ph-eiti cso msg representative: call for application
This coming May 2018, the term of the regular members of the Philippine Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Multi-Stakeholder Group (PH-EITI MSG) will be ending. We are opening the application to individuals who would best represent the civil society’s interest in the PH-EITI MSG.
Bantay Kita established a process of selection with the following objectives:
To ensure integrity in the selection process
To identify individuals who genuinely represent civil society interests
To balance the need for institutional memory, and infusion of new blood
To assure geographical representation, expertise, and gender balance
A total of seven (7) CSO MSG representatives are open for application: 2 Luzon representatives, 2 Visayas representatives, 1 Mindanao representative, 1 National Capital Region representative, and 1 Indigenous Peoples representative.
Selection Criteria: An individual is qualified to apply if:
Should be a member of organization(s) with legal personality or affiliation to credible alliances and organizations
No affiliation, any direct or indirect engagement, or conflict of interest with the extractive industries whether past or present.
Sufficient authority and ability to speak with conviction on behalf of civil society at Board and Committee meetings
Active engagement in the EITI and knowledge of EITI policies and rules
Sufficient time and willingness to attend monthly PH-EITI MSG meetings and participate in PH-EITI-led activities
Sufficient time and willingness to report back regularly to wider civil society audiences on outcomes of meetings
Demonstrable record of engagement in civil society and advocacy of civil society interests
Has negotiating skills/ public relations skills
Sound experience in and interest to work with a wide spectrum of stakeholder groups (private sector, donors, IFIs, governments, media etc.)
Ability to apply long-term strategic thinking and to balance organizational, local and, national interests
Has not received any compensation from mining entities (e.g. in kind, cash, grants or projects). In the event that a person who was nominated received some grant from the mining company, the person has to defend and justify his/her previous relationship with the extractive company.