HC3 Nigeria Media Monitor Specialist at Advisor, Media Location: Abuja, Nigeria Background  The USAID HC3 Nigeria Malaria Project funded by the President’s Malaria Initiative



Center for Communication


Health Communication Capacity Collaborative


Job Description

Job Title:  HC3 Nigeria Media Monitor Specialist

Opening Date:   Tue February 6, 2018

Closing Date:  Tue February 20,2018

Reports to: Senior Technical Advisor, Media

Location: Abuja, Nigeria


The USAID HC3 Nigeria Malaria Project funded by the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) works to provide evidence-based, high-quality social and behavior change communication (SBCC) interventions at scale in collaboration with the government of Nigeria. The project is increasing the capacity of the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP)’s Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilization (ACSM) branch at the national and state levels to analyze, develop, plan, implement and monitor evidence-based strategic social and behavior change communication (SBCC) plans and activities to help Nigeria meet its malaria prevention and treatment goals.

Summary: Core to this package of work will be to oversee the buying of broadcast media airtime and closely work with HC3’s media partners and Broadcast monitors to ensure strict broadcast compliance on all HC3’s media contents, especially Radio and Television spots.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Negotiating and purchasing airtime from broadcasters in all HC3 states

  • Maintaining weekly and monthly monitoring report of all HC3 spots and programmes in radio and TV stations in all HC3 states
  • Updating all monitoring information/feedback
  • Liaising with HQ on purchasing contracts and payment of vendors
  • Providing weekly update on programmes and send to Line manager
  • Maintaining regular and ongoing communications with media and non-media partners, keeping them up to date on relevant broadcast developments and reflecting their feedback back to organization.
  • Generating relationship with new media partners (where possible);
  • Working with Media team to negotiate for transmission/broadcast time for all HC3’s programmes
  • Keeping good records of all HC3’s media contents and their broadcast status.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  

  • This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities at this time. With project expansion this status may change over time.

Education and/or Experience:

  • HND or Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years’ experience of working with the Media, Production and Public Relations agency.
  • Proven organizational, communication and interpersonal skills and be well versed in the use of the computer.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, take initiative and make sound judgment while maintaining a team players spirit.
  • Ability to multitask and deliver promptly.
  • Strong understanding of the role of communications in development organization.
  • Mentoring, training and developing staff.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills Fluency in both spoken and written English and at least one other Nigerian language
  • Ability to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and work effectively with a diverse range of people

Language Skills: Must be fluent in English, and given the geographic focus of the project, Hausa and/or Igbo is highly desirable.

Application: To apply for this position, please follow the instructions EXACTLY. Any submissions that do not follow the instructions EXACTLY will be discarded without review:

(1)  Your cover letter should include the following:

(a)  Address the education/experience and language skills requirement specified for the position with specific examples where necessary.

(b)  Include the specific date when you would be able to begin work.

( c) A table with the following information regarding your language skills. Scoring: l=Elementary skills, 2=Limited working proficiency, 3= General Professional proficiency, 4= Advanced Professional proficiency, 5= Functional Native proficiency




Language Oral (Score of 1-5) Written (Score of 1-5)
English 4 4
Igbo 3 2
Hausa 5 4

(2) Email your cover letter and curriculum vitae (CV) as one PDF document to hc3nigeria.sta.abuja@gmail.com by 5pm (Abuja time) Tuesday February 20, 2018.

(3)  CV and cover letter PDF file name must be your first and last name in CAPS (e.g.: USMAN SEGUN).

(4)  The subject line of your email should be “HC3 Nigeria Media Monitor Specialists

(5)  Do not include any additional certificates or documentation.