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Overview of position
The Client Somalia team is implementing frontline activities as well as taking the lead as Co-Chair of the Somalia Community Engagement and Accountability Task Force (CEA TF). Ensuring that affected communities are at the centre of the design and implementation of humanitarian services and development initiatives.
Under the overall supervision of the Senior Programme Coordinator (EPC), the direct supervision of the CCCM Programme Manager with close technical coordination by the Community Engagement and Accountability Officer as Task Force Co-Chair, the successful candidate will be responsible for our client's Community Radio programming, ensuring that activities implemented are in line with the core objectives of the CEA TF.
Orient, and train Citizen Journalists (CJs), working within the IDPs site to collect information, stories, perspectives, questions, and feedback
Using information collection templates, work with CJs to collect community feedback, transcribe information, and develop robust scripts for the production of radio programme episodes
Engage with and build a strong working relationship with local radio station broadcasters and journalistic production teams to broadcast community radio
Monitor audio listening stops in IDP sites and identify possible new areas of narrowcast expansion.
Develop and follow up on weekly narrowcast distribution plans, sharing audio content through public speaker systems.
In coordination with CJs, collect regular weekly monitoring information and feed this back to the CEA TF, outlining areas of interest and improvement
Plan and implement community mobilization and awareness-raising activities to promote knowledge of the community radio programme
Liaise with partners to organize capacity-building activities and action plan, so as to develop the skills of CJs even further.
Look for opportunities to strengthen the community-centered approach of the radio programme, ensuring that is it community design and driven
Participate in the development of an expansion plan to roll out the community radio programme in other areas
Perform such other duties as may be assigned
Under the overall supervision of the Senior Programme Coordinator (EPC) and the direct supervision of the CCCM Programme Officer (CCCM)
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:
Values - all client's staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:
• Inclusion and respect for diversity respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
• Integrity and transparency: maintain high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
• Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1
• Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
• Delivering results produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
• Managing and sharing knowledge continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
• Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
• Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.
The role has no team management responsibility.
Experience in journalism, print and multi-media, experience in radio production is a distinct advantage
Experience working in the field of IDP/refugee or migration related issues
Experience engaging with and conducting interviews with vulnerable people, ensuring humanitarian principles and a high level of respect
Self-paced, excellent communication, planning, and organizational skills and able to meet tight deadlines particularly if working independently
Proven ability to produce quality work accurately and consistently according to deadlines
Excellent command in written and spoken English and Somali (Maxa Tiri and Maay)
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.
How to apply
Candidates interested in applying for this role need to register on the CTG website as a candidate and apply for this role using this link: