BBC Media Action

  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Part time
BBC Media Action Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
// Finance & Administration Assistant (part time) Job Introduction International News is at the heart of the BBC news.  BBC News Group will employ over 1500 staff in around 70 international bureaux.  It provides multimedia services to a global weekly audience of over 300 million in English, other languages, and by 2018 we will have increased our number of languages to over 38 languages around the clock, every day of the year.  The bureaux react to breaking news, provide news updates and analysis and produce live programme output.  In a highly competitive market, delivering to both UK Licence Fee payers and commercial partners, BBC News services must be reliable and consistent.  We are looking for an Finance & Administration Assistant to join our team in Addis Ababa.  This is a part time role. Role Responsibility Reporting to the International Manager, Middle East & Africa you will be the first point of contact for all guests arriving to the bureau.  You will organise transport, assist with interviews, direct calls and provide general day to day administrative support for staff.  We expect you to manage mail operations, oversee couriers and shipments and ensuring the bureau complies with health and safety procedures.  You will assist with petty cash and basic finance accounts. Are you the right candidate? You will be an experienced administrator with knowledge of working in a fast paced office environment.  Fluency in English plus Amharic, Oromo or Tigrinya is essential.  It is vital that you are extremely organised and able to multi-task and work under pressure.  You will often have multiple deadlines which you will have to meet by planning ahead and keeping on top your workload.  Experience of working in a news or broadcasting environment would be advantageous. Package Description Contract: continuing  Hours: part time Local terms and conditions apply Base: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Any offer of employment is conditional upon you having the right to work in Ethiopia About the BBC We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential. We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.  
Apr 08, 2019