BBC Media Action Zambia
Posted Job
about 2 years ago

Partnerships Coordinator

BBC Media Action is the international development charity of the BBC. We are looking to recruit a Partnerships Coordinator to be based in Lusaka with frequent travel within Zambia therefore a valid driving license is essential.

The overall purpose of the job:

  • To oversee all the BBC Media Action work to strengthen the media sector and media freedom and regulation in the country.
  • The position will build close working relationships with the media partners, maintaining and championing BBC values and editorial policy in all aspects of the position.


  • Minimum 4 years experience of managing donor funded projects and overseeing their delivery on time and within budget.
  • At least two years experience of working with partners to strengthen their capacity and to support them to deliver projects.
  • A relevant degree in development studies, development communications, project/business management etc.
  • Experience of managing and overseeing budget for donor projects ensuring compliance and value for money in expenditure.
  • Ability to design, plan, implement, monitor and adjust work based on the projects strategy and objectives.
  • Ability to conduct work with minimal supervision and good time management skills, with a track record of delivering results to deadline and to a high standard of quality.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English.
  • Strong presentation skills, communicating complex technical ideas using non-technical language to a wide range of audiences from journalists, production staff, researchers, donors and development practitioners.
  • Strong IT skills, including MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

How to Apply

Applicants should send a_motivational letter and CV in one document which clearly line to states the position being applied for in the subject line to:

Application deadline
14 Sep
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