Project Officer

at Islamic Relief
Published May 29, 2022
Location Maguidanao, Philippines
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


About the position The Project Officer will support the work of the Area Programme Manager in providing support to MBHTE’s Curriculum, Learning and Delivery in particular Basis Education (Kinder to Grade3). The post is expected to assist in the delivery of activities targeted towards building and strengthening the capacity of MBHTE – BARMM, community leaders, and other stakeholders in the assigned AOR to:


Provide a “balanced” K-3 curriculum appropriate to the needs, circumstances and diverse social, ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds in BARMM

In addition, the Project Officer will support the effective integration of critical cross-cutting issues including Islamic Relief’s policy on gender justice, social inclusion and peace building and work on building community support to education and curriculum contextualization and adaptation.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The key responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:


Assist in preparing quality activity designs of activities and projects that are linked to the program goals, end-of-program outcomes, and approved annual plan of the project;

Support in organising activities, which may include coordination and liaising with program partners and stakeholders, technical support in managing the day-to-day operations of activities/program, documentation of the proceedings, budgeting, and drafting of activity accomplishment reports;

Support the MEAL team in its monitoring activities, which may include providing technical support and organizing surveys, key informant interviews, focus group discussions, and gathering of data and information;

Provide support in building the capacity of stakeholders in the areas of curriculum, learning, and delivery, teacher development and monitoring and evaluation;

Provide support to the drafting of annual work plan and six-monthly progress report;

Provide support in conducting the Quarterly Project Reviews, reflection and knowledge sharing sessions;

Gradually take on leadership within technical areas of IR’s programming;

Extend support to other technical areas such as institutional strengthening, policy, planning, and madaris education; and

Other duties as may reasonably be required by the Area Programme Manager consistent with the incumbent’s qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:


The Program Officer should possess the following qualifications and experience:


Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field (desirable);

Strong working experience (at least 3 years) in the areas of institutional capacity development and stakeholders organizing of an educational development project, preferably significant experience with early grades education (K-3) in Mindanao;

Strong knowledge and understanding of the education sector and the Mindanao contexts;

Excellent interpersonal skills and has ability to work effectively with others in a cross-cultural and fragile environment.

Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Tagalog; Proficiency in local languages in the Bangsamoro Region is an advantage;

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Office; and

Excellent coordination, liaising, and events organizing skills;


How to apply


Interested applicants should send their CV with a cover letter with email subject or reference: Project Officer Application.


Islamic Relief Worldwide is a humanitarian and development organization and working in livelihood WASH, and DRR sectors in line with our vision of a caring world where communities are empowered, social obligations are fulfilled, and people respond as one to the suffering of others. We work regardless of ethnicity, religion, political affiliation or gender.


Walk-in applicants and applications sent through Islamic Relief Philippines social media account i.e., Facebook, will not be entertained.

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