VVOB - Education for Development Communication/ ICT Advisor Jobs in Uganda

VVOB - Education for Development Communication/ ICT Advisor Jobs in Uganda

  • VVOB - education for development, is a non-profit organisation that focuses on improving the quality of education.

  • The Communication / lCT advisor is responsible for the external and internal communication of WOB in Uganda. and for providing “technical support on improved use of lCT for the WOB team.

  • The Communication I ICT Advisor reports to the Programme Manager but works in close collaboration with the Deputy Programme Manager.

  • The Communication / lCT Advisor also frequently collaborates with the communications team at WOB's headquarters in Belgium.

  • To strengthen our external communication, the Communication / ICT advisor will develop and implement a communications plan to ensure their communication outputs reach the appropriate target groups.

  • These communication outputs are developed by the Communication / ICT Advisor and may include articles, blogs, and social media posts and visual tools such as inf0—graphs, pictures, and videos, depending on the best channels to reach the target groups.

  • The Communication / ICT advisor supports with the lay—out and printing of publications.

  • The Communication I lCT advisor also supports the team with the organisation and communication aspects of events.

  • The communication / ICT advisor will also support improved internal communication by sharing regular programme updates and supporting efficient use of an online document management system.ln terms of ICT support.

  • The Communication / lCT advisor will support the team members for more optimal use of ICT software and tools.

  • This includes supporting staff to use various applications optimally.


  • Master's degree in communication or ICT, with at least three years of relevant working experience (ideally in the education sector);

  • You should demonstrate your experience in supporting external and internal communication. through:

  • Your own active Facebook and twitter accounts and, ideally, those of organisations whose accounts you maintained. These should have smart content, attractive images and a strong following.

  • Blogs,
    articles, and other communication products you developed, preferably .on the topic of education.

  • Your portfolio of pictures and other visual materials. ideally with people in their natural environments.

  • Having an online document management system, and clear ideas on how such a system should be set up and can work for a team with diverse background.

  • A vision and experience, and strategic ideas related to improved internal communication

  • You should demonstrate that you are lT sawy by:

  • Demonstrating how you supported Colleagues; with software that is commonly used in (internal and external/communication such as Office package (f.ex. attractive .PllX presentations), design software, and standard software used in an environment.

  • Work experience in the education and development sectors is considered an asset;

  • Willingness and ability to travel regularly throughout the country.

    How to Apply

  • Please send your application by

  • E-mail Uganda@vvob.be .

    Your application should include

  • In the subject line: Application: name position for which you apply

  • Motivation letter(PDF, attached);

  • CV, including 3 reference persons and email contacts (former and current employers only)(PDF, attached);

  • Salary expectations(PDF,attached);

  • Deadline for applications is Friday, 21 February 2020.

  • Shortlisted candidates are invited for a written test (home assignment), and selected candidates will be invited for interview.

  • Reference checks will be made before a final offer.

  • Please note, applications submitted without motivation letter or CV attached will not be reviewed.

  • Due to the volume of applications submitted, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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