NBI Communication/stakeholder Engagement Specialist Jobs in Uganda

NBI Communication/stakeholder Engagement Specialist Jobs in Uganda


  • The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is an inter-governmental organization initiated and led by the Nile riparian countries to promote joint development, protection and management of the common Nile Basin water resources. NBI has a Shared Vision, namely: ‘to promote sustainable socioeconomic development through the equitable utilization of', and benefit from, the common Nile Basin water resources’. The NBI provides a unique forum for the countries of the Nile Basin to move toward a cooperative process to realize tangible benefits in the basin and build a solid foundation of trust and confidence. NBI has three Centres: Nile-SEC based in Entebbe, Uganda, NELSAP-CU based in Kigali, Rwanda and ENTRO based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

  • Nile-SEC intends to hire a qualified professional for the position of Communication/Stakeholder Engagement Specialist. The job description for this position is as follows:

    Job Purpose/Role

  • The key purpose of the job is to communicate and engage stakeholders on a regular basis and create awareness about NBI’s activities and buy-in of the cooperation processes. S/he shall employ his/her expertise to effectively communicate results of the basin-wide program implementation as well as benefits of Nile Cooperation to stakeholders to keep them informed, actively engaged and committed to the Nile Cooperation. In addition, collaborate with other functional units of NBI to capture, record, store and disseminate knowledge
    and knowledge products generated by NBI

    Academic/Professional Qualification and Experience

  • At least Master's Degree in Communication, Public / Media Relations, Electronic Media or a Master's degree in Education/management or business related field with a post-graduate diploma in Communication other relevant field.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in communication is an added advantage

    Minimum Experience Required

  • At least seven years of working experience in communications and PR

    Skills Required

  • Photography, video recording and editing skills

  • Good verbal communication skills (written and oral) .

  • Ability to exercise good judgment; think and act strategically.

  • Strong work ethic and commitment to excellence.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.

  • Creativity in event planning, execution and management.

  • Negotiation skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Flexibility – ability to put in extra hours.

  • Ability to use social media

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; NBI Communication/stakeholder Engagement Specialist Jobs in Uganda

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