Position: Project Assistant
Official Work Station: Quezon City
Deadline of Application: February 20, 2024
About the Project
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded the Investing in Sustainability and Partnerships for Inclusive Growth and Regenerative Ecosystems “INSPIRE” Project to the Gerry Roxas Foundation on September 14, 2021. INSPIRE is a five-year project that aims to contribute to NRSG’s goal of advancing natural resource resilience, security, and governance through the increased participation and critical engagement of CSOs, media, Indigenous Peoples (IPs), local communities, and the private sector.
About the Post
The Project Assistant performs specialized functions in implementing the project requiring initiative, independence, and confidentiality. The Project Assistant is expected to provide support to the INSPIRE Team in managing requests and flow of information and coordination between the COP, key personnel, GRF’s Executive Directorabouto his work with INSPIRE, and the rest of the project staff.
Duties and Responsibilities
Specifically, the Project Assistant shall perform the following functions:
- Curate and organize photos, videos, social media posts, audio-visual and other information materials provided by grantees, and those taken/prepared by the INSPIRE team and consortium partners during monitoring visits and events. He/she will closely coordinate with the concerned INSPIRE teams in the collection and archiving of these materials.
- Coordinate with the Technical and MEL Team in the tracking and collection of relevant training and activity designs, research and assessment reports, learning and knowledge products, documentation of good conservation practices, and stories of interest in the course of grant implementation. Ensure the completeness of these documents—e.g., proper marking and format as well as the inclusion of references and citations.
- Regularly monitor selected websites, such as SAGE Publications and ScienceDirect, to identify and tag abstracts, research, studies, and publications on biodiversity conservation and natural resource management that can potentially be shared with the grantees.
- Coordinate with the technical team for the preparation of executive summaries or annotations of research studies produced with support from INSPIRE.
- Coordinate with the INSPIRE IT Team in maintaining a cloud-based platform for the storage of these materials. Establish a system for periodic updating, and easy retrieval, on-demand access by, and sharing by target users.
- Perform other tasks as may be required.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or any related field;
- Preferably with experience working in research-related jobs or curating media and knowledge products; fresh graduates are welcome to apply;
- Good communication skills;
- Highly resourceful and keen attention to detail;
- Diligent and must be able to work on-site at Cyberpark Tower 1, Araneta Center, Quezon City;
- Strong organizational skills that reflect an ability to perform multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail;
- Well-developed interpersonal skills, a team player, with the ability to also be effective independently; and
- Proven ability to handle confidential information with maturity and discretion.
Interested applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter highlighting relevant experiences. Include a list of three references with contact information. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted by GRF.
Send applications via email to: [email protected].
The deadline for applications is at 5:00 PM, February 20, 2024.
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