Social Media Manager

Job Description

Social Media Manager

Location: From home (with regular travel to Entebbe)

Hours: 3-5 hours per day

Remuneration: up to $1,000 per month (Gross)

Key responsibilities:

This is an exciting and varied role for a Social Media expert. Working across multiple tourism brands, your key role will be to strategize, design and manage all social media communications across various channels (Facebook, Instagram & Twitter) as well as owning all email marketing campaigns.

Social Media Strategy

  • Assist with research, creation, conception, and presentation of social media strategy and integrated marketing campaigns
  • Interpret and roll-out strategy and creative concepts
  • Communicate and coordinate with senior leadership teams to ensure that social media strategy supports overall brand objectives

Content Creation

  • Conceptualise and write monthly content plans across social media platforms in line with social strategy, consumer insights and brand tone of voice
  • Develop fresh creative ideas in line with social media and content trends
  • Devise agile tactical executions based on breaking news and trending topics
  • Attend brand events and create real time social media posts as and when required

Community Management

  • Publish daily content posts in accordance with monthly plans
  • Review user comments and posts in a quick and timely manner
  • Respond to comments in order to foster a positive community and add value to the customer experience
  • Escalate complaints, queries and concerns to relevant stakeholders
  • Listening and reporting: turn conversations and customer feedback into actionable insights and client-facing reports

Experience and Education:

  • Degree or diploma in Marketing, communications or English, or a PR or corporate communications certificate
  • Experience in the travel & tourism sector across Uganda (or East Africa)
  • 2 – 3 years active community management on behalf of brands
  • Understand of social media analytics
  • Social tools such as Sniply, Hootsuite, Buffer
  • Working experience with EMS (preferably Mailchimp)
  • Understanding of the sales funnel
  • 2 – 3 years online copywriting or social media writing experience
  • Excellent understanding of the social media marketing and related disciplines including content strategy, online video and influencer engagement
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Personal social media presence
  • Technical understanding of social networks’ design and functionality specs
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office, particularly PowerPoint
  • Proficiency and experience in social scheduling and listening tools

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Government Relations Manager

Job Description

Living Goods has proven a cost effective, high-impact community health care model that is changing how government thinks about delivery of frontline community services. Significantly reducing Under-5 mortality at less than $2 per capita, Living Goods aspires to revolutionize how governments across Africa deliver community health with a goal of not only saving the lives of children and serving millions of underserved, but providing a strong, economic driver to developing countries.

Living Goods seeks an experienced and passionate Government Relations Manager to join our team. This critical role will develop initial relationships with District Government, set up District entry meetings, follow up to answer questions and establish appropriate expectations. Ensure MOU is signed with DHO, DHE, MCH Focal person and CAO.

The ideal candidate has worked across senior levels of District Government, designed and developed MOUs. He or she is knowledgeable about healthcare, and passionate about driving innovation in government; understands the government budgeting processes and how to influence and advocate across a breadth of stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

For new Districts:

Establish initial relationships with District Governments, set up District entry meetings, follow up to answer questions and establish appropriate expectations.
Ensure MOU is signed with DHO, DHE, MCH Focal person and CAO.

For all Districts of operation:

Manage ongoing the communication with Districts, including meetings and performance updates.
Engage in health planning meetings at the District level and positively position Living Goods in their plans.
Provide communication tracking for all Districts to ensure that we are attentive to and engaged with all relationships.
Represent Living Goods at local government – District and Municipality – meetings, and maintain engaged relationships.
Oversee the preparation of reports to the Districts and Health facilities. Ensure that quarterly District and health facility reports are submitted in a timely manner.
Ensure effective communication of plans, meetings and issues that surface at District are effectively communicated at LG offices.
Work with Branch staff to help support District relations, including setting up protocols and communication mechanisms, so they can both help with, and report back on relationships.
Assist branch teams to establish relationships with health centers, set up protocols and processes to support and monitor health center relationships.
Map out implementing partners at the District level to strengthen collaboration
With partners and Districts, coordinate and ensure proper documentation of project interventions

Minimum Qualifications

Project Management experience– ability to see the big picture, attention to detail and excellent organization skills.
5-8 years of work experience with and/or involving close association with elected officials, staff and/or government agencies.
University degree in Clinical or Public Health, Social Sciences, Business Administration, Management or related subjects. Post-graduate training in management a plus. Project Management certification desirable.
Solid understanding of the functioning of Uganda’s Health System.
Excellent written (report writing), oral, interpersonal, communication, and facilitation skills and a keen sense of understanding for advocacy to get government support for the project and its sustainability in the future
Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
Expertise in engaging stakeholders spanning local/community, district and national.
Strong skills in knowledge management and translation (implementation to policy).
Demonstrated flexibility and openness in responding to changing work priorities and environment.
Self-driven; able to prioritize work according to importance/deadlines while meeting conflicting work demands.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Willingness to travel across Uganda approximately 30% of the time and periodically stay up-country.

Compensation

A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance and bonus opportunity. The opportunity to be your best while making lives better for those in need.

What is Living Goods?

Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights. Living Goods seeks nothing less than a disruptive reinvention of distribution in the developing world, through networks of franchised micro-entrepreneurs who leverage Living Goods’ brand, buying power and mobile marketing tools to deliver vital products at accessible prices to the people who need them most. By combining the best practices from the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health, Living Goods is creating a fully sustainable system to improve the health, and wealth, of the poor.

Living Goods has been featured in The New York Times, NBC News, The Economist, and The Huffington Post

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Procurement Intern @ Deloitte

Deloitte East Africa

Deloitte is a leading provider of world-class professional services dedicated to providing value added solutions to our clients. We take pride in our reputation for providing a globally consistent quality service, an integrated approach and world-class expertise. Deloitte is re-known for its innovative and collaborative culture, where talented people work closely with like-minded individuals to achieve collective success.

