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DW Akademie Project Support in Bangladesh

Status: Closed

Organisation: Deutsche Welle Akademie

Deadline: 15/05/2024

Location: Bangladesh

DW Akademie is seeking applications to support “Freedom of Expression and Media Development in Asia: Journalism of the Future” projects that addresses challenges arising from changing media ecosystems, both in Bangladesh and the region.

Scope of Work

The commission includes the following duties and responsibilities, as required in the course of the project:

  • Work with DW Akademie’s local team in Bangladesh and at headquarters in handling project logistics (incl. acquisition of hotel rooms, workshop facilities, catering, transport and local services for trainings and other activities).
  • Prepare comparative offers for activity-related logistics services.
  • Support in preparing financial reports (collect receipts, explanations, translate bills from Bangla to English/German).
  • Collecting/scanning/project-relevant documents such as feedback forms, photographs of events, press clippings.
  • Translation of project-relevant documents from Bangla into English.
  • Occasionally consecutive interpretation from Bangla into English for German staff.
  • Prior professional experience in administration, preferably in the field of development cooperation/project implementation;
  • Excellent knowledge of administrative work, essentials in book-keeping and reporting of expenses; well-versed with MS Office including Excel;
  • Communicative skills with local and international partners;
  • Excellent Bangla/English skills (Written/oral), knowledge of German is an advantage;
  • Professional experience with consecutive interpretation (English, Bangla) and translation of receipts and texts for reporting.
  • Sound knowledge of the media and media education sector in Bangladesh.
  • Familiarity with German development cooperation instruments and strategies.
Application Guidelines

For more information about this opportunity and to apply, please click here. The deadline for applications is 15 May, 2024.

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