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The International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) seeks development professionals interested in establishing a career with an international organization. Qualified women are encouraged to apply.

General Description 

The Project Officer is responsible for coordinating and supporting project-related initiatives and activities. S/he will report directly to the Project Manager and coordinate with other team members. The post holder will be based in Silang, Cavite.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinate and support the implementation of the project
  2. Provide technical assistance to project partners using the developed guidelines
  3. Coordinate/facilitate workshops and training in coordination with the project team and local partners
  4. Monitor implementation and ensure that the project is achieving project deliverables as  scheduled
  5. Monitor project budgets and financial expenses; review financial reports and adjust the budget as appropriate
  6. Prepare needed reports such as activity reports, interim reports, and technical reports  and finalize these in consultation with other members of the team as appropriate
  7. Perform finance-related duties and responsibilities such as liquidation of any cash  advances as well as judiciously care for any financial and or non-financial resources  and/or assets and/or property of IIRR
  8. Develop concept notes/project ideas and proposals and contribute to resource generation to grow the program
  9. Manage and maintain operational networks/partnerships in project communities, local  government partners i.e. LGUs and networks
  10. Assist in the formation and strengthening of partners in participatory planning,  programming, and management
  11. Support on the consolidation and synthesis of project results packaged into advocacy  materials in coordination with the project team
  12. Participate in staff capacity development programs, projects, and/or activities that may be assigned from time to time
  13. Perform other related responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated from time to time.


  • A degree in agriculture, environmental science, natural resource management, sociology, geography, or another related discipline (master’s degree an advantage)
  • At least five (5) years of handling field-based projects have worked with organizations and communities on various development projects
  • With strong project management experience: project design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation, preferably in an NGO setting
  • Ability to mobilize communities and resources. Have training and facilitation skills and is knowledgeable of various participatory tools
  • Ability to write and edit reports and conduct research
  • Demonstrated effective writing and oral communication skills
  • Can effectively work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural work environment and is a team player.
  • Computer proficient and uses various applications.
  • Applicants must have the legal right to work in the Philippines

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/phone numbers to the address below. The closing date of application is 31 March 2022 or until a suitable candidate is identified.



We will respond to short-listed candidates only.

IIRR is an equal opportunity employer.