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
Location of work: Quezon City, Philippines
Contract Duration: One year with 6 months probation