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Code for Africa Recruitment 2022(15 Positions)

Apply for the ongoing Code for Africa Recruitment 2022. See the 15 job positions, descriptions, eligibility, and how to apply. Code for Africa is seeking the services of both graduates interns and experienced job seekers to fill the vacant positions in their Establishment.

Code for Africa is the continent’s largest federation of independent civic technology and data journalism laboratories, which build digital democracy solutions giving citizens unfettered access to actionable information that empowers them to make informed decisions and that strengthen civic engagement for improved public governance and accountability.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1.) Courseware Developer

Location: Nigeria

Required Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or significant proven expertise in any related disciplines with equivalent combination of practical experience and professional training/certification in any of the following: instructional design and learning technologies, computer science and education, information technology, or other closely related fields.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in training development, creating blended learning solutions for both instructor-led and self-paced training programmes.
  • Experience with using multimedia and online web instructional materials, especially for a web-based Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as WordPress’ LearnDash platform.
  • Experience assessing training needs, writing lessons objectives, and storyboarding course outlines/learning journeys.
  • Ability to work creatively and accurately under pressure with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask and self-organise, and prioritise work when managing multiple timelines and schedules.
  • Excellent leadership, team-building, and self-management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred:
Preferred Qualifications and Skills include:

  • Knowledge of data journalism and/or multimedia storytelling, or civic technology and civic engagement, or digital democracy approaches.
  • Experience with developing courseware formats for new communication channels, including using mobile platforms as WhatsApp or equivalent social messaging platforms.
  • Experience with creating or customising courseware content using InDesign (or equivalent tools), video scribe, audio/narration editing tools and other e-learning design technologies is also an asset.
  • Expertise in adult learning and all aspects of instructional design for various formats, including instructor-led, self-directed e-learning, task-driven experiential learning, webinar-driven interactive learning, mobile optimised courseware, and various types of performance support.
  • Willingness to teach others and learn/pioneer new techniques.
  • Experience in remote collaboration tools, including Slack, Google Drive, and Trello to manage workflows.
  • The ability to communicate and work effectively with curriculum or domain experts and project team members who work remotely and in different time zones.

Language and Location Requirements:

  • Location: South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria or anywhere else in Africa
  • Languages: English
  • Preferred but not required: French and/or Arabic.

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary, subject to experience, with opportunities for performance-based growth, both in terms of career path and public stature.
  • A dynamic workplace, with a transnational team, occasional international travel, and generous vacation benefits.
  • Ongoing opportunities to learn new cutting-edge skills and techniques/technologies to future-proof yourself in a rapidly evolving industry.
  • A chance to shine on a global stage, writing for international audiences and interacting with colleagues around the world.

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2022. Code for Africa Recruitment

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

2.) Insights Editor

Location: Nigeria

Requirements
Minimum requirements include:

  • Demonstrable newsroom management skills in a mainstream media or equivalent digital publishing environment.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and demonstrable aptitude for operationally managing multiple content production teams across countries.
  • Demonstrable ability to create team timelines and milestones with clear systems/processes.
  • A solid understanding of journalistic or other media-related production systems and workflow methodologies.
  • Digital workplace skill sets, including proficiency in collaborative digital work solutions such as Google Drive (Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, etc.), Slack (or equivalents such as Teams), and project management tools like Trello (or equivalents). Jamb form 
  • An understanding of media ecosystems and/or digital advocacy and/or digital civic engagement.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present research insights and shape research outputs.
  • The ability to collaborate with a diverse set of multidisciplinary project stakeholders.
  • Experience in working with remote, distributed teams with agile methodologies.
  • Proactive, solutions-oriented approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines with good prioritisation and time management skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal instruction in a teamwork environment.
  • Strong organisational, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • High professional standards and ethics.

Preferred:
Candidates who are able to demonstrate the following will have an advantage:

  • Competence in open source intelligence (OSINT) research techniques, including data scraping, data mining and other intelligence-gathering techniques.
  • Competence in computational linguistics, Natural Language Processing, and specifically the methodologies and tools offered by the MediaCloud.org platform.
  • Multiple languages, such as French, Arabic and other languages spoken in Africa.

