Recruiting Short-Term Temporary Staff of The Partnership Project for Global Health and Universal Health Coverage (GLO+UHC) (1 position)
Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health and National Health Security Office (NHSO) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have launched “the Partnership Project for Global Health and Universal Health Coverage” in January 2016 (called GLO+UHC Project hereinafter). The GLO+UHC Project aims to promote and support global health and universal health coverage in ASEAN countries and beyond.
Japan and Thailand have achieved universal health coverage (UHC) in 1961 and 2002, respectively, providing nearly the entire population of each country with access to health services, regardless of income status. Japan and Thailand have gained a global reputation for successfully achieving and sustaining UHC for decades. The two countries have worked extensively on global health issues, both at regional and international levels. They have used their wealth of experiences in various issues such as provider payment mechanisms, strategic purchasing and governance of purchasing for the benefits of many developing countries desiring to move towards UHC. At the same time, they are also focusing on some sustainability challenges posed by the current demographic and epidemiological transitions.
The Government of Thailand and the Government of Japan thus started this partnership cooperation with the aim of a) improving Thailand’s UHC operation; b) providing technical support to other developing countries towards achieving UHC; and c) promoting UHC at the global level where skills in global health diplomacy is strengthened.
The GLO+UHC Project symbolizes a new level of south-south collaboration and networking that is striving towards ultimately strengthening UHC implementation around the globe.
Overall Goal: Access to health services and financial risk protection are improved in Thailand and participating countries
Project Purpose: Implementation of UHC in Thailand and participating countries is improved
Project period: 14 July 2016 -13 July 2020
2. Description of position:
Temporary Staff is assisting the project to achieve the overall goal.
The project team consists of 2 Japanese experts and 1 Thai assistant.
Under the overall direction of JICA experts, the Temporary Staff will:
- Organize information about activities and evenrts in the past.
- Support the project team in executing action plans, events and visits including logistic and administrative arrangement.
- Translate documents between Thai and English as needed
- Preparing draft of minutes of meetings in English as needed.
- Summarized Thai technical documents in English as needed
3. Qualifications and Competencies
- Thai nationarity
- Bachelor’s degree in any field. Graduated from English program is preferable.
- Good command of written and spoken English
- Skill to use computer software (MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook)
- No working experience required
- Working in a team as a part of an organization
4. Working conditoins:
Working period: At least 3 months (extension is possible and welcome, upon mutual consent)
Wage: 1,000 Baht per day (only paid for actual working days, not for holidays/weekends)
Working hours: 8:00 - 16:00 (with 1 hour lunch break)
Working days: From Monday to Friday, with several unpaid holidays regulated by the project office.
Working place: At Governemnt complex in Lak Si (Our office is located in NHSO in Building B.)
Others: Working condition can be upgraded based on your performance.
Applicant should submit CV and evidence of English proficiency (i.e. TOEIC score) by
16 February 2020. Those should be submitted by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Short listed candidates will be contacted by the GLO+UHC project for interview.
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Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org