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Program Officer, Pacific Islands

Location: Pacific Islands
Deadline: November 16, 2022

The Asia Foundation is recruiting two full-time program officers to be based in Suva, Fiji. These program officers will work closely with the regional representative in planning, implementing, and monitoring activities, developing innovative and entrepreneurial approaches in delivering and expanding the Foundation’s current programs, as well as identifying emerging issues and new opportunities for possible programming. The successful recruits are expected to closely coordinate and engage with partner organizations, consultants, and other stakeholders to ensure alignment with program objectives, timely delivery of outputs, compliance with the United States Government, other multilateral donors, and the Foundation’s rules on expenditures and overall program management. S/he is also expected to work with the regional representative to deliver the team’s target results and to coordinate with the Foundation’s Finance and Administration unit on all logistical, administrative, and financial aspects of program and grants management related to projects.

The program officers will play an integral role in the Foundation’s work in the Pacific Islands. Reporting directly to the regional representative, the program officers will be involved in a combination of program development, implementation, and fundraising, including grant-making, monitoring, and reporting. In addition, the program officer will support the regional representative in relationship-building with partners and donors, program management and reporting, facilitating travel and visits by Foundation program specialists and consultants, and protocol relations with Pacific Island governments and regional organizations.

The initial contract term will be for two years but can be extended by mutual agreement. Please read the complete information about this position before applying.