Language and Location Requirements:

  • Location: Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal or South Africa. Exceptional candidates from elsewhere in Africa will be considered.
  • International Language: English
  • Preferred but not required: Arabic, French, KiSwahili or any other major language spoken in Africa.

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary, subject to experience, with opportunities for performance-based growth, both in terms of career path and public stature.
  • A dynamic workplace, with a transnational team, occasional international travel, and generous vacation benefits.
  • Ongoing opportunities to learn new cutting-edge skills and techniques/technologies to future-proof yourself in a rapidly evolving industry.
  • A chance to shine on a global stage, writing for international audiences and interacting with colleagues around the world. Waec Result

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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3.) Research Manager

Location: Nigeria

Requirements
Minimum requirements include:

  • Evidence of managing a substantive research project, or research team.
  • Experience in building design approaches and methodologies for research teams, and a familiarity with taxonomies and schema that inform research projects.
  • Strong analytical and logical skills, with a demonstrable track record translating data into actionable insights.
  • An understanding of media ecosystems and economies and/or digital advocacy and/or digital civic engagement.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publication, present research insights and shape research proposals.
  • Meticulous eye for detail to ensure data integrity and analytical precision.
  • The ability to collaborate with a diverse set of multidisciplinary project stakeholders.
  • Experience in working with remote, distributed teams with agile methodologies.
  • Previous experience of contributing to reports and research publications
  • Proactive, solutions-oriented approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines with good prioritisation and time management skills
  • Ability to work with minimal instruction in a teamwork environment
  • Strong organisational, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • High professional standards and ethics.

Preferred:
Candidates who are able to demonstrate the following will have an advantage:

  • Competence in open source intelligence (OSINT) research techniques, including data scraping, data mining and other intelligence gathering techniques.
  • Competence in computational linguistics, natural language processing (NLP), and specifically the  methodologies and tools offered by the MediaCloud.org platform.
  • Multiple languages, such as French, Arabic and other languages spoken in Africa.

Language and Location Requirements:

  • Location: Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal or South Africa. Exceptional candidates from elsewhere in Africa will be considered. Npower Recruitment
  • International Languages: English
  • Preferred but not required: Arabic, French, KiSwahili or any other major language spoken in Africa.

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary, subject to experience, with opportunities for performance-based growth, both in terms of career path and public stature.
  • A dynamic workplace, with a transnational team, occasional international travel, and generous vacation benefits.
  • Ongoing opportunities to learn new cutting-edge skills and techniques/technologies to future-proof yourself in a rapidly evolving industry.
  • A chance to shine on a global stage, writing for international audiences and interacting with colleagues around the world.

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

4.) Courseware Developer

Location: Nigeria

Required Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or significant proven expertise in any related disciplines with equivalent combination of practical experience and professional training/certification in any of the following: instructional design and learning technologies, computer science and education, information technology, or other closely related fields.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in training development, creating blended learning solutions for both instructor-led and self-paced training programmes.
  • Experience with using multimedia and online web instructional materials, especially for a web-based Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as WordPress’ LearnDash platform.
  • Experience assessing training needs, writing lessons objectives, and storyboarding course outlines/learning journeys.
  • Ability to work creatively and accurately under pressure with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask and self-organise, and prioritise work when managing multiple timelines and schedules.
  • Excellent leadership, team-building, and self-management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred:
Preferred Qualifications and Skills include:

  • Knowledge of data journalism and/or multimedia storytelling, or civic technology and civic engagement, or digital democracy approaches.
  • Experience with developing courseware formats for new communication channels, including using mobile platforms as WhatsApp or equivalent social messaging platforms.
  • Experience with creating or customising courseware content using InDesign (or equivalent tools), video scribe, audio/narration editing tools and other e-learning design technologies is also an asset.
  • Expertise in adult learning and all aspects of instructional design for various formats, including instructor-led, self-directed e-learning, task-driven experiential learning, webinar-driven interactive learning, mobile optimised courseware, and various types of performance support.
  • Willingness to teach others and learn/pioneer new techniques.
  • Experience in remote collaboration tools, including Slack, Google Drive, and Trello to manage workflows.
  • The ability to communicate and work effectively with curriculum or domain experts and project team members who work remotely and in different time zones.

