Organization : Asia Foundation’s Thailand
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 5 Apr 2019
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Deadline : 22 / April / 2019
THE ASIA FOUNDATION
TITLE: Program Officer – Gender and Women’s Empowerment
REPORTS TO: Senior Program Officer
CONSULTS: Program Manager ASEAN, Senior Program Officers, TAF Country Offices in ASEAN
CONTRACT TERM: 1 year initially, with possibility of extension
SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
The Asia Foundation’s (TAF) Thailand Office is seeking qualified, talented Thai applicants for the position of Program Officer for gender and women’s empowerment.
TAF is exploring new program options for programs to promote gender-sensitive policy reform and development, and empowerment of women and girls. TAF is also implementing a project that promotes the protection of the rights of women and girls, LGBTI community, and people with disabilities, through inter-sectional approaches that support collaboration between organizations representing these communities. TAF’s approach to gender sensitive programming also includes LGBTI people, men and boys.
This Program Officer role will primarily be responsible for developing new gender and women’s empowerment programs in Thailand. These new programs will be closely linked to the Foundation’s Women’s Empowerment Programs (WEP), which are managed from TAF’s San Francisco and Washington offices. This position will focus extensively on identifying promising new programs for gender and women’s empowerment, lead fund-raising efforts, and manage programs in these areas. The Program Officer will manage the current project to protect the rights of women and girls, LGBTI community, and people with disabilities. Possible new program areas may include:
The Foundation’s philosophy is to hire the most capable and talented people as first priority. Successful candidates will have work experience and academic qualifications in any of the following fields: gender studies, economics, political science, development, public policy, and social science research. Furthermore, the Foundation is particularly interested in candidates who are comfortable with public speaking, publishing, and engaging with government. Key qualifications include:
Intellectual Leadership: The person in this role will shape program direction, lead intellectual and policy discussions, and strengthen partnerships with research organizations, civil society, Thai Government, and the international community. The position will also play a key role in raising the Foundation’s influence and profile, through contact with the media, influential stakeholders, and the international community.
Flexible, Response Program Management: This position will play an important role in managing flexible programs that respond to opportunities and requests. The successful candidate should have experience in managing advocacy programs that encourage policy reforms, and improvements in government programs.
Relationship Building: This position will play an important role in building relations with experts, and officials in Thailand, and around the region. The person in this role will be the Thailand office’s key person in maintaining relations with government officials, embassy officials, civil society leaders, and related experts in Thailand. This relationship-building must be done in close collaboration with key partner embassies/donors, in a way that is complementary and supportive to donor diplomatic efforts.
Please send a cover letter specifying the position to which you are applying with your resume by email to: email@example.com by Monday, April 22, 2019. (Only short-listed candidates will be notified).
Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org