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Centre for Democracy & Development (CDD) Recruitment 2020 – Getting hired in the ongoing CDD Recruitment 2020 is based on your ability to meet certain job requirements by Centre for Democracy & Development (CDD).

Before we continue with the list of jobs available, we must know that Centre for Democracy & Development (CDD) Recruitment is free for all applicants that are willing to start their career with Centre for Democracy & Development (CDD). You are advised not to pay any money to anyone for this process.

About Centre for Democracy & Development (CDD)

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 and subsequently registered in Lagos, Nigeria in 1999 as an independent, not-for-profit, research, training, advocacy and capacity building organisation. The Centre was founded to mobilise global opinion and resources for democratic development and provide an independent space to reflect critically on the challenges posed to the democratization and development processes in the West Africa sub region. As the foremost think tank on democratization and development in West Africa, CDD provides alternatives and best practices in support of democracy and good governance in the region.

CDD Recruitment

CDD is in an exciting phase of its development. It is rapidly expanding its capacity to engage on emergent issues that will shape West African affairs in the coming decade. For example, it is expanding its portfolio on technology and society projects, including combatting false information, studying the use of technology in political campaigning, and an online tool to keep the Nigerian president accountable to his campaign policies. CDD will not stop there it is looking into Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies like Artificial Intelligence and how they will impact society. All this builds upon its established capacity to engage on issues of transitional justice, insecurity and conflict, peace and mediation, and gender rights.

Job Title: Script Writer and Producer (Radio Drama & Comedy for Change)
Location:
 Abuja
Strengthening Citizens’ Resistance Against the Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C) project
Primary Audience: Nigerians (rural and urban audience)

Product

  • Radio drama Series Script writer and a producer
  • Comedy for social change Script writer and a producer

About SCRAP-C project

  • The Strengthening Citizen’s Resistance Against the prevalence of corruption (SCRAP-C) project aims to influence social norms and attitudes that help corruption to thrive in Nigeria to effect social change.
  • The project leverages on social capital and social networks to promote a corruption adverse mentality.
  • It also aims to build confidence in Nigerians and values around honesty, integrity, and transparency (HIT) and counter the pessimistic feelings of helplessness associated with the state of corruption in Nigeria.
  • SCRAP-C is being implemented by CDD together with other consortium and implementing partners. It is a 5-year project supported by DFID.

Scope of Work
Radio drama script writer and a producer:

  • It is well established that a good, quality and entertainment-based radio drama would engage, involve, and lean imprints on the audience, particularly on issues relating to corruption.
  • Its impressionable impact on audience would unarguably lead to behavioural change.

CDD-West Africa would be interested in a radio drama script writer and producer that:

  • Raises the knowledge level of people on the strategic collective actions to be taken to mitigate it. This must take cognisance of socio-political, economic, and environmental contexts in Nigeria.
  • The script writer is expected to produce the episode as well.
  • Showcase the impact of corruption (cost of corruption) in Nigeria.
  • Showcase the consequences of not taking actions to address the phenomenon of corruption.
  • Uses real-life issues/problems and what resonates with Nigerian (such as football) to drive conversation around the significance of collective actions to fight corruption in the country.
  • Has the capacity to raise people’s conscious, leading to behavioural changes on corruption-related issues for every Nigerians, irrespective of ethnic, religious, and political affiliations.
  • The drama series will be produced in five languages; Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa, Pidgin English and English language
  • The total cost of production, broken down into budget lines.
  • The radio drama is expected to be produced in English, Pidgin English, Yoruba, Hausa, and Igbo languages.

Comedy for Social Change:

  • Comedy is a powerful source of influence and information. It opens doors to complex issues, persuades people emotionally and can break down social barriers.
  • CDD-West Africa is leveraging on comedy to bring people to understand the consequences and impacts of corruption in Nigeria.
  • As such, the Centre is looking forward to receiving EoI from a qualified vendor on the production of comedy for social change that:

CDD-West Africa would be interested in a script writer and a producer that:

  • Has persuasive power to change corruption averse mentality of Nigerians.
  • Capture attention cut through the clutter, provide access to new information and offer strategic ideas for collective actions against corruption.
  • Articulate specific call to action that is reflective of realities of the day.
  • Is culturally sensitive and use satire to mobilise Nigerians to support anti-corruption campaigns.
  • The comedy for social change is also expected to be produced in English, Pidgin English, Yoruba, Hausa, and Igbo languages.