Language and Location Requirements:

  • Location: South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria or anywhere else in Africa
  • Languages: English
  • Preferred but not required: French and/or Arabic.

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary, subject to experience, with opportunities for performance-based growth, both in terms of career path and public stature.
  • A dynamic workplace, with a transnational team, occasional international travel, and generous vacation benefits.
  • Ongoing opportunities to learn new cutting-edge skills and techniques/technologies to future-proof yourself in a rapidly evolving industry.
  • A chance to shine on a global stage, writing for international audiences and interacting with colleagues around the world.

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

5.) Research Manager

Location: Nigeria

Requirements
Minimum requirements include:

  • Evidence of managing a substantive research project, or research team.
  • Experience in building design approaches and methodologies for research teams, and a familiarity with taxonomies and schema that inform research projects.
  • Strong analytical and logical skills, with a demonstrable track record translating data into actionable insights.
  • An understanding of media ecosystems and economies and/or digital advocacy and/or digital civic engagement.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publication, present research insights and shape research proposals.
  • Meticulous eye for detail to ensure data integrity and analytical precision.
  • The ability to collaborate with a diverse set of multidisciplinary project stakeholders.
  • Experience in working with remote, distributed teams with agile methodologies.
  • Previous experience of contributing to reports and research publications
  • Proactive, solutions-oriented approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines with good prioritisation and time management skills
  • Ability to work with minimal instruction in a teamwork environment
  • Strong organisational, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • High professional standards and ethics.

Preferred:
Candidates who are able to demonstrate the following will have an advantage:

  • Competence in open source intelligence (OSINT) research techniques, including data scraping, data mining and other intelligence gathering techniques.
  • Competence in computational linguistics, natural language processing (NLP), and specifically the  methodologies and tools offered by the MediaCloud.org platform.
  • Multiple languages, such as French, Arabic and other languages spoken in Africa.

Language and Location Requirements:

  • Location: Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal or South Africa. Exceptional candidates from elsewhere in Africa will be considered.
  • International Languages: English
  • Preferred but not required: Arabic, French, KiSwahili or any other major language spoken in Africa.

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary, subject to experience, with opportunities for performance-based growth, both in terms of career path and public stature.
  • A dynamic workplace, with a transnational team, occasional international travel, and generous vacation benefits.
  • Ongoing opportunities to learn new cutting-edge skills and techniques/technologies to future-proof yourself in a rapidly evolving industry.
  • A chance to shine on a global stage, writing for international audiences and interacting with colleagues around the world.

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

6.) Insights Editor (Investigative and Forensic Analysis)

Location: Remote

Requirements
Minimum requirements include:

  • Demonstrable newsroom management skills in a mainstream media or equivalent digital publishing environment.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and demonstrable aptitude for operationally managing multiple content production teams across countries.
  • Demonstrable ability to create team timelines and milestones with clear systems/processes.
  • A solid understanding of journalistic or other media-related production systems and workflow methodologies.
  • Digital workplace skill sets, including proficiency in collaborative digital work solutions such as Google Drive (Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, etc.), Slack (or equivalents such as Teams), and project management tools like Trello (or equivalents).
  • An understanding of media ecosystems and/or digital advocacy and/or digital civic engagement.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present research insights and shape research outputs.
  • The ability to collaborate with a diverse set of multidisciplinary project stakeholders.
  • Experience in working with remote, distributed teams with agile methodologies.
  • Proactive, solutions-oriented approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines with good prioritisation and time management skills
  • Ability to work with minimal instruction in a teamwork environment
  • Strong organisational, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • High professional standards and ethics
  • The basics – research, reporting, grammar, Associated Press style – are priorities in writing. .

