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Kampala, Uganda

Full Time

Deadline: 

October 6, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The Electoral Commission of Uganda, also Uganda Electoral Commission, is a constitutionally established organ of the Government of Uganda, whose mandate is to "organise and conduct regular, free and fair elections" in the country, in an efficient, professional and impartial manner.

Job Title

Senior Election Officer/Web & Digital Media job at EC Ug

Job Description

Assisting in the production and publication of up-to-date electoral maps

Duties and Responsibilities

Key Result Areas:

  • Assisting in the production and publication of up-to-date electoral maps.

  • Collecting mapping data on boundaries of newly established Administrative Units and Towns in the whole country for purposes of demarcating electoral areas;

  • Developing, implementing and managing the Electoral Commissions social media strategy:

  • Responsible for drawing office equipment and ensuring they are in good working condition;

  • Assisting in the preparation of the strategic plan for the Drawing Office in line with the Electoral Commission Strategic Plan;

  • Any other duties as may be officially assigned from time to time. Minimum academic qualifications:

  • Regularly generating, editing, publishing and sharing engaging content on social media e.g. original text, photos, videos and news; Communicating with followers, respondoing to queries in a timely manner and monitoring public views;

  • Interacting with the public and other stakeholders via the Commission's social media accounts;

  • Researching social medial trends and informing management of changes that are relevant to the Commission's activities; Building a social media presence and image awareness by maintaining a solid online presence and engaging relevant influencers;

  • Managing our online communities to ensure respectful and appropriate engagement;

  • Analyzing data to determine whether social media campaigns have achieved their objectives;

  • use within the Commission;

  • Educating other staff on the use of social media and promoting its


Qualifications and Competencies

Minimum Academic Qualifications:

  • • Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honors Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communication or Communication and Media Studies or Marketing or a closely related field from a recognized University/Institution and a Master's Degree in any of the foregoing disciplines or in a Management related field.

Minimum Working Experience:

  • Eight (8) years relevant working experience at least three (3) of which should have been served at the level of Principal Officer in government or equivalent level of relevant experience in a busy and reputable organization.

  • An Honors Bachelors Degree in Cartography, Geography, Geomatics or a related field (e.g. Earth Science or Surveying), and a Post Graduate Certificate in Geographical Positioning System (GPS) or completion of a certification course in Geographical Information Systems (GIS)/Computer Aided Design (CAD) or a related field of study such as mapping software like ArcView/ArcInfo including 3D Analyst and Maplex.

  • Excellent team working, collaboration and networking skills; Familiarity with web design;

  • Critical thinker and problem solving skills.

  • Age: Between twenty-five (25) years and fifty (50) years.

How to Apply

Applications with comprehensively typed CVS showing the applicant's contact address with day time telephone numbers, addresses and day time telephone numbers of three referees, copies of certified academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to the Human Resource Office/ Central Registry or mailed to the address indicated below, not later than Friday 6th October, 2023
Envelopes should be clearly marked at the top with the words "Application for the post of.............
Secretary, Electoral Commission
P.O. Box 22678
Kampala.

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