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Work Permit Application Manager

Job title: Work Permit Application Manager

Position situation:  This is a one-month contract. Most work can be done remotely with some required meetings and visits to various offices. Working hours and days are flexible as long at work targets are met.

Location: Chiang Mai

Start date:  ASAP

Reports to: Director

Position open to Thai nationals only

About Karen Hilltribes Trust

The Karen Hilltribes Trust (KHT) is a community led organisation working with vulnerable Karen communities in remote Mae Hong Son, one of Thailand’s poorest provinces. Our mission is to empower communities to improve their health, livelihoods and access to education through projects designed, built and maintained by the communities with support from an experienced local team.

About the position

KHT is a registered Thai Foundation with a small local team based in Khun Yuam in Mae Hong Son Province where projects are implemented. KHT also has a foreign volunteer based in Khun Yuam. This position will be responsible for managing the work permit and visa process for KHT’s foreign volunteer, including the following:

  • Reviewing all KHT documents needed for the work permit process.
  • Drafting any missing required documents such as activity reports.
  • Translating required documents (Thai-English/English-Thai) as needed.
  • Preparing any necessary tax or social security documents.
  • Communicating and coordinating with Chiang Mai based work permit/visa service.
  • Ensuring all necessary documents are in order and ready for submission. 


This position requires someone who has experience preparing and submitting work permit documents and who is confident to take responsibility for the work permit application process. Other requirements include the following:   

  • Good organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Good written and spoken English (native Thai language skills);
  • Previous experience working with NGO, CBO or Foundation.

How to Apply

Please send a CV and a short introduction detailing your experience with the work permit application process to

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