Policy and Strategic Planning Specialist

Project Description

Live and Learn Tonga (LLT) has requested the support of a Peace Corps Response Volunteer (PCRV) to serve as a Policy and Strategic Planning Specialist. LLT is currently engaging several calls for proposals for potential projects in the WASH and food security space, and LTT has identified a need for improvement in the management of the office operations, including the overall management of the current projects. Additionally, support is needed for designing a localized strategic pathway for LLT and updating current policies.

The PCRV will work closely with project teams to understand current activities and areas of priorities for effective proposal writing. The PCRV will also support development of a localized strategic pathway for LLT and assist with policy review, strategic planning, and implementation. The goal of this assignment is to enable LLT to effectively manage the current projects and operation of the office, including conducting internal review of the annual financial statements, and allow LLT to train staff on proposal writing to assist in the future.

Candidates selected for this position will be arriving in Tonga together as a group, so while the departure dates for the whole group could change, dates cannot be changed for individual candidates.

Partner Information

Live and Learn Tonga (LLT)

Required Skills

• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as management, business, environment, development studies, social sciences, or a related discipline
• 5 years’ experience in proposal writing, strategic planning, and policy review and implementation
• High tolerance for ambiguity and high level of flexibility

The Peace Corps embraces and leverages the diversity of its volunteers as a reflection of America's diversity. Peace Corps Response is committed to reflecting the diversity of the United States in the professionals we send into the field to support the mission of world peace and friendship. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Serving in Tonga

Learn more about the Volunteer experience in Tonga: Get detailed information on culture, communications, housing, health, and safety -- including health and crime statistics -- in order to make a well-informed decision about serving.

Medical Considerations

Before you apply, please review Medical Information for Applicants to learn about the medical clearance process.

#LI-PeaceCorpsOnLinkedIn

Does this sound like the position for you?
Get started on your journey.

Apply Now

What Happens Next?

View PCR FAQs
You can check your application status at any time by logging into your account and clicking on “Job Submission Status,” then checking the “HR Status” column.
Learn more
No. There are separate application processes and applicant portals for the two-year program and Peace Corps Response.
Learn more
If you don't see an opening now that matches your skills, you should continue to monitor open positions, as new opportunities are posted daily.
Learn more