TITLE: Senior Project Officer - SEAL (Supported, Engaged and Loved)
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Thailand Programme
LOCATION: Pattani Field Office
CONTRACT LENGTH: 1 year with possibility for extension
Save the Children (SC) will be implementing a new 15-month project in the Southern most provinces of Thailand to support children and youth in conflict-effected communities of Thailand's Deep South. The project focuses on 3 main objectives:
- Civil society in the Deep South is strengthened in order to promote an enabling environment for increased child and youth participation, improved child protection and the enhancement of the voices of children and youth in conflict affected communities (focus on Civil Society Organization (CSO) training and Local Engagement to Advocate for Peace (LEAP) network of CSO support + advocacy)
- 30 youth leaders (b/g) are empowered to promote and lead localised initiatives for CSS, better child protection and social cohesion in their communities
- For advocacy purposes, youth-led research generates evidence and improved understanding around the impact of the conflict on girls and boys in the Deep South.
The senior project officer will be responsible for supporting the project implementation, research, monitoring and evaluation in the field. S/he will coordinate project activities at the field level in coordination with project partners, co-lead on CSO training program, empowering youth leaders in the communities, promoting child and youth participation and work closely with LEAP II Project. The senior project officer will also be responsible for data collection and consolidating data for learning and reporting purposes, and for administrative and finance support to the project coordinator and partners.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: LEAP II Project Coordinator
Staff reporting to this post: -
Indirect: Child Protection Program Manager – Bangkok office
Budget Responsibilities: Budget holder for SEAL Project
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Program Implementation and Support:
- With support from the LEAP II Project Coordinator, develop, implement and monitor quarterly, monthly and weekly activity plans to achieve expected results. This includes planning of activities, budgets and procurement.
- Ensure that all planned activities are implemented on time, to quality measures and within budget as per the monthly plan. Where challenges arise, ensure that these are flagged early, communicated to the Project Coordinator and addressed in a timely manner way.
- Lead the preparation of all procurement and administrative documents required for program implementation.
- Directly lead and support partner on the positive parenting component of the project.
- Liaise with local stakeholders (religious leaders, government, Community Based Organizations (CBOs) etc.) to ensure the smooth implementation of the project
- Work with communities and implementing partners for effective implementation of SEAL project.
- Keep proper records of field(financial?) expenditures when appropriate and report on these to the LEAP II Project Coordinator.
- Ensure that the SEAL project is implemented in ways that are responsive to communities and children, in line with SC’s principles, values and strategic plan and compliant with SC’s procedures.
Planning, Reporting, Monitoring and Learning:
- Ensure that all project data is properly and regularly collected.
- Ensure quality data is logically presented to the LEAP II Project and Education Program Manager
- Collect and compile project data based on the standard formats and submit regular reports capturing learning and project indicator data to the LEAP II Project Coordinator
- Support the planning, logistics and coordination of the learning workshops, project assessment and evaluation
- Contribute to the preparation and dissemination of internal and external reports
- Participate in team reviews of results and program progress and/or project evaluation when and as requested
Collaboration and Representation:
- Collaborate with other team members to ensure synergies and consistency in our programming approaches.
- Represent Save the Children in a professional manner.
- Liaise with other stakeholders, including schools, local leaders, and partners, and participate in relevant meetings.
- Represent programming with local government, NGOs, communities and within SC as appropriate.
- Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures
- Perform other duties as required by supervisor
BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
- holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
- holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.
- sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
- widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
- future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
- builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external stakeholders and donor
- values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
- approachable and working effectively with others.
- develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
- willing to take disciplined risks.
- honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity
- Thai nationality
- University degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Education, Social Sciences, or a field(s) relevant to international development
- Minimum 3-4 years of professional work experience at national and international level relevant to Education or Child Participation and Development programmes
- Demonstrated strong project management skills
- Experience delivering high quality training programs related to education
- Fluency in Thai required
- Strong verbal and written English skills required
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with others
- Strong report writing skills.
- Good computer skills (MS Office, Outlook, etc.)
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
- Fluency in Pattani Malay is desirable
- Master’s degree in a relevant discipline is desirable.
- Experience in delivering effective child protection training programs is desirable
- Background in Emergency programme is an asset.
- Experience working in an international development organization is an asset.
Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
We need to keep children safe in our selection process. This includes rigorous background checks, which reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse and violence.
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.
SCI offer competitive National package; Transportation & Communication allowance, Wellness Top Up, 13th month salary & Annual leave 20 days, etc.
Interested candidates should apply and submit a motivational letter, comprehensive CV, expected salary and details of at least 3 referees via the following link;
“We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse”
Contact : HR; 02 684 1286-88 ext.608
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