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Employment Opportunities in a Foremost Online Publishing Platform, 27th November, 2019

One of Nigeria's foremost Online Publishing platforms is currently expanding its frontiers with the launch of an online health vertical, which is envisaged to become Nigeria’s go-to website in health sector coverage. Thus, they are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Assistant Editor, Health Location: Lagos Slots: 2 Openings Job Description Functional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Research and write stories
  • Manage reporters on specific assignments
  • Edit articles
  • Determine a story's emphasis, length, and format, and organise material accordingly
  • Work under the direction of a Senior Editor as assigned
  • Attend regular editorial meetings
  • Other duties as assigned
Education/Experience/Language Requirements
  • To be successful in this role, you should have experience with health reporting and leads for investigative stories
  • First Degree or equivalent.
  • At least 10 years of proven work experience as a Health Writer, or similar role
  • Portfolio of published articles
  • Strong, proven editing ability, involving writing, line editing, substantive editing, copyediting, tone, and headline creation in English
  • Knowledge of health and wellness
  • Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress)
  • Ability to fact-check long-form content pieces
  • Time-management skills
  • Familiarity with SEO.
Job Title: Investigative Reporter Location: Lagos Slot: 3 Openings Responsibilities
  • News hunting: Makes plans for special coverage of news
  • Special Reporting: S/he will engage in in-depth and investigative reporting of health sector, as it requires experience and expertise
  • To mobilize reporters and see the activities are covered properly and reporters are missing nothing
  • Review copy and correct errors in content, grammar, and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines
  • Comparative study of competitors: S/he analyses the works of competitors and is fully aware of their activities to make for further improvement in their work.
Education/Experience/Language Requirements
  • First degree or equivalent
  • At least eight (8) years of active investigative journalism
  • To be successful in this role, you should have experience with health reporting and leads for investigative stories
  Job Title: Curator and Aggregator Location: Lagos Slots: 2 Openings Responsibilities
  • Gather information for news or human-interest stories on health issues
  • Utilise several sources to gain different perspectives and facts
  • Scour the internet for valuable content
  • Ability to read social media posts thoroughly and create short stories for our website
Education/Experience/Language Requirements
  • One or two years of job experience
  • Ability to speak and write English Language fluently
  • Social media savvy.
  Job Title: Multimedia & Infographics Specialist Location: Lagos Slot: 2 Openings Duties and Responsibilities
  • Creating multimedia designs in liaison with animators, programmers, writers, video producers, sound engineers and artists
Education/Experience/Language Requirements
  • At least two years of on-the-job experience
  • Familiarity with relevant software
  Job Title: Reporter Location: Lagos Slots: 4 Openings Responsibilities
  • In-depth researching and reporting on the health beat
  • Receiving assignments and evaluating leads and tips in order to develop story ideas
  • Discuss issues with editors in order to establish priorities and positions.
Education/Experience/Language requirements
  • At least eight (8) years of on-the-job experience
  • First Degree or equivalent.
  Job Title: Web Developer Location: Lagos Slots: 2 Openings Duties and Responsibilities
  • Writing well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Creating website layout/user interfaces by using standard HTML/CSS practices
  • Integrating data from various back-end services and databases.
Education/Experience/Language Requirements
  • Candidates should possess relevant qualifications.
  Job Title: Copy Editor Location: Lagos Slots: 2 Openings Responsibilities This job requires candidates to be able to perform duties that include the following:
  • Proofread text and correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors
  • Verify factual correctness of information, such as dates and statistics
  • Check text for style, readability, and adherence to editorial policies
  • Arrange page layouts of photos, articles, and advertisements
  • Rewrite text to improve clarity and readability
  • Computer literacy.
  • Candidates should possess relevant qualifications.
  Job Title: Senior Programme Officer Location: Lagos Job Description
  • The Senior Program Officer has no less than five years of on-the-job experience working on grants supported by international organisations such as McArthur Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, etc
  • S/he serves as an intermediate professional position, providing tactical support to the programme division.
  • Specific duties will include development, technical, administrative and financial management support and oversight.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
  • Serve as primary interface with grant financiers and local staff to implement projects
  • Achieve project requirements within budget, established timeframe, standards of quality, and donor satisfaction.
  • Prepare budgets, review and approve field expense reports, wire requests, field wire transfer requests, vendor and consultant payments, etc.
  • Responsible for oversight, critical review, and reporting of project financials in partnership with finance team.
  • Represent programme management at offsite venues for the purpose of business development and information dissemination as directed.
  • Contribute to and inform programme design, knowledge of tools towards implementation of projects, knowledge management and thought leadership, and collection of resources.
  • Work with Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team to design and determine indicators, ensure that team has the tools to monitor progress made towards indicators, periodically check in with team on data collection and progress toward meeting objectives, and share experience with regional teams.
  • Monitor and evaluate project progress and performance, including reviewing deliverables, and make recommendations where project activities may need to be adjusted based on M&E results.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education/Experience/Language Requirements
  • Candidates should possess relevant qualifications.
  Job Title: Project Accountant Location: Lagos Job Description
  • The Project Accountant position is accountable for monitoring the progress of projects, investigating variances, approving expenses, and ensuring that project billings are issued to customers and payments collected.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Create project accounts in the accounting system
  • Maintain project-related records, including contracts and change orders
  • Authorize access to project accounts
  • Authorize the transfer of expenses into and out of project-related accounts
  • Review and approve supplier invoices related to a project
  • Review and approve time sheets for work related to a project
  • Review and approve overhead charges to be applied to a project
  • Review account totals related to project assets and expenses
  • Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management
  • Confer with receivables sta3ff regarding unpaid contract billings
  • Report to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects
  • Close out project accounts upon project completion
  • Create and submit reports related to projects
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, professional qualification such as ICAN, ACCA, etc, detailed knowledge of project contracts and accounting.
  • The Project Accountant has no less than five years of on-the-job experience working on grants supported by international donors such as McArthur Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, etc.
  Deadline: 9th December, 2019. How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application with detailed CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email. Note
  • CV and Application/Cover Letter must be sent as attachment in one file
  • Only those who meet the requirements should apply.
  • incomplete applications won’t be processed.

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