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CAREERS AT IBON INTERNATIONAL

Current and recent vacancies are displayed below, together with each job’s description and present status. If you think your skills and experience match the job openings below, kindly send your resumes with cover letter to: Danielle Templonuevo (dtemplonuevo@iboninternational.org).
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Policy Officer for Reality of Aid Network
22 Aug 2019

Reporting to: IBON International Executive Director and to the Reality of Aid Head of Secretariat

Position purpose: IBON International responds to international demand to provide support in research and education to peoples’ movements and grassroots empowerment and advocacy and links these to international initiatives and networks. IBON International initiates and implements international programmes, develops and hosts international networks, initiates and participates in international advocacy campaigns, and establishes regional and country offices where necessary and appropriate. Since 2001, IBON chairs the Reality of Aid Global International Coordinating Committee (ROA-ICC) and hosts the ROA Secretariat.

The ROA Policy Officer will provide policy support for the advocacy campaigns, workshops and publications work of the ROA network including policy formulation, oversight, advising, research writing and communications. The Policy Officer will get guidance from the ROA-ICC regarding policy positions and directions.

The successful candidate will be a competent policy researcher and campaigner. S/he will be familiar with the emerging discourses on aid and development effectiveness; and has experience working with diverse civil society organisations, bilateral and multi-lateral donors. S/he will need to speak and write English to a very high standard. A working knowledge of French and/or Spanish will be desirable.

Key contacts: NGOs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe and North America; donor and developing country governments; officials in organisations such as the OECD, and UN (DCF), etc.

Location of work: Quezon City, Philippines
Contract duration: One-year with 6 months probation; renewable

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Programme Coordinator
1 Aug 2019

Reporting to: Director

Position purpose: IBON International responds to international demand to provide support in research and education to peoples’ movements and grassroots empowerment and advocacy and links these to international initiatives and networks. IBON International initiates and implements international programmes, develops and hosts international networks, initiates and participates in international advocacy campaigns, and establishes regional and country offices where necessary and appropriate.

The Project Manager will provide Programme management support to the IBON International Management Committee (MANCOM) to ensure that the activities indicated under its programme plan are resourced and implemented effectively. As such, the Programme Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day direction, coordination, implementation, control and completion of activities of the Programme. The Programme Manager will coordinate with and get guidance from the MANCOM regarding strategic objectives and outcomes.

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Translation/Communications Officer for French
1 Aug 2019

Reporting to: CPDE Network Manager, Programme Manager, and Executive Secretary
IBON International Executive Director

Position purpose: IBON International responds to international demand to provide support in research and education to peoples’ movements and in grassroots empowerment and advocacy, and links these to international initiatives and networks. IBON International initiates and implements international programmes, develops and hosts international networks, and launches and participates in international advocacy campaigns. It also establishes regional and country offices where necessary and appropriate.
IBON International currently holds the financial management and Global Secretariat functions of the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE), including Communications.
The Translation/Communications Officer for French manages CPDE’s demand-driven translation work. S/He supports and coordinates the translation of internal and external communications of CPDE. S/he will also be primarily responsible for translating key documents, internal exchanges and public communication outputs into French. S/He will coordinate with relevant regional and sectoral focal points, and WGs in bridging information exchange, especially those involving translation and communication in French, between the various levels of CPDE constituencies. S/He will work closely with the CPDE Network Manager, Membership Engagement Officer, Policy and Advocacy Officers, and Communications Officer to animate policy advocacy, to help implement communication plans and to strengthen existing communication platforms. S/He will be reporting directly to the Network Manager.
The successful candidate must be a competent translator, communications planner, writer and coordinator with fluency in the French language and competent French writing skills. S/He has the capacity to articulate CPDE’s position in appropriate written form and publishing platforms. S/He will be familiar with CPDE’s key policy areas and corresponding communication themes and debates where CPDE has substantial involvement.

Issue date: June 26, 2018

Application deadline: July 15, 2018

Location of work: Quezon City, Philippines

Contract Duration: One year with 6 months probation

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VOLUNTEERS/INTERNS
1 Aug 2019

IBON International. Foundation, Inc. invites undergraduate/graduate students of International Studies, Mass Communication, Communications Research or Multi Media Arts and related studies, for an internship/volunteer program. Kindly email to mignacio@iboninternational.org.

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Capacity Development Officer (European Commission Project)
15 Jul 2019

Reporting to: CPDE Coordinator, Programme Manager, and EC Project Manager

Position purpose: IBON International responds to international demand to provide support in research and education to peoples’ movements and grassroots empowerment and advocacy and links these to international initiatives and networks.
IBON International initiates and implements international programmes, develops and hosts international networks, initiates and participates in international advocacy campaigns, and establishes regional and country offices where necessary and appropriate. IBON is the fiscal sponsor of the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) programme and hosts the CPDE Global Secretariat.

The Capacity Development Officer is responsible for coordinating platform efforts on outreach and organisational development, most especially the implementation of Istanbul Principles and the International Framework on CSO Development Effectiveness. The CDO works directly with the regional and sectoral partners of CPDE to drive the capacity development initiatives of the platform at the global and regional levels.

Key contacts:
• Focal persons from constituencies, formations, and implementing units and funding agencies
• CSOs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe and North America; donor and developing country governments

Location of work: Manila (Negotiable)
Contract duration: One year with 6 months probation; renewable until end of 2019

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CPDE Webmaster
15 Jul 2019

Reporting to: CPDE Network Manager and Programme Manager

Working with: CPDE Communications Officer

Position purpose: IBON International responds to international demand to provide support in research and education to peoples’ movements and grassroots empowerment and advocacy and links these to international initiatives and networks. IBON International initiates and implements international programmes, develops and hosts international networks, initiates and participates in international advocacy campaigns, and establishes regional and country offices where necessary and appropriate. IBON is the fiscal sponsor of the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) programme and hosts the CPDE Global Secretariat.

The Webmaster is tasked to ensure CPDE’s online presence utilising communication channels centred around the maintenance of a dynamic and interactive website including its social media interface. The Webmaster is also tasked to contribute to improving internal communications and knowledge management systems though administration of email listserves and online database/intranet.

Key contacts:
• Members of the CPDE Communications Working Group
• CSOs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe and North America; donor and developing country governments; officials in
organisations such as the OECD, UNDP and UN DCF, etc.
• Agencies providing services on graphic design, web developers, IT & social media practitioners, as needed

Issue date: June 21, 2018
Application deadline: July 15, 2018

Location of work: Manila

Contract Duration: One year with 6 months probation; renewable until end of 2018

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CPDE, Programme Assistant
15 Jul 2017

Position title: CPDE, Programme Assistant
Reporting to: Director and to the CPDE Global Coordinator
Position purpose:
IBON International responds to international demand to provide support in research and education to peoples’ movements and grassroots empowerment and advocacy and links these to international initiatives and networks. IBON International initiates and implements international programmes, develops and hosts international networks, initiates and participates in international advocacy campaigns, and establishes regional and country offices where necessary and appropriate

As Programme Assistant, the staff shall provide assistance in all of the Programme Managers/Officers tasks requiring administrative support, i.e. logistics preparation for travels, meetings and conferences, filing of documents, drafting documentation of meetings and conferences, budget preparation, disbursement and liquidation, and other tasks as may be identified necessary by the Secretariat staff.

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