Trias Job Vacancy: Programme Officer - Quezon City, Philippines

Trias, a Belgian development NGO working with local organisations in 14 countries in Asia, Latin America, and Africa is looking for an ex... thumbnail 1 summary
Trias, a Belgian development NGO working with local organisations in 14 countries in Asia, Latin America, and Africa is looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the post of Programme Officer responsible for the strategic and operational management of our programmes in the Philippines.

As Programme Officer, you will be responsible for the strategic and operational management of Trias programmes in the Philippines. You will be in charge of the coordination of programme development and implementation in the respective intervention areas, and in developing new programmes in accordance with Trias strategic framework and the Philippine tactical plan. You will lead the operational translation of the programmes, guide the team in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and support the partners in the management of the programme cycle. In 2016, focus will be on the development of the new programme 2017-2022 and the end-evaluation of the current programme.

You will work in a team of nine staff comprising of technical experts and finance and external communication staff under the direct supervision of the Country Director. You will be based at the Country Office in Quezon City with at least 50% of travels to Bicol.

  • Lead the management of the programme “Creating Movement through Movements 2014-2016” towards social, economic, and environmental sustainability
  • Lead quality programme development, particularly the new programme 2017-2022
  • Lead programme planning, monitoring and evaluation at the level of the Country Office
  • Support the partners with the management of the programme cycle
  • Promote exchange and learning, coordination and cooperation at the level of the partners and Trias team and lead knowledge management at the Country Office
  • Contribute towards synergy development and strategic cooperation with other stakeholders, networking, external communication, and promotion of Trias’ work
The post is open to Philippine nationals ready to work within a multi-cultural organisation. You are a self-motivated creative thinker who is able to work without immediate supervision, and a strong team worker. You are committed to the promotion of an inclusive society and have an interest in and affinity with poverty alleviation, global solidarity, local economic development strategy, and strengthening of membership organisations.

You have the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor/Masters of Science degree by preference in economic sciences; management, business administration, entrepreneurship, accounting, development economics; agriculture, or other social sciences
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in the field of socio-economic development, rural development, and area development, micro-enterprise development
  • Proven technical skills in market integration, marketing and promotion, (social) enterprise development, agricultural development and value chain development, financial services
  • Hands-on experience with management and M&E of multi-partner and foreign funded programs
  • Technical skills in program development, project cycle management, M&E
  • Training and facilitation skills
  • Strong written and oral English communication and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experienced user of Excel, and other MS Office applications. Database development or statistical analysis experience is a plus.
We offer a contract that starts as soon as possible until end of December 2016 with possibility of extension in the 2017-2022 programme. The compensation package includes a salary based on Trias salary grid in due consideration of your relevant experience, medical and travel insurance, government mandated benefits, and other benefits.

Send your resume with motivation letter in English by email to until January 30, 2016. Serious applications will be confirmed receipt. Application interviews with written exam will take place in February 2016.
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