Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Support implementation of all activities, (scholars selection and recruitment, educational support, comprehensive students support services, network of high quality institutions and alumni network), particularly in respect to communication. This includes:
Prepare newspaper announcements, posters and other IEC material required.
Comment on design elements of all programme outputs
Ensure brand compliance of all programme outputs
Contribute to the development of training materials
Assist in the organizing of the leadership congress scholars
Assist in establishing a scholars’ alumni network
Ensure efficient and effective communication withal internal and external stakeholders regarding the programme.
Develop case studies by tracking and following up scholars
Establish and maintain liaison with existing and potential programme partners and explore potential partnerships for the benefit of the programme.
Work closely with other BRAC programme.
Perform any other task assigned to achieve the vision of the programme.
2. New initiatives and business plan:
Identify potential areas of interventions in line with the strategic objectives and integrated approach of BRAC in Uganda
Identify resource potentials within Uganda for existing and new areas of interventions
Develop proposals for various interventions and respond to various funding opportunities
Assist in developing strategic objectives and implementation plans for various teams and programmes within BRAC Uganda
Compile reports from schools and Regional Coordinators.
Reporting analysis of programme initiatives
Prepare programme reports as required
Support research and monitoring activities of the programme
Ensure cross learning with other programmes and work in partnership with all BRAC programmes, particularly youth programmes
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
The applicant should possess a Masters Degree preferably in Mass Communication or Public Relations
At least five years’ experience in the communication and / or media industry
Prior knowledge and experience in multi-national organizations
Good knowledge in TOR and MOU writing and analytical skills.
Experience of working with media and in a multicultural environment
Excellent English language skills
Good team player and demonstrated leadership qualities
Excellent expertise in project proposal writing