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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT - The Ford Foundation, Andean Region Office, seeks two dynamic, innovative Program Officers

07/06/2016 | General News

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT - The Ford Foundation, Andean Region Office, seeks two dynamic, innovative Program Officers

The Ford Foundation, Andean Region Office, seeks two new dynamic, innovative Program Officers based in the new office in Bogotá, Colombia to help drive and shape the foundation’s social justice work in the Andean Region:

  • Program Officer (#6507) with proven experience and knowledge in political and institutional economies, redistributive policies and public budgets to bring a political economy perspective to grantmaking and the team.
  • Program Officer (#6508) who will bring proven experience in policy, institutional and legal analysis to Ford’s work.

The overall goal of Ford’s Andean Region office is to ensure equitable distribution of public and natural resources, driven by people, especially indigenous peoples and Afro-descendants. 

They seek individuals with a track record of leading social justice strategies in relevant thematic areas; a deep understanding of the context of the Andean Region (particularly Colombia and Peru) and social networks/organization therein; exceptional leadership presence and communications skills as well as demonstrated ability to be a productive member of teams and a community of people. A Masters degree in a relevant field of work as well as fluency in Spanish and English are required.

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENTS - APPLICATIONS OPEN UNTIL 30th OF JUNE

Program Officer (#6507)

Program Officer (#6508)

 

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