Senior Project Manager
BBC Media Action
BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development charity. We use the power of media and communication to help reduce poverty and support people in understanding their rights.

Our aim is to inform, connect and empower people around the world. We work in partnership with broadcasters, governments, non-governmental organisations and donors to share reliable, timely and useful information. We use the power of media and communication to help reduce poverty and support people in understanding their rights. Our aim is to inform, connect and empower people around the world.

BBC Media Action uses various forms of media and communications to tackle poverty and contribute to long-term change in some of the world’s poorest places. To achieve this, we partner with civil society, local media and governments to:

  • Produce creative programmes in multi-media formats which inform and engage audiences and
  • Strengthen the media sector through building professional capacity and infrastructure.

  • Our work in Nepal focuses on governance, resilience and humanitarian preparedness and response with strong gender commitments and focus. BBC Media Action Nepal Office is about to start a research and communications project funded by World Food Programme (WFP) to support improved nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) outcomes in schools and communities in 10 different districts. The work will complement and reinforce WFP’s ongoing Nepal School Meals Programme (NSMP) particularly feeding into its strategies to increase knowledge and uptake of healthier WASH and nutrition practices.

    Senior Project Manager

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    Basic Job Information

    Job Category: Journalism / Editor / Media
    Job Level: senior
    No. of Vacancy/s: [ 0 ]
    Job Location: 0
    Offered Salary: None
    Apply Before(Deadline): Nov. 18, 2011 00:00 (6 years, 8 months ago)

    Job Specification

    Education Level: Master
    Experience Required: Not Required
    Other Specification

     

    Proven experience as a senior manager and strong leadership skills.
    Understanding and commitment to international development, including experience in the use of media for developmental goals desirable. 
    Demonstrated experience in raising funds for projects and/or programmes of activity and of managing budgets.
    Ability to work on own initiative and organising time effectively within a range of often conflicting deadlines.  
    Capacity to juggle competing priorities and a busy programme of work while working to an agreed strategy.
    The ability to think strategically and analytically.
    The interpersonal skills to establish confident and effective working relationships with BBC  WST staff at a variety of levels, and with external agencies.
    Proven experience of managing others in a successful and productive manner.
    Ability to communicate well in English (spoken and written) and to negotiate tactfully and effectively.
    • Proven experience as a senior manager and strong leadership skills.
    • Understanding and commitment to international development, including experience in the use of media for developmental goals desirable. 
    • Demonstrated experience in raising funds for projects and/or programmes of activity and of managing budgets.
    • Ability to work on own initiative and organising time effectively within a range of often conflicting deadlines.  
    • Capacity to juggle competing priorities and a busy programme of work while working to an agreed strategy.
    • The ability to think strategically and analytically.
    • The interpersonal skills to establish confident and effective working relationships with BBC  WST staff at a variety of levels, and with external agencies.
    • Proven experience of managing others in a successful and productive manner.
    • Ability to communicate well in English (spoken and written) and to negotiate tactfully and effectively.

     


    Job Description

    To directly support the Country Director (CD) in Nepal in delivering BBC World Service Trust's agreed objectives, timelines and budgets and ensure project outputs are achieved by the effective management of resources and processes.  This will include support to the CD in managing and overseeing the management of the office's projects, project related budgets, reporting and policy work, relationship management with partners, donors and other stake holders and assuming overall responsibility for the delivery of BBC WST projects in the absence of the Country Director.


    Applying Procedure

    To apply please send your CV and a cover letter (no longer than 1 page of A4) outlining your suitability for/interest in the role by 6pm, November 18th, 2011 to: sunita@bbcwst.org.np

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