Posted by: APO | 14 April 2008

INFORMATION PLURALISM AND MEDIA DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

INFORMATION PLURALISM AND MEDIA DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

 

People Development Consulting, www.peopledev.net, is searching for a committed collaborator, for a West African NGO based in Dakar.

 

 

Job Mission

Contribute, within the frame of the 5 Years Strategic Plan, to the consolidation of Information Pluralism and Media Development at the West African regional level through the implementation and visibility of the programme at regional and international levels.

 

Main responsibilities

Under the supervision of the programmes director you will:

  • Implement the programme’s strategy for the coming years.
  • Contribute to the fundraising for the development of the programme in the coming years.
  • Consolidate and broaden the judicial, economic and institutional frameworks of information pluralism at the regional level.
  • Provide documentation and facilitate public debates on the challenges of information and communication for democracy.
  • Strengthen capacities of actors in the media sector and their synergy.

 

Your qualifications and profile

  • Master’s degree to PhD in international relations, political sciences, communication and information sciences.
  • Project management knowledge: command of development projects and programmes conception, planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Research: good knowledge of research methodologies, and ability to define terms of reference of studies and coordinate research work on the fields from a distance.
  • Knowledge of the information sector and theme (Information Pluralism and Media Development) : good knowledge of theories, concepts of information and communication sector, specific knowledge of challenges of information pluralism and media development stakeholders at both international and West African level;
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience at the same level;
  • Languages : perfect command of English or French, with good working knowledge of the second language;
  • Strategist, leader, creative, autonomous, reactive, dynamic, ability to develop and interpersonal relationship and networks;
  • Command of usual office softwares and internet.

 

 


Applications

  • Send your resume and cover letter in which you explain why you think you are a good candidate for the position (maximum 4 pages for both documents, in word format).
  • Recall : i) the position you’re applying for in the resume and the cover lettter, ii) your availability, iii) your expected salary, iv) 3 professional references with their phone number and email.

 

The deadline for application is
April, 28th, 2008, to the following email addresses info@peopledev.net

 

Due to the number of applications awaited, only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Applications that don’t fulfil the conditions and requirements will not be considered.

 

 


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