Program Officer

Basic Job Information

Vacancy ID NFA/21/003
No. of Vacancy 1
Employment Type Contract
Job Location Asia Pacific Region (Flexibility of Working from Home)
Offered Salary Negotiable
Deadline Dec. 10, 2021, 17:00 Bangkok Time

Job Specification

Education Level Bachelor
Experience Required More than or equals to 5 years

Job Description

NFA is seeking an experienced Program Officer, based in the Asia Pacific region (with the flexibility of working from home) to support NFA to deliver an upcoming project supported by the COVID-19 Emergency Statelessness Fund (CESF). The project is focused on Actioning the CESF Impact Report published in June 2021 in the Asia-Pacific Region. The project aims to support CESF Consortium members (‘Partners’) in four Asia-Pacific countries (Nepal, Bangladesh, India, and Malaysia) to contextualize the Impact Report and implement the calls to action specified in the Report and fulfill a certain immediate need of the members.

The position will report to the Program Coordinator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the overall management of project implementation
  • Organise and coordinate multi-stakeholder workshops
  • Draft, review and finalize project deliverables
  • Support Program Coordinator and Executive Director in research and capacity strengthening activities of the Consortium members
  • Undertake the daily operations related to the project

Required Qualifications and Experiences:

  • Experience in project planning and delivery.
  • A relevant bachelor’s degree (human rights, law, social work, international relations, development studies, migration studies, or other similar fields)
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills including experience dealing with sensitive stakeholders and information
  • Experience working on statelessness or other related human rights issues would be preferred

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must be eligible to work in Nepal.

NFA values diversity, equality, and inclusivity. Applications are welcome from all backgrounds. We especially encourage people with lived experiences of statelessness to apply. Please send your application in Word or PDF format to [email protected] with the subject line “Application: Program Officer”.

The application should include:

  • A CV of a maximum of 2 pages
  • A cover letter addressing the above-mentioned criteria (maximum 2 pages)
  • Contact details for two referees
  • Writing Sample (Not more than 2000 words)