CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Regional Coordinators (Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao)

Job / Position Title:

Regional Coordinator (Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao)

Project Title:

The Climate Reality Project

Appointment:

Nine (9) Months

Start Date:

01 July 2021 – 31 March 2022

The Climate Reality Project Philippines is hosted by the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC), a non-government group promoting climate-resilient and low-carbon development in the Philippines and internationally. Based in Quezon City, it is engaged with the wider international climate and energy policy arena, particularly in Asia. It is recognized for its role in helping advance effective global climate action and the Paris climate agreement.

The Climate Reality Project is a Washington, DC-based non-profit organization founded and chaired by former United States Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore. The mission of The Climate Reality Project is to empower a global cultural movement demanding immediate action on the climate crisis using cutting-edge education and communications strategies to demonstrate the urgency and solvability of the climate crisis.


GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Regional Coordinator  is responsible for the strategic implementation of The Climate Reality Project Philippines priority programs in Luzon, Visayas, or Mindanao, including planning, development, and implementation of capacity development and training programs of Climate Reality Leaders in the region. The Regional Coordinator shall also ensure the development of partnerships in the region.

 

1. SCOPE OF WORK:

The Regional Coordinator will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Support the conduct of a needs assessment of Climate Reality Leaders in the region;
  • Coordinate the implementation of programs and projects of The Climate Reality Project Philippines in the region, including the conduct of preparatory meetings, inception workshops, trainings, and consultations with key stakeholders, Climate Reality Leaders, and volunteers;
  • Support the identification of various opportunities for engagement, including partnerships, with climate Reality Leaders in the region and ensure networking, communication, and information sharing among Climate Reality Leaders in the region, and also with the Branch;
  • Monitor and assess the implementation of programs and projects of The Climate Reality Project Philippines in the region based on pre-identified key results, through a well-designed survey/ feedback mechanism;
  • Maintain an up-to-date regional database of Climate Reality Leaders’ and volunteers’ profiles, contact details, their engagements and initiatives, and respective affiliations.

2. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

The Regional Coordinator will have the following education, professional experience, skills and knowledge:

  • Graduate in a relevant discipline (e.g. social studies, organizational development, human resource, public relations, international relations, public policy, communications, or a related field);
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ extensive professional experience supporting or managing public relations, project management, program and project monitoring and evaluation, institutional and capacity development;
  • Work experience with international organization, national government, local government units, civil society, international organizations will be an advantage;
  • Good understanding of the Government of Philippines, both at national and local levels, and knowledgeable on global and national issues and initiatives in the areas of climate change and green growth climate change agenda;
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English and Filipino;
  • Adept with a variety of multimedia training platforms and methods;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work under pressure and to establish and maintain effective work relationships with people of different backgrounds;
  • Maturity and professional ability to handle sensitive information and ability to respect the confidentiality of such information while working with The Climate Reality Project Philippines and ICSC even after the contract ends; and
  • Ability to lead and work effectively with people from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.

3. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

The Regional Officer will have the following reportorial and supervisory relationships:

  • Directly report to the Branch Manager of The Climate Reality Project Philippines who will conduct regular performance and output evaluation;
  • Maintain coordination with the Engagement Officer of The Climate Reality Project Philippines; and
  • The Regional Coordinator will be home-based and is encouraged to shelter in place and take precautions necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Regional Coordinator must be available online to work with The Climate Reality Project Philippines Branch Manager and Engagement Officer at least four (4) days a week.

Interested applicants may send their cover letter and curriculum vitae at philippines@climatereality.com. The deadline for application is on 15 June 2021 (Tuesday).

Note: The Climate Reality Project Philippines is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Applicants from diverse sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression who have experience in non-profit and development agencies and/or community development are therefore encouraged to apply.