Rucruitment for Sub Editor (News)- Job Vacancy

 Job Title: Sub Editor (News)-
Monitor Publications Ltd (MPL), a Nation Media Group (NMG) Company wishes to recruit well qualified and sufficiently experienced professionals to fill existing vacancies.

These Challenging opportunities require individuals who are able to demonstrate a high level of Technical and Managerial ability in specific areas and pay great attention to detail.

Sub Editor (News) Ref: HR – E – 01 – 11 – 06

Reporting to the News Editor, the jobholder will have the following responsibilities,
 Checking and correcting selected editorial copy, headlines and captions for facts, accuracy, taste, house-style, language use, clarity, details and objectivity
 Editing copy to appropriate length, clarity and style without distorting facts or dispensing with salient points
 Selecting and editing pictures and writing/re-writing appropriate captions to enhance their quality
 Ensuring that Online content is written and presented in a format that meets web usability standards (i.e. usage of keywords, meta tags, alt tags for images, etc)
 Removing unnecessary details from copy and ensure that the stories are free of libel
 Ensuring timely publication and sign-off of online editions
 Developing and strengthening Monitor site as a medium of breaking news
 Updating stories regularly

Qualifications

The ideal candidates should have;

Academics – Basic University degree from a recognized University
A degree in Arts with a bias in Literature is of an added advantage.


Experience
2 to 3 years relevant work experience in the Media Industry.

Skills
Good subbing skills and an eye for detail are a requirement.


MPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Successful candidates will receive an attractive and competitive package.

If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please send application with a detailed CV stating your age, daytime telephone number and names of three referees quoting job reference number by WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 09th 2011 at 5.00PM to;

Head HR – Nation Media Group (Uganda)
Monitor Publications LTD.
P.O.BOX 12141, Kampala

8th Street Industrial Area, Namuwongo

Or by email to hr@ug.nationmedia.com

Monitor Publications LTD- Nation Media Group Jobs Vacancies

Reporting to the Press Team Leader, the jobholders will have the following responsibilities,

 Operating:
 Reel stand
 Printing press
 Fountain Solution douser and pump
 Ensuring good quality materials are used on the press.
 Generating production reports
 Carrying out minor maintenance of equipment
 Carrying out press shutdown.

Qualifications
 Diploma in Machine Printing.

Experience
2 years relevant work experience.

MPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Successful candidates will receive an attractive and competitive package.

If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please send application with a detailed CV stating your age, daytime telephone number and names of three referees quoting job reference number by WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 09th 2011 at 5.00PM to;

Head HR – Nation Media Group (Uganda)
Monitor Publications LTD.
P.O.BOX 12141, Kampala

8th Street Industrial Area, Namuwongo

Or by email to hr@ug.nationmedia.com

Rucruitment for Young Readers Coordinator - Job Vacancy

 Job Title: Young Readers Coordinator
Reporting to the Young Readers Manager, the jobholder will have the following responsibilities,

• Planning, organising and implementing all young reader programmes, projects and products.
• Responsible for teacher and partner trainings.
• Developing young reader termly projects in consultation with the Brand Manager and the Young Readers Manager.
• Profiling data of existing schools, teachers and developing robust databases.
• Supporting alliances with sponsors, schools and teachers to promote the young reader products.
• Using and producing texts or activities that reinforce the teacher’s job in formation of young readers.
• Inputting ideas to new product developments.
• Carrying out programme monitoring and evaluation.

Qualifications
 University Degree.

Experience
2 year’s relevant work experience.

MPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Successful candidates will receive an attractive and competitive package.

