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The Centre for Media and Society (CEMESO) invites applications from interested persons for available positions within our organization.

CEMESO is an independent, non-governmental organization based in Nigeria. It delivers its work through training, research, documentation, advocacy and other methods.

  1. PROGRAMME OFFICER

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Design (or support the design of) for project activities
  2. Develop (or support the development of) materials required for project activities.

iii. Prepare, conduct and report on project activities.

  1. Support project communications and visibility, monitoring and evaluation activities.
  2. Perform related work as assigned.

Competencies

  1. Familiarity with institutions and developments in the Nigerian media industry.
  2. Familiarity with media capacity-building practices in the Nigerian environment.
  3. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  4. Strong analytical, writing and reporting skills.

Qualifications and Experience

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication or related fields including Languages, Linguistics, Political Science, Development Studies, etc.

A higher degree will be an advantage

Experience:

A minimum of six (6) years of professional experience in media practice, research or training or other areas of development work.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in both spoken and written English
  • Skill in any Nigerian (indigenous) language will be an asset.
  1. FINANCE OFFICER

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Keep accurate records for all daily transactions
  2. Process invoices
  • Record accounts payable and accounts receivable
  1. Update internal systems with financial data
  2. Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
  3. Reconcile bank statements
  • Participate in financial audit.
  • Track bank deposits and payments.
  1. Assist with budget preparation
  2. Review and implement financial policies
  3. Perform other tasks assigned

Competencies:

  1. Familiarity with developments in the Nigerian finance sector.
  2. Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  3. Strong financial management and reporting skills
  4. Ability to co-ordinate project finance teams effectively

Qualifications and Experience

Education:

A Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma in Accounting.

Experience:

  • A minimum of six (6) years professional experience in the finance industry, part of which would have been in the development work sector.
  • Good track record in working in the finance and administration of development projects.
  1. ASSISTANT FINANCE OFFICER

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Support the project’s financial management, reporting, accounting, disbursements, records-keeping and related matters.
  2. Processes payments and documents such as invoices, journal vouchers employee reimbursements, and statements.
  3. Verifies items billed against items ordered and received and reconciles differences through follow-up with the vendor and /or other employees.
  4. Posts financial data to appropriate accounts in an automated accounting system, according to instructions.
  5. Reviews on-line transactions for changes and accuracy and corrects errors.
  6. Disburses funds using petty cash and makes change according to specific instructions.
  7. Performs related work as assigned.

Competencies

  1. Familiarity will organizational financial system
  2. Ability to work effectively in a team.
  3. Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  4. Good financial reporting skills

Qualifications and Experience

Education:

A Bachelor’s degree or Higher Diploma in Accounting.

Experience:

A minimum of four (4) years professional experience in the finance or development sector.

Language Requirement:

Fluency in both spoken and written English.

Job Location for all the three (3) positions: Ikeja, Lagos State.

 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified persons should send their CV and cover letters to:   The Manager, Finance and Administration, Centre for Media and Society, Lagos  to: cemesong@hotmail.cominfo@cemesong.org

OR 3, Emina Crescent, Off Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria, on or before 7th June 2024.