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Intern (Labour Migration and Human Development)

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Position Title               :           Intern (Labour Migration and Human Development)

Duty Station                :           Bangkok, Thailand

Classification               :           Internship (THB 17,181 - 18,027.16 per month)

Type of Appointment  :            Internship, 6-month Contract

Desired Start Date      :           As soon as possible

Closing Date               :           06 March 2020

Reference Code          :           CFCV005/2020

 

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.

 

  1. ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT AND SCOPE:

 

IOM Thailand’s Labour Mobility and Human Development (LHD) unit works to foster the synergies between labour migration and development, and to promote legal avenues of labour migration as an alternative to irregular migration. Moreover, LHD aims to facilitate the development of policies and programmes that are in the interest of migrants and society, providing effective protection and assistance to labour migrants and their families. Key LHD interventions include policy advice and capacity-building in labour migration management; protection of workers throughout the labour migration process; promotion of ethical recruitment and decent, including supply chains management; information-sharing and awareness-raising; and migrant training and integration.

 

Working under the overall direction of the Programme Officer of Corporate Responsibility in Eliminating Slavery and Trafficking (CREST) programme in IOM Thailand in Bangkok, the intern will support the unit for smooth implementation of the ongoing programme.

 

  1. RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

The successful candidate will have the following duties and responsibilities:

 

  1. Assist the unit in implementing existing activities, and any other project activities related to labour migration and human development.
  2. Support in project development and coordinate preparation of project donor reports.
  3. Collect, analyse, and share relevant information/data on business trends.
  4. Assist the unit with activities related to conferences, meetings, events, and national and regional working groups.
  5. Prepare presentations, talking points and other outreach materials for the unit and other IOM staff as needed.
  6. Attend external meetings on behalf of the unit, if requested.
  7. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

 

  1. DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES:

 

Values

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintain high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

 

Core Competencies

  • Accountability – Meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs
  • Client Orientation – Identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work
  • Continuous Learning – Demonstrates interest in improving relevant skills
  • Communication – Writes clearly and effectively, adjusting wording to the intended audience
  • Performance Management – Provides constructive feedback to colleagues
  • Professionalism - Masters subject matter related to responsibilities
  • Teamwork – Actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team environment

 

  1. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Either students approaching the end of their studies and preparing a thesis, or recently graduated; preferably with an advanced university degree from an accredited academic institution in Business Administration, International Development or a related field;
  • Experience and/or knowledge of social research and analytical work, preferably in the field of migration including operational and field experience;
  • Familiarity with migrant and labour rights; labour migration issues and policies; the different aspects of migrant vulnerability; and protection and assistance to labour migrants;
  • Ability to work successfully in an international, multicultural, and multilingual team environment;
  • Familiarity with computer programmes, including MS Office programmes, online research tools, and internet applications; and

 

  1. LANGUAGES

 

  • Fluency in English is required (Advanced English in writing, reading, and communication skills.)

 

Other

 

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 neighboring 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 neighboring 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 bkkrecruitment@iom.int by March 06, 2020 at the latest. The form can be downloaded from http://thailand.iom.int/sites/default/files/Recruitment/IOM%20Personal%20History%20Form%20with%20Declaration.xls kindly indicate the reference code CFCV005/2020 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 http://thailand.iom.int/);

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Posting period:

From 13.02.2020 to 06.03.2020

Contact : bkkrecruitment@iom.int


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