Job Opportunity: BBC Media Action seeks Country Director, South Sudan


BBC Media Action is looking to recruit a Country Director for their South Sudan operation.

BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development charity, which uses media and communications to help reduce poverty and support people to understand and claim their rights.

About the job:

  • To represent the interests of BBC Media Action in South Sudan and to ensure the sustainability of its work in-country
  • To ensure the effective execution of all BBC Media Action activities in South Sudan
  • Ensuring that all initiatives are delivered within agreed standards, timescales and budgets
  • Developing and managing effective relationships with funding agencies, stakeholders and partners
  • Taking overall responsibility for all programme outputs, based on a thorough understanding of BBC
  • To be responsible for developing and implementing BBC Media Action’s strategy for South Sudan
  • Identifying future business development opportunities.
  • Raising funding to secure a long-term future for BBC Media Action in the country.
  • To take overall management responsibility for BBC Media Action’s team in-country
  • Providing dynamic, inspirational leadership and management to local production and administrative teams.
  • Managing staff safety and security, and ensuring appropriate security plans are in place and adhered to.
  • Ensuring staff development plans are created, supported and delivered.
  • Ensuring effective management of project office and that finance and administrative functions are carried out in line with BBC guidelines and local regulatory requirements.
  • Closing Date: 30 June, 2015

    Further information regarding the position can be found through the following link: BBC Media Action – Country Director