Position Title: Mekong Programs Officer
Supervisor: Mekong Programs Manager
Type of Appointment: Full time, local hire position
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.
Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.
Position contingent upon award.
Pact is seeking an experienced Program Officer to assist in the coordination and implementation of activities under the Mekong-US Partnership - Sustainable Infrastructure Partnership (SIP) Phase II and Mekong Connections programs. The programs jointly contribute toward improving the sustainability of water-food-energy nexus infrastructure, and water resource data management, and transboundary cooperation in the Lower Mekong region through activities coordinated with regional donors and multi-stakeholder organizations. The Program Officer will support activities which work with multiple stakeholders in the Lower Mekong region countries of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam to identify capacity building opportunities for officials and related stakeholders on infrastructure and water resources-related topics, assist in the management of a small grants and fellowship program to support transboundary issues of water governance, health security, and wildlife trafficking; and coordinate activities and organize events. The Program Officer will be involved in project strategy and planning, meeting logistics, and other management activities. S/he may also work collaboratively with and support other project teams at Pact.
The ideal candidate will be outgoing, well organized, a team player, exhibit a high level of professionalism, and be knowledgeable about transboundary issues in the Lower Mekong region. Occasional regional travel to Lower Mekong countries is required with this position.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and CV to Pact Thailand Human Resources Unit via firstname.lastname@example.org by 31 May 2021
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.
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