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Legal Advisor (Capacity Building in Birth Registration and Standard Operational Procedure Development of Legal Clinic)


Organization : The International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 19 Oct 2017
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Deadline : 8 / November / 2017

Open to Internal and External Candidates


                    Position Title


Legal Advisor (Capacity Building in Birth Registration and Standard Operational Procedure Development of Legal Clinic)

                          Duty Station


 Mae Sot, Thailand




 THB 61,000.00 per month

            Type of Appointment


 Consultant 6 months

           Estimated Start Date


 As soon as possible


                    Closing Date 


 November 08, 2017

     Reference Code     :    CFCV016/2017


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 the Programme Coordinator in Bangkok and the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator in Mae Sot, the successful candidate will be based at Mae Sot Hospital’s Legal Clinic and will be responsible for contributing to the finalization of standard operational procedures and a model of (complete and effective) birth registration, as well as the implementation of trainings and coordination with key stakeholders of Mae Sot Hospital’s legal clinic for service delivery and case referral.


Core Functions / Responsibilities:


  1. Assist Mae Sot Hospital’s Legal Clinic in developing an effective and complete birth registration model for every child born at the Mae Sot hospital and in Mae Sot District;


  1. Build an institutional knowledge base in birth registration for relevant staff members of the project and Mae Sot Hospital to utilize when delivering birth registration services at Legal Clinic;
  2. Assist project staff in direct coordination efforts with Mae Sot Hospital, 4 Hospitals in Tak’s Border Project, the Faculty of Law at Thammasat University, the Thai Lawyer Council, District and Municipality Offices, other governmental agencies and mentoring of staff members of the legal clinic for service delivery;
  3. Assist in facilitating a needs-based approach to the management of birth registration that is responsive to the individual circumstances of non-Thai/migrant children born at Mae Sot Hospital and in Mae Sot district;
  4. Assist and supervise the staff members of the legal clinic in record-keeping of beneficiaries, case studies and case management approaches which help develop a complete and effective birth registration model;
  5. Produce reports on activities, lessons learnt and a handbook on the complete birth registration model of Mae Sot Hospital’s Legal Clinic.


  1. Build capacity and provide training to deliver the following services at the

Legal Clinic;


  1. Provide information on the Legal Clinic’s services to migrants regardless of their status;
  2. Produce communication materials and develop tools, e.g. posters, leaflets, community outreach for promotion of legal clinic services and birth registration;
  3. Work collaboratively with the project staff and key service providers to deliver induction briefings on the Legal Clinic to (non-Thai) parents on arrival at Mae Sot Hospital;
  4. Provide basic instruction to complete birth registration for every child born at Mae Sot Hospital, including, but not limited to, preparing information for birth registration, and supporting needs assessments and case planning
  5. Link children born at Mae Sot Hospital to appropriate public services as required, such as MSDHS (Thailand); Department of Social Welfare(MSWRR, Myanmar); Department of Immigration (MOLEI, Myanmar); General Administration Department (MOHA, Myanmar)
  6. Regularly assess, identify, plan and roll out training as needed, in consultation with 4 Hospitals in Tak’s Border Project; the Faculty of Law at Thammasat University; the Lawyer Thai Council and the project staff, in matters related to operation of the Legal Clinic
  7. Organize and facilitate communication with local, national and cross-border counterparts, including meetings, reports, visual presentations and records of beneficiaries.


  1. Translate and interpret relevant government policies, decisions and other documents, including meeting notes, and distribute to IOM Bangkok project staff, and local staff/partners as needed;


  1. Develop and maintain liaison with potential partners (governmental and any other concerned agencies and working groups) for effective implementation of birth registration and case referral at the Legal Clinic, and maintain a stakeholder database;


  1. Undertake duty travel within and outside of Tak province as necessary to monitor activities undertaken in the field and stakeholder coordination;


  1. Collect and record updated data/information on civil registration, labour migration, migrant rights and policy, and legal processes concerning migrants, migration flows and challenges;


  1. Ensure the submission of monthly reports for consultancy work in English to the Programme Coordinator in Bangkok and Field Coordinator in Mae Sot and follow IOM’s principles and internal guidelines in performing specific tasks at all time;


  1. Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Programme Coordinator.


Required Competencies


The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:



Required Qualifications and Experience










Fluency in English is required.





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


Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.


Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.



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 November 08, 2017 at the latest. The form can be downloaded from Kindly indicate the reference code CFCV016/2017 followed by your full name in the subject line.


Applications should include: a) a cover letter, indicating the dates of availability; b) a curriculum vitae; c) a duly completed IOM Personal History Form (may be downloaded from;


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Posting period:

From 19.10.2017 to 08.11.2017


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