Head Communication and Advocacy

at Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted September 2, 2019
Category Communication
IT / Information Technology
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX

Description

About US:

Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC) was established in 1992 by an Act of Parliament (Cap 208) and is under the Office of the President of the Republic of Uganda. The Act provides for the Commission to Oversee, Plan and Coordinate AIDS Prevention and Control activities throughout Uganda.

Job Summary:

To manage communication and advocacy programmes of UAC in the promotion of the national and international responses to HIV/AIDS epidemic in Uganda

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Undertake and advise on advocacy and public relations policies and strategies for UAC
  • Develop strategies, plans and coordinate for advocating for the support and participation of stakeholders in the national HIV/AIDS responses
  • Develop public relations strategies and programmes for UAC and national response
  • Mobilizes stakeholder in the national response to HIV/AIDS related events, such as world Aids Day
  • Develop strategies to coordinate, support and guide behavioral change communication
  • Supervises and appraises the performance of the Advocacy Officer and Public Relation OfficerMonitor and evaluate the effectiveness and impact of UAC, advocacy and public relations programmes

Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication or Public Relations
  • A bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication Public Relations or Management

Experience

  • Three (3) years post graduate qualification in a Government or a reputable organization

Competences

  • Lobbying and advocacy
  • Negotiation
  • Networking
  • Public relations and customer care
  • Computer skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Census building
  • Critical thinking
  • Budgeting
  • Problem solving
  • Self-management skills
  • Team work

Applying Instructions

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should provide a cover letter expressing interest in the job, a detailed CV, including present position, names, addresses, and phone contacts of three professional referees, copies of professional/ educational certificates and copies of previous appointments. Please send it to:

The Director General,

Uganda AIDS Commission,

Plot 1-3 Salim Bay Road Ntinda,

P.O Box 10779 Kampala. Uganda

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