Sub-Grants Forum Facilitator

at American Bar Association
Published September 11, 2022
Location Clark Airbase, Philippines
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  




Under its 5-year ACCESS Program, supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), ABA ROLI Philippines requires a service provider to design and facilitate the In-person Annual Subgrant Forum to take place on the 25th and 26th of October in collaboration with the ABA ROLI Philippines Program Team.


ABA ROLI is a non‐profit organization that implements legal reform programs in roughly 50 countries around the world. ABA ROLI has nearly 500 professional staff working abroad and in its Washington, D.C. office. ABA ROLI’s host country partners include judges, lawyers, bar associations, law schools, court administrators, legislatures, ministries of justice, and a wide array of civil society organizations, including human rights groups.


For more than a decade, ABA ROLI has focused on improving court efficiency, increasing business sector confidence, combating corruption, and expanding access to justice in the Philippines. By continuously working with a broad coalition of local partners — trial and appellate courts, the Supreme Court, the Philippine Judicial Academy, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, universities, law schools, and a spectrum of civil society representatives — ABA ROLI is building local capacity to champion and uphold the rule of law.




In consultation with ABA ROLI ACCESS team, the contractual partner will perform the following:


Co‐design the event program based on drafts provided by ABA ROLI, including an event script and methodology for each session, as well as workshop script design

Prepare for, participate in, and provide support to all pre‐meetings with partners, including briefing with presenters and resource persons, and support session rehearsals

Prepare suggested fishbowl questions for each session, with consideration given to the number of CSOs participating/presenting per session

Conduct in-person hosting and facilitation of the 2‐day Forum

Write a summary report on the Annual Subgrant Forum, including feedback and observations.



Attendance during pre‐meetings with partners

Briefings for presenters and resource persons

Support to session rehearsals

A final workshop script design

Suggested fishbowl questions for each session.

In-person hosting and facilitation of the 2‐day Forum

Post-event Summary Report, including feedback and observations





At least 5 years of experience facilitating or moderating in-person events

Knowledge of how non-governmental organizations operate and a working understanding of the Philippine justice system in general

Ability to travel within the Philippines.



Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Tagalog

Ability to encourage participation in discussion

Strong presentation skills and familiarity with information technology and management of online communications in general




Interested applicants must submit the following


Curriculum Vitae

Cover Letter

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