Position details

Vacancy id VAC-9310
Job title VAC-9310 Media support Officer
Location Kabul
Apply by 20-Apr-2023
Start date 02-May-2023
Duration 11 months (extendable)
Number of vacancies 1
Qualification Bachelor's in Communication, Journalism, Media studies, Social Sciences, IR (desirable).
Sector experience Minimum of five years of relevant professional work experience in media and journalism. Experience working in any international media channel or organization. Experience working as reporter, journalist or editor year/s of demonstrable relevant Journalism experience (essential).
Geographical experience Minimum of 5 year/s of experience in Afghanistan (essential).
Languages Fluent in English (essential).
Fluent in Pashto (essential).
Fluent in Dari (essential).

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Overview of position

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit 
www.ctg.org to find out more

Role objectives

      KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES  

Under the supervision of UNICEF Communication Specialist, the 1 extender will perform the following duties.

  • Management of the reporters and liaison between UNICEF, RFERL & media production company

Duties & Tasks

  • Coordinate with Radio Azadi (RFERL) and UNICEF for smooth production or reports and airing through radio Azadi

  • Coordination and co-management of the reporters for effective and on time reporting

  • Edit reports of the reporters before submitted to RFERL and being aired

  • Support the reporters with new story ideas on Polio and other UNICEF programs

  • Focus on how to enhance the awareness and change the mindset in favor of UNICEF supported programs especially polio eradication, routine immunization, health, nutrition and WASH

  • Provide support to the UNICEF polio communication team in facilitating journalists trainings in the country

  • Coordination with RFERL to arrange live radio programs and shows needed

  • Coordination between RFERL, UNICEF & media production company for smooth and regular production of the radio drama series “Ray of Hope” episodes

  • Provision of RFERL feedback on radio drama script to UNICEF and production company

  • Ensure all planned reports are prepared, edited and aired as planned.

  • Submit monthly report to UNICEF and RFERL.

Monitoring and evaluation

·        Under the supervision of the UNICEF Communication specialist, will supervise all 7 reporters in 7 regions.

·        Monitor the activities of the reporters

·        Provide feedback to the reporters on reports

·        Edit reports from all reporters before forwarding to the RFERL

·        Contribution to the monitoring of Polio campaigns in different regions

·        Monitor the airing of radio drama “Rays of Hope” from RFERL (Radio Azadi)

Skills

 

  • Ability to speak and write well in English, Pashto, and Dari

·        Ability to manage team

·        Ability to write good reports

·        Ability to train journalists and reporters

·        Ability to provide new storylines to reporters on different topics

·      Ability to conceptualize 

Ensure regular communication and co-ordination with relevant communication focal points at national and regional offices and Communication Working Group.

Project reporting

 N/A

Key competencies

N/A

Team management

N/A

Further information

QUALIFICATION and COMPETENCIES

  1. Education

University degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Communication, Journalism, Media studies, Social Sciences, IR

  1. Work Experience

At least five years of relevant professional work experience in media and journalism. Experience working in any international media channel or organization. Experience working as reporter, journalist or editor

  1. Language Proficiency

Fluency in English is required and fluent in both Pashto and Dari language. 

       4.  Values and competency Required

·                 Care

·                 Respect

·                 Integrity

·                 Trust

·                 Accountability

Disclaimer:
· At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.
· CTG has a zero tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) which is outlined in its Code of Conduct. Protection from SEA is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to CTG’s Code of Conduct at all times.