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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Communications Officer Job at Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Communications Officer 

Jobs at:
Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) 

Deadline of this Job:
7th December 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 7th December 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

The Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) is Uganda's leading independent policy think tank with an economics focus. Its mandate is to provide policy oriented research and other forms of analytical support to inform policy processes in Uganda The Centre has repositioned itself as a Go-To Policy Think Tank within the wider East Africa region. EPRC uses resources from Government of Uganda and Think Tank Initiative (TTI) under the International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
The Centre is searching for qualified persons with sound professional integrity to f'ill the positions indicated below.
Job title: Communications Officer
(1 position)
Reports to: Programmes Manager
Main role:
  •  To support and 8SSiST in management of SUBISQKJ communications including the primary responsibility of media, website and social media management for the Economic Policy Research Centre.
  •  Support the Programmes Manager and other Senior Managers in managing relationships with other key stakeholders including the research community, government, private sector academia key stakeholders and staff.
Job Requirements:
  • University degree in either public relations, journalism or similar discipline from a recognized university
  •  Minimum of 3 years of relevant working experience in a similar role(s) with demonstrated outcomes; working knowledge and understanding of the Ugandan media industry and an extensive contact of networks;
  •  Communication — Fluent written and spoken English; excellent communication (strong verbal, written and presentation) skills, including the ability to convey complex technical concepts both orally and in writing, in a clear, concise style.
  •  Confidentiality e Confidentiality of information maintained regarding QAL and staff
Job application procedure
Detailed duties and responsibilities for each of the advertised positions are available on the EPRC website:  EPRC is an equal opportunity employer. An application letter, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae (CV); names and addresses of three (3) referees (at least one of whom must be a current/former employer), and copies of academic documents should be sent to the email address:  not later than Friday 7th December 2018, 4 p.m. East African Time.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Late applications will not be accepted, Applicants must indicate clearly in the subject heading of both email and their application letter which position they are applying for.