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Programme Officer – Strategic Partnerships

Women's Fund Asia - Expires on Apr 03, 2020
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Reference
  • Thailand
  • Not specified
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 5+ years
  • Expat and local
  • Programme Officer Position
Product Development / Management
Job Category
Charity / NGO / Non Profit

Job Description

Women’s Fund Asia (WFA) seeks Programme Officer – Strategic Partnerships for developing and implementing the resource mobilization strategies, to enable a sustainable and resilient WFA, with the institutional, fiscal, and programmatic capacity to undertake its role effectively. The profile is to maintain and develop relationships with institutional donors and participating actively in networking, outreach and planning.

The position requires strong research, analytical and writing skills along with the ability to identify new opportunities and conceptualise new strategies.

We encourage women and trans* persons to apply for the position and are especially grateful for applications from those who identify as lesbian, bisexual, queer, trans* people, intersex people, and people with disabilities. The person can be based anywhere in the mandated countries of WFA.

Interested candidates should submit a CV (not more than 3 pages) and a cover letter. The cover letter should not be more than 750 words and the candidates need to share why are they interested in this position at WFA.

Please apply on or before 25 February 2020. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 30 March 2020. Please review the terms of reference and requirements before applying.

Job Requirements

  1. Minimum of 5-8 years of progressively responsible experience in social justice sector, especially with a feminist organisation in the region.
  2. Experience with a regional organisation is an added advantage
  3. Demonstrated experience of leading/contributing to grant proposal development—both narrative and financial.
  4. Experience in fundraising/networking/communications required, preferably for human rights, women’s rights, and trans* rights.
Academic Qualifications
  1. Master’s degree in any social sciences subjects, law, or any other relevant subject.
Expertise & Skills
  1. Knowledge and understanding of the socio‐political context (with a focus on women/trans*/human rights) in Asia.
  2. Knowledge and understanding of the politics of resourcing and funding ecology a plus
  3. Strong project management experience: ability to monitor, evaluate, and assess impact of multiple projects over multiple years with multiple deliverables and deadlines.
  4. Excellent documentation and analysis skills in English.
  5. Knowledge and familiarity with budgetary analysis and planning.
  6. Ability to communicate extremely well in English and one other regional language[1] is a must; knowing more than one regional language is an asset.
  7. Presentation, coordination, negotiation, building and reviewing systems, assessing impact, and decision-making skills are imperative.
  8. Ability to design, organise, and lead the implementation of work plans and relevant processes.
  9. Strong interpersonal skills and the proven ability to provide leadership to a team and to work in a team environment.
  10. Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, with an international team, based in remote locations, is a must.
  11. High comfort and tolerance to manage stress and role demands, ability to multi-task, prioritise, and self-manage.
  12. Willingness to undertake extensive travel.

[1] Regional languages of WFA countries

About the recruiter

Women's Fund Asia

Women’s Fund Asia is a regional women’s fund, committed to supporting women and trans* people led interventions to enhance and strengthen access to women’s and trans* people’s human rights. ...

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