Mali: Project Coordinator

Internews

About the organization

Internews is an international non-profit organization whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect and the means to make their voices heard.

Internews provides communities the resources to produce local news and information with integrity and independence. With global expertise and reach, Internews trains both media professionals and citizen journalists, introduces innovative media solutions, increases coverage of vital issues and helps establish policies needed for open access to information. Internews programs create platforms for dialogue and enable informed debate, which bring about social and economic progress. Internews’ commitment to research and evaluation creates effective and sustainable programs, even in the most challenging environments.

Duties

The Project Coordinator will lead and manage Internews' field operations in Mali, working in close collaboration with other humanitarian agencies to provide vulnerable populations with information that can help them understand and navigate their situation in light of COVID-19. To learn more about the Scope of Work, please visit the job posting on our Careers page: https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=INTERNEWS&cws=38&rid=1232

Qualifications

Fluency in spoken and written English and French;
Extensive experience working in relief operations in challenging environments, preferably with a deep understanding of local media and the area of communicating with local populations;
Excellent knowledge of the mandates and modalities of the international humanitarian sector, including the UN cluster system;
Interest in, and familiarity with, new media and new digital applications for citizen journalism and information access;
Excellent interpersonal and network skills, and the ability to liaise authoritatively with figures from the humanitarian community, local media, local government and other relevant actors when required;
Proven experience in the management of people and resources, particularly in deploying and managing people on the ground and remotely in humanitarian contexts;
Experience in field security planning and procedures in hostile environments/conflict zones;
Experience working in health and humanitarian nexus contexts a plus;
Excellent communication and reporting skills, both written and oral;
Experience with adaptive management skills a plus;
Willingness to work in demanding, stressful and, at times, dangerous situations under difficult living conditions with respect for basic safety rules;
Psychological resilience and a sense of humor;
Must be self-reliant, resourceful, a good problem-solver, and flexible;
Relevant university degree.

Application instructions

To apply, please submit CV and application on our Careers page: https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=INTERNEWS&cws=38&rid=1232

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