IIRR seeks development professionals interested in establishing a career with an international organization. Qualified women are encouraged to apply.
The Field Research Coordinator of, the ClimBeR Project is responsible for planning, facilitating, coordinating, and evaluating program and project-based activities at the community/field level in accordance with program or project plans and budgets. In coordination with other program staff, the post ensures multi-stakeholder participation in the planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of assigned program/project-based activities. Using participatory methods, tools, and techniques, the post performs data collection and analysis for purposes of action research, monitoring, evaluation & learning, proposal development, and program development. The post reports to the ClimBeR Project Manager and coordinates closely with the Guinayangan and Ivisan Learning Community Managers, Philippine Program. The post holder will be based in Silang, Cavite.
- Coordinate with the project team, partners, and stakeholders in planning, implementing, monitoring, and reviewing project-based activities in identified communities.
- Perform sector and organizational analysis, data collection/ preparation, analysis, and interpretation, and review of secondary data to support programming activities consistent with the program/project goals and objectives.
- Contribute to the development of knowledge products from the project such as sourcebooks, research reports, policy briefs, and case studies, among others by conducting desk- and field-based research.
- Contribute to the preparation and development of concept notes, and project proposals by conducting desk-based research.
- Facilitate community education and training activities in areas of technical competence that are essential to ongoing community activities.
- Visit organizations and conduct field missions in consultation with the project team.
- Assist in the formation and strengthening of people’s organizations or trust groups as partners in participatory planning, programming, and management.
- Prepare regular reports and updates including issues and lessons learned from ongoing field activities.
- Ensure project information storage and retrieval.
- Maintain a follow-up system for project activities and deadlines.
- Document project activities.
- Coordinate arrangements of field and training activities – schedule resource persons/ trainers, locations, food, etc.
- Assist in arranging programs for incoming visitors, and make appointments with project stakeholders or IIRR managers, including logistical arrangements and secretarial assistance.
- Collect data from the implementing agencies and obtain information materials, publications, newsletters, etc.
- Review data and information generated by the Projects’ implementing agencies and prepare information materials for briefing and review sessions.
- A degree in agriculture or natural resource management.
- At least five (5) years of field experience in agriculture/ rural development projects.
- Ability to write and edit reports and conduct research.
- Interest in working in development through working with communities.
- Effective written and oral communication skills in English; knowledge of one or more Asian languages a plus.
- Team player and able to work productively with teams.
- Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary and multicultural work environment.
- Computer proficient, with knowledge and experience in word processing and database
Interested applicants who meet the above job criteria may send their (1) electronic application letter (1-2 page) that summarizes key competencies and skills relevant to the job (2) curriculum vitae (3–5-page summary), (3) contact information (telephone, email); and (4) three character references with address and contact email to the email address provided. The closing date of application is 31 May 2023 or until a suitable candidate is identified.
The Human Resources Office
We will respond to short-listed candidates only.
IIRR is an equal-opportunity employer.