Senior Public Relations job at Mountains of the Moon University


Mountains of the Moon University

Senior Public Relations job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 10 May 2022

Hiring Organization: Mountains of the Moon University

Job Details:

MOUNTAINS OF THE MOON UNIVERSITY
Mountains of the Moon University was first established as a Private University in 2005, by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE), in accordance with the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001, as amended. In January 2022, Mountains of the Moon University was taken over by the Government of the Republic of Uganda and established as a Public University under Statutory Instrument, Number 2 of 2022. In essence, the University is a Public educational institution and a body corporate with perpetual succession and a Common Seal.
Mountains of the Moon University invites applications from suitably qualified and skilled candidates for the following positions.

JOB TITLE: Senior Public Relations
OFFICER Salary Scale: M5 Responsible to: Vice-Chancellor
Purpose of the Job: To provide overall leadership to the Communications and Public Relations function of the University


Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• To represent the Communications and International Relations Office in strategic fora in Mountains of the Moon University and beyond.
• To assist in strategic planning, budgeting, implementation, accountability, and reporting on Communications and International Relations.
• To oversee the implementation of the MMU University Communications Policy
• To monitor and review the coverage of the University in the media through press conferences, articles, press releases, radio, and T.V. programs.
• To mainstream internationalization in Teaching, Learning, Research, Innovations, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, Networking, and support services
o To take the lead in development and implementation of Communication Strategies and plans in collaboration with the Faculties.
• To serve as secretariat to the office of the Vice Chancellor in all communications fora in Mountains of the Moon University
• To write news articles, reports and periodicals
• Supervises Staff, assesses performance and identifies training needs, and recommends appropriate training,

Required Qualifications and experience:
• Relevant Master's Degree from a reputable institution.
• An Honors degree from a recognized institution in any of the following disciplines: Marketing, Communication, Journalism, or International relations
• At least 6 years of work experience in Public relations in a reputable organization three (3) of which must be at a supervisory level.

Required Competence:
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including effective writing skills.
• Self-confidence, drive, competence, and a willingness to learn.
• Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask.
• Creativity, imagination, and initiative.
• Good teamwork, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.
o Business awareness and a good knowledge of current affairs.
• The ability to think strategically, for planning successful Public Relations campaigns.
• Computer literacy

Application procedure

Qualified candidates must submit Five Copies of each of the following: -
• Application letter.
• A detailed up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV).
• C. Certified Copies of the relevant academic/professional transcripts and certificates
• Valid National Identity Card.
• Names and Addresses of three referees.
• The physical address, telephone contact, and email address
• Any other relevant documentation to support the application
A hard copy of the application clearly indicating the position applied for on the top right corner of the envelope addressed and delivered to: -
The Secretary,
MMU Taskforce (Under the Schedule of the University Secretary)
P. O. Box 837, Fort-Portal, Uganda
Tel: +256 483 660 390
The deadline for receiving the application is by 4:00p.m, on 10 MAY 2022.

Date Posted: 2022-05-01

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