UGANDA HEALTH MARKETING GROUP LTD.
Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG) is a Company Limited by Guarantee, whose vision is Vision is “A
good life for all Ugandans”. We envision a Ugandan society with good life, when products and services in
Reproductive Health, HIV, Malaria and Child Health are accessible, affordable and effectively utilized by all
those in need. Our Mission is “To improve the quality of life of Ugandans, through the provision of superior and
affordable health care solutions.” Our Core Values are; Integrity, Transparency, Accountability, Teamwork,
Excellence, Flexibility, and Equity.
UHMG is currently expanding and is seeking a dynamic qualified individual to fill the following position as part
of its team:
POSITION : COMMUNICATION COORDINATOR (SPECIAL PROJECTS) – 1 POST
DUTY STATION : UHMG HEAD OFFICE (KAMPALA)
REPORTS TO : DEPUTY PROJECT MANAGER (SCIPHA)
The primary responsibility of this position is to initiate, develop, and direct implementation of all Special Projects
communication interventions, in enhancing knowledge, and favorable attitudes towards the correct use of
UHMG’s products and services to encourage healthy life styles. The position is also responsible for providing
professional public relations services for UHMG.
This position requires a person who has capacity in the areas of marketing and behavior change communication.
The person should have the capacity to work under minimum supervision, be proactive, and institute innovative
Essential Job Functions:
1. Implements and helps to develop the Special Projects communication and marketing activities and materials
including mass media campaigns, PR activities, community interventions for all products and services in
collaboration with the UHMG Head of Communications.
2. Liaises on a day-to-day basis with outside contractors including advertising agencies, PR firms, consultants,
production facilities, printers, etc.
3. Collaborates with the Head of Communications to develop creative briefs.
4. Works with advertising agency creative team to ensure their understanding of creative brief and is first
contact person for any creative materials that come from them.
5. Responsible for the Special Projects media plans and associated budgets.
6. Works with production houses to ensure quality production and timeliness for both print and broadcast
7. Responsible for the implementation and development of formative research and pretesting for the
development of all communication and marketing materials.
8. Assist in the development of the Special Projects research and evaluation plans to ensure studies inform
communication strategy development and program implementation.
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9. Works with Special Projects focal persons for Family Planning, Child Health, Malaria and HIV/AIDS to help
develop communication and marketing campaigns.
Degree in Mass Communication, Commerce (Marketing), Business Administration, or the equivalent in relevant
demonstrable experience. Experience in Behavior change Communication is essential. Computer Literacy is
essential. At least 3 years experience working in related work in a busy office and multi-cultural setting.
Demonstrated handling of BCC interventions and campaigns. Excellent communication, public relations,
advocacy, negotiation, interpersonal, analytical and result-oriented skills. Excellent proposal/reporting writing
skills. Good judgment, initiative, high sense of responsibility, tact and discretion. Should be flexible, innovative,
with good communication, presentation and interpersonal and team work skills. A self-starter, and able to work
with minimum supervision. Able to work under pressure with competing deadlines. Able to work with a multi-
cultural environment within the organization.
To apply: Send or deliver your CV, copies of certificates and cover letter clearly indicating position
applied for on the “top left-hand side of the envelope” to: The Human Resources &
Administration Manager, Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd. (UHMG), Plot 20-21, 27-28,
Martyrs Crescent, Ntinda, or to P. O. Box 4553, Kampala; or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline: 4:30pm on 19th July 2011. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
PLEASE DELIVER YOUR APPLICATIONS TO THE UHMG RECEPTION.
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