Project Assistant - Quezon City

Long-term contract
Localisation Quezon City, Philippines
Occasional remote authorized
1 yrs of exp.
Posted on 06-13-2024

ICLEI Southeast Asia

To build and serve a worldwide movement of local governments to achieve tangible improvements in global sustainability, with special focus on environmental conditions through cumulative local actions.

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ICLEI Southeast Asia is currently looking for a Project Assistant who will be expected to assist in projects and tasks implemented by the Secretariat. Qualified applicants must have an understanding of issues related to sustainable energy, sustainable transportation, climate change and urban development, ability in liaising and cooperating with LGUs and other project partners, experience in project support work, good oral and written command of the English language, ability to work with minimal supervision, and an eagerness to learn and contribute to a team-driven atmosphere.

The Project Assistant will work closely with the Regional Program Manager and LEDS Manager in coordinating the overall planning, management, and implementation of projects assigned. This position will perform administrative management and technical support for the effective project implementation and will support the LEDS Manager / Project Officers in close coordination with the Regional Program Manager and Regional Director to ensure the timely accomplishment of project deliverables. The Project Assistant shall also be charged with other regular functions of the Secretariat.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint) is a must.
  • Demonstrated understanding and working knowledge of data collection and analysis.
  • Comfortable with writing at different levels: subject-based writing, reports, journalistic articles, and web-based snippets; keeping in mind the target audience and the medium.
  • Previous volunteering/internship experience in development work or related work for local/national government institutions, NGOs, the private sector is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of local government operational frameworks and processes is an advantage
  • At least a bachelor’s degree in environmental science/management, urban and regional planning, development studies, communication, community development, or another relevant degree, or a combination of relevant education and experience.
  • At least 1 year experience in supporting project on sustainability with local government, international development partners, and/or government and non-government organizations. Nonetheless, fresh graduates are also encouraged to apply.
  • Good command of the English language, both written and spoken.

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