Deloitte East Africa provides seamless cross-border services to multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium sized enterprises and the public sector, across six (6) countries of the region: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi.

A career with Deloitte offers you the opportunity to engage with and work alongside leading corporation within the East African region and an opportunity to start and grow your career within a dynamic and rewarding environment. You will get the support, coaching and training needed to advance your career in Uganda and within the East African market.

We are seeking to recruit an intern in our Procurement department in Uganda. The successful candidate will focus on the following responsibilities:

1) Ensure adherence to set purchasing procedures and processes by:

  • Ensure continuous use of approved suppliers and prices;
  • Providing purchase technical guidance to all functions;
  • Identifying shortcomings in the implementation of set processes and discussing the same with the Regional Procurement Manager;
  • Ensure full compliance in the use of the integrated purchase module.

2) Manage credible sourcing process for new company requirements by:

  • Ensuring development of standard specifications and pre-qualification of credible suppliers;
  • Professional sourcing through competitive bidding;
  • Conducting professional technical supplier evaluation;
  • Managing bid analysis and negotiation processes to get value for money;
  • Ensuring maintenance of high integrity in supplier selection;
  • Managing existing and new contractual agreements;
  • Ensuring safe custody of approved purchase documents.

3) Continuously manage approved suppliers in an efficient, cost effective manner through:

  • Managing price variances;
  • Re negotiating prices and terms in case of proposed changes;
  • Preparing sourcing documents for contracts three months before contract expiry date;
  • Identify new high quality suppliers/ service provider to broaden our supplier base.

4) Continuously maintain supplier performance data:

  • Together with the various functions, maintain data on suppliers, timely delivery of quality service;
  • Prepare annual supplier performance reports for discussion with the suppliers.

5) Evaluate the efficiency of the integrated purchase module and prepare reports on the same.

6) Any other duties as may be assigned to you from time to time.

As the ideal team player, you should posses the following attributes:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in either Purchasing and Materials Management, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Finance or related field;
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) qualification or the equivalent is an added advantage;
  • One (1) years’ work experience in procurement of goods and services is an added advantage;
  • Knowledge of the Public Procurement & Disposal of Assets Act & Regulations; and Public Procurement & Regulatory Authority ( PPRA ) procedures;
  • Knowledge of the European Union Procurement Rules and Regulations;
  • Financial Management Skills;
  • Strong Negotiation Skills;
  • Excellent Verbal and written communication skills;
  • Data analysis skills;
  • Excellent Report Writing Skills;
  • Well-developed computer user skills;
  • Honesty and Integrity;
  • Adaptability and flexibility in working in complex and dynamic environment; and
  • A team player with excellent planning and organisational skills.
To the successful candidate, the firm will offer a competitive and performance driven remuneration package and a highly energised team environment composed of individuals who are committed to working as one, producing results and enjoying it.
Please note that all relevant documents must be attached together with your application. Applications without this will not be considered.
Closing date: 31 August 2017

 

Deloitte in Uganda is part of Deloitte East Africa, the DTTL member firm in Kenya. Our commitment to offering the very best in audit and assurance, financial advisory, consulting and taxation services is reflected in the staff we employ. Over 40 professional staff resident in Uganda (90% of whom are Ugandans) and over 400 professional staff in our 4 East Africa Region offices led by 16 partners provide our clients with the high calibre and consistency of service demanded by our international firm; service you can depend on to match the highest international standards.

 

Requisition code: EAU-139680-JN

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Project Officer @ WHO

Project Officer – (1702346)
Grade: P4
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract duration: One year
Job Posting: Aug 23, 2017, 11:23:07 AM
Closing Date: Sep 13, 2017, 9:59:00 PM
Primary Location: Uganda-Kampala
Organization: AF/NCD Non Communicable Diseases
Schedule: Full-time
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMETo provide technical support in strengthening and implementing effective tobacco control interventions and comprehensive implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The WHO is the recipient of a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant to implement sustainable tobacco control capacity building, and to work with Member States in the Region to promote tobacco-control oriented policy change.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES–> Build capacity on various areas of economics of tobacco and taxation to government officials, academia, civil society and WHO country office staff in selected countries (Cote d’Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Kenya, Rwanda and Togo) in the Region.–> Provide technical assistance on tobacco economics and taxation issues to government officials including Ministry of Finance technocrats and Ministry of Health officials from selected countries in the Region, regional and sub-regional intergovernmental organizations including the EAC and the UEMOA.–> Advocate and promote partnership to strengthen South-to-South cooperation in the area of tobacco taxation including health and economic cost studies. This will include working with the Tobacco Control Economics team at the WHO HQ in Geneva.–> Provide technical expertise in the process of engagement with Ministries of Finance.–> Provide regular progress reports on the tobacco tax related technical issues and activities.Perform any other related duties, as required
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
EducationEssential: Advanced University Degree in economics or public finance.
Desirable: Training in tobacco control would be an asset
ExperienceEssential: At least 7 years of experience teaching or working in the area of economics of tobacco. Knowledge and experience in tobacco taxes, their administration and application; and working on tax policies in government or academia.
Desirable: Experience in working in countries in Africa is an assetExperience in teaching or working in the area of health economics and tobacco control
Skills–> Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to work effectively in a team–> Ability to motivate, guide and develop capacities at national levelAbility to carry out advocacy and communicate tobacco control messages.
WHO CompetenciesTeamwork
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Communication
Producing results
Promoting innovation and organizational learning
Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English. Intermediate knowledge of French.
Desirable:
The above language requirements are interchangeable.
REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 70,647 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 1595 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.

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