Jobs at Monitor Publications Ltd in Uganda- Programs Controller

Job Title: Programs Controller


Job Purpose: To plan and co-ordinate a programming strategy for Dembe Radio Station so as to achieve high audience ratings to maximize profit from advertising revenue.

Main Responsibilities:

  •     Creates programme clocks and inserts all elements of programming every hour of the day Executes programming strategy to achieve planned audience targets in terms of gender distribution, age and social class Supervises and meets presenters to plan for the day’s programmes
  •     Schedules and distributes play lists to presenters and briefs them on any promotions to run on air Liaises with the Sales Manager to come up with sales promotions and supervises their successful execution
  •     Co-ordinates with the Marketing department to develop a winning radio brands Is responsible for the general administration of the station
  •     Analyses research data from internal and external sources to improve programming ratings
  •     Plan and implement information driven programs like sports and talk shows.


  •     Bachelor of degree from an accredited University
  •     Diploma in Mass Communication At least 3-5 years working experience with 2 years at middle management level Experience in a media related industry will be required.

Core Competencies

  •     Very strong command of the Luganda language Very strong drive for results Strong understanding of Media market dynamics
  •     Very strong communications skills
  •     Very strong interpersonal skills
  •     Think on feet with a lot of initiative and innovation
  •     Analytical skills
  •     Ability to follow through and close issues High emotional intelligence
  •     High level of integrity
  •     Ability to motivate and inspire his team Conflict management.

How to apply:

If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please submit your application, detailed CV and academic documents with a daytime telephone number by 17th September 2012 to: The Resourcing & Talent Manage­ment Specialist, Monitor Publications Ltd. P. 0. Box 12141, Kampala, Uganda. Or you can send an email to Please Note that only short listed candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 17th Sept 2012


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