Finance and administrative assistant - International Bureaux Management (DRC)
International News is at the heart of the BBC. BBC News Group employs approximately 900 staff in 70 international bureaux. It provides multimedia services to a global weekly audience of over 239 million in English and 40 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 UK Licence Fee payers, UK Tax payers and commercial partners, BBC News services must be reliable and consistent.
The International Bureaux Management team supports all News Group bureaux. The Finance & Administrative Assistant is part of the International Bureaux [“IB”] team.
You will report in first instance to the Hub Bureaux Manager, Francophone Africa who is based in Dakar, Senegal for the day-to-day running of our small Kinshasa Bureau’s finances and administration. You will be responsible for the financial and administrative affairs for all parts of BBC News group in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Ideal Candidate
The sucessful candidate will be an experienced administrator or administrative assistant. You will be fluent in French and English (both written and spoken), with the ability to communicate effectively with a range of people and at all levels of the BBC.
You will have excellent planning and organising skills and the ability to prioritise your workload effectively, under pressure and without supervision.
We are also looking for practical knowledge and skills in using a range of packages, including Word, Excel and accounting packages as well as experience of producing timely and accurate information and reports.
A lively interest in the broadcast news, online news and wider media environment is advantageous in order to give an appreciation of the particular demands it may place on financial and administrative work.
Hours: Part-time (17.5 hours per week)
Local terms and conditions apply
Applicants considered for this position must be DRC nationals.
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