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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

 



»Accounting Assistant

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

Position title:

Accounting Assistant

 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