Radio Station

Location Khartoum, Sudan
Date Posted September 28, 2022
Category Communication
Job Type Contract
Currency SDG


The Organization: Search is an international conflict transformation NGO that aims to transform the way individuals, groups, governments and companies deal with conflict – away from adversarial approaches and towards collaborative solutions. Since 2019, Search Sudan designs and implements multifaceted, culturally appropriate and conflict-sensitive programs using a diverse range of tools, including media and training, to promote dialogue, increase knowledge and determine a positive shift in behaviors. Search relies on the media sector in its all projects; this is because the Sudanese media sector has great potential to advance peace, security and state building in Sudan by providing reliable, balanced and timely information to the population, and by informing and educating the Sudanese population about the broader political process occurring in the country. Therefore, it is important to produce accurate, engaging and conflict-sensitive radio programming across Sudan tailored to local consumers. The Project:Search in partnership with the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (CEPPS/IFES), the International Republican Institute (CEPPS/IRI), and the National Democratic Institute(CEPPS/NDI), with associate partners Internews (CEPPS/Internews) are implementing a projectthat supports the development of Sudan’s governance and electoral institutions; promotes inclusive participation of all voters in the elections; and the revival of political parties, civil society organizations, and media. This three-year program, supported by the USAID, targets theentirety of Sudan and has the overall goal to establish and strengthen democratic institutions,stakeholders, and processes that will administer transitional elections and lay the foundations for a more peaceful, inclusive, and democratic Sudan.The Assignment:Search Sudan is seeking an established radio station to broadcast thirty (30) pre-recorded radio program episodes created as part of its ongoing projects. The pre-recorded radio programming discusses topics such as peace, social cohesion and practices of harmonious communities in an apolitical, neutral manner. The selected radio station is expected to air two episodes (each approximately 20 minutes including its theme song) at prime listener hours selected in cooperation with Search. Asides from broadcasting, the station is expected promote the radio drama show through airing the relevant jingle for the show and the organization to encourage listeners to tune in and facilitate feedback sessions from listeners in gender and conflict-sensitive manner.


    • Broadcast a total of 30 episodes of radio programming shared by Search
    • Successfully broadcast radio programs at timeslot agreed on without any interruption or commercial breaks
    • Successfully facilitate feedback sessions after broadcasted episodes in a conflict-sensitive and respectful manner– throughout contract duration
    • Successfully advertise Search’s radio programming by airing the Search jingle to encourage listeners to tune in throughout the week
    • Successfully submit recordings of all sessions facilitated by the station to Search


        • Popular radio station among youth and women
        • Wide and dedicated listenership
        • Provide airtime priority to Search – to be determined in cooperation
        • Should be willing to broadcast Search’s radio programming despite external context
        • Active in radio broadcasting, journalism or radio production in Sudan for at least 3 years
        • Willingness to integrate Search’s radio programming into its advertisement schedule and marketing plans
        • Post recordings of Search’s programs and Q&A sessions on station’s social media platforms to reach a wider audience – if applicableTo apply, interested candidates are requested to submit the following two documents:1. Expression of Interest-inclusive of focal staff member that will coordinate with Search.2. Financial proposal- cost of each 20-minutes broadcasting slot3. Letter of InterestApplication Deadline: October 8th, 2022For any related questions, kindly write to: Mohamed Oleysh at moleysh@sfcg.orgAs job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities. Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. Please see our website for full details of our work. All Search Employees must adhere to the values: Collaboration- Audacity - Tenacity - Empathy - Results. In accordance with these values, Search enforces compliance with the Code of Conduct and related policies on Anti Workplace Harassment, Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Conflict of Interest, and Anti-fraud. Search is committed to safeguarding the interests, rights, and well-being of children, youth, and vulnerable adults with whom it is in contact and to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for children, youth, and vulnerable adults. Search for Common Ground does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. View our code of conduct here and our privacy policy here.Les descriptifs de pouvant ne pouvant être exhaustifs, le titulaire du poste pourra être amené à entreprendre d'autres tâches qui correspondent globalement aux responsabilités clés ci-dessus.Seuls les candidats invités à un entretien seront contactés. Pas d'appels téléphoniques s'il vous plaît. Veuillez consulter notre site Web pour tous les détails de notre mission.Tous les employés de Search doivent adhérer aux valeurs de Search : Collaboration- Audace - Ténacité - Empathie - Résultats. Conformément à ces valeurs, Search fait respecter le code de conduite et les politiques connexes sur la lutte contre le harcèlement au travail, la protection contre l'exploitation et les abus, la protection des enfants, les conflits d'intérêts et la lutte contre la fraude. Search s'engage à préserver les intérêts, les droits et le bien-être des enfants, des jeunes et des adultes vulnérables avec lesquels elle est en contact et à mener ses programmes et ses opérations d'une manière qui soit sûre pour les enfants, les jeunes et les adultes vulnérables.Search for Common Ground ne fait pas et ne doit pas faire de discrimination fondée sur la race, la couleur, la religion (croyance), le sexe, l'expression de genre, l'âge, l'origine nationale (ascendance), le handicap, l'état matrimonial, l'orientation sexuelle ou le statut militaire, dans aucune de ses activités ou opérations.Consultez notre code de conduite ici et notre politique de confidentialité ici.
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