BBC Media Action Would Like to Hire Team Facilitator

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

 

BBC Media Action:

Job purpose:

BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development organization, and we believe in the power of media and communication for good. We work in more than 20 countries around the world, supporting the independent media essential to democracy and development. Each year our projects and programmes reach over 100 million people facing poverty, inequality and insecurity with information they can trust, helping to improve health, bridge divides, challenge prejudice, and save and change lives. We follow the editorial standards and values of the BBC, but we rely on funding from donors and partners to carry out our work. Established in 1999, BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development organization, harnessing the power of media and communication for good. We support the independent media essential to democracy and development. Last year, our projects and programmes reached more than 118 million people facing poverty, inequality, and insecurity with information they can trust, helping to protect health and our planet, bridge divides, challenge prejudice, and save and change lives. Research and evidence show that our audiences know more, discuss more and are more likely to take action to improve their lives. BBC Media Action has been active in Ethiopia since 2001, as a registered organization with the Agency for Civil Society Organizations (ACSO). Our 5-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ethiopia Media Authority (EMA) allows us to work with local media on health and development issues across the country. We have a multi- disciplinary, gender-balanced team of national and international staff and in-house production infrastructure to provide end-to-end multimedia support as a communication partner. We have worked with numerous bilateral and multilaterals donors globally such as FCDO, UNICEF, UNHCR, Global Affairs Canada, EU, and others.

BBC Media Action Ethiopia is looking for a team facilitator for a project titled Design and delivery of Explosive Ordnance Risk Education (EORE) and Peacebuilding Awareness Messaging (PBAM) in post-conflict recovery contexts in Northern Ethiopia (Afar, Amhara, and Tigray Regions).

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • As an EORE Facilitator, your primary responsibility will be to facilitate Explosive Ordnance Risk Education (EORE) sessions within communities, delivering key risk education and peacebuilding awareness messages and information. Key Duties will comprise-
  • Support the Team Leader and Project Manager to conduct EORE sessions in communities, delivering essential risk education and peacebuilding awareness messages.
  • Ensure effective communication and engagement with community members.
  • Foster positive relationships with community members to enhance the impact of education and awareness initiatives.
  • Address community concerns and questions related to explosive ordnance risk.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the teams to ensure a coordinated and comprehensive approach.
  • Participate in team meetings and training sessions as required.
  • Reflect and promote gender and ethnic diversity within the EORE teams.
  • Encourage the inclusion of explosive ordnance survivors and individuals with disabilities in the teams.
  • Provide regular updates and reports as and when necessary, under the project.
  • Provide any other support as requested by the Line Manger (Team Leader).

(1 for Afar, 2 for Tigray)
Location: Tigray and  Afar

Ethiopia Reports to:   Tigray Afar Team Leaders

Salary: As per the organization sandcale

Duration: 6 months (100%)

As an EORE Facilitator, your primary responsibility will be to facilitate Explosive Ordnance

Risk Education (EORE) sessions within communities, delivering key risk education and peacebuilding awareness messages and information. Key Duties will comprise-

Ethiopia Reports to: Afar and Tigray Team Leaders

Salary: As per the organization scale

Duration: 6 months (100%)

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in peacebuilding, social development, communication, or any other relevant field.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in facilitating EORE or PBAM activities in communities.
  • Based in Afar with over 2 years of work experience.
  • Fluent in Afari and Tigrigna language, and intermediate level English language skills.
  • Strong understanding of gender-related needs and concerns.
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to form and maintain effective working relationships at all levels.

    How To Apply

    Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should ONLY send cover letter and CV with three names of reference to harmee jobs before June 24, 2024.
    Note: Copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters should not be included with your application. You will provide the documents upon request.
    Only applicants meeting the minimum qualification will be short listed and contacted.
    This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities and duties.
    BBC Media Action is an equal opportunity employer.
    In the subject line you are requested to mention the LOCATION you are interested in.

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