Organization : ADRA Thailand
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 13 Feb 2019
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Deadline : 24 / February / 2019
Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)
Basic Education Support toward Transition Phase IV (BEST IV)
ADRA has been working with vulnerable and marginalized communities in Thailand since 1984. ADRA works with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action.
ADRA Thailand is currently seeking applicants to work at our office in Kanchanaburi for the project entitled Basic Education Support toward Transition (BEST) Phase IV. This project is being implemented in 9 refugee camps along the Thai-Myanmar border.
- 1. Kanchanaburi Area Coordinator
The Area Coordinator will assist the Project Manager and Field Officer to manage the implementation of the BEST project in 2 refugee camps, one in Kanchanaburi province and one in Ratchaburi province, along the Thai – Myanmar border. The Area Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the implementation of projects activities at the field level in Ban Tham Hin and Ban Don Yang camps. This involves working closely with camp based staff, BEST central office in Mae Sot, and with the Vocational Training team also working in Kanchanaburi, to ensure that projects activities are implemented according to established work plans. The Area Coordinator will also build and maintain strong relationships with Thai Authorities, partner agencies and camp based staff.
- Manage, coordinate, implement, monitor and evaluate project activities in the field according to the project proposal, work plans and ADRA Thailand policies and guidelines. This includes working closely with the Project Manager to implement new initiatives in the camps and to develop and implement systems to monitor and evaluate field activities and collect project statistics.
- Assist to manage project procurement processes and expenditure at the field level.
- Produce monthly reports as required.
- Collaboration and support to other ADRA Thailand projects also working in the camps is necessary to build positive relationships and cohesion amongst ADRA projects working side by side and in similar areas;
- Monitor and track activities and project progress in 2 camps.
- Provide feedbac and input into operating systems and projects outputs as requested by Project Manager and Program Coordinator.
- Ensure effective communication and coordinating with the Project Manager and Field Officer to ensure successful project implementation.
- Oversee and work closely with the and Logistics and Procurement Officer to ensure that required materials for activities are delivered to the camp on time and according to plan;
- Prepare and carry out assessments relevant to project activities on time and in collaboration with local partners such as KRCEE and OCEE;
- Coordinate and liaise with OCEE, SCLOs (school community liaison officers), head teachers, teachers, and PTAs to implement project activities;
- Represent ADRA Thailand to Thai Authorities, adjoining Thai communities, camp communities, NGOs/CBOs, donors and others as required;
- Attend monthly or quarterly NGO, MOI, stakeholde meetings related to 2 camps;
- Build and maintain strong working relationships with education stakeholders, any camp-based staff, OCEE and KRCEE;
- Attend, on occasion, head teacher meetings and PTA meetings in camps providing support as needed and fostering positive and fruitful relationships;
- Liaise with Thai Authorities to secure permission and camp passes for ADRA Thailand staff, visitors and materials entering the camps.
- Coordinate field visits by ADRA Thailand senior management staff, Thai Education Authorities, donors and others as required.
- Escalate issues requiring immediate solution for smooth project implementation to the Program Coordinator and Project Manager.
- Perform other tasks as required by the Project Manager.
- Outputs achieved as planned.
- Given tasks and responsibilities carried out according to agreed work plans and deadlines.
- High quality reports produced and submitted adhering to deadlines.
- Budget adhered to.
- Networking and stakeholder relationship built at the local level.
- Practice and maintain effective communication within the scope of responsibility.
- ADRA policies and procedures adhered to.
- Learner attitudes are applied.
Preferred candidates are expected to meet the following:
Minimum Skills & Education Required:
- Bachelor’s degree in education, international development, social science or related field desirable.
- At least 5 years experience working with NGOs/CBOs and a minimum of 2 years in management positions equal to the position responsibilities outlined above.
- Strong English verbal and written language skills.
- Strong Karen and/or Burmese verbal and written language skills.
- Strong Thai verbal skills.
Skills and Abilities:
- Must be willing to travel and work in remote camps along the Thai – Myanmar border (estimated at 50% of time).
- Willingness to implement policies and procedures with a professional and constructive attitude.
- Must have strong operational management skills and be team orientated.
- Good negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
- Ability to take initiative and work with minimum supervision.
- Strong cross-cultural communication skills
- Proficient in Microsoft Windows applications. Ability to accurately review and analyze financial and statistical reports in excel format essential.
- Must have a valid driver’s license.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. If you are interested, please submit your CV and any related documents to our Human Resource Department.
by February 24, 2019
Human Resource Department – ADRA Thailand
Address 178/95 World Club land Soi 2, Moo7, Chiang Mai – Hang Dong Road,
T.Nongkwai A.Hang Dong, Chiang Mai 50230 Tel.053-839402
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