solutions to persistent global problems. With smart projects in the right
places, we promote the empowerment and independence of citizens so that they
can oppose discrimination, inequality, abuse of power, climate change and
depletion of the earth.
has been growing rapidly. Increasing availability of contracting information,
however, will only lead to meaningful change if citizens know about and can
make effective use of that information.
society organisations in low and lower middle income countries to advocate for
more transparency in public contracting and to increase accountability based on
that information. The programme will consist of global advocacy as well as
national capacity building and advocacy in 6 countries in Latin America,
Southeast Asia and Africa.
Southeast Asia (Hivos SEA) seeks qualified Filipinos candidates for the
Regional Program Manager
One year consultancy engagement, with possibility of extension subject to good
performance and funding availability
The Netherlands, Southeast Asia, Africa and Latin America. Each Region will
have a dedicated Regional Programme Manager who will drive the regional
Lobbying and Advocacy agenda in close collaboration with the Country Engagement
: Plan and implement networking/brokering events in the region according
to the annual work plan
: Develop portfolio of partners from civil
society organizations, change agents within government, private sector, media
and tech organizations
needs among partners and initiate mentoring and other training necessary.
Identify common capacity building needs and liaison.
: Establish and maintain good relationships with
stakeholders in country (civil society, tech community, government, private
sector, and media, governance actors). Develop and maintain relationship and
knowledge sharing with the Netherlands Embassy. Coordinate with national civil
society coalitions within the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and other
relevant initiatives such the Extractive Sector Transparency Initiative (EITI)
and Construction Sector Transparency (CoST) among others
to draw lessons and continuously support in-country partnership outputs to highest
possible level of impact. Actively engage in programme-wide learning activities
led by the M&E team.
documentation throughout. Participate in country team meetings and annual
the scoping study for the country in which s/he is based and co-create the
specific country level strategy and approach for implementation.
- Is responsible for
the delivery of a coherent programme of activities in the country in which s/he
is based, in line with the specific country plan and overall objectives.
- Build up a strong
portfolio of partners nationally, identifying change agents on government and
strong partners to act as infomediaries to help translate public contracting
data and document into actionable information
- Contribute to the
programmes monitoring and evaluation using outcome harvesting methodology,
- Coordinate and, where
possible, conduct, capacity development trainings, including areas as advocacy
skills training, analytical capacities to work with complex data, data
journalism and data visualizations and mentoring opportunities
- Coordinate and
participate in national advocacy, broker relationships
- Coordinate with
national civil society coalitions within the Open Government Partnership (OGP)
and other relevant initiatives such the Extractive Sector Transparency
Initiative (EITI) and Construction Sector Transparency (CoST) among others.
- Encourage learning,
sharing new ideas and the scaling-up of successful initiatives
- Organize the
participatory elaboration of joint strategic plans for each country/sector,
which will also feed into a broader regional agenda
- Elaborate risk analysis
together with our partners to ensure that both they and the consortium
understand the personal safety risks of engaging in specific advocacy
activities and elaborate mitigation strategies
- Coordinate with
relevant Dutch embassy in country
- Outreach to reach our
inclusivity goals (including women and ‘offline communities’)
- Identification of
‘champions’ within government and private sector partners
coalition building and support: identifying and building collaborative
relationships with strategic organizations, individuals and initiatives in
support of programme objectives
the possibility to work for an ambitious new international initiative.
the position name you are applying for (‘CED
– Open Contracting’ Philippine based) in the ‘subject’ line of your email.