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Monday, August 28, 2017

Communications Manager Job at Brac - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Communications Manager

Jobs at:
Brac

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 8th September, 2017

Duty Station:
Country Office 


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Job details:
BRAC is a global leader in creating large-scale opportunities for the poor. Founded in Bangladesh in 1972, it is now one of the world’s largest development organizations, touching the lives of an estimated 138 million people in 11 countries across Asia and Africa. For more information please visit BRAC‘s website, www.brac.net, BRAC Uganda invites suitably qualified Ugandans to fill up the following available vacant positions within the‘ Administration Department & BRAC Social Business Enterprise Uganda Limited (BSBEUL).

Job Title: Communications Manager
Job Location: Country Office

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  •  Manage information flow and knowledge transfer among the various teams and programs. 
  • BRAC Uganda to other external parties and guide the Country Representative.
  •  Support communication flows with BRAC International Head Office and other BRAC Offices.  
  • Establish and maintain liaison with existing and potential partners within Uganda.
  •  Organize visits and events.  
  • Identify potential areas of interventions in line with the strategic objective and integrated approach of BRAC Uganda.  
  • Identify resource potentials within Uganda for existing and new areas of intervention.
  •  Develop and write Project Proposals for various interventions and respond to various funding opportunities.  
  • Develop and manage external communications within and beyond Uganda through newsletters, blogs, newspaper articles, diary and editing all the electronic documents.
Minimum qualification and Requirement
  • Master's degree in Communications management or a related felid. 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in communication or related field.  
  • Good knowledge of TOR and MOU writing and analytical skills;  
  • Very good Computer skills with excellent reporting skills.  
  • Good interpersonal & Communication skills.  
  • Proficience in Mac OS and Windows OS, video editing applications, mapping applications, desktop publishing software. online applications and online social networks.  
  • Proven planning and organizing skills.  
  • Willingness and ability to travel and should be sensitive about other cultures, countries and people.  
  • Skilled operator of professional film and video equipment.  
  • Detail oriented proof render and editor.
Job application procedure
interested candidates who meet the above qualifications, must submit their application letter, Curriculum Vitae in one Ms. Office, Word Document & academic papers in one PDF to hrd.uganda@brac.net not later than 8th September, 2017. There should be only 2 attachments & the subject in email must be the name of the position applied for strictly. NB. Only Soft Copy Applications will be considered & Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. This position is open for Ugandan nationals only.