Program Officer, Asia Programs

Country: United States of America Organization: Freedom House Closing date: 14 Jul 2021 Freedom House is a non-partisan non-governmental organization that monitors, strengthens, and defends human rights and democracy worldwide through programs that support civic activists, research, and advocacy. Freedom House is seeking to add a new Program Officer to our Asia Programs team. This is an opportunity for a rising professional in international program management to further develop their expertise in designing and implementing programs in the Asia region. The Program Officer will provide critical support to several projects, including tracking and managing diverse tasks and deliverables, responding to the needs of field-based staff, drafting reports and other communications, drafting language for subgrants and contracts, and tracking and managing project finances. The PO serves as the key liaison between field staff and the leadership of the Asia team as well as FH’s finance team. The

Director, European Public Partnerships

Country: France
Organization: Conservation International
Closing date: 30 Jun 2021

Position Summary
Building upon a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, Conservation International (CI) empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature for the well-being of people. Founded in 1987, CI is headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area and employs more than 1,000 staff in 30 countries. CI Europe leads CI’s engagement with European partners: European Union institutions, European governments, European corporate and foundations, and other key stakeholders for policy, partnerships and funding opportunities relevant to CI’s global mission.
CI is seeking a Director, European Public Partnerships to maintain and further develop relationships with the French government and other private and corporate partners in France. S/he will raise CI’s profile with key donors, identify and secure funding opportunities and ensure projects and commitments are executed according to the donor’s expectations.
Donor engagement:
• Lead Conservation International’s relationship with French public donors and associated public and private donors.
o Lead communications with donor representatives especially in regards to AFD
o Build donor intelligence (existing and prospective donors)
o Contribute to the definition and delivery of donor engagement strategy
o Support networking and profile-raising activities
o Develop communications tools as needed
o Organize high-level meetings and exchanges for senior CI staff visiting French partners.
• Identify France’s long-term policy priorities related to environment, climate change, biodiversity and development policy and match these priorities with CI projects.
• Raise new public funds to support CI’s field programs, support other CI’s divisions to raise corporate and private funding:
o Identify funding opportunities environment based on the needs and interests of CI’s field programs and technical teams
o Develop relationships with potential fundraising prospects
o Lead proposal development processes
o Lead account management on the project level; and,
o Successfully amplify CI's existing work through new and existing opportunities for public funds
o Keep track of funding and project information using CI’s fundraising systems
• Act as CI’s main point of contact with France-based partners
• Support CI’s goals by promoting CI’s policy objectives in France, sharing strategic contacts, organizing relevant promotion and outreach events and contributing to a coherent approach in France
• Raise awareness about the role of France and other relevant partners within CI and create awareness of the importance of engaging in these partnerships
• Represent CI in relevant meetings and fora
• Contribute to increasing CI'S overall footprint in France
This is a full-time permanent position (Contrat à Durée Indéterminée). Candidates should be EU nationals or have a valid work permit for Europe.
(Applicants who do not meet these minimum requirements will not be considered)
• A bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, public policy, international relations/development studies or natural resource management and minimum seven (7) years of relevant experience
• Good knowledge of French institutional frameworks (contacts in relevant government sectors and associated development communities is a plus)
• Experience to fundraise and network, developing and managing partnerships across a range of stakeholders
• Good understanding of conservation, development and political issues in France, Europe and globally
• Strong program management skills
• Strong writing and oral skills
• Strong proven interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
• Ability to work in a culturally diverse environment that requires collaboration and networking with others in dispersed locations
• Willingness to travel (less than 15% of time)
Excellent command of French and English are indispensable
• Knowledge of one or more additional European languages.
A competitive salary and benefits package is offered commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications are to be submitted through the careers section of the CI website ( Please apply using this link. Within this online application system, please make sure to upload your CV and cover letter. Applications submitted by mail will not be considered.
CI Values
As we pursue our vision and mission, we are guided by these essential and values:
• Passion: We are inspired by nature and cherish the diversity of life in all of its forms.
• Respect: We respect and trust each other, and we embrace our diversity of cultures, talents, and experiences.
• Integrity: We act with integrity and are accountable for our actions.
• Optimism: We are optimistic about the future of life on Earth and are confident that, with our partners, we will achieve unprecedented conservation results.
• Courage: We tirelessly pursue our vision, taking bold action and persevering through challenges

How to apply:

Applications are to be submitted through the careers section of the CI website ( Please apply using this link. Within this online application system, please make sure to upload your CV and cover letter. Applications submitted by mail will not be considered.

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