Program Officer

at Internews Network
Published November 2, 2022
Location Bangkok, Thailand
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  



The Program Officer for Afghanistan will assist the Internews Afghanistan Country Team with project activities and ensure effective program implementation, with a focus on monitoring, evaluation, research and learning (MERL). They will coordinate with Internews partners to support Afghan media and journalists to safely provide public service information. In coordination with the Asia regional-based support staff, the Program Officer provides managerial support as required and assists with planning and reporting on programs.


This is a remote-based position. Our ideal candidate is based in Thailand, Indonesia, or Sri Lanka; candidates based elsewhere will also be considered. You must have work authorization in your location that does not require sponsorship from Internews. Additionally, there are locations in which Internews is not able to support fully remote work.

DAY-TO-DAY TASKS will include:

Provide ongoing overall program management support to the Afghanistan Country Director as required and specifically with reporting and monitoring and evaluation.
Cultivate relationships and understanding of challenges and needs of Afghan journalists in exile and coordinate effectively with diaspora communities.
Build and strengthen relationships with local partner organizations and ensure that implementation is responsive to the needs of partners and beneficiaries.
Support the development and timely implementation of M&E plans and reporting in close cooperation with Internews Afghanistan team.
Assist with the development of reports and proposals for donors
File and archive critical business documents in auditable files.
Coordinate with partners and grantees to ensure their timely submission of MERL data and examples of project impact that meet Internews' standards for quality, detail and clarity.
Manage administrative tasks in accordance with project timelines.
Other duties as assigned.

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