Job Title: Relations Officer (Business Development)
Organisation: Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Relations
Job Ref: GR03/10/13
ICPAU is the national professional accountancy body in Uganda, established by The Accountants Act. It has the legal mandate to:
Regulate and maintain the standard of Accountancy in Uganda.
Prescribe and regulate the conduct of accountants in Uganda.
Conduct professional accountancy examinations in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Relations Officer will be charged with the responsibility of obtaining sponsorship for the Institute’s events, projects and products; branding; participate in developing and maintaining partnerships; and promotion of the Institute’s programmes and activities.
To participate in organising ICPAU’s events.
To handle sponsorship and branding of the Institute’s events.
To assist in the preparation of contractual agreements for sponsors inaccordance with ICPAU policy.
To assist in the promotion of the image of the Institute to all stakeholders.
To produce follow-through the literature to sponsors
To consistently update ICPAU management on the status of sponsorship activities.
To participate in the preparation of the Institute’s plans and business proposals.
To carry-out any other duties as may be assigned.
The candidate should possess a Bachelors’ degree. A postgraduate qualification in marketing or public relations is an added advantage.
Skills and Experience:
Skills in Management; supervisory; negotiation; and proposal and report writing.
At least 2 years of relevant working experience.
All candidates should exhibit visionary, courteous, self-driven, energetic and commitment
They should also possess high degrees of integrity who can bring expertise in their fields.
Excellent command of the English language (both spoken and written).
Excellent communication and computer skills.
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills; and resourceful team builders/players.
Good analytical and problem–solving skills.
Be creative, innovative and sensitive to quality.
All interested applicants should write to the address below describing how they qualify for the position by quoting the Job Reference Number provided. Only selected candidates will be contacted. Your application should include a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, three references including at least two from previous employers (if any), and functioning telephone numbers/e-mail addresses. Send your application with all the necessary documents in a sealed envelope quoting the job reference number on the envelope to the address below or by email.
Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda,
42 Bukoto Street, Kololo,
P. O. Box 12464, Kampala, Uganda.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.icpau.co.ug
Deadline: 25th October, 2013