Job Opportunity: Programme Officer At The Global Resilience Partnership

GRP and SouthSouthNorth (SSN) are hiring a Programme officer who will work as part of the GRP Secretariat.

GRP Areas of work: Knowledge Theme: Jobs and livelihoods

The GRP Secretariat is small (10 FTE), diverse international team that convenes and catalyses actions by the Partners and implements specific activities on behalf of the Partnership. The program officer will be hosted by SSN/CDKN and based in Cape Town (as this is an international position working remotely initially will be possible due to Covid-19).

Role Summary:
A significant portion of time for the program officer will be focused on the development of a Resilience Knowledge Coalition (the coalition). The coalition aims to get the best knowledge and practice on resilience used to shape policies, plans and investments to deliver a resilient future. It will deliver this through three core functions: (i) Peer-to-peer learning, (ii) Shaping policy and investment, (iii) Measurement and evidence.

To apply please complete this Google form (Only applications received via the google form will be considered). We are looking to recruit the Programme Officer as soon as possible, application closing date is Friday 27 November 2020.  Unfortunately we are not able to offer feedback on any application made for this job posting. SouthSouthNorth reserves the right not to make an appointment.

For more information, please refer to the Terms of Reference.

GRP is an equal opportunity employer and emphasises the importance of diversity and inclusiveness in the Partnership and the Secretariat. Preference will be given to candidates from the global South.

Contact: For questions please contact Simone Verkaart at or
Geraldine Kwenda at

We look forward to receiving your applications.