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Communications Specialist

at Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 15, 2019
Category Media, Communications & Writing
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Vacancy: Communications Specialist
Job Title: Communications Specialist
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: None
Application Deadline: May 30, 2019

About Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU)

Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) is an independent not-for-profit company committed to promoting greater access to and usage of financial services in Uganda. FSD Uganda seeks to develop a more inclusive financial sector with a focus on low-income individuals (particularly women) and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).

About this role

FSD Uganda is looking for a dynamic, out of the box creative thinker to lead our communications and influencing work in our next phase. The communications specialist will lead the FSD Uganda management and technical team in the implementation of an effective communication strategy that supports the delivery of FSD objectives. S/he will be able to take the lead in showcasing FSD Uganda’s impact with the aim of influencing stakeholders, and industry decision makers in the development of financial services that are accessible to the poor.

Skills

Learning and Expert Status
Getting Work Done
Relationship Management
Influencing and Impact Management
Pro activity and Innovation
Thinking and Problem Analysis

Experience Requirements

At least 7-10 years of experience in the field of communications, of which at least 3 should be in a senior role.

Education Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree in any field.
A Master’s degree (added advantage)