About the program:
ASEAN–Australia Counter Trafficking (ASEAN-ACT) continues Australia’s long running collaboration with ASEAN and its member states to end human trafficking in our region. The program will principally work on strengthening the justice sector response to human trafficking, while opening up new partnerships with allied government agencies, civil society and business. It will engage all 10 ASEAN Member States in some capacity and will continue national-level programming in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
The ASEAN-ACT Country Work Plan in Thailand began implementation in 2019. The work plan includes five targeted projects focusing on enhancing the capacity of the Thai justice sector to strengthen its response to trafficking in persons (TIP) and implement its obligations under the ASEAN Convention against Trafficking in Persons (ACTIP). The projects cover the following areas and work with below counterparts:
- Professional development for Judges: Enhancing efficiency in convicting TIP cases.
- Strengthen capacity of the Anti-Human Trafficking Litigation Department in prosecuting TIP cases mainstreaming GESI and VR approaches.
- Supporting Transnational Investigative Cooperation activities with Thai law enforcement
- Ministry of Social Development and Human Security - Capacity development initiative
- Protection of the victims’ rights throughout justice process
Roles and responsibilities
The Project Support Officer will be responsible for:
- Supporting the Country Manager and Country Program Officer to liaise with national counterparts on the implementation of activities supported by ASEAN-ACT ensuring effectiveness, efficiency; and ensure that results are appropriately monitored and reported.
- Supporting and liaising with counterparts and consultants in developing TIP training materials/curriculum and other research/studies/papers to ensure they align with objectives and priorities of ASEAN-ACT as well as ACTIP.
- Assisting the program team with monitoring, evaluation and learning activities as directed by the programs monitoring framework.
- Providing administration or logistical support to counterparts and provide administration and logistics support to the program team in delivery of the events when needed.
Specific duties and outputs
- Assist and coordinate the implementation of program activities in the workplan, ensuring they are implemented effectively, and that results are appropriately monitored and reported.
- Support the Country Manager and Country Program Officer with the development and deployment of the TIP training materials/curriculum and other studies/papers.
- Assist with the preparation of concept notes and materials for training/meeting/workshops; perform note taking duties as required.
- Work with consultants delivering technical inputs assisting with liaising with government counterparts where required.
- Support mainstreaming of gender equality, social inclusion and victim rights throughout all program activities.
Administration and logistic
- Together with the country team and working closely with the Country Program Officer provide undertake administration and logistic tasks to organize and deliver events/meetings or
Monitoring, evaluation, learning, and reporting
- Support the country team to gather, record and report information as per the program’s monitoring, evaluation, and learning procedures.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Country Manager or delegate.
- Familiarity with local context in relation to human trafficking, including national legislation and the roles of the justice sector, civil society, private sector and allied government institutions;
- An understanding of human rights and rights-based approaches in development, particularly as these relate to human trafficking;
- The ability to work with senior officials, demonstrating high-level communication, and excellent interpersonal skills to build strong working relationships with key counterparts;
- An understanding of monitoring, evaluation and learning; and mainstreaming of gender equality and social inclusion in program activities;
- Demonstrated coordination, and organizational skills, including the ability to plan and meet deadlines;
- Good analytical and problem-solving skills;
- Proactive, excellent presentation and facilitation skills;
- Proficiency in written and oral English and Thai language; and
- Competent information technology skills.
How to apply
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with:
- The words ‘Project Support Officer - Thailand’ in the email subject;
- Your CV and expected monthly gross salary; and
- Comprehensive TOR: https://bit.ly/38zTWZC
Deadline of Applications: 5PM Bangkok time, 24th January 2021
ASEAN-ACT is committed to achieving workplace diversity in terms of gender, nationality, and culture. Individual from minority groups, indigenous groups, People with a disability, women and ASEAN nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
Due to the expected volume of applications, only candidates under positive consideration will be notified.
Amendments to the position’s Terms of Reference may be made during the period of the engagement as required
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