IBON International responds to international demand to provide support in research, education and public information on a wide range of policy issues to peoples’ movements and grassroots empowerment advocates, and links these to international initiatives and networks. For this purpose, IBON International produces key outputs in the form of primers, policy briefs, discussion papers, research reports, and other similar publications and presentations.
The Policy Officer will provide policy support for the research, education and public information activities and outputs, including policy formulation, oversight, advising, research writing and communications. The Policy Officer will get direct guidance from the IBON International Director, and coordinative guidance from other IBON program managers, regarding policy positions and directions.
The successful candidate will be a competent policy researcher, writer, and publishing coordinator. S/he will be familiar with the emerging discourses on key policy areas where IBON International has substantial involvement; and has the capacity to articulate IBON’s position in appropriate written form and publishing platforms. S/he will have high English writing skills, and will be familiar with the technical requirements for preparing her outputs into printed or online vehicles.
Applicant specifications: experience, skills and knowledge
1) Essential experience:
2) Desirable experience:
3) Required aptitude, skills and knowledge:
4) Desirable aptitude, skills and knowledge:
5) Willingness to travel