officer for fundraising



The primary task of AIPP Officer for Fundraising is to assist in fundraising and financial management of the AIPP secretariat and member-organizations. The work includes the coordination and implementation of the fund-raising strategy of AIPP to secure financial resources and achieve sustainability of its programme implementation on a long-term basis. Specific responsibilities include preparing/finalizing proposals, conducting trainings on finance management for members and partner-organizations, monitoring funding opportunities and providing advise on fund raising.


B. Tasks and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist in the formulation of the AIPP fundraising strategies and coordinate its implementation by the AIPP secretariat
  2. Prepare proposals of AIPP and assist programme coordinators and AIPP members in finalizing their proposals
  3. Conduct research on funders, opportunities and trends in funding for IPs for dissemination to AIPP members and partners
  4. Prepare a simple guide for proposal writing for member-organizations
  5. Conduct trainings on finance management for member-organizations and project-partners 
  6. Assist the finance staff in finalizing finance report to AIPP donors 
  7. Assist programme coordinators and the ASG in finalizing reports to AIPP donors

C. Qualifications:

  1. Should be an indigenous person with experience in working with IP organizations/communities and with sufficient knowledge on indigenous peoples issues and rights
  2. At least three years of work experience in fundraising (project proposal writing and well versed on the Logical Framework (LOGFRAME) for proposal and project management, budget preparation)
  3. Capable to effectively manage a small fundraising team
  4. Capable to coordinate the implementation of fundraising strategies
  5. Skilled in providing training and mentoring on project management
  6. Excellent command of written and spoken English including writing reports and proposals
  7. Posses high level of computer skills
  8. Willing to be based at the Regional Office of AIPP based in Chiang Mai, Thailand
  9. Adaptive to a multicultural working environment
  10. Flexible to do multi-tasks

D. Entitlements:

  1. Salary based on qualifications and subject to the salary scale of AIPP
  2. Benefits: housing allowance, health insurance, and allowance for personal communication and an annual return airfare ticket for family visit; 13th month pay,  providence fund for staff; two weeks paid leave, 2 weeks paid  year-end holiday, 2 weeks non-paid holidays

Work Contract shall be for 1 year (renewable) with six month as probationary period.

The successful applicant shall start work at the AIPP secretariat Office in Chiang Mai by March/April 2012.


  1. Anyone interested shall submit their application form, together with their CV and at least one letter of recommendation/endorsement  and two reference persons with their full contact details. The requirements for application shall be sent to the AIPP Secretary General: and copy to
  2. The deadline of submission is February 15, 2012. Only those qualified shall be considered in the shortlist of applicants.
  3. Shortlisted applicants shall be notified and shall be interviewed via phone from February 28 Feb – 1 March, 2012. 
  4. The decision shall be made within March 2012.