Applications are being invited for the Facebook/Africa Check Health Fellowship 2022.

The program is a year-long fellowship offered by Africa Check in partnership with Facebook.

It is organized to debunk Covid-19 misinformation and expanding capacity to combat health misinformation, and ultimately, present more reliable information to people.

Level/Field of Study:

The program is a fellowship organized for graduate students.

Host Nationality:

The Facebook / Africa Check Health Fellowship is organized and taken in South Africa.

Eligible Nationality:

The opportunity is open for all African countries.

Job Description:

Below are some of what you will be doing if you are selected for this opportunity;

  • Project managing the successful execution of Africa Check’s special projects, including a new project involving our network of supporters to increase the reach and impact of our work.
  • Driving impactful and effective delivery through proactive and clear communication, strong team coordination, and excellent planning.
  • Leading regular meetings with project teams to discuss progress, and to identify and manage risks.
  • Managing relationships with external service providers, ensuring their work meets the agreed specifications.
  • Contributing to impact tracking and assessment of Africa Check’s work, including reporting on a regular basis.

Requirements for Facebook/Africa Check Health Fellowship

Applicants who wish to apply for this opportunity must meet the following requirements.

  • A bachelor’s degree 
  • Five years’ relevant experience 
  • Excellent results-driven project management skills 
  • Proven ability to apply creative solutions to problems 
  • Resilient self-starter who takes ownership of projects while working collaboratively in a team environment 
  • Proven ability to effectively prioritize when juggling multiple responsibilities while maintaining excellent attention to detail 
  • Demonstrated ability to build and grow effective relationships 
  • An interest in information, specifically in Africa 
  • Experience working across diverse geographies and cultures (advantageous)

How to Apply:

Submit a CV with a cover letter explaining why you would be ideal for the position to info@africacheck.org by 14 September 2022.

If you do not hear from authorities within two weeks from the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Application Deadline: 

14th September 2022

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