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Tue, 24/07/2018 - 17:30

Programme Manager


BBC Media Action is the international development agency of the BBC, using media and communications to improve people’s lives.  BBC Media Action in Sierra Leone is currently seeking applications for the following national staff role;


Programme Manager (Girl’s Education) - to lead a project that aims to deliver a range of broadcasting activities in support of a non-formal girls’ education programme in Sierra Leone. We are looking for a talented project manager with an excellent understanding of gender dynamics in Sierra Leone and previous experience of the INGO sector. Knowledge of the media sector and/or non-formal adult education will be an advantage.


This position will be based in Freetown, with regular travel up-country. The position is offered with excellent terms and conditions on a BBC Media Action 12-month national contract.  BBC Media Action offers a friendly and professional team of colleagues, plus real opportunities for career development and professional growth. Please note that this role is advertised subject to confirmation of expected donor funding.


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


To apply, send an email to and request for the specific job description concerning the role you wish to apply for. Read the job description carefully. Then please send an up-to-date CV and a supporting letter to or to the BBC Media Action office at 41i Derek Drive, off Spur Road, Freetown. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Closing date for applications is 24th July 2018.


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