Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited Head of Communications and Corporate Affairs Jobs

Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited Head of Communications and Corporate Affairs Jobs


Job Purpose.

  • The Head of Communications and Corporate Affairs will develop, manage and implement an effective Corporate Affairs Strategy for the organisation that enhances visibility and goodwill towards the organisation and coordination of all its internal and external stakeholders.

    Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Build and maintain positive media relationships with all sections of the media so as to enhance goodwill, objective reporting and favourable/ positive public and media perception of the company.

  • Develop, execute and prepare monthly reports on execution of the Corporate Affairs
    strategies.

  • Ensure articulate and consistent communication of the desired company image and position both internally and externally.

  • Identify and exploit Corporate Affairs/Public Relations opportunities, needs and implement proactive publicity programmes in order to obtain positive/favourable coverage in the media.

  • Responsible for the company’s editorial direction, design, production and distribution of all company publications and adverts. e.g. Annual reports

  • Manage the maintenance of a high quality, regularly updated and interactive corporate website and other new social media channels and analyse website performance on a weekly and monthly basis.

  • Design and implement communication sensitization programmes for the company aimed at enhancing the corporate image and visibility.

  • Ensure that the company communication outputs are of a high standard and are delivered within agreed budget and desired timelines.

  • Plan for and coordinate the implementation of the company Corporate Social Responsibility and ensure positive publicity in print and electronic media.

  • Prepare the unit’s annual budget and ensure optimal resource utilization.

    Personal Attributes.

  • Demonstrated leadership and negotiation skills.

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.

  • Good communication, facilitation and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective business relationships and
    partnerships with key stakeholders.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and high level of integrity.

  • Self-drive, resilience and strong attention to detail and highly organized.

  • Analytical and brilliant documentation skills.

  • Computer skills & knowledge in MS office, design programs such as MS Publisher,
    QuarkXPress, and Illustrator.

    Qualifications.

  • A Graduate Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, Social Sciences, Arts or any related discipline.

  • Master of Public Relations/ Communications/ Journalism and affiliation to relevant professional bodies will be an added advantage.

    Experience.

  • A minimum of Seven (7) years’ experience working in a vibrant organization and the media industry.

  • A minimum of Five (5) years’ experience in a similar position working with a vibrant organisation in Public Relations and Communication.

    Contacts/Liaise with the following offices:

    Internally

  • All Staff

    Externally

  • Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development

  • Electricity Regulatory Authority

  • Development Partners

  • Partner organizations

  • Relevant stakeholders

    How to Apply

  • All interested persons with requisite qualifications are invited to address their applications with copies of certified academic documents, professional qualifications and detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating two referees and their full addresses to:

    Chief Human Resource Officer,
    Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL)
    Block C, Victoria Office Park,Okot – Kiwanuka Close, Bukoto
    P.O.Box 75831 Kampala.

  • Applications should be submitted electronically as one attachment only in portable documents format (pdf) indicating the name and position applied for in the subject line to email address:

  • jobs@uegcl.go.ug

    The full job description details and requirements can be viewed on the UEGCL website: www.uegcl.com

    Please note:

  • Only applications on-line will be considered.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to present original copies of certified academic documents during interviews.

  • Applications without authentic academic transcripts will not be considered.

    Deadline for submission is 28th September 2020


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