The Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute Foundation, Inc., (MPI), a training institute whose goal is to empower individuals, institutions, and communities in the Asia-Pacific Region and beyond to be catalysts for peace and social transformation, is seeking a highly qualified individual to be its Director, who will be in charge of the overall operations of MPI. The Director of MPI provides leadership, management, and peacebuilding expertise to the institution to ensure the quality delivery of education, training, research, documentation, and networking. They will advance MPI as a leading and dynamic peacebuilding institute in Asia and the Pacific. They will be responsible for developing strategic directions and working alongside the Board of Trustees, staff, and network of alumni and partners. This position reports to MPI’s Board of Trustees.
Candidates must have relevant working experience in technical and project management experience in the peacebuilding field; experience managing donor funds, including multi-project grants; strong knowledge and experience in budget management and resource mobilization; and supervisory experience, specifically building positive learning environments and leading diverse/multi-disciplinary teams. Experience in non-profit leadership in the peacebuilding field is preferred.
The position is located in Davao City, Philippines, and offers a competitive NGO salary and full benefits. MPI does not offer a moving allowance or housing benefits. Interested applicants should submit a CV and a one-page letter summarizing their interest, experience, and qualifications at the MPI website: https://mpiasia.net/mpi-director-application-form.html or mail or deliver it to The Director at the MPI office, Apt. 301, Casa Graciana Inn, 6 Juna Avenue, Matina, Davao City, on or before June 15, 2023. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified. pdf You may download the full job description here (168 KB) .
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