Sr. Thematic Advisor

BBC Media Action

BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international charity. We support the independent media essential to democracy and development; and support people facing insecurity, inequality and poverty with information they can trust – to protect health, bridge divides and challenge prejudice. With our partners we reach millions through creative communication and trusted media, helping people have their say, understand their rights,…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Contract
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Posted Date : Feb 09, 2021

Job Description

The role may involve working with groups of vulnerable children and adults. For the successful candidate,  mandatory training will be provided on BBC Media Action’s safeguarding policy and staff code of conduct. A  background check will form part of the recruitment process. BBC Media Action operates a zero-tolerance policy  concerning all forms of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people.

Required Qualification & Experience

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Strong development and/or humanitarian experience.
  • Bring expertise about how media and communication can support employment, self employment and entrepreneurship, financial literacy, cash transfers and social protection  schemes, and labour rights and governance issues related to economic security.

This is a global role, working closely with our teams to improve the quality of projects and research  that BBC Media Action delivers and providing expert advice on how the organisation can be innovative  and achieve impact in this thematic area.

The role will also lead on engaging with influential external stakeholders about the potential of media  and communication for economic security.