Office of the Prime Minister Project Communications Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Office of the Prime Minister Project Communications Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose

  • To assist project Communications Officer with timely and regular information dissemination and sharing among stakeholders on project implementation issues to ensure effective stakeholder participation, strong management mechanisms and efficient service delivery.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Communications Officer to Refine/develop and supervise the implementation of the DRDIP Communication Strategy in line with the Project Development Objective.

  • Support DRDIP to assess information needs of the stakeholders and prepare targeted messages on Project issues.

  • Work in close coordination with communities being funded under the Project in determining /fp” information needs/ rights of access to community assets established or support provided to the
    Work with traditional media group to disseminate Project messages through songs, drama and theatre.

  • Assist the Communications Officer to promote a positive culture and image of the Project and market the Project for greater visibility and access of the target population

  • Assist in the establishment and maintenance of a website for the Project in liaison with the IT Specialist.

  • Review the information on the Project website and provide content development support and ensure website promotion on a regular basis.

  • Assist the Communications Officer to Organize media events such as press conferences, talk-shows, interviews of key Project staff and stakeholders on public and private media.

  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


  • An Honors’ Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication/ Journalism or related field.

  • At least 4 years’ professional experience in a reputable organization.

  • Experience in communication and media relations,
    media campaigns and promotional material development

  • Experience in using a wide range of communication tools in print, broadcasting, electronic and traditional media

  • Experience in working with grass roots communities, non-governmental organizations multilateral bilateral development agencies and government.

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Should be able to work with minimum supervision and deliver under pressure

  • Exhibit high level of integrity and ethical code of conduct.

    How to Apply

  • The application forms should be scanned and sent by email on

  • The application must be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and academic transcripts, three competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current employer or previous employer (for those temporarily unemployed) plus a passport photo, contact details (mobile number and e­mail), photocopy of the National ID should be addressed

    The Permanent Secretary
    Office of the Prime Minister New Government Block
    Plot 9-11 Apollo Kaggwa Road
    P.O. Box 341, Kampala


  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

  • Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to the disqualification of a candidate.

  • Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday,8th October 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

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