If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please send application with a detailed CV stating your age, daytime telephone number and names of three referees quoting job reference number by WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 09th 2011 at 5.00PM to;

Head HR – Nation Media Group (Uganda)
Monitor Publications LTD.
P.O.BOX 12141, Kampala

8th Street Industrial Area, Namuwongo

Or by email to hr@ug.nationmedia.com

Rucruitment for Sales Representative – Key Accounts - Vacancy

 Job Title: Sales Representative – Key Accounts
Reporting to the Circulation Sales Manager, the jobholder will have the following responsibilities,
 Reviewing previous day’s performance with the agents and setting the day’s print order based on prevailing conditions like news stories, weather and economic situations.
 Monitoring performance through field sales visits to vendors and agents
 Resolving various distribution problems on the ground, identifying potential sales outlets and liaising with Nation Carriers Uganda for correct deliveries
 Reviewing weekly payments with the distributor, collecting payment cheques on due dates and ensuring the cheques reach the Circulation Accountant
 Organising vendor intimacy programmes in liaison with Circulation Sales Manager for the distributor, agents and vendors.

Qualifications
 Diploma in Marketing or any University Degree.

Experience
2 years relevant work experience preferably in the Media Industry or a busy commercial environment.

MPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Successful candidates will receive an attractive and competitive package.

If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please send application with a detailed CV stating your age, daytime telephone number and names of three referees quoting job reference number by WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 09th 2011 at 5.00PM to;

Head HR – Nation Media Group (Uganda)
Monitor Publications LTD.
P.O.BOX 12141, Kampala

8th Street Industrial Area, Namuwongo

Or by email to hr@ug.nationmedia.com

News Reporter Job Vacancy at Monitor Publications Limited

Reporting to the News Editor, the jobholder will have the following responsibilities,

 Developing, reporting and writing news and feature stories for the title he/she is assigned to in finished form, so that no major rewrite is required or no extensive additional report is needed.
 Taking notes on location, carrying out interviews, checking facts and tape recording as the case may be; writing news or features on own initiative, choice and judgment or at the direction of the News Editor.
 The material so written must reflect a thorough understanding of Monitor’s style of journalism as defined in the editorial policy guidelines and objectives, the house style and the journalistic code of ethical journalism.
 Researching and providing background information to make copy complete.
 Briefing News Editor on stories gathered and writing the selected ones within set deadlines.
 Following news leads and maintaining close contacts with news sources.
 Continually building his/her contacts list and demonstrating its value with consistent exclusive reports or information.
 Responding promptly to news breaks.
 Is primarily but not solely responsible for the correctness of facts, content and style of his/her news materials.
 Closely co-operating with photographers from whom he/she orders pictures on the issues he/she covers.
 Performing both independently and under supervision in accordance with general principles and directives.


Qualifications

The ideal candidates should have;

Academics – Basic University degree from a recognized University

Professional – Diploma in Journalism is an added advantage

Experience
2 to 3 years relevant work experience in the Media Industry.

Skills
Good report writing and analytical skills are an added advantage.

Apply

MPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Successful candidates will receive an attractive and competitive package.

If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please send application with a detailed CV stating your age, daytime telephone number and names of three referees quoting job reference number by WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 09th 2011 at 5.00PM to;

Head HR – Nation Media Group (Uganda)
Monitor Publications LTD.
P.O.BOX 12141, Kampala

8th Street Industrial Area, Namuwongo

Or by email to hr@ug.nationmedia.com

Rucruitment for Circulation Operations Manager

 Job Title: Circulation Operations Manager
Reporting to the Circulation Manager, the jobholder will be responsible for,

 Ensuring adequate bookings & supplies of all products to the market.
 Maintaining and updating the subscription database and using it to control subscription debt.
 Liaising with the sales team to set the overall print order & ensuring that the booking sheet and strip lists are produced & availed to production within set deadlines.
 Monitoring daily market arrival times & making appropriate reports to management.
 Monitoring daily returns levels and ensuring that the agreed returns handling policies are enforced.
 Ensuring 24-hour turnaround time of all customer complaints.
 Managing the dispatch process; eliminating cases of short packs, non-deliveries and misdrops.
 Ensuring the operations stay within approved budgets.
 Promoting subscription sales and following up to ensure subscribers’ orders are delivered on time and accurately to enhance customer satisfaction.
 Ensuring zero tolerance of paper pilferage.
 Implementing circulation operational policies in full and on time.

