Senior Program Officer, Regional Governance

Job Description

Title: Senior Program Officer, Regional Governance

Company Name: The Asia Foundation

Vacancy: --

Location: Dhaka

Minimum Salary: Negotiable

Experience:
∎ At least 7 years

Published: 18 Jun 2024

Requirements:

Additional Requirements:
∎ 7 years + of professional experience in international development assistance programs, or relevant policy or academic experience, focused on governance, public policy or relevant sectoral issues in the Asia region.
∎ Relevant postgraduate qualification: governance, political economy, public policy, social science research methods, or other field.
∎ Experience of managing development or related initiatives in Asia.
∎ Proven ability to support the communication of analytic products and an understanding of practical, on-the-ground program
∎ Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams and remote teams.
∎ Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and proven interpersonal and intercultural skills and sensitivity, including experience of managing or facilitating multi-agency meetings and approaches.
∎ Sufficient contextual knowledge to rapidly develop a politically astute understanding of governance in South and Southeast Asia.
∎ 7 years + of professional experience in international development assistance programs, or relevant policy or academic experience, focused on governance, public policy or relevant sectoral issues in the Asia region.
∎ Relevant postgraduate qualification: governance, political economy, public policy, social science research methods, or other field.
∎ Experience of managing development or related initiatives in Asia.
∎ Proven ability to support the communication of analytic products and an understanding of practical, on-the-ground program
∎ Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams and remote teams.
∎ Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and proven interpersonal and intercultural skills and sensitivity, including experience of managing or facilitating multi-agency meetings and approaches.
∎ Sufficient contextual knowledge to rapidly develop a politically astute understanding of governance in South and Southeast Asia.

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ The Asia Foundation’s Regional Governance team operates across the Foundation’s governance strategy and programming portfolio throughout its 19 country offices. The team works remotely, with the senior director based in Hanoi and several other team members in Asia and Australia. The team supports the program design and implementation of governance programs and promotes the Foundation as a thought leader in the key sectoral areas in which it operates. Key priorities include building skills and capabilities of Foundation staff and partner organizations, helping country office staff keep abreast of the latest thinking in international development, and connecting the Foundation to relevant regional and international dialogue and fora.
∎ Governance is a broad topic, and, as such, the team’s policy, program, and research efforts are also necessarily varied and expansive. Subtopics and areas of interest include political economy approaches to development, democracy and democratization, inclusion and inequality, decentralization and local governance, judicial and legal sector reform, urban governance, social media and mis- and disinformation, technology and governance, civil society, and civic spaces. They stretch from local case studies of a city, community, or individual organization to national-level thematic or sectoral analyses to subregional and regional assessments.
∎ The team is seeking a new senior program officer to contribute to managing the increasing variety and complexity of the larger and smaller ongoing projects and new initiatives. The senior program officer will support the Governance team in managing budgets, training, research activities, and consultants.
∎ Learn more about this position and apply in bellow link

Employment Status: Full Time

Job Location: Dhaka

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Company Information:
∎ The Asia Foundation
∎ House 5, Road 8, Baridhara, Dhaka - 1212
∎ The Asia Foundation (TAF) is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization committed to the development of a peaceful, prosperous, just, and open Asia-Pacific region. The Foundation supports Asian initiatives to improve governance and law, economic development, women`s empowerment, the environment, and regional cooperation. Among its various development initiatives, TAF has been supporting the promotion of women`s rights and social justice within an Islamic Framework through imams and madrassah teachers in Bangladesh.

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∎ House 5, Road 8, Baridhara, Dhaka - 1212
∎ The Asia Foundation (TAF) is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization committed to the development of a peaceful, prosperous, just, and open Asia-Pacific region. The Foundation supports Asian initiatives to improve governance and law, economic development, women`s empowerment, the environment, and regional cooperation. Among its various development initiatives, TAF has been supporting the promotion of women`s rights and social justice within an Islamic Framework through imams and madrassah teachers in Bangladesh.

Read Before Apply: Please apply only who are fulfilling all the requirements of this job

Application Deadline: 7 Jul 2024

Category: NGO/Development

Source: bdjobs.com

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