Current Openings

Programme Officer, Advocacy and Research (P2-1)

FORUM-ASIA is implementing a Project from November 2021 to October 2024 to contribute to an enabling environment for fundamental freedoms and sustainable development in Asia.

The Project is implemented through research, capacity building and advocacy activities in six countries (Myanmar, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Mongolia, and Kyrgyzstan).

FORUM-ASIA and its implementing partners from the six countries of focus aim to contribute to an enabling environment for marginalised and vulnerable groups, especially:

  • Those living in a condition of poverty (including religious & ethnic minorities and vulnerable workers)
  • Women and LGBTIQs with various intersectional identities
  • Community-based defenders (including indigenous, land and environmental defenders) and WHRDs

National-level CSOs (including FORUM-ASIA members)

Applicants are requested to fill in the Job Application Form and send it by email together with a self-introduction letter and two recommendation letters to [email protected]asia.org before 17 December 2021, midnight Bangkok Time (UTC+7), stating “Research and Advocacy Programme Officer Application” in the subject line. Please note that late applications will not be considered.

 Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an online interview in the week of 24 January 2022. The application process may include a written or practical assessment.

All qualified individuals regardless of age, race, colour, sex, gender orientation, religion, national origin, disability, or veteran status are encouraged to apply.

Click here to download the full description (PDF).

 


Human Rights Defenders (HRD) Programme Fellow for Afghanistan

FORUM-ASIA’s HRD Programme is a protection measure for human rights defenders (HRDs) and women human rights defenders (WHRD) in Asia. It seeks to facilitate a conducive environment for HRDs/WHRDs towards a more effective and efficient conduct of their work while being conscious of the risks involving their actions. It also pursues provision of practical safeguards for HRDs/WHRDs at risk by reducing both actual and perceived threats stemming from their work and activities.

Reporting to the HRD Programme Manager, the HRD Programme Fellow for Afghanistan will contribute developing and implementing strategy and action plan for the HRD Programme in line with FORUM-ASIA’s overall protection strategies.

Interested applicants must submit the following:

  • A copy of your completed Application Form;
  • A resume and a cover letter (Both in PDF file) explaining interest in the position.

Completed applications must be sent by email to FORUM-ASIA at [email protected] by 3 December 2021, midnight Bangkok Time (UTC +7), stating “Human Rights Defenders Programme Fellow Position (Afghanistan project)in the subject line. Please note that late applications will not be considered.

Click here to download the full description (PDF).

 


 

Consultants Open Call – Fundraising/Resource Mobilisation (Roster)

FORUM-ASIA is looking for experienced Fundraising Consultants to conceptualise and develop competitive donor proposals. Consultants will contribute to diversifying the donor base and increasing the financial sustainability of the Organisation.

Selected candidates will be working with FORUM-ASIA’s Resource Mobilisation Unit and in consultation with FORUM-ASIA staff and senior management team (SMT), members and potential partners. They will coordinate the development of proposals in a consultative manner and in accordance with internal Resource Mobilisation Process Guidelines.

The ideal candidates will have relevant experience and skills in project conceptualisation, design and drafting; organisational budgeting; logical framework and; results-based management. Extensive experience working in the human rights nonprofit sector is essential.

Interested applicants are requested to fill in the Application Form and return it by email together with CV, your portfolio and a cover letter (all in .pdf files) to [email protected] with subject: Fundraising Consultant Application_NAME in the subject line.

Click here to download the full description (PDF).

 


 

Freelancers Open Call – Multiple positions

FORUM-ASIA is looking for creative freelance Copy Editors (English), Videographers and Video Editors, Animators, Graphic Designers and Interpreters (Thai/English, Nepali/English) to produce high quality and visualised materials to expand the organisation’s  outreach, both off line and online.

General qualifications

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as communication, graphic design, journalism, social science.
  • Practical experiences in creating audience-engaging communication materials
  • Working proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Fluency in an Asian language is highly desirable
  • Professional affiliations and licenses an asset
  • Formal training on communication an asset
  • For interpreters – Ability to interpret from English to Thai/Nepali and vice versa

Available Positions

  • Copy editor (English)
  • Videographer and editor
  • Animator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Interpreter

Click here to download a complete job description.

Interested applicants are requested to fill in the Application Form and return it by email together with CV, your portfolio and a cover letter (all in .pdf files) to [email protected] with subject: Freelancer POSITION Application_NAME” (e.g. Freelancer Animator Application_Your Full Name) in the subject line.

 

 


 

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