Organization : Plan International
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Date : 16 Feb 2017
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Deadline : 5 / March / 2017
Plan International Thailand Job Re-Advertisement – Micro-enterprise Specialist
Plan is an international humanitarian, child-centered development organization, implementing development programs that promote the realization and fulfilment of children’s rights and the alleviation of child poverty.
Position: Micro-enterprise Specialist – Plan Asia’s Stopping Exploitation through Accessible Services (SEAS of Change) Project
Assignment duration: Fixed contract (15 months) with likely extension
Duty station: Rayong
JOB BACKGROUND: Plan Asia’s SEAS of Change Project is a multinational initiative between Plan Cambodia, Thailand, Sweden, Finland and Plan Asia Regional Office to address the issues related to exploitation, abuses, violations, hazardous work and limited access to social services and education faced by migrant workers and their children. The project aims at contributing to a fishing industry that is free from hazardous exploitative child labor and offer decent work opportunities for all, particularly migrant populations. The project seeks to look at the critical entry points along the fishing supply chain and develop a multi-pronged approach comprised of four strategic principles, including education participation, livelihood promotion, access to social services and corporate engagement, to contribute to fortifying it against the issues. Plan will also work with both producer communities in Thailand and consumer societies in Sweden and Finland, along with intermediary buyers and labor brokers in order to achieve the project’s goal.
TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Micro-enterprise Specialist will lead the implementation of the project’s livelihood intervention in targeted Cambodian migrant communities in Rayong province in order to achieve the expected outcomes set in the project’s Objective 2 (Life Skills and Livelihood Intervention). The livelihood intervention in Rayong province will concentrate on enhancing young migrant workers’ micro-enterprise start-up and operation skills. The person in this position will support from micro-enterprise officers under his or her supervision, will spend most of his or her time providing training and mentoring to young migrant workers in their communities on micro-enterprise start-up and operation.
ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor or Master degree in business administration, economics, social development or other related fields, Three to five year experience in leading or managing micro enterprise projects; Facilitation skills; Program management skill; Good English skills; Practical experience in monitoring and evaluating development programs/projects. Understanding of child rights and child-centered community development, migrant issues, and decent work opportunities.
How to apply:
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit a motivational letter, a comprehensive CV and details of at least 2 referees via E-mail only to: firstname.lastname@example.org Closing date for applications: 5 March 2017
Reference & background checks will be performed for successful candidates including clearances on child related offences in conformity with Plan’s Child Protection Policy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.