Preferred:
Candidates who are able to demonstrate the following will have an advantage:

  • Competence in open source intelligence (OSINT) research techniques, including data scraping, data mining and other intelligence gathering techniques.
  • Multiple languages, such as French, Arabic and other languages spoken in Africa.

Language and Location Requirements:

  • Location: Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal or South Africa. Exceptional candidates from elsewhere in Africa will be considered.
  • International Language: English
  • Preferred but not required: Arabic, French, KiSwahili or any other major language spoken in Africa.

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary, subject to experience, with opportunities for performance-based growth, both in terms of career path and public stature.
  • A dynamic workplace, with a transnational team, occasional international travel, and generous vacation benefits.
  • Ongoing opportunities to learn new cutting-edge skills and techniques/technologies to future-proof yourself in a rapidly evolving industry.
  • A chance to shine on a global stage, writing for international audiences and interacting with colleagues around the world.

Application Closing Date
15th July, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

7.) Community Coordinator

Location: Remote

Requirements
Minimum requirements include:

  • Substantial, practical experience working as a WiR or as part of a Wikipedia project.
  • Registered Wikipedian with a good reputation on Wikipedia.
  • Advanced hands-on experience in Wikipedia editing and understanding of rules that govern Wikipedia editing.
  • Ability to write online learning material and implement online workshops on Wikipedia’s toolkits and culture.
  • Experience in organising Wikipedia edit-a-thons or other related Wiki events.
  • Comfortable with training, skills coaching and mentoring.
  • Experience in digital research, online community organising and outreach.
  • Ability to work across a diverse network of editors and researchers.
  • Organised and able to create, manage and oversee multiple timelines and schedules.
  • Ability to work creatively and accurately under pressure with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritise, and manage time efficiently.
  • Excellent partnership engagement and stakeholder management skills.
  • Excellent leadership, team-building, and self-management skills.
  • Experience working with online-first tools such as Google Product Suite
  • Proficient in English language (spoken and written).

Preferred:
Candidates who are able to demonstrate the following will have an advantage:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any relevant field.
  • Familiarity with climate denialism and climate justice programmes.
  • Familiarity with data analysis and data visualisation tools such as spreadsheets, R, Flourish will be an added advantage.
  • Relationships with Wikipedia communities in Africa and media houses.
  • Bilingual in English and French (spoken and written).

Language and Location Requirements:

  • Location: Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa or Uganda. Exceptional candidates from elsewhere in Africa will be considered.
  • Languages: English
  • Preferred but not required: Arabic, French, KiSwahili or any other major language spoken in Africa.

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary, subject to experience, with opportunities for performance-based growth, both in terms of career path and public stature.
  • A dynamic workplace, with a transnational team, occasional international travel, and generous vacation benefits.
  • Ongoing opportunities to learn new cutting-edge skills and techniques/technologies to future-proof yourself in a rapidly evolving industry.
  • A chance to shine on a global stage, writing for international audiences and interacting with colleagues around the world.

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

8.) Insights Editor (CfA’s Investigative Research and Analysis)

Location: Remote

Requirements
Minimum requirements include:

  • Demonstrable newsroom management skills in a mainstream media or equivalent digital publishing environment.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and demonstrable aptitude for operationally managing multiple content production teams across countries.
  • Demonstrable ability to create team timelines and milestones with clear systems/processes.
  • A solid understanding of journalistic or other media-related production systems and workflow methodologies.
  • Digital workplace skill sets, including proficiency in collaborative digital work solutions such as Google Drive (Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, etc.), Slack (or equivalents such as Teams), and project management tools like Trello (or equivalents).
  • An understanding of media ecosystems and/or digital advocacy and/or digital civic engagement.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present research insights and shape research outputs.
  • The ability to collaborate with a diverse set of multidisciplinary project stakeholders.
  • Experience in working with remote, distributed teams with agile methodologies.
  • Proactive, solutions-oriented approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines with good prioritisation and time management skills
  • Ability to work with minimal instruction in a teamwork environment
  • Strong organisational, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • High professional standards and ethics.

