Broadcast Media Production and Distribution

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Job Description

Job Description
BBC Media Action:

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.

Job purpose:
BBC Media Action Ethiopia is looking for a Team Leader 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 the Team Leader, you will play a crucial role in leading Explosive Ordnance Risk Education (EORE) facilitators, ensuring the successful deployment and quality of EORE/Peacebuilding Messaging Awareness (PBAM) sessions. Your responsibilities will also include the organization of EORE sessions in alignment with the implementation plan and coordinating and reporting to the Project Manager. Additionally, you will be responsible for overseeing the proper implementation of data collection processes. Key duties:

Leadership:

  • Lead and manage a team of EORE facilitators, providing guidance and support.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative team environment.

Deployment and Quality Assurance:

  • Ensure the timely and effective deployment of EORE and PBAM sessions.
  • Monitor and assess the quality of sessions to meet established standards.

Session Organization:

  • Plan and organize EORE sessions according to the implementation plan.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to ensure smooth session logistics.

Coordination and Reporting:

  • Coordinate activities with the Project Manager to align with project objectives.
  • Provide regular and comprehensive reports on session outcomes and challenges.

Data Collection Oversight:

  • Ensure the proper implementation of data collection processes.
  • Verify the accuracy and completeness of collected data.

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

Reports to: Project Manager

Salary: As per the organization scale

Duration: 6 months (100%)

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a team leader/project manager role within the last 3 years.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience within the last 3 years in EORE or PBAM with a facilitator, trainer, or related capacity.
  • Fluent in English and Afari and Tigrigna (written and spoken).
  • Work experience in Afar is considered an asset.
  • Strong understanding of gender-related needs and concerns.
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to form and maintain effective working relationships at all levels.

Special requirements: Fluent in English, Afari and Tigrigna with ability to write reports and scripts in these languages.

How To Apply
Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should ONLY send cover letter and CV with three names of reference to harmeejobs 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.