Job at Girl Effect : Drama Project Manager (Deadline: 14 June 2017)

Job at Girl Effect : Drama Project Manager (Deadline: 14 June 2017)

Job at Girl Effect :  Drama Project Manager (Deadline: 14 June 2017)

Location: Rwanda
Department: Program and Project Management
Vacancy Type: Consultancy



    • Context of the role
      We are looking for a Drama Project Manager as we are going through a period of exciting growth and change – we are hugely ambitious for our future and we are looking for colleagues who share in our ambition.
      Key Responsibilities
      This role has overall responsibility for ensuring that the Ni Nyampinga drama is delivered on time and on budget. Specific responsibilities include:

        • Support the Head of Production and Content in day to day running of the NN drama covering project management duties, chasing deadlines and keeping clear lines of communication between all parties
        • Schedule meetings with partners, review panels and internal discussions
        • Keep clear notes and communications from drama working group meetings
        • Line manage the Drama Support function and 2 Drama Script Writers
        • Sit in on review meeting of drama scripts and communicate outcomes with all appropriate parties

        • Manage production partners to ensure all Ni Nyampinga girl safeguarding policies and brand values are adhered to at every step of production
        • Manage the drama budget to ensure accurate budget tracking
        • Work closely with the lead script writer to ensure all deadlines are met and there is clear communication across the script writing team
        • Assist in the planning and organisation of immersion weeks for writers, trips by drama consultants or script writers or other visits

      Key Skills and Qualities (required)

        • Experience of project management
        • Ability to create, track and communicate around budgets.
        • Excellent people skills
        • Excellent spoken and written English
        • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
        • Ability to be creative under pressure
        • Proven ability to lead, develop and mentor a team
        • An understanding of how to successfully work with a global, cross cultural team

      Key Skills and Qualities (desirable)

        • Experience reviewing media content with a gendered lens
        • Understanding of gender issues
        • An understanding of brands and how they work with editorial content
        • A highly developed theatrical and dramatic awareness and appreciation of audio storytelling
        • Experience project managing a radio drama or other media content


        • Culturally aware and respectful – curious and sensitive about the cultures in which we operate
        • Ability to work effectively in multicultural teams with varying expertise, skills and backgrounds and an interest in working in developing countries
        • Adaptable – have a resourceful approach to seeking solutions with an ability to work in complex, unfamiliar and changing environments
        • Excellent critical analysis and thinking skills;
        • A positive and energetic self-starter with a confident and proactive approach to generating and leading new initiatives;
        • Strong communication and organizational skills
        • Commitment to realizing the potential of girls and to the vision and values of Girl Effect



Closing Date: 14/06/2017


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