3 Positions at PAX PRESS: (Deadline 18 June 2021)

3 Positions at PAX PRESS: (Deadline 18 June 2021)

3 Positions at PAX PRESS ( (Deadline  18 June 2021)

Project Assistant at PAX PRESS (Deadline  18 June 2021)

Job vacancies at PAX PRESS for media development programme

PAX PRESS, a network of Journalists promoting peace, human rights and democracy in Rwanda since 2006 is implementing a five-year programme for capacity building and professionalization of the media together with Fojo Media Institute. The programme will focus on news and newsroom production, in line with international journalistic core values of truthfulness, accuracy, objectivity, impartiality, fairness and public accountability that will have a strong gender focus. The programme is funded SIDA (Sweden) and SDC (Switzerland).

Fojo Media Institute belongs to the public Linnaeus University in Sweden and is the country´s leading organisation for media development, strengthening free, independent and professional journalism in Sweden and globally. Since 2015, Fojo has supported the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Rwanda with capacity building.

The Specific objective of the programme is: Strengthening the independence, professionalism, and sustainability of key actors in the Rwandan media sector with the aim to increase media diversity and media integrity with the following outcomes.

  • Outcome 1: Commercial and non-profit media are strengthened to become financially sustainable and to produce and disseminate public interest journalism, reflecting the full composition of society through a balanced presence of women and men, age groups and communities.
  • Outcome 2: RBA is strengthened in the process to become an independent, trustworthy and sustainable Public Service Media (PSM) provider, according to international journalistic and public service standards.
  • Outcome 3: Journalism education institutions have increased skills concerning practical journalism, awareness of gender issues, and are better connected with the Rwandan media and the international journalism community.

PAX PRESS and FOJO seek to recruit the services of a Project Assistant who will help to achieve outcome 1 and 3.

3.    Project Assistant 

a.    Main tasks of the Project Assistant

 Activity and resource planning

  • Assist the Programme Coordinator, Project Manager, University Coordinator in ensuring that all project activities are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Help the Programme Coordinator, Project Manager, University Coordinator to create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Scan media trends to keep up-to-date on the latest media developments

 Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Help the Programme Coordinator, Project Manager, University Coordinator to measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Collect and report both qualitative and quantitative information regarding activities being implemented that will be used as evidence to inform decision making
  • Collect and report best practices
  • Maintain a tracker of key action points agreed upon at management meetings and disseminate progress of implementation

Communication and networking

  • Help the Programme Coordinator, Project Manager, University Coordinator to establish and maintain relationships with media outlets and other partners
  • Ensure that programme activities and key events are disseminated to the media and partners by preparing material to be shared with partners and also posted on social media

Gender Sensitivity

  • Ensure that all activities implemented have a gender balance

 Other tasks

  • Give constructive feedback
  • Carry out any other duties as may be determined by his/her supervisor

b.  Job requirements of the Project Assistant

Alternatively: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Communications/Media or related (essential)

  • 3 years of work experience with journalism, communication or a function within the Media sector or

Alternatively: 5 years’ experience as a project assistant

  • Understanding of Rwanda Media Landscape, media development and media regulations
  • Ability to facilitate workshops, seminars and conferences
  • Ability to foster long-term relationships with members of the media.
  • Critical thinker with strong conceptual and research skills
  • Gender sensitive
  • Natural leader who displays strong decision-making and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and writing skills (English and Kinyarwanda, knowledge of French is a plus)

HOW TO APPLY

1. Interested and qualified candidates to the above positions must submit the application online on: [email protected] with a copy to [email protected] and [email protected]. Your application must contain the following documents:

  • Motivation letter mentioning clearly the position you are applying for;
  • Detailed CV, (includ­ing at least names, telephone numbers or email addresses of 2 referees);
  • Copy of your degree and other relevant academic certificates;
  • Copy of your ID;
  • Supporting documents providing proof of past professional experience.

2.    Fill out the below form as part of your application. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScs_0zdxotNyJYiTcPjbOyPK-8KrnxGQ1_PrZcm8V311zA1cg/viewform?usp=sf_link

3.    Final provisions

  • Only shortlisted candidates meeting the required qualifications will be contacted for Written and Oral tests.
  • Candidates will be requested to show the original documents before any final decision is made.
  • Tentative Start date is July 12th, 2021
  • Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

 The deadline for submission of your application is 18th June 2021 not later than 5.00PM, Kigali time.

 Done at Kigali, 08 June 2021

  National Coordinator of PAX PRESS

TWIZEYIMANA Albert Baudouin

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​University Coordinator at PAX PRESS ( Deadline:1806 2021)

Job vacancies at PAX PRESS for media development programme

PAX PRESS, a network of Journalists promoting peace, human rights and democracy in Rwanda since 2006 is implementing a five-year programme for capacity building and professionalization of the media together with Fojo Media Institute. The programme will focus on news and newsroom production, in line with international journalistic core values of truthfulness, accuracy, objectivity, impartiality, fairness and public accountability that will have a strong gender focus. The programme is funded SIDA (Sweden) and SDC (Switzerland).

