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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Senior Public Relations Officer Job at Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Public Relations Officer 

Jobs at:
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) 

Deadline of this Job:
14th September, 2018. 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Summary
Date Posted: 03 September 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 

 

About the Company
JOB DETAILS:
A Brief on the Company
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) is responsible for bulk purchase of electricity from the generating companies and selling the electricity in bulk to the distribution companies throughout Uganda. UETCL is also responsible for all exports and imports of electricity to Uganda.
- Our vision is: “Electricity Transmission for sustainable Regional Development."
- Our Mission is: "To buy, transmit and sell quality bulk power."
UETCL seeks suitably qualified Ugandans to immediately fill vacancy of:

SENIOR PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER (1 Post)

The position, located at Head Office - Annex reports to the Principal Public Relations Officer and its primary purpose is to assist in management of effective communication to the public and promotion of positive corporate image and such duties.

MAIN DUTIES
  • Assist in developing and implementing strategic Public Relations programmes to communicate the organization key messages to stakeholders and public.
  • Handle the advertising and publicity traffic to attract positive coverage of organization activities.
  • Build and maintain a positive relationship with the media.
  • Assist in the Public Relations response to crisis/ emergency situations.
  • Maintain the organization website, intranet and social media to publicize and market Company activities and products.
  • Assist in developing and implementing project! community awareness and sensitization programs.
  • Create, deliver, and optimize PR written materials and carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
The desired persons should have the following essential requirements. '
  • Bachelor's (Hons) Degree in Mass Communication. A Master's Degree in Mass Communication shall be added advantage.
  • 5 years Professional Working Experience in Corporate Communications
  • in depth knowledge of Corporate Communication strategies.
  • Must have good knowledge of General issues.
  • Must have analytical and very good communication 3 skills. ‘
  • Must have IT User Skills.
  • Must have very good supervisory and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have excellent report writing skills.
  • Must have very good Listening and Reading skills.
  • A person of high integrity is motivated, innovative, result oriented and a committed team player.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT AND REMUNERATION
  • Appointment is on five (5) year contracts renewable based on performance.
  • Attractive remuneration packages that are competitive.
Job application procedure
interested persons should send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualifications certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae indicating contract postal address, daytime contact telephone or fax or e-mail and giving three referees to: The Manager, Human Resource and Administration Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited P.0. Box 7625 KAMPALA The closing date to receive applications is 14th September, 2018. UETCL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT N0. 02/2018