Program Officer

Última fecha para aplicar: noviembre 22, 2023
FAFG will hire the services of one person for the following position: Program Officer.


Responsible for coordinating, implementing, executing, and evaluating projects assigned by the Director of Programs and Projects.

Basic requirements

  • Undergraduate degree, studies in business administration, economics, political science, social sciences, international relations or similar.
  • At least three years of experience coordinating, implementing, and monitoring projects, event coordination and logistics, and administrative and procurement processes.
  • General knowledge about strategic planning and management.
  • Spanish 100%
  • English 100% (required) (demonstrable).
  • Excellent writing skills in Spanish.
  • Excellent writing skills in English (required) (demonstrable).
  • Excellent communication skills for diverse of audiences, both in English and Spanish.
  • International experience in other regions or with actors from other regions will be valued.
  • Experience in coordinating events, workshops, and/or trainings.
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Excellent command of advanced Excel.
  • General knowledge about the Guatemalan sociopolitical context.
  • General knowledge about Human Rights and current affairs in the Middle East, Africa and Asia regions.
  • Knowledge about Transitional Justice.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, recognizing and ability to respond quickly to ideas and interests of beneficiaries, partners, and counterparts.
  • Strong ethics and respect for different cultures and religious beliefs of all stakeholders.
  • Strategic vision.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively handle multiple tasks.
  • Reliable and committed.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion in fulfilling work responsibilities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to meet short-term goals.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to travel occasionally outside of Guatemala City and abroad, with short notice.
  • Valid driver’s license.

If selected for the position, you must present the following documents:

  1. Updated CV

    Including work and personal references (telephone numbers and emails)
    Copy of certificates of employment
    Copy of letters of recommendation

  2. Academic Background

    Copy of high school diploma
    Copy of undergraduate degree
    Copy of any other courses or training relevant to your academic background and experience

  3. Copy of updated RTU (SAT)

  4. Copy of personal ID (DPI)

  5. Copy of valid driver’s license

  6. Copy of updated criminal and police records

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