Project Assistant – Young Entrepreneurship Development – A New Hope (YEDP)
Contract: Fixed term 10 months with possibility of extension
Location based: Bangkok with required of travelling to other provinces
The Project Assistant will assist the project manager (PM) and the project assistant (PA) to operate and monitor the implementation of assigned projects (YEDP and CDY). The job requires financial, administrative and logistics supports to organize activities of the assigned projects, especially Young Entrepreneurship Development – A New Hope.
Roles and responsibility
Plan monthly activities according to Detailed implementation Plan (DIP) work plans of the assigned projects, especially YEDP.
Develop work plan for monitoring visits on the ground, meetings, project activities, e.g. Trainings, campaigning, etc.
Specific responsibilities and accountabilities include the following:
Assist PM to coordinate with the Department of Juvenile Observation and Protection (DJOP)/ Juvenile Vocational Training Centres (JVTCs).
Facilitate and coordinate with the project team and advisor on project management; planning/ implementing/ monitoring/ evaluation and reporting.
Assist PM to monitor the implementation of activities as per operational and action plans through involvement of all stakeholders in accordance with outlined project proposals.
Collaborate and coordinate with external consultants and partner agencies in ensuring effective implementation of project activities including service delivery. This will entail organizing formal and informal meetings with all stakeholders.
Assist PM to revise and review both progress towards started activities and output mentioned in the project work plan and a detailed implementation plan as well as financial situations
Assist in preparing the project’s progress and financial reports and ensure timely submission
Involve in monthly Program team meeting and Monthly project management meeting with the donor.
Maintain records, monitoring and evaluation for efficient project data/information.
Provide supports to all concerned parties as required
Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor
Advocacy and Network
Promote and advocate the Young Entrepreneurship Development – A New Hope.
Ensure good collaboration and communication with relevance stakeholders and networks in addressing children’s rights and improving participatory of children and young people.
Liaise and develop networks with IOs, NGOs and government agencies for the purpose of information exchange, strategic operations and networking.
Support the assigned projects’ advocacy effort to push for relevant public policy changes.
Qualifications and Experience
A degree in Social Work, Social Development, Public Administration, Public Policy, Political Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology, and other related fields
Demonstrated knowledge in community development tools: participatory approaches, effective facilitation, community empowerment and youth empowerment
Demonstrated knowledge of gender approach, gender-based violence, child rights, and inclusion
Demonstrated skills in analysis and problem solving
Affinity to work with and for young people on improving their well-being
At least 2 years of experiences in on-site project implementation
At least 2 years of experiences working with children and youth
Good communication skills in English
Possess strong computer literacy including presentation and writing skills
Ability to function efficiently and effectively with minimum day-to-day supervision
Willingness to travel to Project implementing area on a frequent basis
Experience in activity design, planning and organisation is a plus.
Experience in project management including budget management is a plus.
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