

 

Job Summary:  The
Communication and Knowledge Management Officer position is key in the results management
component of UNNGOF. S/he will implement and enhance the current system of
gathering, interpreting and managing multiple forms of information and
resources necessary for learning, along with managing knowledge generated and
necessary for visibility and branding of UNNGOF work. S/he will work as part of
the team to develop and implement communication strategies that will further
UNNGOF’s goals; capture, distribute and effectively use knowledge both
internally and externally.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Responsible
for UNNGOF’s communication strategy planning, implementation and

·       
providing
an overall framework for priorities in use of websites, databases, social and

·       
traditional
media;

·       
Support
the development and promotion of organizational publicity materials including

·       
message
development, social media content management and media outreach;

·       
Contribute
to identifying key accomplishments, learning opportunities, and findings to

·       
highlight
through communications channels and products to increase the accessibility and

·       
utilization
of project information;

·       
Develop
annual work plans and budgets for Communication & Knowledge Management and
ensure delivery of set targets;

·       
Provide
ad-hoc support to the Executive Director and Management in producing engaging
content for various target audiences;

·       
Take
lead in the production of institutional publications i.e. annual reports,
newsletters,

·       
brochures,
fact sheets, success stories and coordinate communication activities or events
of UNNGOF;

·       
Periodically
review and give oversight to all external communication and where required,
edit reports and proposals for clarity;

·       
Build
and maintain strategic relations with journalists and media houses to advance

·       
UNNGOF
work and visibility;

·       
Maintain
website and social media activities of UNNGOF, especially with a sense for

·       
making
it attractive for a broader public;

·       
Participate
in the writing and publishing of articles in various mediums; and

·       
Perform
any other duties that are beyond the scope of this job description in mutual
discussion and agreement with your supervisor or his/her representative.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a University Degree in Communication, Journalism or a
related field;

·       
Minimum
of three years’ experience in Communications and or Knowledge Management

·       
within
the NGO Sector or any relevant sector;

·       
Working
knowledge of local and international media outlets including social media;

·       
Exceptional
analytical, oral and written communication skills; and

·       
Enthusiastic
and energetic personality; willing to work long hours including travel.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications,
detailed CVs including 3 referees and copies of professional/academic
certificates to the Executive Director via email at jobs@ngoforum.or.ug

 

Deadline: Friday 26th
February 2021.

 

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