Programme Associate (Singapore-based; 10 months contract-part time)

Who are we?

B-Change Foundation (www.b-change.org) is a regional organisation that provides care, support, and advocacy services for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer (LGBTIQ) community in South East Asia through the use of mobile apps, social media, and other technology-based approaches. We have operational presences in Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Singapore.

Our operations in Singapore will support the local LGBTIQ community through engagement of stakeholders on issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity, including issues related to sexual health and HIV.

Our work plan involves engaging with existing community organisations, public stakeholders, private sector, informal groups, and other key influencers in order to raise awareness and improve access to health and social support services.

What are we looking for?

We are now recruiting a new Programme Associate, based in Singapore, to join our team on a part-time project basis to facilitate the stakeholder engagement work.

How to qualify?

A person who is based in Singapore, has strong knowledge of trans* issues and experience working with the trans* community is welcome to join our dynamic, multi-national and multidisciplinary team.

  1. A proven track record in project coordination and/or management.
  2. Highly proficient communication skills in written and spoken English. Proficient in either one of the following languages: Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia, Thai or Simplified Chinese will be advantageous;
  3. Highly developed interpersonal skills with a proven track record in bringing together diverse groups and facilitating dialogue.
  4. Proficient with office software, social media and internet publishing tools. Knowledge of HTML, Wordpress, digital graphics software or video editing software will be an advantage;
  5. Able to work independently, comfortably from home, and with flexible working hours arrangement;
  6. Committed to  working with LGBTIQ individuals, allies, and local organisations;
  7. Familiar with local context on LGBTIQ issues and resources.
  8. Knowledge on sexual health and  HIV-related information and information will be an advantage.
  9. Highly motivated and shows initiative with clear ability to solve problems independently.

Why choose to work with us?

We offer flexible working hours, so you can work on your own time. In this role, you are expected to deliver mutually agreed outputs (based on a 16-hour work week). Other benefits include remote-working (based at home or other location) can be negotiated.

When’s the best time to apply?

The application for this position is closed since 20 December 2015.