ThaiNGO team support only and

เว็บไซต์ที่ทีงาน thaingo ดูและคือ และ เท่านั้น

Start your job search

Interpreter/Protection Clerk

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Representation in Thailand


Vacancy Announcement No. 05/2021    

Internal/External Circulation



Position Title:

Interpreter/Protection Clerk


Post Level:


Date Issued of the Vacancy Announcement:

23 February 2021


Post No.:


Report To:

Field Associate


Closing Date of the Vacancy Announcement:

6 March 2021



Protection Unit

Duty Station:

Mae Sot, Thailand

Contractual Status:

Local Individual Contractor Agreement (UNOPS)



Availability of the Post               As soon as possible and until 31 December 2021


General Background



The Thailand operation along the border with Myanmar has reached a critical juncture wherein the realization of durable soluions for some refugees has shifted beyond resettlement towards multi-solutions strategy. Field Offices are engaged in a range of activities to consult with different stakeholders including RTG, NGOs, CBOs and most importantly refugee communities to ensure that their voices are central to decision-making about their lives.  At the same time, UNHCR's core protection activities in the camps continue in parallel to these efforts. Protection priorities include enhancing child protection, ensuring access to justice, preventing and addressing SGBV, and providing additional care and attention to the most vulnerable individuals within the refugee community.


The interpreter/Protection Clerk reports directly to the Field Associate (G6) and is under the general guidance of the Assistant Durable Solutions Officer in the UNHCR Field Officer. The Interpreter/Protection Clerk is part of the Field Unit, under the Protection team which is engaged in outreach, support and advocacy for the basic rights, safety and protection of the refugee community. Protection also encompasses community-based outreach and information sharing on protection issues and durable solutions.














Purpose and Scope of Assignment

  • Provide interpretation/translation for staff members as needed.
  • Assist in liaison with the refugee leaders on individual cases and protection issues.
  • Assist in organizing and conducting awareness raising activities on core UNHCR issues related to protection and durable solutions.
  • Support focus group discussions in the camps.
  • Support information sharing and protection counselling for those considering voluntary repatriation.
  • Update ProGres database with relevant case information and developments.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Monitoring and Progress Controls

Quality of interpretation/translation;

Quality and types of assistance provided in protection work

Number of focus group discussions organized

Quality of logistic arrangements undertaken.

Quality of follow-up actions on protection cases.

Quality of information disseminated on durable solutions.

Accuracy of data entered in ProGres database.    


Qualifications and Experience


-Post-secondary training /certificate in Business Administration, Secretarial Work, Translation or related field is advantageous


Work Experience

- Previous relevant job experience: 3 years

- Job Experience relevant to the function: 3 years


Key Competencies

- Familiarity with the refugee camps and the background and context of the Myanmar refugees in Thailand

- Fluency in written and spoken Karen, Burmese, English and Thai

- Demonstrated sensitivity in dealing with vulnerable refugees and knowledge of the basic principles of casework such as confidentiality and survivor choice

- Good communication skills, particularly for communicating with refugees in the camp setting.















Please submit your Motivation Letter, duly signed P.11 form, Curriculum Vitae and a copy of official ID card/national passport clearly stating the position title, vacancy notice number and your Last Name in the subject line to: by the closing date.



Applications will not be acknowledged.  Only the successful candidate will be notified of the outcome of the selection process.


P.11 form can be downloaded from: and





  • All UNHCR staff members in Thailand
  • UN organizations in Thailand
  • Specialized Agencies
  • Diplomatic Missions
  • International NGOs
  • Non-government Organizations
  • Embassies


Contact :

ล่าม , นักแปรภาษา / Translator


รัฐสภา กับ การเมืองภาคประชาชน
NGOs ไทย กับ ระบอบเผด็จการ
การผลิตซ้ำใหม่ ของขบวนการเยาวชน คนหนุ่มสาวอีสาน
7 ปี รัฐประหาร สังคมไทยได้อะไร
ปล่อยให้คนที่ต่อสู้เพื่อเรา ถูกทำร้าย คือ การปล่อยให้ตัวเรา ไร้มโนธรรม!!
View more

Lasted contents

ศรีสุวรรณจ่อร้อง ป.ป.ช.สอบเสาไฟกินรี อบต.ราชาเทวะโครตแพง-ส่อฮั้ว
รีสุวรรณบุก สตง.จี้สอบ รฟท.การประมูลรถไฟทางคู่ 2 เส้นทางใหม่ส่อฮั้ว
ศรีสุวรรณบุก ปปช.สอบ ศบค.
View more