Qualifications
 A bachelor’s degree.

Experience
3 years relevant work experience preferably in the Media Industry or a busy commercial environment.

Skills
 Good report writing and analytical skills.
 Strong attention to detail.
 Very cost conscious and drive for the top line
 Good interpersonal skills

MPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Successful candidates will receive an attractive and competitive package.

If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please send application with a detailed CV stating your age, daytime telephone number and names of three referees quoting job reference number by WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 09th 2011 at 5.00PM to;

Head HR – Nation Media Group (Uganda)
Monitor Publications LTD.
P.O.BOX 12141, Kampala

8th Street Industrial Area, Namuwongo

Or by email to hr@ug.nationmedia.com

Education Editor Job Vacancy at Daily Monitor

 Job Title:
Reporting to the Managing Editor – Daily Editions, the jobholder will have the following responsibilities,

 Reviewing own and other media’s coverage of education events to assess performance
 Assigning reporters, correspondents and photographers to cover education events
 Reviewing the performance of sub-editing with subs so as to strengthen the production process of news and assigning them pages
 Attending the editorial conference and using feedback to give direction
 Designing, laying out pages and placing education stories for editing
 Giving editing instructions and supervising Sub-Editors to ensure that the stories are professionally subbed to the highest quality and standards within set deadlines
 Supervising Sub-Editors efficient work flow to ensure that all pages’ deadlines are met
 Checking the edited copy and pictures to ensure that the editing meets journalistic ethics, editorial objectives, house style and avoids libel
 Going for assignments and writing articles on education
 Writing commentaries and editorials on education, editorials must be honest, factual, fair, complete and consistent with the editorial line of the paper as defined by the Group Editorial Policy
 Is responsible for collecting the necessary data for education contributors payments
 Seeking external contributions on education issues

Qualifications

The ideal candidates should have;

Academics – Basic University degree from a recognized University

Professional – Diploma in Journalism is an added advantage

Experience
4 to 5 years relevant work experience in the Media Industry.

Skills
Good report writing and analytical skills are an added advantage.

MPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Successful candidates will receive an attractive and competitive package.

If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please send application with a detailed CV stating your age, daytime telephone number and names of three referees quoting job reference number by WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 09th 2011 at 5.00PM to;

Head HR – Nation Media Group (Uganda)
Monitor Publications LTD.
P.O.BOX 12141, Kampala

8th Street Industrial Area, Namuwongo

Or by email to hr@ug.nationmedia.com

Reproductive Health Uganda- Career Jobs Vacanciesnfg

Post: Information Education and Communication (IEC) Officer (1 Post)

Duty Station: RHU Head Office, Kampala
Reports to:     Project Coordinator

Job Purpose
Primarily to initiate and implement the IEC aspects of the Healthy Action Project for the purpose of reinforcing te advocacy initiatives, and related organizational deliverables.

Core Responsibilities:
1.    Develop a communication plan for the health Action project and help develop and disseminate tailored communication messages.
2.    Build a Virtue collaborative forum for exchanging strategic resources within and between countries.
3.    Document and share lessons learned and exchange effective practice nationally and regionally.

Experience, Skills, and Abilities Required
•    At least three years proven experience in designing, implementing and monitoring and valuation of IEC/BCC programmes.
•    Skills in audience analysis, segmentation and strategic communication
•    Wide knowledge and practical skills in communicating Reproductive Health is a must, as well as the least three year’s experience

Qualification:
A degree in communication such as mass communication; a master’s degree and additional training in project planning and management will be an added advantage

Additional training
•    Certificate in advocacy, BCC, or IEC will be an added advantage



Post:  Service Provider (1Post)

Duty Station: Lira
Reports to:     Service Provider In-charge

Job Role:
To provide quality Sexual and Reproductive Health Services including maternity or family planning to clients according to ministry of Health (MOH) guidelines.

