Job Titles: Project Manager – Investigative and Collaborative Journalism programmes
- Manage complex and inter-media organisation partnerships with up to 50 organisations.
- Supervise key partners’ activities and project development and implementation.
- Relate appropriately with key stakeholders and partners within private, public, and civil society sectors globally.
- Set priorities and milestones for partners and team initiatives on the projects.
- Drive major accountability journalism projects – strategy design, proposal writing, project implementation, business development and fundraising.
- Identify and track emerging opportunities through the institutional funding strategy and action plan
- Design and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs
- Perform monitoring and evaluation of activities
- Set activity targets for team members and ensure those targets are met satisfactorily
- Innovate alternative channels to disseminate WSCIJ’s message and showcase its work
- Represent the organisation’s Executive Director at high-level media, policy, and development
- Monitor the news for stories on various issues including health, rural dwellers, education, road infrastructure, girls and women, water, housing, insecurity, persons with disability, electricity, agriculture or a mix of these issues.
- Perform other roles as may be required by the organisation.
- Extensive understanding of the non-governmental and not-for-profit sector in Nigeria; and donor-funding opportunities to develop project proposals.
- Extensive understanding of the media and its workings in relation to the Nigerian polity, regional trends, and global affairs.
- Extensive knowledge of policies and the rights of girls and women.
- Proven ability to write, proofread, edit, and design policy papers, research documents, surveys, training modules and other materials to be published and a strong ability to lead, inspire and influence others.
- Excellent analytical, business, communication, decision-making, leadership, and organisational skills.
- Ability to be discreet and manage sensitive information.
- Good Information Technology skills and understands the use of social media tools including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for public engagement.
- Entrepreneurial spirit and creative mind‐set.
- Readiness for travels (sometimes at short notice).
- Ability to take on other tasks as may be decided by the organisation.
Education and experience:
- Proof of higher education and or experience. At least five years’ experience working in a similar role with a record of relevant accomplishments.
- Experience with driving project management cycle, that relate to media, anti-corruption efforts and the development sector.
- Excellent communication skills with evidence of good written and spoken English.
Remuneration and benefits are competitive with similar roles in the sector, exposure and experience.
To apply, kindly send a motivation letter stating how you fit the bill and why you would like to work with WSCIJ (not more than 400 words) along with your resume as a single document, to email@example.com. Email subject must be the role you are applying for.
Deadline – Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.