Would you like to be part of a team dedicated to supporting Indigenous Peoples and local communities?
Are you eager to contribute to strategies that support climate mitigation, lower deforestation, promote gender equality and help solve long lasting land conflict?
Yes? Then you are in the right place.
Indigenous peoples and local communities live in more than half of the world´s land area yet they legally own less than 10% of their territories. Securing their land and forest rights enables them to have the cultural and economic independence to thrive and continue to protect systems vital to our global climate, fresh water, and food security. The International Land and Forest Tenure Facility (Tenure Facility) offers grants and technical expertise at the speed and scale required to secure tenure and sustainably manage millions of hectares at risk today. The Tenure Facility works directly with the Indigenous Peoples and local communities and their allies’ ensuring laws on community rights are translated into rights recognition on the ground. It supports them to achieve formal legal recognition of their land and forest rights on maps, in laws, and in the plans and operations of governments and private investors. It works strategically with local, national, and international stakeholders to foster community-level partnership and joint action with governments and the private sector.
The Tenure Facility is an international organization based in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Tenure Facility has a secured multi-year funding and the Secretariat, with at the moment 20 staff-members, is therefore looking forward to adding a new team of Grants Officers.
Overview of the position
The Grants Officer reports to the Chief Operating Officer and forms part of the Operations Team. The Grants Officerplays a key role in the implementation of the Tenure Facility´s grant-making and grant supervision processes. He or she will be responsible for undertaking activities related administering and supporting the programmatic aspects of the Tenure Facility’s projects and for ensuring that the Tenure Facility staff, consultants and project partners operate within existing policies guidelines and procedures. While the position comes under the Operations Team, given its strong programmatic focus, the Grants Officer works in close coordination with the Programme Team. The position may involve in-country visits to project partners.
The main responsibilities include:
Preferably masters degree in social sciences and finance; or bachelors degree with at least five years of comparable actual work and direct experience in grant administration, supporting, granting or administering partnerships for human rights, environment, policy change, and or managing related systems. Some key skillscould be an advantage:
For information regarding the positions please contact COO Björn Druse at our office in Stockholm ++ 46 761019905 or send an e-mail to the address below.
Apply by September 15, 2022, with a presentation letter and your CV to
Please mark the application Grants Officer.