Core Responsibilities:
•    Sensitize, educate or counsel potential clients on HIV/AIDS including PMTCT and other SRH issues including family planning,
•    Provide appropriate integrated VCT/ HCT, Sexual & Reproductive Health including ART services, to clients at delivery points
•    Offer maternity and family planning services

Experience, Skills and Abilities required:
•    Excellent communication and counseling skills
•    Skill in diagnosing simple client medical & gynaecological conditions
•    At least two years practical skill and experience in reproductive health service delivery is vital

Qualifications
•    Registered midwife (double training will be an added advantage)
•    Knowledge of local language is essential
•    Basic computer skills are desirable


Post: Supervisor Community Resource Person (2 Posts)

Duty Station: Apac and Kanungu
Reports to:     Zonal/Field Coordinator

Job Role:
To supervise and mentor Home/community based Resource Persons to ensure the provision of quality HIV and AIDS plus SRH services to clients according to Ministry of Health (MOH) guidelines.

Core Responsibilities:
•    Supervise and mentor community Resource Persons (CORPs), including PHAs and care givers.
•    Participate in Community Mobilization activities; market the service packages offered by the project.
•    Monitor the utilization of commodities and other supplies distributed by CORPs

Experience, Skills and Abilities Required:
•    Good communication and counseling skills
•    Competence to handle reproductive heath issues and youth sexuality
•    Ability and willingness to ride motorcycles

Qualifications
•    Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration
•    Knowledge, practical skills and experience in reproductive health service delivery for at least two years is vital.
•    Training in counseling
•    One should be ready to undertake day-to-day fieldwork.
•    Knowledge of local language is essential

How to apply
Submit by post or hand-deliver an application latter and attach certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant certificates plus contact addresses (e-mail) of three referees including day time telephone numbers to:

The Executive Director, Reproductive Health Uganda,
P. O. Box 10746 KAMPALA
Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office , Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)

Closing Date: 9th February 2011. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

NB: Female applicants are encouraged

Rucruitment for Supervisor Community Resource Person (2 Posts)

Job Title: Supervisor Community Resource Person (2 Posts)

Duty Station: Apac and Kanungu
Reports to:     Zonal/Field Coordinator

Job Role:
To supervise and mentor Home/community based Resource Persons to ensure the provision of quality HIV and AIDS plus SRH services to clients according to Ministry of Health (MOH) guidelines.

Core Responsibilities:
•    Supervise and mentor community Resource Persons (CORPs), including PHAs and care givers.
•    Participate in Community Mobilization activities; market the service packages offered by the project.
•    Monitor the utilization of commodities and other supplies distributed by CORPs

Experience, Skills and Abilities Required:
•    Good communication and counseling skills
•    Competence to handle reproductive heath issues and youth sexuality
•    Ability and willingness to ride motorcycles

Qualifications
•    Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration
•    Knowledge, practical skills and experience in reproductive health service delivery for at least two years is vital.
•    Training in counseling
•    One should be ready to undertake day-to-day fieldwork.
•    Knowledge of local language is essential

How to apply
Submit by post or hand-deliver an application latter and attach certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant certificates plus contact addresses (e-mail) of three referees including day time telephone numbers to:

The Executive Director, Reproductive Health Uganda,
P. O. Box 10746 KAMPALA
Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office , Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)

Closing Date: 9th February 2011. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

NB: Female applicants are encouraged

Jobs Vacancies in Reproductive Health Uganda

Post:  Service Provider (1Post)

Duty Station: Lira
Reports to:     Service Provider In-charge

Job Role:
To provide quality Sexual and Reproductive Health Services including maternity or family planning to clients according to ministry of Health (MOH) guidelines.

