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Philippines: Assistant Program Officer (Open to Philippine Nationals only)

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: The Asia Foundation
Country: Philippines
Closing date: 30 Jul 2017

The successful recruit will support the “Restoring Mutual Trust in Mindanao through People to People (P2P) Engagement” and “Cohesion, Advocacy, Resilience, and Expansive Engagement (CARE) for Peace” of The Asia Foundation Philippines Conflict Management Unit on project activity implementation and monitoring. S/he will work with the Program Manager and Senior Program Officer to deliver the P2P II and CARE for Peace target results and consults with Finance and Administration staff on all logistical, administrative, and financial aspects of project activities.

S/he will closely coordinate and liaise with Consultants, stakeholders, and partners to ensure their support on relevant project activities and reporting requirements. Successful recruit will prepare letter of grants to partners and letter of contracts to Consultants and monitor their deliverables and financial requirements. S/he will provide administrative and logistical assistance to the program team on travel arrangements, events/training/workshop organizing and management.


  • Must have completed a Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Minimum of two (2) years professional experience, preferably with development organizations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Tagalog.
  • Must have strong time management skills and attention to details.
  • Computer proficient in word processing, spreadsheets and database management.
  • Knowledge of the Philippine NGO community and government agencies particularly those working on governance and/or conflict management issues.
  • Knowledge of USAID, DFAT or other international donor agency requirements and regulations is an advantage.

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How to apply:

Please send CV and application letter to not later than July 30, 2017. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will only respond to shortlisted candidates.