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Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative (ROM), a faith-based NGO under Mbuya Catholic Parish, was established in 2001 with the mission: “To curb the further spread of HIV infections by educating communities about HIV/AIDS, and to enable those who are already living with HIV/AIDS to live a responsible, positive, and dignified life.” Reach Out is community based, providing comprehensive services through four satellite clinics and multiple mobile outreach clinics and through public-private partnerships within Kampala, Wakiso, Nakaseke and Luwero.  Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative seeks to recruit a dynamic, self-motivated, well-qualified person to fill the position below:

 

  • Job Title :   Communications and Public Relations Officer

Reports to                 :   Executive Director

Directly Supervises :   Public Relations Assistant, Administrative Assistant

 

Main purpose of the job: To ensure information dissemination within and outside ROM is appropriately managed with both staff and the public are informed of key developments and events in ROM, and to promote and protect ROM’s public image

 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Develop and implement PR strategies and plans
  • Build strong alliances and networks with public and private partner organizations for concerted advocacy efforts and greater participation in policy dialogue in line with the ROM PR and communications policy
  • Take lead in organising ROM’s special functions and events e.g. World AIDS Day, Candlelight Ceremonies, special presentations of donations, staff & Client parties etc.
  • Take photographs, record video, document and share experiences arising from advocacy interventions with the supervisor and other key stakeholders in line with the ROM PR and communications policy as well as Continuously updating the organization photo bank.
  • Prepare presentations, speeches, press releases, electronic direct mailers, media and communications
  • Increase the visibility of ROM using social media i.e. Liaise with the media to organise TV and radio announcements, shows, coverage of functions, and other activities, to promote ROM’s positive image
  • Ensure timely production of ROM publications i.e. newsletters, magazines, gift-cards, IEC materials, brochures, calendars, and client success stories
  • Participate in carrying out campaigns on issues related to HIV care, treatment and prevention and other emerging priorities
  • Design, update and maintain the ROM website
  • Update partner / staff contact list with front desk assistant as well as maintaining the visitors’ book
  • Arrange, receive and guide visitors to ROM and ensure organization documentary for (visitors, students, and volunteers) is done as required
  • Collect, Update ROM’s membership and ensure proper accountability of any donation made to ROM and thank you notes sent.
  • Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly performance reports as required
  • Any other duty assigned by the Immediate supervisor

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS:                    Communication and PR Officer

Minimum academic qualifications: BA, Mass communication or any other relevant discipline, training in Graphic design and web designing is an added advantage

Minimum working experience: 3 years in a similar position

Specialized knowledge required: Knowledge about HIV/AIDs interventions within and outside Uganda

Key Skills Required: Computer, Interpersonal, and Communication and Public speaking skills

Other Necessary Qualities/Attributes: Articulate, Flexible, Ability to work under pressure, Presentation, Self-driven and good speaker

 

 

How to Apply: All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for three professional references via E-mail to hr@reachoutmbuya.org  or deliver an application letter to;

 

Human Resource Manager

Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative

P.O. Box 7303, Kampala,

Physical Address: Plot 1 Boazman Road, Mbuya 11(Next to Our Lady of Africa Church, Mbuya)

www.reachoutmbuya.org

 

Deadline; 6th June 2017 by 4:00pm,  Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

 

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Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative (ROM), a faith-based NGO under Mbuya Catholic Parish, was established in 2001 with the mission: “To curb the further spread of HIV infections by educating communities about HIV/AIDS, and to enable those who are already living with HIV/AIDS to live a responsible, positive, and dignified life.” Reach Out is community based, providing comprehensive services through four satellite clinics and multiple mobile outreach clinics and through public-private partnerships within Kampala, Wakiso, Nakaseke and Luwero. Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative seeks to recruit a dynamic, self-motivated, well-qualified person to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Executive Director

Reports to: Board of Directors

Directly Supervises: Senior Management

Main Purpose of the Job: To provide overall strategic leadership and management and to ensure that strategic goals and mission of ROM are accomplished

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide strategic direction in the implementation of ROM programmes

• Lead the formulation of ROM strategic and development plans and ensure their timely implementation and monitoring

• Present ROM work plans and budgets to the BOD and to development partners as required

• Lead the attraction and retention of resources for ROM programs and institutional sustainability

• Lead and inspire a multicultural group of staff, stakeholders and partners

• Translate ROM vision and mission into programs and outputs that enhance health in communities

• Ensure excellent management systems that provide full accountability for ROM programs and resources

• Ensure ROM programs and outputs are aligned, relevant and contributing to national and global knowledge, policy and practice

• Develop and sustain engagement of ROM stakeholders including members, clients, partners and donors

 

Desired qualifications and experience:

• Masters’ Degree and/or postgraduate training in a relevant field.

• Medical training and experience in clinical care and research is an added advantage.

• At least 5 years’ experience in a senior management position.

• Extensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS programing and management

• Knowledge and competency in management of financial resources and budget

Additional attributes

• Governance experience of working with a board

• Experience of working in donor environment

• Visionary, passionate and self-driven individual with a track record of leading and managing institutions of high repute, excellence and results.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for three professional references via E-mail to hr@reachoutmbuya.org or deliver an application letter to;

Human Resource Manager

Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative

P.O. Box 7303, Kampala,

Physical Address: Plot 1 Boazman Road, Mbuya 11(Next to Our Lady of Africa Church, Mbuya) www.reachoutmbuya.org

Deadline; June 1 2017 by 4:00pm

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Those who applied to earlier advert need not re-apply.

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