Mongolia Officer

Mongolia 🇲🇳

he Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) is a nonprofit policy institute and grant-making organization that promotes the responsible management of oil, gas and mineral resources for the benefit of all.  Improving natural resource governance is one of the most significant development challenges of the decade and will determine the future of 1 billion people globally who live in scarcity in the midst of resource abundance. 

Job Overview/Summary:   

NRGI seeks a Mongolia Officer to provide necessary support for NRGI’s work in Mongolia. The Mongolia Officer is the key person in implementing NRGI’s Country Strategy in Mongolia and will be actively involved in NRGI’s work with key stakeholders in the extractive industry, including government, civil society and other oversight institutions. 

Job requirements:

Demonstrated Knowledge and Experience

  • At least five years of relevant professional work experience in public, international or non-governmental organizations;
  • Experience in designing and implementing project related activities;
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methodologies in theory and in practice;
  • Experience working with parliament, government, State Owned Enterprises (SOEs), non-government organizations (NGOs) and media on governance issues;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; 
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced work environment, as a team player and as an individual;
  • Experience working on extractive governance issues in Mongolia and international is an advantage;
  • Ability to periodically travel both in country and internationally;
  • Strong event facilitation and capacity building skills;
  • Fluency in English and Mongolian, knowledge of other foreign languages an advantage;
  • Proficiency in MS Office and other essential computer applications;
  • Education
  • University degree, preferably master’s degree in Law, Economics, Public Policy and Administration, Social Sciences or other related fields;

Alignment with NRGI Culture and Mission:

  • Commitment to furthering NRGI’s mission and core values of integrity, intellectual rigor, respect for evidence, innovation, strategic selectivity and independence.
  • Demonstrated ability to be a professional, productive member of a diverse community of people at work, working toward shared goals, with mutual respect and accountability in a fast-paced environment.
  • Personal qualities of capacity for learning, reflection and self-criticism, humility and sense of humor.

Working Environment:  Full-time position, official hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; flexibility required when extended hours are needed to meet deliverables.

Please send a cover letter,  by April 30, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.