SOMACORE Project Coordinator

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Conservation International

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Quezon City, Philippines

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8 days ago

Solutions for Marine & Coastal Resilience in the Coral Triangle (SOMACORE) Project Coordinator

Project Site/Duty Station : Quezon City, Philippines

Division/Program : Asia Pacific Field Division/Philippines

Application Deadline : 30 November 2022

Type of Contract : Fixed Term, Full Time

Starting Date : 03 January 2023

(subject to approval of Grant Agreement with funder)

Expected Duration of Engagement : 4 years for an anticipated award

Conservation International Philippines Foundation, Inc. (CIPFI) is an Affiliate of CI, a US-based environmental non-profit organization. Our mission is “Building upon a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, empower societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature for the well-being of humanity.” CIPFI applies innovations in science, economics, policy, and community participation to protect the earth’s richest regions of plant and animal diversity in the hotspots, major tropical wilderness areas and key marine ecosystems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Project Coordinator will provide technical, administrative, and organizational support to the CI

SOMACORE Project Management Unit (SPMU). S/he will support the organization of regional learning exchanges, related travel logistics and organize project-related documentation.

In coordination with the Senior Project Manager (SrPM), the Project Coordinator:

  • The Project Coordinator will organize SPMU meetings, online and in person conference calls, workshops, social events and related travel arrangements.
  • S/he will manage travel and related logistics, venue arrangements, processing travel reimbursements and reporting related to these events.
  • The Project Coordinator will support overall SPMU communications including preparing meeting presentations and meeting reports.
  • S/he will collaborate with the SrPM in compiling project related reports and resources, and with the

SrPM and Finance and Administrative Manager in keeping the SPMU budget in check.

  • The Project Coordinator reports to the Senior Project Manager and supports all staff of the SPMU.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science or related field and at least 5 years’ experience in project support, coordination, and logistics
  • With written and verbal communication skills and has solid attention to detail
  • Ability to function well in a multicultural, diverse, and fast-paced work team environment.
  • Comfortable managing multiple duties and adapting to changing priorities.
  • Service focus. Courteous, tactful, and proven ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to work under general supervision and take initiative to solve problems under supervisor direction.
  • Proficient in MS Office and use of technology in virtual and hybrid meetings and events.
  • Ability to work extended work hours to meet project deadlines.

Working Conditions:

(in keeping with Philippine Government and CIPFI regulations health and safety regulations during

COVID-19 pandemic)

  • Typical office environment.
  • Travel to project field areas is expected.
  • Ability to work extended hours to meet deadlines.

CI Values: We expect that all employees will embrace the values of our organization.

Passion: We are inspired by nature and cherish the diversity of life in all of its forms.
Respect: We respect and trust each other, and we embrace our diversity of cultures, talents, and experiences.
Integrity: We act with integrity and are accountable for our actions.
Optimism: We are optimistic about the future of life on Earth and are confident that, with our partners, we will achieve unprecedented conservation results.
Courage: We tirelessly pursue our vision, taking bold action and persevering through challenges.
Teamwork: We work together, recognizing that openness, collaboration and cooperation are fundamental to achieving a healthy and prosperous world for all.

Kindly send letter of intent with your resumé on or before 30 November

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Php41,000.00 - Php50,000.00 per month


  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Quezon City: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)