The technical proposal should include
The technical proposal should capture the following:

  • The Comedy Script outline will be written in clear cut captioned messages being depicted in each scene.
  • Production of the episodes will be in the five (5) selected languages; English, Pidgin English, Yoruba, Hausa, and Igbo languages.
  • Details of technical production process and schedule.
  • Experience of performing similar kind of tasks.
  • The total cost of production, broken down into budget lines.
  • Any submission made by companies must be accompanied by a CAC registration certificate as well as sample work done in the past (if available).

Assessment and Selection of Proposals
Proposals will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Clarity, creativity, contextually relevant, and coherent.
  • Story/script outline and its ability to connect messages with the audience.
  • Feasibility of the workplan
  • Credentials of the applicant
  • Proposed budget

Job Title: Web Developer – Expression of Interest
Location: 
Abuja

Expression of Interest

  • Redesining Of Upright4Nigeria Website
  • Strengthening Citizen’s Resistance Against the Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C) project

Introduction

  • The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) is an independent, not-for-profit, research, training, advocacy, and capacity building organisation established in the United Kingdom in 1997 and registered in Nigeria in 1999. The Centre was established to mobilise global opinion and resources for democratization, development and human security in West Africa also provide alternatives and best practices to the sustenance of democracy and development in the region.
  • The Centre is in search of a web designer who will redesign and manage the Upright4Nigeria anti-corruption website. The website would contain extensive anti-corruption materials, including knowledge products, news stories, captivating and edutaining videos, documentaries, etc. to enlighten the broad spectrum of Nigerians on the danger of corruption.
  • It must be an efficient tool to raise awareness of anti-corruption issues and support the work of development practitioners and other stakeholders on social behavioural change on anti-corruption campaigns. It must also promote web-based whistle-blowing channel that allows Nigerians to report and get feedback on corrupt practices in their localities.

About SCRAP-C project:

  • The Strengthening Citizen’s Resistance Against the prevalence of corruption (SCRAP-C) project aims to influence social norms and attitudes that help corruption to thrive in Nigeria to effect social change.
  • The project leverages on social capital and social networks to promote a corruption adverse mentality. It also aims to build confidence in Nigerians and values around honesty, integrity, and transparency (HIT) and counter the pessimistic feelings of helplessness associated with the state of corruption in Nigeria.
  • SCRAP-C is being implemented by CDD together with other consortium and implementing partners. It is a 5-year project supported by DFID.

Project Scope
The work will cover the following activities:

  • It must be UX/UI design based on best practices.
  • Theme design and development.
  • Setting up of CMS on the domain to enable the Centre maintains the site without requiring a dedicated workstation or additional software.
  • Content entry. This will include text and pictures for each page to be created with the initial set-up
  • Brower testing to ensure that it works with modern browsers on laptops, desktops and mobile phones.
  • It must contain features that is reflective of the goal it meant to serve as underscored above.
  • It must be user friendly

The technical proposal should include the following:

  • Details outline of how the design will be conducted and workplan.
  • Specific features of the website and how they will work
  • Experience of performing similar kind of tasks with portfolio.
  • Cost of redesigning the website.
  • Any submission made by companies must be accompanied by a CAC registration certificate.

Requirements

  • At least four years of relevant proven experience (supported by a submitted design portfolio) in the field of web sites design and web applications;
  • Creativity and imagination in proposing suitable designs for web sites, taking into account their purpose, usability and audience;
  • Expertise in HTML 5, Cascading Style Sheets 3, Javascript;
  • Experienced with front-end development frameworks;
  • Extensive knowledge of device and cross-platform browser compatibility restrictions and requirements, including responsive web design;
  • Experience in usability, user analysis and internationalization of web sites;
  • Expertise in using image editing/graphics tools and prototyping tools;
  • Ability to estimate.

Job Title: Researcher (Internship – West African Elections in 2020)

Location: Abuja

Your Role
  • We are offering an exciting role as intern working with the Principal Programs Officer on our Elections engagements. 2019 was a busy year for CDD—Nigeria held National Elections, and CDD partnered with experts, civil society actors, media practitioners and government officials to observe, track disinformation and provide technical support.
  • CDD expects to do the same with elections being held across West Africa in 2020, coronavirus notwithstanding. As we adapt our engagements to the pandemic, we will need an intern to provide support with research, conceptualizing and managing projects; preparing and scheduling meetings, speeches, and presentations.
  • In this role you can expect to be supported by various Programs and Administration staff, especially in the initial phase.
  • This will be a remote internship.
Who You Are
  • Background in Political Science, Public Policy, Political Economy, Law, International Relations, and other Social Sciences/Humanities.
  • Some interest or experience with digital technologies as they relate to elections is desirable.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, willing to assume responsibility
  • Ability to work in an expanding and changing environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; French proficiency is a strong plus.
  • Structured and reliable working attitude, curiosity to learn new things
  • Strong computer literacy in MS Office (PowerPoint, Word & Excel)