Preferred:
Candidates who are able to demonstrate the following will have an advantage:

  • Competence in open source intelligence (OSINT) research techniques, including data scraping, data mining and other intelligence gathering techniques.
  • Competence in computational linguistics, Natural Language Processing, and specifically the  methodologies and tools offered by the MediaCloud.org platform.
  • Multiple languages, such as French, Arabic and other languages spoken in Africa.

Language and Location Requirements:

  • Location: Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal or South Africa. Exceptional candidates from elsewhere in Africa will be considered.
  • International Language: English
  • Preferred but not required: Arabic, French, KiSwahili or any other major language spoken in Africa.

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary, subject to experience, with opportunities for performance-based growth, both in terms of career path and public stature.
  • A dynamic workplace, with a transnational team, occasional international travel, and generous vacation benefits.
  • Ongoing opportunities to learn new cutting-edge skills and techniques/technologies to future-proof yourself in a rapidly evolving industry.
  • A chance to shine on a global stage, writing for international audiences and interacting with colleagues around the world.

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

9.) Deputy Investigative Manager

Location: Remote

Requirements
Minimum requirements include:

  • Demonstrable investigative skills honed from experience in investigative research, forensic investigations/research, forensic audit, business intelligence, due diligence, asset tracking, compliance, or other investigative professions. CfA will not consider any applicants who has served with government intelligence agencies;
  • Technical capabilities in conducting targeted forensic data analysis and digital forensics or open source investigations;
  • A minimum of 2 years managing investigative projects, forensic teams or editorial newsrooms, with evidence of successful collaboration/impact, in challenging and/or fast-moving environments;
  • A minimum of 2 years project management experience managing several projects at once with high stakes and outputs.

Preferred:
Candidates who are able to demonstrate the following will have an advantage:

  • An understanding of influence operations, including both disinformation and misinformation, as well as digital amplification and viral media techniques would be a benefit.
  • An understanding of offshore financial schemes, international money laundering operations, and/or criminal structures would be a bonus.
  • Experience of managing or using digital technologies for conducting OSINT investigative research into influence operations and evolving disinformation trends, or alternatively using data-driven network analysis/ named entity recognition tools for analysing PEPs or institutional networks.
  • Previous experience working on the digital collaboration tools that CfA uses, ranging from Slack and Google Drive, to Trello would be an advantage.
  • Familiarity with mining and handling large datasets would be a plus.
  • Ability to speak and write in English and French or Arabic.

Language and Location Requirements:

  • Location: Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal
  • Languages: English and/or French or Arabic
  • Preferred but not required: French and/or Arabic

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary, subject to experience, with opportunities for performance-based growth, both in terms of career path and public stature.
  • A dynamic workplace, with a transnational team, occasional international travel, and generous vacation benefits.
  • Ongoing opportunities to learn new cutting-edge skills and techniques/technologies to future-proof yourself in a rapidly evolving industry.
  • A chance to shine on a global stage, writing for international audiences and interacting with colleagues around the world.

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

10.) Managing Editor

Location: Nigeria

Requirements
Minimum requirements include:

  • Demonstrable newsroom leadership skills honed during at least seven years in a mainstream media or equivalent digital publishing environment.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and demonstrable aptitude for nurturing young talent, and drawing out the best in emerging voices.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills which will help set benchmarks for world-class editorial standards.
  • Robust critical thinking and creative solution aptitudes, with strong research and investigative skills.
  • Proven track-record for creative problem solving in fast-paced and impact-driven environments, where solutions involve balancing human and technology considerations.
  • Demonstrable ability to self-manage, creating your own as well as wider team timelines and milestones with clear systems/processes.
  • A solid understanding of journalistic production systems and workflow methodologies, including how to integrate multimedia and digital storytelling techniques, built around actionable information, to create compelling storytelling.
  • Digital workplace skill sets, including proficiency in collaborative work solutions such as Google Drive (Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, etc.), Slack (or equivalents such as Teams), and project management tools like Trello (or equivalents).

