Senior Program Officer, Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation, Gender and Social Inclusion, Philippines

Location: Philippines
Deadline: February 15, 2019

This position is open to Filipino nationals only.

In an increasingly complex and interconnected world, Asia plays a crucial global role. Would you be excited at the prospect of employing your knowledge and skills to improve lives, expand opportunities, and help societies flourish across this dynamic region? You could have this opportunity at The Asia Foundation. Informed by six decades of experience and deep local expertise, The Asia Foundation addresses critical issues affecting Asia in the 21st century: governance and law, economic development, women’s empowerment, environment, and regional cooperation. We work with innovative leaders and communities to build effective institutions and advance path-breaking reforms. Together with our partners, we are committed to Asia’s continued development as a peaceful, just, and thriving region of the world.

The successful recruit for this position will be responsible for the implementation of the Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation (MLE) system and framework developed for the Coalitions for Change (CfC) program. S/he consolidates and analyzes the results and performance of CfC policy reform initiatives against program objectives. S/he develops and deliver program-level learning activities for the organization that will support effective program implementation across the organization. The senior program officer also supports the implementing teams to identify Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI) targets and to monitor and capture its outcomes.

Under the supervision of the program leader, this position will take the lead in reviewing and improving MLE frameworks and systems to support program development, effective implementation, and achievement of results.


  • At least 5 to 7 years of experience in development assistance, preferably from an international development organization.
  • A master’s degree in relevant field: development studies, economics, political science, gender studies, public policy or international development or equivalent years of experience on MLE and/or adaptive programming.
  • Must have extensive and demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation (M&E), knowledge management and gender mainstreaming.
  • Experience in designing and implementing M&E for iterative, innovative and flexible programs is essential. Knowledge of current trends in M&E and experience in adaptive programming and thinking & working politically is an advantage.
  • Must have excellent analytical and English writing skills.
  • Should have strong track-record of working in a diverse team environment with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of the programs and operations of The Asia Foundation or international development organization, such as DFAT is desirable.
  • Knowledge of statistics, STATA or SPSS and MIS is helpful.

Click here for more details about this position. Interested applicants should also complete the Foundation Application Form and send with a letter of intent to on or before February 15, 2019.


Leaders on the Frontlines


Tuesday, September 10, 2019, San Francisco

First president, UN Environment Assembly, Dr. Oyun Sanjaasuren, and former US Secretary of State George Shultz


Leaders on the Frontlines


Tuesday, September 10, 2019, San Francisco