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Project Assistant

Open to Internal and External Candidates


                    Position Title


Project Assistant

                          Duty Station


 Phang Nga, Thailand



 General Service Staff (UG)

 THB 49,000.00 per month

            Type of Appointment


 Special Short - Term Contract, 6 months with possibility of extension

           Estimated Start Date


 As soon as possible


                    Closing Date 


 December 18, 2018

     Reference Code     :    CFCV046/2018 (EXT)


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.


IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.




Under the direct supervision of the Project Officer of the Emergency and Post-Crisis Unit (EPC) and the Project Officer of the Community Stabilization Unit (CSU), the successful candidate will assist in 1) implementing emergency health care and delivery of material and service support for minority groups from Myanmar and other vulnerable migrants detained at Immigration Detention Centres (IDCs), Shelters for Children and Families, and Welfare Protection Centres for Victims of Trafficking in Thailand as well as 2) implementing and coordinating all project activities in Phang Nga 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).


Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Particularly, he/she will carry out the following duties:


Under the EPC Project Officer, 


  1. Coordinate with the Bangkok project team in assisting the day-to-day implementation of material and service support to the beneficiaries and other vulnerable migrants in accordance with assessed humanitarian needs, with a focus on Phang Nga province.


  1. Regularly visit Ranong and Suratthani provinces to provide material and service support in terms of health assistance, nutrition, non-food items and water, sanitation, and hygiene, in coordination with the project team in Bangkok.


  1. Assist the project team in liaising with relevant stakeholders, including the Royal Thai Government counterparts, UN agencies, NGOs, and CBOs, to coordinate on-going interventions between the actors at the provincial level.


  1. Submit payment requests, receipts, etc. to Project Assistants in Bangkok in regards to the financial implementation requirements. Draft expenditure report based on cash transactions on a regular basis.


  1. Report regularly to the Project Officer in Bangkok on the progress of material and service support implementation, humanitarian needs, upcoming challenges, as well as on meeting outcomes and discussions with local counterparts.


  1. Perform such other duties as may be required. 



Under the CSU Project Officer,

  1. Assist in implementing project activities in Phang Nga in order to meet project objectives as well as the preparation and implementation of the Annual Workplans in the target communities, in close coordination with one (1) Field Community Worker and one (1) Junior Field Community Worker.


  1. Assist in drafting the Monthly Activity Plan, Monthly expenditure report/forecast of the next month and Quarterly Field Report for Phang Nga along with updated Indicator Tracking Table.


  1. Assist the administrative and financial procedures for meetings/workshops with local government officials, community leaders, religious leaders, NGOs and community-based organisations as well as community outreach activities to ensure smooth implementation of the project.


  1. Update the Community Profile on quarterly basis, from the data collected by the Field Community Worker and Junior Field Community Worker.


  1. Undertake duty travels in Phang Nga province as necessary to prepare, implement and monitor project activities in the field, including outreach and information campaigns, to ensure timely implementation of project activities in line with the Project’s Annual Workplans.


  1. Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Project Officer.



Required Qualifications and Experience

  • University Degree in Law, International Relations, Business Management Political Science, Social Science, or relevant field with at least 2 years of experience in relevant areas
  • At least 2 years of experience in administrative field
  • Experience in migration issues for non-governmental organizations international governmental organizations or government institutions
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Computer literate




  • Fluency in English and Thai.



The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:



  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: encourages the inclusion of all team members and stakeholders while demonstrating the ability to work constructively with people with different backgrounds and orientations.
  • Integrity and transparency: delivers on commitments; managers the organization’s resources reliably and sustainably.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter and willingness to improve knowledge and skills.


Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

  • Teamwork: coordinates own work with that of the team to meet agreed priorities and deadlines.
  • Delivering results: manages time and resources efficiently, monitoring progress and making adjustments as necessary.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: contributes to the identification of improvements to work processes and assists in implementing them.
  • Accountability: accepts and gives constructive criticism; acknowledges and corrects mistakes and apply lessons learned for improvement.
  • Communication: adapts communication to the recipient’s needs, asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication.



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 neighbouring 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 neighbouring 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 by December 18, 2018 at the latest. The form can be downloaded from Kindly indicate the reference code CFCV046/2018 (EXT) 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;


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Posting period:

From 11.12.2018 to 18.12.2018

Contact :

ผู้ช่วย / Assistant


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