2 Communications Officers Job at Bantwana Initiative Uganda (BIU)

Bantwana Initiative Uganda (BIU)

2 Communications Officers Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2023 - 2024

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 02

Deadline: November 06 2023

Hiring Organization: Bantwana Initiative Uganda (BIU)

Job Details:

Bantwana Initiative Uganda (BIU) is a Non-Government Organization and its programs focus on the development of high quality, comprehensive Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) service delivery models in the country. BIU brings a significant track record of excellence and innovation in improving access to and quality of integrated OVC care and support and strengthening coordination and harmonization of care, protection and support services for OVC households from community to national level. Learn more at bantwana.org

As an equal opportunity employer, Bantwana Initiative Uganda. is seeking to hire full-time experienced /qualified persons to fill the following positions below; to provide strategic vision, oversight, and implementation of a Community-Based Mentorship parenting + Early Child Development(ECD) approach that aims at supporting young fathers to increase their ability to use positive parenting techniques with their children, develop healthy gender equitable relationships with the mothers of their children and stop intimate partner violence. Thie focus on male involvement recognizes men's caring nature and the critical role they have in being supportive partner and fathers. The successful candidates will be stationed in in Bunyoro and Teso Sub Regions.

Position: Communications Officer (2 Position)
Reports to: Executive Director
Project: REAL Fathers Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Head Office, Uganda

Job Summary:
The Communications Officers are responsible for the advocacy and strategic communications needs of the REAL Fathers Project throughout its implementation in Bunyoro and Teso Sub Regions. The Officers will provide technical support in the area of communication to all project stakeholders Successful candidates must be passionate, innovative and self-driven with demonstrated skills in branding, social behaviour change communication (including digital) and advocacy... The Communications Officers will work with the program teams and report to the Country Director.

Major Responsibilities:
• Manage REAL Fathers communications activities and strategies including the development and sharing of communications materials externally.
• Work in collaboration with technical, field, and M&E team to develop core messaging of most significant change stories, and promising best practices of REAL Fathers program activities
• Provide writing, infographics, content editing for content to be distributed externally for Publication.
• Train Staff and Community Mentors on communications best practices.
• Work closely with technical, field, and M&E team to develop high-quality periodic (annual, quarterly, etc.) reports highlighting program impact and progress in line with contract requirements.
• Support technical, field, and M&E teams in building their digital communications capacities (writing, presenting, social media use etc.) to promote project activities.
• Develop relevant communication materials (Factsheets and posters) in line with REAL Fathers projects communication strategy.
• Monitor communication trends.
• Provide other communications support to the REAL Father Project as required.

Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Abilities:
• Degree in Mass Communication/Journalism, social sciences or related field degree related to development.
• At least 3 years of experience in the following areas:
- Development and/or implementation of communication strategies and use of evidence in communication.
- Digital communication, website and social media content management.
- Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout and design experience, including the ability to present concepts verbally
- Solid experience in creating literature reviews, summarizing complex information and producing advocacy materials.
• Possess strong organizational, summarizing and report writing skills.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines and multi- task in a fast-paced working environment.
• Highly motivated, flexible and committed to teamwork and desire to work with diverse categories of people.
• Fluent in Local language (at work station base) and English.

Application procedure
Interested applicants with the required Qualification, Knowledge, Skills, Attributes and Abilities should send their applications and CVs (detailing responsibilities carried out in previous positions) to the HR and Admin Officer, Bantwana Initiative Uganda through the following email: wei_recruitment@ug.worlded.org. Copy: ashura_namusisi@ug.worlded.org 

Indicate clearly on the application subject line the position applied for easy reference.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deadline for applications: Monday, November 06 2023

Date Posted: 2023-11-04




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