Duration:

  • 3-6 months (Starts as soon as possible, please indicate your availability)
What We Offer
  • Our organization has begun to increase its portfolio in politics and technology, including how technology will affect elections in West Africa. This is an emerging area, and thus presents an exciting opportunity to get a sense of what is happening on the ground—perfect for a final year project, term paper, etc. We are willing to provide support towards academic projects where our work aligns closely with the project. Furthermore, to give interns more responsibility and ownership of the program and time at CDD, we are trialing a system where interns spend the last few weeks of their internship selecting the next crop of interns. From the internship requirements to interviews, you decide it all, in consort with fellow interns – a unique teamwork opportunity for sure! We also offer a modest stipend.
Job Title: Research and Scheduling Assistant (Internship – Director’s Office)

Location: Abuja

Your Role
  • We are offering an exciting role as an intern working with the Director of CDD. Here you will work directly with the Director in carrying out her responsibilities.
  • You will be involved in and provide support with her research, which can involve writing literature reviews, concept notes, drafting significant portions of project reports, and so on.
  • You will also support her logistically, conceptualizing and managing projects; preparing and scheduling meetings, speeches, and presentations for her. In this role you can expect to be supported by various Programs and Administration staff, especially in the initial phase.
  • This internship is remote.
Who You Are
  • Background in Political Science, Public Policy, Political Economy, Law, International Relations, Administration or Project Management, Strategic Management, Consulting or Communications.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, willing to assume responsibility
  • Being collaborative, energic, passionate and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work in an expanding and changing environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; French proficiency is a strong plus.
  • Structured and reliable working attitude, curiosity to learn new things
  • Strong computer literacy in MS Office (PowerPoint, Word & Excel)

Duration:

  • 3-6 months (Rolling Applications, you will indicate your availability)
What We Offer
  • Our Director is involved in many thematic areas, so it is a good role for someone looking to develop generalist skills or explore different areas. She is very eager to work with people that bring ideas to the table and has a policy of never turning down good ideas, so you could possibly leave an indelible mark at CDD! Furthermore, to give interns more responsibility and ownership of the program and time at CDD, we are trialing a system where interns spend the last few weeks of their internship selecting the next crop of interns. From the internship requirements to interviews, you decide it all, in consort with fellow interns—a unique teamwork opportunity for sure! We also offer a modest stipend.
Job Title: Editor (Internship)

Location: Abuja

Your Role
  • As a research and advocacy organization, CDD’s written work is essential in fundraising, engaging with stakeholders, and ultimately making sure its engagements achieve the desired outcomes.
  • To bolster the quality of CDD’s publications we have opened an exciting opportunity for two interns to support CDD’s Programs Team.
  • These interns will edit and prepare written proposals, reports, and other communications across CDD’s areas of intervention.
  • This internship will be remote.
Who You Are
  • Excellent command of grammar, usage, style, and tone
  • First-rate organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines
  • Superior proofreading and editing skills
  • Comfortable with complex policy issues
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and PowerPoint)

Duration:

  • 3-6 months (Rolling Applications, you will indicate your availability)
What We Offer
  • We are in the process of creating a CDD editorial and writing guide, to standardize CDD’s writing process – based on your experiences, you will have the opportunity to draft a guide by the end of your internship! To give interns more responsibility and ownership of the program and time at CDD, we are trialing a system where interns spend the last few weeks of their internship selecting the next crop of interns. From the internship requirements to interviews, you decide it all, in consort with fellow interns – a unique teamwork opportunity for sure! We offer a modest stipend.

Method of Application


Interested and qualified in CDD Recruitment should please submit a current resume and a one-page cover letter that tells us why you’re interested in working at CDD and include the days and hours you will be available to work to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

Note

  • Applications without a resume and cover letter will not be considered.
  • Due to the anticipated volume of interest, we are unable to respond to telephone or email inquiries regarding this position. CDD is an equal opportunity employer

Application Deadline  

The CDD Recruitment deadline is going to end on 9th June, 2020.

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