Marketing Manager Job at Uganda Wild Life Authority in Uganda

Job Title:  Marketing Manager

Reporting to the Director, Tourism and Business Services, the Marketing Manager will be responsible for planning, coordinating and managing UWA’s marketing functions in accordance with UWA’s mission and strategic plan. He/she will ensure UWA brand remains high to maximize its visibility locally and globally. Main duties and responsibilities are to:

Develop, manage and review integrated and comprehensive marketing strategies, annual marketing plans and branding activities to achieve financial and non-financial targets

Develop, manage and monitor the communication and presentation of marketing programs to both internal and external stakeholders, so as to promote understanding and buy-in of the marketing plans and objectives

Develop annual departmental plans and budgets line with the Department’s mission and objectives

Develop, monitor, review and implement the customer care strategy and activities of UWA to meet the marketing objectivities and enhance UWA ‘s image in the marketplace.

Initiate, develop and monitor mechanisms to designating marketing activities and distributing marketing materials both locally and internationally in line with the marketing plan and strategic objectives.

Initiate, develop and monitor the implementation of local, regional and international market research survey strategies to identify product trends, clientele segment and UWA’s competitors in line with the departmental procedures.

Develop and maintain strategic alliances with the media service providers including local and international media houses

Prepare quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports on departmental performance and submit them to UWA Management in line with the departmental reporting guidelines.

Job Requirements:

Degree in business administration, marketing, tourism or related field

Professional qualification in Marketing (CIMA) is an advantage.

Postgraduate qualification in natural resource management, marketing or Tourism is an advantage.

Knowledge of relevant foreign language would be an advantage.

Minimum of 5 years working experience in marketing roles in the tourism and wildlife sector preferably in both private and public sectors with at least 3 years acquired in a senior management position.

Good interpersonal, management, communication, analytical decision making and negotiation skills.

Must be computer literate (MS-Office)

How to Apply:
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s daytime telephone contact should be sent to:

Dama Consultants Limited

10th Floor Uganda House

P.O. Box 3967



Tel: +256-414-235 944

The closing date for receiving applications is 8th October, 2012.

Dama Consultants Limited accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late and/or misdirected transmission of applications.


• Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews

• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification .

Deadline: 8th Oct 2012


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