Communications Officer

Minimum Qualification

Applicants should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication; or Journalism; or Communication Studies; or Public Relations; or Public Administration; or International Relations; or Arts; or Law; or Social Sciences; or a relevant field of study from a recognized University / Institution.

Duties

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Communications Officer for performing the following duties:-

– Identifying pertinent issues in the media for necessary action;

– Implementing public relations and information dissemination programs;

– Responding to information related concerns and queries from the public;

– Disseminating materials (newsletters, brochures, etc.) for raising awareness about the institution and other government programs;

– Updating a repository (electronic and / or otherwise) of records on press releases and other relevant communication materials;

– Conducting research and providing content on specific issues on all media platforms;

– Liaising with other Government communication entities for appropriate information dissemination whenever necessary;

– Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Application Process

Applicants are advised to Apply ON-LINE following the steps below;

Step 1:  Visit the website  https://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors

Step 2:  Click and Register as a new User to create your account and complete your profile (starting with your bio data moving downwards) or (Scan, attach and submit on-line recent passport size photograph and relevant documents). (‘O’ Level, ‘A’ Level, Degree Transcript and Certificates only); Each attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only Portable Document Format (PDF) is allowed;

Step 3:  If you already have an account, simply sign in and update your profile.

Step 4:  Click on Jobs Then Advertised Jobs in the menu.  Select the Advert to view the jobs therein.

Step 5:  Click on the job from the list of advertised jobs.

Step 6:  View the job details and click apply.

Step 7:  Review your application and submit.

Note

  1. h) You can only apply for one (1) post. Applying for more than one (1) post will lead to automatic disqualification.

Emphasis: –

  1. a) Only On-line applications on the e-recruitment system will be considered.
  2. b) Candidates shortlisted for Interviews will be contacted.
  3. c) Candidates shortlisted for Oral Interviews shall be required to bring along with them copies of original academic documents (O and A level certificates, the Degree Transcript and Certificates) and a valid identify card.
  4. d) Serving Officers already appointed in the Public Service shall not be considered for entry level posts under this GRE advert;
  5. e) Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission on completion of the selection process should consider themselves unsuccessful.
  6. f) In case of any inquiry, call Tel. No.0414-237671 or 0414-254271 or 0414-342279 or send an e-mail to vacancies@psc.go.ug.

Application Deadline

24th Jan 2021

For Job Details, visit https://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors/Advert/Details/4652