Program Officer for JURIS Project

The Asia Foundation

The successful applicant will support JURIS, a 12-month project implemented by The Asia Foundation that provides rapid response assistance to human rights defenders (HRDs) and environmental defenders (EDs) in the Philippines. The Program Officer (PO) will lead the day to day implementation of program activities, coordination with sub-awardees, reporting, and oversee the design, roll out, and implement the program MEL plan. The Program Officer will be responsible for providing the day-to-day supervision and operation, and ensuring effective planning, implementation, monitoring, and assessment of the project. The PO ensures compliance with donor and Foundation regulations, agreement provisions, reporting and
other deadlines, and budgetary monitoring.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have at least 3 years of professional experience related to project management, preferably in the development sector or in an INGO. Must have excellent oral, written, and presentation skills, including the ability to quickly synthesize complex technical and programmatic issues into concise communication and develop high-quality reports based on donor reporting guidelines. Must have effective interpersonal and management skills proven through successful engagement with relevant stakeholders and partner organizations. Must be computer literate in MS Office and have strong team building, management, and administration skills.

How to apply


Applicants must complete and send in The Asia Foundation Application Form (, and portfolio (optional). Applicants may send in the requested documents to [email protected] before the set deadline.

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