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Field Community Worker


Organization : The International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 10 Jan 2017
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Deadline : 24 / January / 2017

Open to Internal and External Candidates


                    Position Title


Field Community Worker

                          Duty Station


Phang Nga, Thailand



General Service Staff (G1-A)

THB 24,036.42 per month

            Type of Appointment


Special Short-Term Contract, 09 months with possibility of extension

        Estimated Start Date


As soon as possible


                    Closing Date 


January 24, 2017

              Reference Code


SVN No. 008/2016 (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 overall supervision of Project Manager, and the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator in Phang Nga, the incumbent will provide support to the Field Coordinator and the Field Assistant for the implementation and coordination of all project activities taking place 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).


The project will target the continued vulnerabilities and needs of marginalised Myanmar Muslims as well as disadvantaged Thais in host communities located in the provinces of Tak (Mae Sot), Ranong and Phang Nga. The project activities aim to create stability and harmony by improving living conditions and access to services; standardizing response and care; and, creating coherence and predictability in policy, practice and programming that contribute to the overall wellbeing of this vulnerable group and its host community.


Core Functions / Responsibilities:


  1. Provide support to the Field coordinator of Phang Nga to implement project activities in Phang Nga in order meet project objectives and with the preparation and implementation of the Annual Workplans
  2. Carry out outreach and education/training activities with the target communities in Phang Nga in coordination with Field Assistant.
  3. Help distribute informational materials on safe migration, health, education, livelihoods, and protection in the geographical area of operation.
  4. Assist in developing rapport and trust between and among various stakeholders by developing relationships and partnerships with the international and local humanitarian community, local and religious leaders, neighbouring Thai communities, NGOs, CBOs, and Royal Thai Government.
  5. Help strengthen and develop new networks with relevant stakeholders, local communities, including local humanitarian community.
  6. Assist in collecting data and other relevant information to provide monthly feedback to Bangkok office team on project implementation progress, next steps, and challenges encountered in the field.
  7. Provide field logistical support when necessary to staff from other field locations, such as Project Steering Committee meetings, and/or overall project monitoring and evaluation activities organized by project staff based in Bangkok.
  8. Support IOM’s project staff in translating and interpreting documents and meetings from Thai/Burmese or other languages spoken by Burmese Muslims to Burmese or other languages spoken by Burmese Muslims/Thai.
  9. Drive IOM vehicle in a manner in which fully adherence to the laws of Thailand.
  10. Drive IOM vehicle for the transport of IOM authorized personnel for official/authorized business.
  11. Manage the day-to-day maintenance of the vehicle to ensure roadworthiness of the vehicles. This includes daily checks of tires, brakes, engine oil, fan belt, etc.
  12. Assist with minor repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean.
  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Field coordinator of Phang Nga in coordination with Field Assistant.


Required Qualifications and Experience







Fluency in Thai and Burmese or other languages spoken by target communities. Basic English language skill to communicate with colleagues.





Required Competencies








Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.



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 January 24, 2017 at the latest. The form can be downloaded from Kindly indicate the reference code SVN008/2016 (EXT) followed by your full name in the subject line.


In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts profiles duly completed.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Posting period:

From 10.01.2017 to 24.01.2017

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