Fojo Media Institute belongs to the public Linnaeus University in Sweden and is the country´s leading organisation for media development, strengthening free, independent and professional journalism in Sweden and globally. Since 2015, Fojo has supported the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Rwanda with capacity building.

The Specific objective of the programme is: Strengthening the independence, professionalism, and sustainability of key actors in the Rwandan media sector with the aim to increase media diversity and media integrity with the following outcomes.

  • Outcome 1: Commercial and non-profit media are strengthened to become financially sustainable and to produce and disseminate public interest journalism, reflecting the full composition of society through a balanced presence of women and men, age groups and communities.
  • Outcome 2: RBA is strengthened in the process to become an independent, trustworthy and sustainable Public Service Media (PSM) provider, according to international journalistic and public service standards.
  • Outcome 3: Journalism education institutions have increased skills concerning practical journalism, awareness of gender issues, and are better connected with the Rwandan media and the international journalism community.

PAX PRESS and FOJO seek to recruit the services of an University Coordinator  who will help to achieve outcome 1 and 3.

2.    University Coordinator 

a.    Main tasks of the University Coordinator

 Activity and resource planning

  • Administer the whole process around analyzing and evaluating the requests for assistance from the Universities (together with the relevant Committee)
  • Implement requests that have been approved by the Committee
  • Assisting in managing the phasing out activities at SJC
  • Facilitate participation in international research conferences
  • Organise trainings/workshops for lecturers in specific topics to enhance teaching and learning
  • Arranging extra internships and study tours for high-performing students focused on journalism
  • Assist in the sourcing and recruitment of consultants and expert-volunteers and guest lecturers/trainers using different recruitment techniques
  • Assist in the Collection of information on qualifications and skills of expert-volunteers and guest lecturers/trainers
  • Arrange for the orientation, installation, exit-meetings with expert-volunteers and guest lecturers/trainers and universities
  • Manage expert-volunteer flight and local travel schedules
  • Communicate frequently with expert-volunteers and guest lecturers/trainers
  • Ensure expert-volunteers and guest lecturers/trainers are satisfied by creating a healthy working environment
  • Keep and manage records of volunteers’ and guest lecturers/trainers information (qualification and contact information etc)
  • Track volunteers’ and guest lecturers’/trainers’ work

Gender Sensitivity

  • Ensure that all activities implemented have a gender balance
  • Promoting gender sensitivity among lecturers and students and towards students with special needs.

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Help in the evaluation of expert-volunteer’s and guest lecturers’/trainers’ work
  • Collect and report best practices
  • Collect and report both qualitative and quantitative information regarding activities being implemented that will be used as evidence to inform decision making
  • Maintain a tracker of key action points agreed upon at management meetings and disseminate progress of implementation

Communication and networking

  • Liaison with all journalism and Communication schools in Rwanda to determine short and long-term needs as per signed MoUs.
  • Exchange/networking with media sector in Rwanda and regionally
  • Facilitate cooperation with gender experts to improve gender awareness and equality in journalism schools

Other tasks

  • Give constructive feedback
  • Carry out any other duties as may be determined by his/her supervisor

b. Job requirements of the University Coordinator

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Communications/Media/education/Public relations or related (essential).
  • 5 years of work experience in Media related activities/teaching/or similar
  • Deep understanding of Rwanda Media Landscape, media development, media regulations and Rwandan higher education system
  • Ability to facilitate consultants, volunteers, workshops, seminars and conferences
  • Ability to foster long-term relationships with members of the media and academia
  • Critical thinker with strong conceptual and research skills
  • Gender sensitive
  • Strong skills in intercultural communication
  • Natural leader who displays strong decision-making and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and writing skills (English, French and Kinyarwanda)

HOW TO APPLY

1. Interested and qualified candidates to the above positions must submit the application online on: [email protected] with a copy to [email protected] and [email protected]. Your application must contain the following documents:

  • Motivation letter mentioning clearly the position you are applying for;
  • Detailed CV, (includ­ing at least names, telephone numbers or email addresses of 2 referees);
  • Copy of your degree and other relevant academic certificates;
  • Copy of your ID;
  • Supporting documents providing proof of past professional experience.

2.    Fill out the below form as part of your application. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScs_0zdxotNyJYiTcPjbOyPK-8KrnxGQ1_PrZcm8V311zA1cg/viewform?usp=sf_link

3.    Final provisions

  • Only shortlisted candidates meeting the required qualifications will be contacted for Written and Oral tests.
  • Candidates will be requested to show the original documents before any final decision is made.
  • Tentative Start date is July 12th, 2021
  • Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

 The deadline for submission of your application is 18th June 2021 not later than 5.00PM, Kigali time.

