BBC Media Action, BBC’s international development organisation, uses power media communication support people shape own lives. Working broadcasters, governments, other organisations donors, BBC Media Action provides information stimulates positive change the areas governance, health, resilience humanitarian response. This broad reach helps inform, connect empower people around world. BBC Media Action has been in since 2003 has been for programmes such Taste Life, Loy9, Love9Klahan9.
BBC Media Action’s Research Group conducts in order understand our audiences impact our programmes. BBC Media Action has integrated team up 100 specialist qualitative quantitative researchers both the UK our country offices. This team provides and to the development impact assessment media development and communication development projects. We undertake at audience, practitioner, organisation system levels, including:
Formative to guide development projects, including literature reviews, qualitative quantitative primary research.
Pre-testing/piloting media outputs audiences, feed into programme development.
Monitoring progress including audience reactions.
Evaluation the impact our projects.
Research learning about what works media development communication development.
We recruiting Research to lead our team oversee our programme research across our current future projects.
Exec. / Management, Research / Development
Location: Phnom Penh
Department/ Unit: BBC Media Action
Reports To: Country Director, Cambodia
Contract length Continuing
The Research is for delivery all activities conducted inform strategy, content quality to evaluate impact BBC Media Action's media development development communications in Cambodia. She/he responsible leading managing team research staff ensuring research technically well designed, resourced, implemented, reported disseminated a range audiences. The includes line management research officers research assistants building research project management skills. This includes responsibility all project delivery including agency recruitment, instrument and piloting, qualitative quantitative fieldwork, analysis interpretation. She/he responsible supporting staff deliver quality analysis interpretation, ensuring that research useful used by BBC Media Action production creative teams. The Research will collaboratively London Research staff, consultants agencies the team lead design, co-ordination implementation a variety qualitative possibly quantitative activities which inform, guide evaluate activities through key audience media insights.
The is in Phnom Penh will involve regular travel within Cambodia. Some international travel may required.
Manage research delivered by BBC Media Action research team.
Deliver assure quality research, inform media production, outreach capacity building and deliver evaluative to donor requirements.
Lead oversee development research plans, instruments sampling design, commissioning agencies quantitative research, qualitative quantitative analysis interpretation, reporting dissemination research findings time, budget to quality.
Ensure AIM (BBC Media Action’s internal quality assurance process research) being used every steps the process.
Plan monitor resource needs, including creation input into Gantt charts research, and programme plans, maintain update delivery dash board projects.
Manage overall budget research projects, have oversight research and ensure research planned delivered time within forecasted budget.
Support develop research team, including coaching, mentoring and/or training develop research project management skills.
Liaise colleagues the London Research team ensure is delivered line organizational standards requirements.
Undertake quantitative and/or qualitative analysis, ensuring that interpretation supports development media products is thematically appropriate.
Engage proactively collaboratively non-research staff the office, including Country Director creative, production, and finance teams support development use research the production BBC Media Action’s creative outputs.
Prepare deliver internal presentations reports inform creative process, and evaluate effectiveness, contribute project strategy. Synthesize insights research findings business development overall organisation strategic development.
Represent Research team BBC Media Action external internal stakeholders, including disseminating our findings investigating funding opportunities.
Line management Research Officers Research Assistants, when employed the team, including supporting development, motivation technical support.
Participate a senior in Cambodia leadership team.
Required knowledge, and experience
Experience designing managing qualitative quantitative in of practical outcomes.
Strong quantitative and/or qualitative analysis using SPSS similar software qualitative analysis software.
Good IT skills, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Understanding development issues Cambodia.
Desirable knowledge, and experience
Experience mentoring training others research methods
Experience with media organisations applying findings production media outputs broadcast strategy.
Experience with development organisations apply findings develop health, governance, humanitarian response resilience interventions.
The following competencies (behaviors characteristics) have been identified key success the job. Successful are expected demonstrate these competencies.
Strategic Thinking – Can identify vision along the plans that to implemented meet end goal. Evaluates situations, decisions, issues, etc. the short, medium longer-term.
Analytical Thinking – Able simplify complex problems, processes projects into component parts, to explore evaluate systematically. Able identify causal relationships, construct frameworks, problem-solving and/or development.
Decision Making – Is ready able take initiative, originate action be for consequences the decision made.
Imagination / Creative Thinking – Is able transform creative ideas/impulses into practical reality. Can look existing situations problems novel ways come up creative solutions.
Planning Organisation – Is able think ahead order establish efficient appropriate course action self others. Prioritizes plans taking into account the relevant issues factors such deadlines, staffing resources requirements.
Resilience – Can maintain personal effectiveness by managing own emotions the face pressure, setbacks when dealing provocative situations. Can demonstrate approach work that characterized by commitment, motivation energy.
Influencing Persuading – Ability present sound well-reasoned arguments convince others. Can draw a range strategies persuade people a way that results agreement behaviour change.
Communication – The ability get one’s message understood clearly by adopting range styles, tools techniques appropriate the audience the nature the information.
All applicants submit CV an introduction detailing and outlining what can bring the job. Please do not attach certificates. Send to: BBC Media Action address email mentioned the detail. Only short-listed will contacted an interview. Interviews be conducted 15th 16th January. BBC Media Action an equal opportunities employer.
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