Core Responsibilities:
•    Sensitize, educate or counsel potential clients on HIV/AIDS including PMTCT and other SRH issues including family planning,
•    Provide appropriate integrated VCT/ HCT, Sexual & Reproductive Health including ART services, to clients at delivery points
•    Offer maternity and family planning services

Experience, Skills and Abilities required:
•    Excellent communication and counseling skills
•    Skill in diagnosing simple client medical & gynaecological conditions
•    At least two years practical skill and experience in reproductive health service delivery is vital

Qualifications
•    Registered midwife (double training will be an added advantage)
•    Knowledge of local language is essential
•    Basic computer skills are desirable

How to apply
Submit by post or hand-deliver an application latter and attach certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant certificates plus contact addresses (e-mail) of three referees including day time telephone numbers to:

The Executive Director, Reproductive Health Uganda,
P. O. Box 10746 KAMPALA
Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office , Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)

Closing Date: 9th February 2011. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

NB: Female applicants are encouraged

Rucruitment for Information Education and Communication (IEC) Officer (1 Post)

Post: Information Education and Communication (IEC) Officer (1 Post)

Duty Station: RHU Head Office, Kampala
Reports to:     Project Coordinator

Job Purpose
Primarily to initiate and implement the IEC aspects of the Healthy Action Project for the purpose of reinforcing te advocacy initiatives, and related organizational deliverables.

Core Responsibilities:
1.    Develop a communication plan for the health Action project and help develop and disseminate tailored communication messages.
2.    Build a Virtue collaborative forum for exchanging strategic resources within and between countries.
3.    Document and share lessons learned and exchange effective practice nationally and regionally.

Experience, Skills, and Abilities Required
•    At least three years proven experience in designing, implementing and monitoring and valuation of IEC/BCC programmes.
•    Skills in audience analysis, segmentation and strategic communication
•    Wide knowledge and practical skills in communicating Reproductive Health is a must, as well as the least three year’s experience

Qualification:
A degree in communication such as mass communication; a master’s degree and additional training in project planning and management will be an added advantage

Additional training
•    Certificate in advocacy, BCC, or IEC will be an added advantage

How to apply
Submit by post or hand-deliver an application latter and attach certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant certificates plus contact addresses (e-mail) of three referees including day time telephone numbers to:

The Executive Director, Reproductive Health Uganda,
P. O. Box 10746 KAMPALA
Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office , Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)

Closing Date: 9th February 2011. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

NB: Female applicants are encouraged

Rucruitment for Information Education and Communication (IEC) Officer (1 Post)

Post: Information Education and Communication (IEC) Officer (1 Post)

Duty Station: RHU Head Office, Kampala
Reports to:     Project Coordinator

Job Purpose
Primarily to initiate and implement the IEC aspects of the Healthy Action Project for the purpose of reinforcing te advocacy initiatives, and related organizational deliverables.

Core Responsibilities:
1.    Develop a communication plan for the health Action project and help develop and disseminate tailored communication messages.
2.    Build a Virtue collaborative forum for exchanging strategic resources within and between countries.
3.    Document and share lessons learned and exchange effective practice nationally and regionally.

Experience, Skills, and Abilities Required
•    At least three years proven experience in designing, implementing and monitoring and valuation of IEC/BCC programmes.
•    Skills in audience analysis, segmentation and strategic communication
•    Wide knowledge and practical skills in communicating Reproductive Health is a must, as well as the least three year’s experience

Qualification:
A degree in communication such as mass communication; a master’s degree and additional training in project planning and management will be an added advantage

Additional training
•    Certificate in advocacy, BCC, or IEC will be an added advantage

How to apply
Submit by post or hand-deliver an application latter and attach certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant certificates plus contact addresses (e-mail) of three referees including day time telephone numbers to:

The Executive Director, Reproductive Health Uganda,
P. O. Box 10746 KAMPALA
Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office , Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)

Closing Date: 9th February 2011. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

NB: Female applicants are encouraged

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