Aquaya Editorial Manager Jobs in Kenya

Aquaya Editorial Manager Jobs in Kenya

About the position

  • We are recruiting an Editorial Manager for a full-time position based in Nairobi.

  • The Editorial Manager will report to Aquaya’s Senior Operations Manager, but will work closely with staff across the organization.

  • The primary function of the Editorial Manager is to oversee Junior Editors who will be collecting, organizing, and analyzing information about international water, sanitation, and hygiene related data.

  • This information will feed into Project W, a data hub and future home for comprehensive WASH analytics and sector knowledge and contribute to inherent Aquaya intelligence assets.

  • We are searching for an individual who is detail-oriented, has excellent communication skills, and is eager to learn new methods and technologies.

    The Editorial Manager will be responsible for the following key activities:

  • Assist in hiring of Junior Editors

  • Supervise a team of Junior Editors

  • Assist in development of best practices and documentation to train and mentor Junior Editors

  • Identify and describe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) data from international and domestic stakeholders.

  • Support the establishment of methods for analytical enhancements to the information.

    Criteria for the position

    The following qualifications are necessary for this position:

  • Master’s degree – preference for studies in data/computer science, or environmental science/engineering

  • Familiarity with the water and sanitation sector, including international institutions and typical domestic entities

  • 2+ years of work experience working closely with a small team.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Impeccable attention to detail and

  • Motivated self-starter with a strong results orientation.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to work in fast-paced, unstructured environment.

  • Advanced Excel Workbook and technology skills.

  • Commitment to living in Nairobi on a full-time basis. Working remotely or maintaining a part-time residency in Nairobi are not options for this position. Some considerations will be made during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Ability to successfully manage multiple and changing priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, while maintaining a positive and productive attitude and a good sense of humor!

    Compensation and Benefits

  • This is a full-time position, with an initial 1-month probationary period as a contractor.

  • Successful candidates will be offered full-time employment following the first month. Aquaya offers competitive salaries that are commensurate with experience.

  • Candidates successful beyond the first month will be eligible for benefits, including medical insurance and enrollment in a pension plan.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Aquaya Editorial Manager Jobs in Kenya

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