Preferred:
Candidates who are able to demonstrate the following will have an advantage:

  • Experience managing/working with transnational teams, across multiple time zones, with diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Proficiency in data-driven or investigative journalism, and/or visual (infographic/social media video) storytelling or other multi-platform news production.
  • A strong track record for peer-to-peer mentoring of young journalists and newsroom teams.
  • Working knowledge of at least one major regional African language, such as Amharic, Fulani, Swahili, Yoruba, etc.

Language and Location Requirements:

  • Location: Kenya, Nigeria or South Africa preferred, but open to candidates based elsewhere in Africa
  • Languages: English primary language
  • Preferred but not required: Arabic and French, plus major African languages such Fulani, Kiswahili, isiZulu, Yoruba, etc.

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary, subject to experience, with opportunities for performance-based growth, both in terms of career path and public stature.
  • A dynamic workplace, with a transnational team, occasional international travel, and generous vacation benefits.
  • Ongoing opportunities to learn new cutting-edge skills and techniques/technologies to future-proof yourself in a rapidly evolving industry.
  • A chance to shine on a global stage, writing for international audiences and interacting with colleagues around the world.

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

11.) Chief Copy Editor

Location: Remote

Requirements
Minimum requirements include:

  • Excellent journalistic copy-editing and proofreading skills to ensure factual accuracy/coherence and grammar/syntax consistency.
  • Experience of managing a copydesk and team in a mainstream multimedia environment, where content is packaged for publication in a wide variety of formats.
  • Demonstrable understanding of technical editorial production systems and CMS tools, involving multi-stage copy-editing processes.
  • A track record for copy flow management that sticks to editorial deadlines and quality standards.
  • Experience at coordinating digital multimedia content (such as infographics or social media collateral) as an element of copy-edited reportage.
  • Experience at creating or refining editorial guidelines, style guides and playbooks that set the tone, voice and standards for storytelling.
  • Passion for mentoring young talent and growing new voices.
  • Strong organisational and decision-making skills, with the ability to coordinate multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, while meeting deadlines and maintaining standards.

Preferred:
Characteristics that will give you an additional competitive advantage:

  • At least 3 years experience in a managerial/leadership role on a fast-paced multilingual and transnational copy desk in mainstream digital media, such as international news agencies/wire services or digital first media platforms.
  • Experience at working with cross-platform data-driven journalism or other multimedia storytelling.
  • A keen eye for data visual storytelling techniques, including experience at integrating social video and interactive infographics into story packages.
  • An understanding of social media storytelling techniques, and editing guidelines, with insights into the strengths/differences of different platforms, including ‘dark social’ channels.
  • A track-record for using copy-editing to actively and formally mentor/train award-winning digital storytellers.
  • Experience in using digital collaboration tools, including Slack, Google Workplace, and Trello to manage editorial workflows, alongside more traditional editorial CMS platforms.
  • Proven ability at working effectively in virtual or distributed newsrooms, coordinating multicultural and multilingual writers, editors, and other project teams across different time zones.

Language and Location Requirements:

  • Location: Kenya, Nigeria or South Africa.
  • Languages: English.
  • Preferred, but not required:  Arabic and French, plus major African languages such as Amharic, Fulani, Kiswahili, isiZulu, Yoruba, etc.

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary, subject to experience, with opportunities for performance-based growth, both in terms of career path and public stature.
  • A dynamic workplace, with a transnational team, occasional international travel, and generous vacation benefits.
  • Ongoing opportunities to learn new cutting-edge skills and techniques/technologies to future-proof yourself in a rapidly evolving industry.
  • A chance to shine on a global stage, writing for international audiences and interacting with colleagues around the world.

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

12.) Courseware Developer

Location: Nigeria

Requirements
Minimum requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or significant proven expertise in any related disciplines with equivalent combination of practical experience and professional training/certification in any of the following: instructional design and learning technologies, computer science and education, information technology, or other closely related fields.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in training development, creating blended learning solutions for both instructor-led and self-paced training programmes.
  • Experience with using multimedia and online web instructional materials, especially for a web-based Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as WordPress’ LearnDash platform.
  • Experience assessing training needs, writing lessons objectives, and storyboarding course outlines/learning journeys.
  • Ability to work creatively and accurately under pressure with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask and self-organise, and prioritise work when managing multiple timelines and schedules.
  • Excellent leadership, team-building, and self-management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred:
Preferred qualifications and skills include:

