africapractice welcomes professionals at all stages of their career. Students or recent graduates join as Associate consultants, whilst experienced professionals can join as Consultants, Senior Consultants, Associate Directors or Directors, depending on their skill set and level of experience.

If you are an outstanding individual who wishes to work within an organisation committed to growth and development in Africa, then we are interested to hear from you. Please view our current vacancies.

Job Title: Photographer

Location: Somalia

Type of contract: 1 year, extendable

Line Manager: Senior Cameraman, MIA, Mogadishu

The Company

africapractice is a strategic advisory firm, operating at the nexus of industry and government. We supply insights and advocacy solutions to corporations, investors, governments and foundations in Africa, enabling them to see more clearly and engage with confidence to realise their goals.


Guided by our vision - an influential and prosperous Africa, inspiring the world – we equip organisations to deploy capital and execute development programmes at scale.


Our solutions are rooted in a deep appreciation of stakeholders and a conviction that sustainable performance depends on building trust, respecting the environment, solving social problems and creating opportunity.


Our clients are among the largest institutions and investors on the African continent. We help them to manage complex relationships with demanding and critical audiences including regulators, media, capital markets, customers and suppliers.


Duties and responsibilities:


  • Perform news related photography assignments;
  • Edit, distribute and archive newsroom photographs and project photographs;
  • Write captions to the photographs;
  • Perform special photography assignments as specified in Tasking Orders by the client;
  • Come up with story ideas on photography and pitch;
  • Audit and edit photos from the sectors and advise sector photographers on picture quality.
  • Train sector photographers and AMISOM staff members on photographic techniques when required.
  • Produce content for social media platforms of AMISOM, UNSOM and UNSOS and share real-time with Team Lead News and Team Lead Digital.




  • Good photographic knowledge and aesthetics;
  • Experience working in a news environment;
  • Ability to work long hours and under pressure;
  • Experience working in conflict zones and under tough conditions;
  • Good organizational skills and ability to plan his/her work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to manage and distribute own work and that of other photographers;
  • Ability to write captions effectively in a clear and precise manner;
  • Ability to work effectively with a team;
  • Is motivated and shows resilience under difficult situations;
  • Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results;



  • Should have undergone tertiary education.
  • Has a minimum of 3 years’ experience in professional photography
  • Has worked with an established media house or news agency



Do you want to join a dynamic and fast-growing company? Please send us your CV along with a covering letter explaining why you think you are suited to this position. Please specify your availability and send the entire application with the reference ‘Photographer’  to: &


Deadline 28/03/2019




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