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Organization : The International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 20 Mar 2019
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Deadline : 1 / April / 2019

Open to Internal and External Candidates

 

Position Title               :           Field Assistant

Duty Station                :           Mae Sot, Thailand

Classification               :           General Service Staff (G3), (THB 49,198.25 per month)

Type of Appointment  :            Special Short Term Contract, 9 months with possibility of extension

Desired Start Date      :           As soon as possible

Closing Date               :           01 April 2019

Reference Code          :           SVN013/2019

 

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

 

  1. ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT AND SCOPE:

 

Under the direct supervision of Project Officer, the incumbent will provide clerical support for the implementation and coordination of all project activities taking place in Mae Sot in the context of the EU-funded project “Promoting stability, well-being and harmony for Myanmar Muslims and host communities in Thailand” (DCI-ASIE/2015/369-583).

 

The project will target the continued vulnerabilities and needs of marginalised Myanmar Muslims (including Rohingyas) as well as disadvantaged Thais in host communities located in the provinces of Tak (Mae Sot), Ranong and Phang Nga. The project activities aim to create stability and harmony by improving living conditions and access to services; standardizing response and care; and, creating coherence and predictability in policy, practice and programming that contribute to the overall wellbeing of this vulnerable group and its host community.

 

  1. RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

The successful candidate will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist in providing administrative support with the implementation of project activities in Mae Sot in order to meet project objectives and with the preparation and implementation of the Annual Workplans.
  • Provide administrative assistance in maintaining Standard Operating Procedures in education, protection, legal Aid, health and livelihood.
  • Assist in carrying out regular outreach activities with the target communities in Mae Sot including outreach and information campaigns in line with the Project’s Annual Workplans.
  • Provide support to the Field Coordinator in organising and facilitating meetings, workshops, training seminars, and community activities including participants' travel and administrative arrangements.
  • Assist the Filed Coordinator in collecting and recording updated data/information on migrant rights and policy, including migrant health insurance policies, legal processes, migration flows and challenges encountered by migrants and migrant communities.
  • Contribute to the narrative field report for Mae Sot prepared by the Field Coordinator.
  • Support the Filed Coordinator and Project Assistant with production of information, education and communication materials targeting project partners and government/non-government stakeholders;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Project Officer of Mae Sot.

 

  1. DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES:

 

Values

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

 

Core Competencies

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agree.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.
  1. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

  • University degree in international relations, political science, social science, environmental management, public health, or relevant field or related field with at least one year of relevant work experience.
  • Bachelors’ degree with at least three years of experience.
  • Experience in with an international or intergovernmental organization working on issues related to migrant populations in Thailand.
  • Demonstrated experience in liaising with government officials and in coordinating activities with NGOs and government partners. Experience in sectors such as health, legal aid, education, livelihoods, protection assistance an advantage.
  • Field community experience especially in terms of organizing and coordinating surveys, workshops and trainings.
  • Experience in working effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from various cultures and professional backgrounds at all levels.
  • Good writing, communication and negotiation skills.

 

  1. LANGUAGES:

 

Fluency in English and Thai are required. Knowledge of Burmese or other languages spoken by Burmese Muslims is a strong asset.

 

 

Other:

 

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

 

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.

 

Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighboring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighboring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.

 

 

How to apply:

 

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications along with a duly completed IOM Personal History Form to the IOM Bangkok Human Resources Unit at e-mail bkkrecruitment@iom.int by April 01, 2019 at the latest. The form can be downloaded from http://thailand.iom.int/sites/default/files/Recruitment/IOM%20Personal%20History%20Form%20with%20Declaration.xls Kindly indicate the reference code SVN013/2019 followed by your full name in the subject line.

 

Applications should include: a) a cover letter, indicating the dates of availability; b) a curriculum vitae; c) a duly completed IOM Personal History Form (may be downloaded from http://thailand.iom.int/);

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Posting period:

From 18.03.2019 to 01.04.2019

Contact : bkkrecruitment@iom.int

ผู้ช่วย / Assistant เจ้าหน้าที่ภาคสนาม / Field officer

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