 

Done at Kigali, 08 June 2021

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

Project Manager at PAX PRESS: (Deadline 18 June 2021)

Job vacancies at PAX PRESS for media development programme

PAX PRESS, a network of Journalists promoting peace, human rights and democracy in Rwanda since 2006 is implementing a five-year programme for capacity building and professionalization of the media together with Fojo Media Institute. The programme will focus on news and newsroom production, in line with international journalistic core values of truthfulness, accuracy, objectivity, impartiality, fairness and public accountability that will have a strong gender focus. The programme is funded SIDA (Sweden) and SDC (Switzerland).

Fojo Media Institute belongs to the public Linnaeus University in Sweden and is the country´s leading organisation for media development, strengthening free, independent and professional journalism in Sweden and globally. Since 2015, Fojo has supported the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Rwanda with capacity building.

The Specific objective of the programme is: Strengthening the independence, professionalism, and sustainability of key actors in the Rwandan media sector with the aim to increase media diversity and media integrity with the following outcomes.

  • Outcome 1: Commercial and non-profit media are strengthened to become financially sustainable and to produce and disseminate public interest journalism, reflecting the full composition of society through a balanced presence of women and men, age groups and communities.
  • Outcome 2: RBA is strengthened in the process to become an independent, trustworthy and sustainable Public Service Media (PSM) provider, according to international journalistic and public service standards.
  • Outcome 3: Journalism education institutions have increased skills concerning practical journalism, awareness of gender issues, and are better connected with the Rwandan media and the international journalism community.

PAX PRESS and FOJO seek to recruit the services of a Project Manager who will help to achieve outcome 1 and 3.

1.    Project Manager

a.    Main tasks of the Project Manager

 Activity and resource planning

  • In liaison with the Programme Coordinator and the National Coordinator of PAX PRESS, ensure that all project activities are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget (Outcome 1)
  • Assist in developing trainings for capacity building of media houses in accordance with the Programme proposal.
  • Coordinate with Outcome 2 about trainings provided by SR MDO consultants and RBA
  • Sharing experiences and learning between Outcome 1 and 2
  • Sharing experiences and learning between Outcome 1 and 3
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports to the Programme Coordinator and the National Coordinator of PAX PRESS
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Collect and report best practices
  • Collect and report both qualitative and quantitative information regarding activities being implemented that will be used as evidence to inform decision making
  • Maintain a tracker of key action points agreed upon at management meetings and disseminate progress of implementation
  • Scan media trends to keep up-to-date on the latest developments

 Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Help in the Measurement of project performance using appropriate tools and techniques (M&E), specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals

 Communication and networking

  • Establish and maintain relationships with media outlets and other partners

 Gender Sensitivity

  • Ensure that all activities implemented have a gender balance

 Other tasks

  • Give constructive feedback
  • Carry out any other duties as may be determined by his/her supervisor
  • Delegate project tasks to the Project Assistant
  • Carry out any other duties as may be determined by his/her supervisor

b. Job requirements of the Project Manager

Alternatively: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Communications/Media or related (essential)

  • 5 years of work experience with journalism, media management, communication or another function within the Media sector and or

Alternatively: 10 years’ experience as a journalist in managing positions as well as a reporter.

  • Deep understanding of Rwanda Media Landscape, media development and media regulations
  • Ability to facilitate workshops, seminars and conferences
  • Ability to foster long-term relationships with members of the media
  • Ensure that programme activities and key events are disseminated to the media and partners by preparing material to be shared with partners and also posted on social media
  • Critical thinker with strong conceptual and research skills
  • Gender sensitive
  • Natural leader who displays strong decision-making and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and writing skills (English and Kinyarwanda, knowledge of French is a plus)

HOW TO APPLY

1. Interested and qualified candidates to the above positions must submit the application online on: [email protected] with a copy to [email protected] and [email protected]. Your application must contain the following documents:

  • Motivation letter mentioning clearly the position you are applying for;
  • Detailed CV, (includ­ing at least names, telephone numbers or email addresses of 2 referees);
  • Copy of your degree and other relevant academic certificates;
  • Copy of your ID;
  • Supporting documents providing proof of past professional experience.

2.    Fill out the below form as part of your application. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScs_0zdxotNyJYiTcPjbOyPK-8KrnxGQ1_PrZcm8V311zA1cg/viewform?usp=sf_link

3.    Final provisions

  • Only shortlisted candidates meeting the required qualifications will be contacted for Written and Oral tests.
  • Candidates will be requested to show the original documents before any final decision is made.
  • Tentative Start date is July 12th, 2021
  • Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

 The deadline for submission of your application is 18th June 2021 not later than 5.00PM, Kigali time.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY




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