Saturday, 22 October 2011

BBC World Service Trust Programme Manager Job in Kenya

Programme Manager, based in Nairobi, Kenya(with regular and frequent travel to Hargeisa, Somaliland)

Fixed-term contract Closing date: 4th November 2011

The BBC World Service Trust (BBC WST) is the international development agency of the BBC, using media and communications to improve people’s lives.

The BBC WST is currently seeking an experienced Programme Manager to take responsibility for the delivery of a new health media project, which will encompass a weekly radio drama and interactive discussion programme; a community outreach component; and comprehensive research activities.

She/he will also supervise the delivery of additional smaller projects from time to time.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of complex NGO project management, preferably in Somalia and ideally in the health sector; including responsibility for financial management, report writing and donor/partner relationships; relevant tertiary qualifications; strong communication skills; and an understanding of the role of media in development.

Experience of radio drama and programme-making would be an advantage; Somali fluency also an advantage.

This position comes with excellent terms and conditions on a local BBC WST contract.

Interested candidates who fulfill the criteria above should apply with a CV plus covering letter which outlines why s/he is best suited to this role, to:

A copy of the full job description is also available upon application to this email address.

Please note that this is a re-advertisement.

Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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