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Project Coordination and Communications Officer (Re-post)

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Organization : Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) Bangkok Regional Centre
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 9 Jul 2018
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Deadline : 1 / October / 2018

Vacancy Announcement

Post Title:          Project Coordination and Communications Officer

Location:             Bangkok, THAILAND

Type of Contract:  Fixed Term

Duration:             1  year with renewal 

Project:                Japan-ASEAN Integrated Fund (JAIF) project on disaster risk reduction (DRR) by integrating climate change projection into risk assessment

 

Background
Established in 1998, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) is an independent think tank and strategic policy research institute that contributes to sustainable development and environmental preservation. The Institute’s mission is to achieve a new paradigm for civilization and conduct innovative policy development and strategic research for environmental measures, reflecting the results of research into political decisions for realising sustainable development both in the Asia-Pacific region and globally. IGES works closely with national governments, local authorities, international organisations, research institutes, businesses, NGOs and local communities on various critical environmental issues including climate change mitigation and adaptation, forest and biodiversity conservation, water resource management, sustainable consumption and production, waste management, integrated policies for sustainable societies and sustainable cities.

Based in Hayama, Japan, the Institute has a special focus on the Asia-Pacific region, with offices in Bangkok, Beijing, Kansai, Kitakyushu, New Delhi and Tokyo.

 

Statement of Intent

IGES Bangkok Regional Centre (BRC)[1] is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the position of
Project Coordination and Communications Officer for the ASEAN Project on disaster risk reduction (DRR) by integrating climate change projection into risk assessment supported by Japan-ASEAN Integrated Fund (JAIF). S/he will assist the Programme Manager in overseeing the implementation of the project plan, specifically on the coordination/liaison with ASEAN government agencies and national focal points from the disaster management, natural resources and environment, agriculture and livelihoods, and construction departments.

 
The project aims to support/improve the DRR systems in the region; and contribute to the enhancement of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation of the peoples and communities in ASEAN. Activities will be implemented in the region with specific pilot projects and exchange/case visits to selected flood and landslide sites, intended to showcase the integration of climate change considerations into DRR.


Read more about the previous project https://www.drrandcca.com/

http://www.iges.or.jp/en/bangkok/index.html

 

Duties and Responsibilities

S/he will work under the guidance and supervision of the Programme Manager to assist the implementation of the ASEAN Project on disaster risk reduction (DRR) by integrating climate change projection into risk assessment on a daily basis as summarized below:

 

Key Functions

 

Coordination and Liaison

 

Reporting and Communications

Project Monitoring

 

Other Responsibilities

 

Qualifications and Experience

Requirements

 

Desirables

 

Terms of Employment

The term of this position is initially offered for one year with possible extension subject to fund availability. A probationary period of 3 months at the beginning of the term of employment will be considered.

 

Compensation

Salary will conform to the IGES Regional Centre’s payment system. Relevant work experience and professional skills will be taken into account. Income tax withholding and other requirements will be compiled with under Thai labour laws.

 

Working Conditions

Annual paid leave and other holidays will conform to the practice in Thailand and in accordance with the relevant rules observed at IGES Regional Centre under Thai labour laws.

 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants are encouraged to submit the following to:

regionalcentre-HR@iges.or.jp CC keaokiriya@iges.or.jp

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for written test and/or interview

 

Additional Information

Closing Date for Applications is Monday 30th July, midnight Bangkok Time (UTC+7).

Contact : regionalcentre@iges.or.jp