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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Information and Communications Officer Job at Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Information and Communications Officer [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Legal Services , Category: Computer and IT ]

Jobs at: Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday 21st November 2019 by 5:00pm
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, October 21, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC), established by the Equal Opportunities Act of 2007 is mandated to provide a framework for redressing imbalances, which exist against the marginalized groups while promoting equal opportunities for all.
Salary EOCH
Vacancies: One (1)
Reports to: Senior Information and Communications Officer .

Key Results Areas
• Develop and implement a framework for defining EOC Information Communications needs.
• Develop and implement EOC media engagement plans and strategies for popularizing the services and activities of the Commission in line with a media management policy.
• Develop schedules for press conferences, media talk shows and #: reception with media houses in line with EOC media management policy.
• Produce EOC's IEC materials including newsletters, brochures calendars and posters and online media services, websites, documentaries in line with EOC media management policy.
• Develop and implement a framework for ensuring custody of all media pint, recordings and documentaries.
• Develop and implement strategies for protecting EOC reputation the public and among stakeholders in line with the media management and stakeholder’s management policy.

Key Competences
• People management skill Teamwork and management skills
• Demonstrate excellent communication and networking competences high-level interpersonal, collaborative and cross-cultural skills
• Analytical and conceptual skills for business management and growth High level of integrity and transparency
• Strong communication, networking and negotiation skills.
• Ability to deal with competing demands
• Proficiency in computer and computer packages
• Demonstrate hands on experience in modern communication and public information and communications related field.

Minimum Qualification and Working Experience.
• Applicants should have an Honors Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, Mass Media, Law and Management Studies.
• Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations, Media or Mass Communication will be an added advantage.
• Applicants should have a minimum of two (2) years relevant experience in Government or equivalent level of working experience from a reputable organization in Information and Communications related field.

Job Education Requirements: Honors Degree in Mass Communication

Job Experience Requirements: two (2) years

Job application procedure
Applicants should submit their applications using Public Service Form 3 (2008) with the following attachments in triplicate: detailed curriculum vitae (one of the two referees should be the applicant's current employer or most recent employer), copies of academic transcripts, certificates and three recent passport size photographs.
Handwritten applications are also accepted. Applicants shall be required to present certified copies and originals of their academic transcripts and certificates at the time of sitting the oral interviews. The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Offices, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Kampala, or can be downloaded from the Public Service Commission (PSC) website: or at the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) Offices, Plot 7, Luthuli Close-Bugolobi. Applications should be addressed to The Secretary, Equal Opportunities Commission, P. O. Box 27672, Kampala and submitted Not later than Thursday November 21,2019 by 5:00pm. The advert may also be accessed on Equal Opportunities Commission Website;
The post applied for, together with the job reference should be indicated on the right hand top corner of the envelope. While we thank all applicants for showing interest, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. In case of any clarifications, applicants can call on Telephone number: 0414 223 234

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