Earn 6.5m monthly as Communications Officer at Enabel

 

Job Title:    Communications Officer

Organisation: Enabel

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Salary: UGX
6,500,000 /= – UGX 7,500,000/=

 

About US:

Enabel, Belgian
development agency, together with different Government Ministries, are
implementing the bilateral Co-operation between Uganda & Belgium.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

As Communications
Officer:
Ensure institutional
Communication in accordance with Enabel Communication guidelines in order to
promote a positive image of the impact, results and accountability of the
interventions.

·       
Elaborate
and implement an intervention Communication strategy and plan.

·       
Lead the
implementation of the Communication strategy of SSU and SG+.

·       
Ensure
visibility of the donors (Belgian state or other) of SSU and SG+

·       
intervention.

·       
Communicate
about results of the interventions.

·       
Lead
activities for awareness raising on skills development.

·       
Closely
liaise with Enabel in Uganda Communications and knowledge management team in
the implementation of activities

·       
Develop
Communication and visibility materials for the SG+ and SSU projects.

·       
Coordinate
the media relations management of SSU and SG+ projects.

·       
Disseminate
relevant project reports, capitalization reports and facilitate feedback
sessions.

·       
Regularly
update social media pages and other online dissemination platforms including
website, open, Enabel etc.

As Communications
Advisor:
Implement knowledge
building and results dissemination of the SSU & SG+ projects in order to
ensure that the lessons learned and recommendations are known among the
targeted audiences.

·       
Single
Point of Contact (SPOC) for internal and external communications.

·       
Coordinate
with the project management team (PMT) in documenting lessons learned and good
practices in the SG+ and SSU projects.

·       
Assist
in the set up & management of a capitalization and documentation system for
good practices and lessons learned from the SG+ and SSU projects.

·       
Participate
in capitalization studies.

·       
Undertake
field visits to partners involved in project activities.

·       
Synthesize
and develop success stories and reports based on field visits.

·       
Capitalize
on change processes undertaken within the various project activities.

·       
Support
partners in developing and implementing appealing communication campaigns

As a Manager: Ensure smooth functioning of the SSU
communication unit as well as performance of the team.

·       
Coordinate
SSU and SG+ projects Public Relations (PR) vis-à-vis large group of
stakeholders, including the Ministry of Education and Sports, the private
sector, other development partners, etc.

·       
Lead and
supervise the SSU Communication team.

·       
Identity
capacity gaps in the Communication unit and organize a training to this effect.

·       
Coach
co-workers in the area of Communication.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Master’s Degree or its equivalent in Mass Communication,
Journalism and Public relations.

·       
At least
five years of proven, relevant experience in Communication and Journalism

·       
Multi-media
knowledge and skills using web-based communication (Content Management Systems
for website, Blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) & audio-visual media

·       
Strong
(written and oral) Communication skills: expressing ideas and opinions clearly
in a structured manner that appeals to the reader

·       
Proven
photography and video production skills

·       
Soft
skills such as ability to effectively work in a team.

·       
Taking
initiative and creativity: recognizing opportunities and acting on them;
self-starter, coming up with original solutions for job-related problems,
devising new methods of work and solution oriented

·       
ICT
skills in Word, PowerPoint, social media platforms, Excel, and using ICT tools

·       
Strong
analytical skills: identifying problems; recognizing significant information;
making connections between data; tracing possible causes of problems.

·       
Knowledge
of print media design software such as InDesign, Photoshop illustrator, etc.)

·       
Experience
in digitalization of management practices, especially in the field of
communication

·       
Experience
of working for civil society, bilateral or a multilateral agency would be an
advantage

·       
Ability
to be patient, agile, flexible and cooperative.

·       
Strong
analytical skills: identifying problems; recognizing significant information;
making connections between data; tracing possible causes of problems;

 

Salary Package: Enabel will offer a monthly gross salary package of between UGX 6.5M-7.5M

Medical insurance
and a 13th Month package paid in December. Salary is accordance to years of
experience.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should submit their hard copy applications
including a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV) of 4 pages’ maximum and copies
of relevant academic documents with names of at least 3 professional referees;
their emails and telephone contacts to:

 

The Human Resource
Officer; Plot 1B Lower Kololo Terrace,

P.O. Box 40131,
Kampala.

On-line applications
to be submitted to: Click Here

 

Deadline: 26th March 2021 by 5pm.

 

NB: Only
shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited for a written test.

 

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