Humanitarian Diplomacy Program Coordinator

at Philippine National Red Cross
Published March 24, 2022
Location Mandaluyong City, Philippines
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


Job description

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Develop PRC advocacy strategy and eventual legislation of the policy into/law into force


  • Monitor and update the status of PRC related bills pending for legislation, PRC Policies for enactment/ enforcement with other stakeholders/ agencies


  • Monitor and update the status of IHL related treaties pending for ratification or accession by the Philippine Government


  • Coordinate with the appropriate committees of the Senate and House of the Representative as to the status of the Red Cross Bill.


  • Network with the concerned government and non-government organizations to gain support for the Red Cross related policy or Bill


  • Organized and attend meetings with congressional legislative officers, government agencies, NGO’s and other interlocutors


  • Define a normal statutory position for the PRC (and possibly the Movement) on the advocacy issues


  • Conceptualize and design lobby advocacy materials for reproduction


  • Systematically plan and improve the capacity of PRC staff and volunteers in humanitarian diplomacy


  • Responsible for organizing disaster law trainings primarily at the Chapter level in coordination with PRC offices, IFRC technical team and other Partners in the country


  • Support movement-wide capacity building initiatives on humanitarian advocacy


  • Mainstream disaster law as core expertise and/or advocacy of national society


  • Act As focal person and ensure all the relevant technical services will be engaged and consulted on the advocacy issues


  • Develop and deliver context specific humanitarian research and analysis, including briefings and reports


  • Coordinate with other PNS present in the country for project specific advocacy matters


  • Assist formulation of plans and budget for the implementation of IHL relative activities


  • Prepare operational budget for field missions, chapter visit and related activities


  • Submit activity reports, monthly, quarterly, and year end to be submitted to NHQ


  • Prepare advocacy materials to be distributed to PRC chapters and requesting agencies


  • Make recommendations to improve program implementation in area of responsibility


Job specifications


  • Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences or any related degree


  • Preferably with 1 year experience


  • Willing to work in Mandaluyong City


Job Type: Full-time


How to apply


All interested applicants must submit their intent letter and CV by email.

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