Recent Job Vacancies at Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria, 18th January, 2019


Breakthrough ACTION/Nigeria is a new five-year, USAID-funded project. The goal of Breakthrough ACTION/Nigeria is to increase the practice of 17 priority individual and household level behaviors and five provider targeted behaviors in the areas of malaria; maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition; family planning and reproductive health (RH); and tuberculosis, while increasing the capacity of national and sub-national entities to coordinate and oversee quality SBC programming. Implementation will vary by health area across eleven states.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Consultant – Technical Producer
Location:
 Abuja

Scope of Work

  • The consultants will use a pre-existing creative brief to design and create refreshingly new and exciting radio program on MNCH+N thematic area for the project.

Specifically, the consultant will be responsible for:

  • Recruiting a professional Hausa musician for a theme song
  • Recording, mixing and mastering a theme song for the program
  • Designing, recording and mixing unique stings for the program
  • Conducting technical rehearsal with actors/presenters
  • Recording 26 episodes of 25-minute radio program content (drama + factual) within production schedule
  • Editing and mastering for 26 episodes of 25-minute radio content with production schedule
  • The consultant will sign a MOU not to share or use any of the final products from the work with others and not to use them for any other purpose outside this scope of work.
  • Deliverable: high quality and engaging 26-episode radio program on MNCH+N thematic areas.
  • Consultation period: 7 weeks (May 6th-24th June 2019)
  • Supervision and Technical Oversight: The consultant will report directly to BA-Nigeria Program Officer II-Media

Timeline:

  • The Consultant must provide final deliverables by or before 17th of June 2019

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated professional development in radio production
  • Experience recording radio drama for public health related projects
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Access to studio space and recording gadgets to accomplish the scope of work.

Terms of Payment

  • Payment is on daily rate
  • The consultant will be paid 100% of the consultancy upon satisfactory delivery of services.
  • 5% Withholding Tax will also be deducted from the total value of consultancy fees and paid to relevant tax authorities.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter/Expression of Interest and CV as a single PDF file saved with your full name to: hiring@ba-nigeria.org Indicate the title of the consultancy and location as the subject of your email application for the position. e.g. Consultant – Technical Producer – Abuja.

 

Application Deadline 25th January, 2019.

 

 

Job Title: Consultant – Radio Spot Script Writer
Location:
 Abuja

Details

  • Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria hereby seeks proposals from individuals or companies with experience in writing health related radio spots for a social and behavior change program.
  • BA-Nigeria works with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), National and State Malaria Elimination Programs (NMEP/SMEP) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Implementing Partners (IP) to develop comprehensive, costed, state-level Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) programs for malaria, family planning, tuberculosis (TB) and Maternal and Neonatal Child Health Plus Nutrition (MNCH+N) in Nigeria.
  • The consultants will use a pre-existing creative brief to design and create refreshingly new and exciting radio spots scripts on several thematic areas for the project-MNCH+N, Family Planning, TB and Malaria.

Specifically, the consultant will be responsible for writing:

Spot Scripts:

  • The consultant will sign a MOU not to share or use any of the final products from the work with others and not to use them for any other purpose outside this scope of work.
  • Deliverable: Full engagement and participation in the design and writing of exciting radio spot scripts during the consultation period.
  • Consultation period: 1 week (4th-9th March 2019)
  • Supervision and Technical Oversight: The consultants will report directly to BA-Nigeria Senior Program Officer II-Media

Timeline:

  • The Consultant must provide final deliverables by or before 9th of March 2018

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated professional writing content for radio
  • Proven ability to write engaging content for radio (both dramatic and factual info)
  • Experience writing radio spots for public health related projects
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Access to a laptop to accomplish the scope of work
  • Availability during the consultation period.

Terms of Payment

  • Payment is on daily rate
  • The consultant will be paid 100% of the consultancy upon satisfactory delivery of services.
  • 5% Withholding Tax will also be deducted from the total value of consultancy fees and paid to relevant tax authorities.

 

 

Job Title: Consultant – Radio Program Writers
Location:
 Abuja

Details

  • Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria hereby seeks proposals from individuals or companies with experience in writing radio drama and factual program to design content for a Hausa radio program.
  • BA-Nigeria works with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), National and State Malaria Elimination Programs (NMEP/SMEP) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Implementing Partners (IP) to develop comprehensive, costed, state-level Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) programs for malaria, family planning, tuberculosis (TB) and Maternal and Neonatal Child Health Plus Nutrition (MNCH+N) in Nigeria.
  • The consultants will use a pre-existing creative brief to design and create refreshingly new and exciting radio spots scripts on several thematic areas for the project-MNCH+N, Family Planning, TB and Malaria.

Specifically, the consultant will be responsible for writing:

  • Consultation period: 6 weeks (March 11th – 22nd April 2019)
  • Supervision and Technical Oversight: The consultants will report directly to BA-Nigeria Program Officer II-Media
  • Scripts for 26-episode radio program (including drama and factual information). Each episode 25 minutes.
  • The consultant will sign a MOU not to share or use any of the final products of the work with others and not to use them for any other purpose outside this scope of work.
  • Deliverable: 26 Exciting radio program scripts on the MNCH+N thematic area.

Timeline:

  • The Consultant must provide final deliverables by or before 22nd of April 2019

Qualifications

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Access to a laptop to accomplish the scope of work
  • Availability during the consultation period
  • Demonstrated professional writing for radio
  • Proven ability to write engaging content for radio (both dramatic and factual info)
  • Experience developing radio content-drama and factual for public health related projects
  • Experience developing social and behavior change content

Terms of Payment

  • Payment is on daily rate
  • The consultant will be paid 100% of the consultancy upon satisfactory delivery of services.
  • 5% Withholding Tax will also be deducted from the total value of consultancy fees and paid to appropriate tax authorities on behalf of the Consultant.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter/Expression of Interest and CV as a single PDF file saved with your full name to: hiring@ba-nigeria.org candidates should use the following format in the subject line of their email submission “Application for BA-N Spots Writers” followed by candidate’s name-. For example, if a candidate named Grace were applying for the position, the subject line for the submission MUST read: “Application for BA-N Consultant Spot Writer Grace”. Any emails without this exact subject line format will be immediately discarded.

Application Deadline 31st January 2019.

Note

  • The document should be a cover letter first, with bullet points in bold on how the candidate meets the minimum qualifications. Following the cover letter, in the same document, should be the candidates CV.
  • Interested Consultants must also attach script samples (in English or Hausa) and portfolio of previous works with references. Additionally, soft copy attachments or links to audio files (English or Hausa) that demonstrate the applicants work (would be preferred. These links should be in the attached any of the attached documents but not the body of the mail.
  • Interested Consultants should also include financial quotation for the services to be rendered
  • All attached document should have the candidate’s full name as part of the document name e.g. Yanusa Hassan’s Financial Quotation.
  • Only final candidates will be contacted for further engagement
  • Proposals will be scored on the completeness and quality of the technical proposal, quality of the proposed work plan, quality of the budget and accompanying narrative, and relevant experience.

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