Training, Capacity Building and Networking Officer
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.

    Training, Capacity Building and Networking Officer

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    Basic Job Information

    Job Category: NGO / INGO / Social work
    Job Level: mid
    No. of Vacancy/s: [ 1 ]
    Job Location: Kathmandu
    Offered Salary: None
    Apply Before(Deadline): Apr. 09, 2017 00:00 (1 year, 3 months ago)

    Job Specification

    Education Level: Bachelor
    Experience Required: Not Required
    Other Specification

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    Job Description

    Location: Kathmandu, (with travel to other districts in Nepal)
    Reports to: Project Director
    Level: 6
    Duration: 4.5 months (16 April 2017 to 31 August 2017)

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Plan, implement and deliver training and mentoring to two partner stations around water, sanitation, and hygiene promotion intervention;
    • Work with the research team to determine behavioral insights from which to build effective communications around;
    • Work with local partners in each of working districts to facilitate dissemination of IEC content within community listener clubs;
    • Coordinate with community level authorities, to ensure community participation and hygiene practices are improved;
    • Provide periodic update reports (including data collection, minutes from meetings, and key achievements for the month) and
    • Plan and manage financial resources needed for quality implementation.

     
    Essential Skills and Experience:

    • Experience in radio and/or television broadcasting and an understanding of the media landscape in Nepal;
    • Previous experience of working in a project related role preferably in health and nutrition;
    • Previous experience of producing of PSAs including developing storylines, identifying suitable characters, recording, and editing of radio programs;
    • A proven track record in monitoring and tracking project activities;
    • Experience in identifying and designing training interventions and an understanding of different learning styles;
    • Demonstrable experience in stakeholder management and building strong and effective partnership systems and
    • Fluent in written and spoken Nepali and English. Knowledge of local language/s will be an added advantage. 

    Competencies:

    The following competencies ( behaviors and characteristics) have been identified as key to success in the job. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate these competencies.

    Communication: The ability to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools, and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information.
    Leadership: Ability to inspire others to realize an identified vision.
    Imagination/Creative Thinking: Is able to transform creative ideas/impulses into practical reality. Can look at existing situations and problems in novel ways and come up with creative solutions.
    Decision Making: Is ready and able to take the initiative, originate action and be responsible for the consequences of the decisions made.
    Planning and Organizing: Is able to think ahead in order to establish an efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others. Prioritizes and plans activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors such as deadlines, staffing, and resources requirements.
    Flexibility: Adapts and works effectively with a variety of situations, individuals or groups. Is able to understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue, to adapt an approach to the requirements of a situation change, and to change or easily accept changes in one’s own organization or job requirements.
    Resilience: Can maintain personal effectiveness by managing emotions in the face of pressure, setbacks or when dealing with provocative situations. Can demonstrate an
    approach to work that is characterized by commitment, motivation, and energy.
    Influencing and Persuading: Ability to present sound and well-reasoned arguments to convince others. Can draw from a range of strategies to persuade people in a way that results in agreement or behavior change.
    Managing Relationships and Team working: Able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people. Works cooperatively with others to be part of a team, as opposed to working separately or competitively.
    Self-Development: Able to identify and apply opportunities for learning and development.

    TO APPLY:

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a CV and covering letter outlining your interest in the role, and demonstrating how you fulfill the essential skills and experience, by April 9, 2017, to application@np.bbcmediaaction.org (with the job title in the subject line).


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