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»Policy Officer/Coordinator for Reality of Aid Network-Global

Interested applicants may send their resumes to apadilla@iboninternational.org 
(cc mtayabas@iboninternational.org), addressed to Amy V. Padilla, Deputy Director.

 Position title:

Policy Officer

 Reporting to:

 IBON International Director and to the Reality of Aid (ROA) Head of Secretariat

 Location of work

 Quezon City, Philippines

 Contract duration

 One-year with 6 months probation; renewable

 Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct and oversee research and data-gathering needed for the publications of the ROA network, and coordinate research outputs of regions
  • Coordinate with the ROA International Coordinating Committee (ICC) and Secretariat regarding research, writing, and communications needs for advocacy campaigns
  • Actively participate in strategizing of network advocacy campaigns and programmes, in relating to the targets of advocacy, and in organising advocacy and campaign events and activities
  • Ensure the production of the ROA network publications and advocacy materials including policy papers, position papers, statements, magazines, books, factsheets, reports, brochures, etc.
  • Assist Head of Secretariat in drafting policy briefs in aid of policy discussions, and draft policy statements for the ROA Network
  • Issue media releases in support of ROA’s advocacy and campaign activities, and provide content for websites maintained by the ROA network.
  • Represent the network in behalf of or as instructed by the ICC, as appropriate, in policy arenas
  • Undertake tasks assigned by the ICC Chairperson, and the head of Secretariat that will further the work of the Reality of Aid network 

 Person specifications:  experience, skills and  knowledge

 Required experience, skills and knowledge

  • At least three years’ work experience on policy research and advocacy 
  • Experience working  with bilateral and multilateral donors  and civil society organizations (CSOs) 
  • Experience working in a developing country and/or experienced working with organisations from the Global South 
  • Experience in management of publications and in writing clear reports on complex projects
  • Must  be equipped with research, writing, editing and copy-editing skills
  • Must be good in public-speaking and has excellent inter-personal skills
  • Must have a very high standard of spoken and written English
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook
  • Must have the ability to work in a small team and to work collaboratively with non-government organisations worldwide

 

 Desirable experience, skills and knowledge

  • Making presentations to civil society organisations or decision-makers
  • Involvement in an international network and/or campaign
  • Understanding of current debates on aid and development effectiveness policies
  • Working knowledge of French or Spanish.

 

 Willingness to travel

 



»Webmaster

Interested applicants may send their resumes to apadilla@iboninternational.org 
(cc mtayabas@iboninternational.org), addressed to Amy V. Padilla, Deputy Director.
Note: Deadline for applications is on November 28,2014.

 

 Position title:

WEBMASTER

 Reporting to:

 CPDE Coordinator 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 and deadline

 Issued: Nov 13, 2014

Application deadline: Nov 28, 2014  

 Location of work

 Manila  

 Contract duration

 One year with 6 months probation; renewable until end of 2016

 

 Key responsibilities

Key elements

% Time

 Website development and  management

  • Ensure CSOs and key stakeholders find relevant information about the CPDE in the website
  • Work- out web development and technological enhancements
  • Coordinate website content, website marketing, and management
  • Design and ensure user interface of website’s interactive components 

40

 Social media mobilisation and  management

  • Develop or cause to develop CPDE’s social media plan
  • Produce social media outputs
  • Mobilise CPDE members to contribute to social media outputs, share and disseminate CPDE social media products

20

 Internal Communications and  Knowledge Management

  • Administer/moderate the various listserves of CPDE
  • Manage the intranet and online database
  • Work with other Global Secretariat staff in meeting the internal communications and knowledge management requirements of CPDE

30

 General

  • Coordinate and operate within the guidance of the Communications Working Group
  • Work with the Communications Officer in the preparation of the annual workplan and budget communications component of the CPDE programme
  • Participate in CPDE events, if requested by the CPDE Co-chairs
  • Any other tasks as instructed by the Communications Officer, the Global Coordinator or the Programme Manager

 

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»Bookkeeper

Interested applicants may send their resumes to apadilla@iboninternational.org 
(cc mtayabas@iboninternational.org), addressed to Amy V. Padilla, Deputy Director.

Position title:

Bookkeeper

 Reporting to:

 International Director and to the Finance Manager

 Location of work

 Quezon City, Philippines

 Contract duration

 One-year with 6 months probation; renewable

Key Responsibilities

  • Files and keeps records of all financial transactions (receipts and expenses) of the organization
  • Maintains cash receipts and deposits books
  • Verifies, allocates, and posts details of business transactions to subsidiary accounts in journals or computer files from documents, such as sales slips, invoices, receipts, check stubs, and computer printouts.
  • Reconciles and balances accounts (weekly, monthly, yearly)
  • Issues a monthly financial report that includes Balance Sheet, Statement of Income and Expenses, Changes in Fund Balances, and schedule and summary reports
  • Prepares monthly reports on accounts receivables, accounts payables and inventory
  • Prepares monthly bank reconciliation
  • Assists in the preparations of withholding, Social Security, and other government reports
  • Assists in budget preparation
  • Assists in the annual audit by preparing all audit requirements and attending to the auditors’ inquiries
  • Other Ad-Hoc activities
  • Any other tasks assigned by the International Director and the Finance Manager that will further the work of the Finance Department

 

Person specifications: experience, skills and knowledge

Required experience, skills and knowledge

  • Graduate of B.S. Accountancy
  • At least one (1) year relevant experience in General Accounting and Bookkeeping: preparation of financial reports and handling bank transactions
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office applications particularly Excel and Word

 

Desirable experience, skills and knowledge

  • Good oral and written communication skills  
  • Team player
  • Extremely flexible, working with a constant influx of information
  • Mathematical and analytical skills
  • Ability to concentrate/focus on details
  • Typing skills
  • Can work with people at all levels of an organization
  • Knowledge in Quickbooks is preferred

 

Commitment to IBON International’s purpose and objectives