Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme

Job Opportunity: Technical Officer

November 2, 2022

NTFP-EP Asia is searching for a TECHNICAL OFFICER for the project “Capacity Building on Enhancing Resilience to Forest Fire, and Local Livelihood and Market Linkages

NTFP-EP Asia is an association of 25 members with over 100 partner non-governmental organizations and community-based organizations working with forest-based communities to strengthen their capacity in the sustainable management of natural resources in the Philippines, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Cambodia. Click here to learn more.

PROJECT: “Capacity Building on Enhancing Resilience to Forest Fire, and Local Livelihood and Market Linkages” implemented under the Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSME) component of NTFP-EP Asia with field level activities in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam (CLMV) and all of ASEAN for select regional trainings and publication work in partnership with international organizations.

If interested, apply on or before 24 November 2022 (5:00 PM)

  1. Email your application letter, CV and sample works to applications@ntfp.org addressed to THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR with the subject “Technical Officer, Capacity Building Local Livelihood (Name of applicant)”
  2. Fill-up this form: https://forms.gle/vdtnSYPwtvLRshK68

Reports to: Project Coordinator, CLMV Project

Job Location:  NTFP-EP Asia office (Quezon City, Philippines)

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Graduate of any of the following disciplines: Economics, Business Management, Community Development and Sociology, or any relevant course;
  2. Must have at least five years experience in implementing rural development projects focusing on livelihood and enterprise development;
  3. Proficient in making Project Feasibility Studies;
  4. Proficient in facilitating meetings and trainings;
  5. Fluent in written and spoken English;
  6. Must have excellent report writing skills;
  7. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications;
  8. Able to multi-task and consistently work in a team environment.

JOB SUMMARY

The employee is a member of the Sustainable Climate Adaptive Community Livelihoods (SCAL) Thematic Programme of NTFP-EP and as such contributes through his/her project responsibility to the achievement of the target outcomes of the CLMV Project and the SCAL thematic programme.

ROLES

  • Ensure that the Project Activities in the CLMV project sites are effectively implemented according to the approved plan and budget.
  • Assist the NTFP-EP- CLMV Project Coordinator to identify, establish, and provide mentoring assistance and project management advice to target community partners/leaders in the establishment of viable and sustainable Community Livelihood and Enterprises in coordination with NTFP Project Partners in selected areas in CLMV.

This is full-time work with a maximum six-month probation. Salary range is from Php 35,000 to 45,000 gross per month with basic benefits coverage and commensurate to qualifications. The project will run for three years.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interview.

NTFP-EP is an equal opportunity employer and values the diverse backgrounds of all its applicants. It follows the principles of honesty, trust and respect. It does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind, such as cases involving gender, race, color, age, religion, citizenship, disabilities, sexual orientation, senior citizen status, or any other protected status. This policy follows all applicable laws governing non-discrimination in employment in the Philippines and/or in the CLMV country where the employee or applicant is based.

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