[TimorLesteStudies] Vacancy: International Outreach Adviser (Radio) JSMP

Bu Wilson Bu.Wilson at anu.edu.au
Tue Sep 9 08:37:28 EST 2008

International Outreach Advisor (Radio), Dili Closing Date: Monday, 22
September 2008

Judicial System Monitoring Programme (JSMP)

JSMP strives to be the foremost independent organization in Timor Leste that
contributes to the development and improvement of the justice and
legislative system through objective monitoring, analysis, advocacy and

Location: Timor-Leste (Dili)

Closing date: 22 Sep 2008

Job Description

Position: International Outreach Advisor (Radio)
Organization: Judicial System Monitoring Programme (JSMP)
Location: Dili: Timor Leste
Starting date: October 2008
Duration of contract: Six months

The International Outreach Advisor will develop capacity for Outreach Unit
staff in access to justice radio outreach for JSMP, and support outreach
capacity building. The Advisor will mentor JSMP Outreach Unit staff in
strategic radio programme planning, scripting, production, and national
broadcast planning. Under the Deputy Director?s supervision, the Advisor
will provide support to the management of the JSMP Outreach Unit and
coordination with other Units, in the area of access to justice public

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Capacity building:
- Provide on-the-job skills training for Unit staff on radio pre-production,
production, broadcast planning, and evaluation
- Supervise radio work undertaken by JSMP Outreach Unit staff
- Establish standard procedures for radio production and outputs

2. Radio production:
- Review current radio production skills of staff
- Strategically undertake programme planning, production and broadcast
within the framework of JSMP?s access to justice mandate
- Identify/support new projects and activities within JSMP to communicate to
the public through radio

3. Outreach management and coordination:
- Support outreach activities including website design, civic education
training, media relations, production of promotional materials
- Establish new and enhance existing relations with implementing partners in
the justice sector
- Maintain close working relationship with JSMP Director and Unit
- Establish strategic approaches to better engage JSMP Units in radio
programme output
- Manage budget for project and activities


- Experience in radio journalism in different cultural and linguistic
- Experience capacity building in a development context
- Ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues and
stakeholders with different cultural backgrounds
- Good analytical capacity and ability to exercise good judgment, to work
effectively as part of a multi-cultural team, to handle multiple tasks, and
to work occasionally with short deadlines
- Ability to work with minimal supervision in a complex environment
- Ability to motivate a team
- Willingness to undertake field visits in difficult conditions
- Cultural sensitivity and capacity to adapt to challenging living

Required Skills and Experience:

- University degree in Journalism or Communications, or a related field
- Professional experience in radio journalism and production
- Professional experience in capacity building in a developing country
- Professional experience in project planning, implementation, monitoring
and budgets
- Experience in an international development agency or large international
organization an asset
- Excellent writing and editing skills
- Tetun or Bahasa Indonesia language an asset

To apply:

Deadline: 22 September 2008.
To apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter with the
subject line:

International Outreach Advisor
To: Casimiro dos Santos, JSMP Acting Director
Email: casimiro at jsmp.minihub.org
Vacancies Contact
Casimiro dos Santos, JSMP Acting Director
Email: casimiro at jsmp.minihub.org

Reference Code: RW_7JA3M2-26
Source: Reliefweb

Bu Wilson
Regulatory  Institutions Network (RegNet) Research School of Pacific and
Asian Studies
College of Asia and the Pacific,
Australian National University 
Canberra   ACT   0200 

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