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Date : 4 Jun 2014
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OPEN TO INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
Position Title Project Assistant
Organizational Unit Labour Migration and Vulnerable Migrant Unit
Duty Station Songkhla province, Thailand
Classification General Service Staff, Ungraded (THB 40,000/ month)
Type of Appointment Special All-Inclusive Contract (01 July-31 October 2014)
Closing Date 18 June 2014
Reference Code THVN No.026/2014
Organizational Context and Scope:
In coordination with the field staff in Songkhla, the project team in Bangkok, and under the overall supervision of the Project Manager, coordinate the implementation of emergency material and service support for Rohingya detained in Thailand at Immigration Detention Centres (IDCs) and Shelters for Children & Families in Songkhla Province.
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Assist to assess the material and service support needs at the IDCs and Shelters in Songkhla Province in terms of health assistance, supplemental nutrition, non-food items (NFIs) and water/sanitation/hygiene (WASH) support.
Based on the assessment, assist in developing recommendations and a work plan for Songkhla Province to guide IOM’s support to Rohingya in the province.
In coordination with the field staff in Songkhla and the project team in Bangkok, assist in the day-to-day implementation of material and service support to Rohingya in accordance with assessed humanitarian needs.
Assist in liaising with the local Royal Thai Government (RTG) agency counterparts, in particular the Immigration Bureau (IB) and the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security (MSDHS) on the provision of material and service support, and in particular the strengthening of effective referral systems for the treatment and care of detainees.
Support IOM’s health care worker(s) in Songkhla province towards the provision of medical care to the detainees and the establishment of a working referral system.
Assist in monitoring the procurement, delivery and/or installation of the materials and services, with a particular emphasis on the quality and effectiveness of the materials and services being provided to meet and exceed donor standards. Submit payment requests, receipts, etc. to the Project Assistant and Finance Officer in Bangkok in regards to the financial implementation requirements. Prepare expenditure report based on cash transactions on a regular basis.
Meet regularly among local relevant stakeholders, including the RTG agencies, the UNHCR, UNICEF, and the ICRC, NGOs and CBOs, to coordinate on-going interventions between the actors.
Report regularly to the project team in Bangkok on the progress of material and service support implementation, humanitarian needs, upcoming challenges, as well as on meeting outcomes and discussions with local counterparts.
In coordination with the project team in Bangkok, ensure that the donor’s visibility requirements are met and executed including any communications activities (e.g. press briefing, press notes, etc.) that may be requested.
If necessary, undertake duty travel to Bangkok or other relevant provinces to assist in the implementation of the project activities.
Coordinate with the UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) as necessary to conform to the security requirements in Songkhla province.
Perform such other duties as may be required.
University Degree in law, international relations, political science, social science, or relevant field
Strong organizational and time management skills
Ability to work in a multi‐cultural environment and respect diversity
At least two years of work experience in migration issues for non‐governmental organizations, international governmental organizations or government institutions
Sound knowledge of programme implementation and evaluation and familiarity with financial and business administration
Team work oriented but with a capacity to work independently
Good writing and communication skills
Very good command of Thai and English. Knowledge of Burmese or other languages spoken by minority groups from Myanmar is a strong asset.
The tenure of staff members holding a fixed term or a regular contract will remain unchanged.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and CV along with a duly completed IOM Personal History Form (which may be downloaded from http://th.iom.int) to the IOM Bangkok Human Resources Unit via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org by 18 June 2014. Kindly indicate the reference code THVN No.026/2014 followed by your full name in the subject line.
Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.