  • Knowledge of data journalism and/or multimedia storytelling, or civic technology and civic engagement, or digital democracy approaches.
  • Experience with developing courseware formats for new communication channels, including using mobile platforms as WhatsApp or equivalent social messaging platforms.
  • Experience with creating or customising courseware content using InDesign (or equivalent tools), video scribe, audio/narration editing tools and other e-learning design technologies is also an asset.
  • Expertise in adult learning and all aspects of instructional design for various formats, including instructor-led, self-directed e-learning, task-driven experiential learning, webinar-driven interactive learning, mobile optimised courseware, and various types of performance support.
  • Willingness to teach others and learn/pioneer new techniques.
  • Experience in remote collaboration tools, including Slack, Google Drive, and Trello to manage workflows.
  • The ability to communicate and work effectively with curriculum or domain experts and project team members who work remotely and in different time zones.

Language and Location Requirements:

  • Location: South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria or anywhere else in Africa
  • Languages: English
  • Preferred but not required: French and/or Arabic

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary, subject to experience, with opportunities for performance-based growth, both in terms of career path and public stature.
  • A dynamic workplace, with a transnational team, occasional international travel, and generous vacation benefits.
  • Ongoing opportunities to learn new cutting-edge skills and techniques/technologies to future-proof yourself in a rapidly evolving industry.
  • A chance to shine on a global stage, writing for international audiences and interacting with colleagues around the world.

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

13.) Project Manager: Come Build Digital Democracy Ecosystems

Location: Remote

Requirements
Minimum requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or significant experience in project management, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience as a project manager, project officer, project coordinator or a related position.
  • Demonstrable experience in all aspects of project management, including developing and maintaining project documentation (such as work plans and M&E trackers); report writing for a variety of audiences; stakeholder engagement and management etc
  • Proven track-record for creative problem-solving in fast-paced impact-driven environments, where solutions involve balancing human/technology considerations
  • Demonstrable ability to self-manage and prioritise, creating your own and wider team timelines and milestones, with clear systems/processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to get across complex details in an understandable and accurate way
  • Digital first workplace skill-sets, including proficiency in collaborative work solutions such as Google Drive (Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, etc) and Slack (or equivalents such as Teams), as well as project management tools like Trello (or equivalents)
  • Empathetic communication and listening skills, plus a sensitivity to and ability to work with cross-cultural dynamics
  • Experience in managing training across multiple platforms, including but not limited to, in-person, one-on-one and online trainings, as well as in individual mentorship.

Preferred:
Candidates who are able to demonstrate the following will have an advantage:

  • 4+ years of experience as a project manager or a related position.
  • Experience building and managing relationships with media institutions, governments, international organisations, educational institutions, relevant technology players, and other private and not-for-profit relevant stakeholders in the civic technology and media ecosystem.
  • Experience managing multiple projects, partners and team members across multiple time zones and cultures
  • Experience working with a variety of teams, such as software engineering teams, journalists, trainers and data analysts
  • Deep understanding of and experience in the technology, media ecosystem and/or digital innovation space in Africa.

Language and Location Requirements:

  • Location: Kenya). While applicants from these territories are preferred, the role can be performed remotely, and applicants across Africa will therefore be considered.
  • Languages: English
  • Preferred but not required: Arabic and French, plus major African languages such Fulani, Kiswahili, isiZulu, Yoruba, etc.

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary, subject to experience, with opportunities for performance-based growth, both in terms of career path and public stature.
  • A dynamic workplace, with a transnational team, occasional international travel, and generous vacation benefits.
  • Ongoing opportunities to learn new cutting-edge skills and techniques/technologies to future-proof yourself in a rapidly evolving industry.
  • A chance to shine on a global stage, writing for international audiences and interacting with colleagues around the world.

