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Radio and Programme Manager in South Sudan , South Sudan

AGIAMONDO is the personnel service of the German Catholics for Development Cooperation. In the Civil Peace Service (CPS) we offer development workers a meaningful role working with local development agents. The CPS is a personnel programme for peace-building and the prevention of violence in crisis and conflict regions. It sets out to promote a world in which conflicts are settled without violence. Working with church-related and civil-social partner organisations in South Sudan, AGIAMONDO aims to make a contribution towards civil conflict management and the sustainable and equitable development of the country through peace-building measures.

To provide training and support to local staff in developing peacebuilding content and maintaining technical capacity of the Catholic Radio Network (CRN), we are looking for a Radio and Programme Manager, Juba, South Sudan.

Your new role
The nine stations of the Catholic Radio Network (CRN) reach about four million people in South Sudan. The local language broadcasts address issues and concerns that directly affect the communities. In addition to broadcasting peace messages, the programme includes expert talks, discussions with listeners, and people sharing their own experiences on the radio.
Very specifically, the programmes are intended to reach community members who have experienced decades of civil war and isolation to convey a positive attitude towards life and an environment of participation. The radio is thus an important source of information for following the current situation and remaining in contact with other regions of the country.

Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:
 You will conduct training and further education for the coordinators of the CRN radio stations in the field of project management.
 You will work with the CRN Director to identify technical needs for annual programs and budget development.
 You will participate in programming processes and develop peacebuilding content.
 You will conduct feasibility studies and identify funding gaps and support further resource mobilization and fundraising for the CRN and its member radio stations.
 You will promote process-oriented monitoring of the exchange of data and information between CRN and the various radio stations and are committed to the expansion of the CRN network.
 You are responsible for the proper disbursement and administration of funds on site in accordance with the sponsor guidelines and AGIAMONDO specifications in close collaboration with the CRN.

Your profile
 You have a university degree in media communications, project management or comparable studies as well as several years of professional experience in this field.
 You possess strong social and communication skills, enjoy working as part of a team and show initiative and a talent for improvisation.
 They have a high tolerance for frustration in decision-making processes and are willing to face the challenges of limited resources and potential safety constraints.
 You are fluent in written and spoken English. Knowledge of Arabic is advantageous.
 You are an EU or Swiss citizen, identify with the goals and concerns of the church-based development and peace-building work and look forward to working in a Christian-oriented organisation.

What AGIAMONDO offers
- Individual and thorough preparation
- Three-year contract, social security and remuneration in accordance with the German Development Aid Workers Act (Entwicklungshelfergesetz)
- Cultural, language or other professional training, as well as coaching and supervision, individual advice

Corona - Information for applicants

Dear applicants,
Even in the current situation, we are happy to accept your application via the online application portal. We are conducting the selection procedure online. We also offer our preparatory measures as digital solutions.
Currently, several of our development workers are working from home. We will decide whether and when development workers can work on the ground on projects on a case-by-case basis, in a responsible manner and in consultation with our partners.

Are you interested in becoming a Radio and Programme Manager in South Sudan? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Apr 21, 2021
Reporter in Nigeria , Nigeria

Reporter (Pidgin)

Job Introduction
Africas media landscape is changing. It is one of the fastest developing news markets in the world with mobile technology transforming lives, internet connectivity increasing, the radio market remaining relatively strong and Television migrating from analogue to digital.

The BBC World Service remains the leading international broadcaster in Africa, reaching a weekly audience of more than 100 million across all platforms and Social Media.Globally, the BBC reaches a weekly audience of 320 million weekly across various platforms.

Over the next four years, the BBC World Service will be expanding its multimedia operations in Africa by doubling the number of language services from 6 to 12.

Three of the new language services, Pidgin, Yoruba and Igbo, will serve our audiences in Nigeria and West Africa. You will be based in Kano, working alongside our operation in Abuja from where the BBC currently produces its Hausa service output. There is a strong emphasis on reaching and connecting with young audiences.

We are now looking for a reporter with strong digital journalism and language skills (Pidgin, Yoruba and Igbo, as well as English) to work in Kano.

This role involves working irregular hours including weekends and public holidays.

Role Responsibility
The BBC is looking for an excellent reporter to produce a dynamic range of digital content - audio and video - which will appeal to a young audience. The successful candidate will have some experience of reporting for a digital media organization. Fluent in Pidgin and English (written and spoken), you will have experience of field reporting, delivering creative output for digital and social media platforms. An excellent knowledge of local, regional and international news and current affairs is essential, including a good understanding of a broad editorial agenda. You will have knowledge of and recent experience of living in the target area, including a good understanding of the complexities of Nigeria. You will have good local contacts. Ability to work under pressure and react to breaking news is essential. You must be a self-starter, with a strong ability to work independently.

You must have work authorization for Nigeria.

The Ideal Candidate
- A full command of Pidgin as first (or equivalent) language is essential. An additional language Hausa, Yoruba, or Igbo is desirable.
- An excellent understanding of written and spoken English for journalism and the ability to communicate effectively.
- A digital media background and social media journalism experience preferable, you will ideally have a strong screen presence for coverage online and on social media.
- A good broadcasting voice and presence and the ability to acquire the appropriate presentation style to communicate effectively with listeners in Pidgin and English.
- Experience of field reporting on political, economic and trending social issues is desirable. So is the ability to demonstrate a good range of contacts for interview purposes.
- Knowledge of wider regional or international affairs will be an advantage.
- A good understanding of the needs of a young digitally-savvy audience in the region and an empathy with them is essential.
- Ability to convey story and programme ideas in an exciting way and to contribute fully to the planning process.
- A knowledge of and aptitude for, using modern broadcast and recording (audio & video) digital technology.
- A record of demonstrating good interpersonal skills and an understanding of the importance of working as a part of a team, especially at a distance, as well as working independently.
- Ability to remain calm under pressure, apply sensible work priorities and pace him/herself through the assignment.

Package Description
Contract: continuing
Location: Kano, Nigeria
Local terms and conditions apply

About the Company
We dont focus simply on what we do we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure youve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. Youll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

Are you interested in becoming a Reporter in Nairobi? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Dec 22, 2017

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