The Program Officer will assist in developing, managing, and monitoring short- and long-range plans and goals to meet PCPD's objectives consistent with its strategic direction and established priorities.
The job has the following duties and responsibilities:
- Programs Unit Operation
- Assists in developing and implementing Program activities in a timely and accurate manner and in preparing the budget of the Unit;
- Prepares meeting agenda of the Programs and Advocacy Committees, organizes them, and writes the minutes; and
- Attends conferences, meetings, forums, and workshops, among others, to represent PCPD.
- Proposal Development
- Identifies and contacts potential donors for funding and orients them on PCPD’s social enterprise; and
- Drafts proposals to fund the poor’s access to health care to be provided by PCPD’s social enterprise.
- Fund Administration and Management
- Together with the Finance Committee, the Program Officer should regularly track the progress of cash inflows and outflows of funds and monitors the execution of such funds;
- Together with the Finance Committee, the Program Officer should troubleshoot, challenge, and document how bottlenecks have been identified and addressed to serve as inputs in improving fund management;
- Identifies best practices and generates reports to improve increasing the numbers of indigent and poor women, men, and children in accessing quality health care; and
- Maintains project files and databases.
- Constituency Building
- Assists in building and maintaining partnerships and relationships with other organizations, government agencies, and communities to establish a multisectoral constituency who would promote, improve, or change policies that relate to strengthening PCPD’s social enterprise; and
- Identifies, fosters, and maintains partnerships with the commercial private sector as well as with Local Government Units.
- Advocacy and Information
- Assists in conceptualizing, developing and implementing an advocacy and communication plan, including development of information/advocacy materials;
- Identifies vendors and coordinates with them on the production of information and advocacy materials;
- Assists in implementing information dissemination activities, particularly in disseminating results of the progress of PCPD’s social enterprise;
- Reviews external written communications to ensure they meet quality standards and maintain consistent messaging; and
- Scans the external environment on trending topics and issues related to health care and sexual and reproductive health and rights and updates the staff about them.
- Manages and updates the PCPD website; writes policy briefs, news, features, and anything related to women, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and population;
- Helps conceptualize Zoom events and assists in managing them; and
- Performs other related duties that may be assigned by management from time to time.
The position requires the following qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree in the Social Sciences or Development Communication;
- At least five (5) years experience in building partnerships, drafting proposals, and raising funds;
- Knowledge and skills in the areas of social media, health care, women’s health, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and other related fields;
- Experience in conducting research, IEC and advocacy work;
- Understanding and knowledge of the application of basic computer programs, software, and applications such as search engines, spreadsheets, word processors, powerpoint, and databases, among others;
- Excellent planning and organization skills;
- Excellent presentation skills; and
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Interested applicants may submit their application letter and resume to:
Ms. Meriam Lucero
Administration, Human Resources, and Property Management Manager