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

14.) Security Evangelist: Secure Our Defences Against Digital Threats

Location: Remote

Requirements
Minimum requirements include:

  • A minimum of 3 years work experience, with 1+ years in a similar role.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent Engineering discipline.
  • A technical understanding of security controls, including but not limited to; data protection, user access management, and general application security.
  • A passion for helping vulnerable or at-risk users in the media or other civic watchdogs, specifically women in journalism and politics
  • An ability to translate complex technical ideas to simple, easy to understand language for non-technical users
  • Experience developing user-facing content and comfortable presenting to different types of audiences, large and small.
  • Amazing verbal and written communication skills, with English as your primary work language
  • French and/or Arabic are highly desirable additional languages, alongside major indigenous African languages such as KiSwahili or Hausa

Preferred:
Candidates who are able to demonstrate the following will have an advantage:

  • Knowledge of modern software development and deployment tools (e.g. Python, Docker, etc.), and public cloud provider technologies (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.).
  • A technical understanding of CDNs, DDoS, web caching, DNS and related technologies will be a major advantage.
  • Strategic thinking and great problem-solving skills.
  • Evidence of experience at successfully building and maintaining a wide array of relationships with both internal colleagues and external partners
  • Demonstrated experience of working effectively as part of a geographically distributed multicultural team will be an advantage

Language and Location Requirements:

  • Location: CfA has labs located in Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. However the role can be performed remotely, and applicants across Africa will therefore be considered.
  • Languages: English
  • Preferred but not required: Arabic, French, KiSwahili or any other major language spoken in Africa.

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary, subject to experience, with opportunities for performance-based growth, both in terms of career path and public stature.
  • A dynamic workplace, with a transnational team, occasional international travel, and generous vacation benefits.
  • Ongoing opportunities to learn new cutting-edge skills and techniques/technologies to future-proof yourself in a rapidly evolving industry.
  • A chance to shine on a global stage, writing for international audiences and interacting with colleagues around the world.

Application Closing Date
15th July, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

15.) Investigative Data Analyst

Location: Nigeria

Preferred
Candidates who are able to demonstrate the following will have an advantage:

  • Experience with statistical software (e.g. R, Python, MATLAB) and database languages (e.g. SQL) for network analysis, as well as using tools such Brandwatch or CrowdTangle for social media analysis.
  • Experience in using digital technologies for conducting OSINT investigative research into financial crime, organised crime investigations, forensic investigations, influence operations and related mis-/disinformation techniques, and/or analysis of online polarisation or hate-speech or extremism/militancy and other malign content, and/or experience at using data-driven network analysis/named entity recognition tools for analysing PEPs (politically exposed people) or PIPs (politically influential people) or institutional networks.
  • Familiarity with mining and handling large datasets, with demonstrable skills in selecting the right statistical tools and articulating analytical questions / approaches given a data analysis problem.
  • Experience working on the digital collaboration tools that CfA uses for managing workflow, ranging from Slack and Trello, to Github and Google Drive would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrable creative problem-solving/lateral thinking skills and self-direction, with an ability to work consistently in a fast-paced environment. Willingness to learn new techniques, and teach others.
  • An understanding of religious freedom/extremism, terrorism networks, international money laundering operations, and/or criminal structures would be a bonus.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrable investigative skills honed from at least two years experience in digital forensics, investigations, OSINT intelligence, due diligence, asset tracking, compliance, or other investigative professions with precision writing skills. CfA will not consider any applicants who served with government intelligence agencies.
  • An understanding of financial crime, organised crime investigations or influence operations, including both disinformation and misinformation, as well as digital amplification and viral media techniques would be a benefit.
  • Critical thinking skills, and an obsessive attention to detail, with excellent numeracy and analytical skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Fluent in Prtuguese and English.

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary, subject to experience, with opportunities for performance-based growth, both in terms of career path and public stature.
  • A dynamic workplace, with a transnational team, occasional international travel, and generous vacation benefits.
  • Ongoing opportunities to learn new cutting-edge skills and techniques / technologies to future-proof yourself in a rapidl[-py evolving industry.
  • A chance to shine on a global stage, writing for international audiences and interacting with colleagues around the world.

Application Closing Date
15th July, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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