Program Managers for USAID Enhanced Activity
The USAID-funded Enhance Activity in Thailand, implemented by Tetra Tech International Development https://careers.tetratechintdev.com is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for two full-time Program Managers. These positions will be located either in Bangkok, in the North or Northeast of Thailand.
The Program Manager is responsible for implementing and monitoring of activities in the USAID Enhance Activity’s target areas and leading the process of mainstreaming and implementing innovative citizen-centric local governance through the identification and piloting of interventions focused on policy, local capacity development, systems, and service delivery in local communities and with partner local governments in the North and Northeast regions of Thailand. The Program Manager is also responsible for working with local government partners to identify and create increased opportunities for engagement with citizens regarding local governance issues, with a view to establishing citizen participation and consultations as standard practices, ensuring the inclusion and active participation of youth, women, and minority groups in local governance. The Program Manager will report directly to Senior Program Manager (SPM).
*Implement and monitoring of activities in Enhance’s target areas in the North, and Northeast regions of Thailand, including capacity building of local governments and nongovernmental partners;
*Support the Senior Program Manager in liaising closely with government counterparts, non-governmental stakeholders, and project partners in identifying program opportunities, and in the design, implementation, and monitoring of subsequent technical activities in the North, and Northeast regions of Thailand;
*Encourage constructive dialogue and engagement between local government, think tanks, academic institutions, media, civil society organizations, local communities, and the private sector stakeholders to build capacity and engage citizens in solving local issues;
*Oversee the technical administration of the Grants Program with non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, and academia, working closely with other staff to define technical needs and with Grants Managers to ensure that grants awarded to grantees are compliant with USAID regulations;
*Contribute to Enhance’s adaptive implementation approach in the development of curriculums, activities, best practice models, etc. by providing insights relevant to the local context;
*Establish and maintain effective office information management systems including files, hardware, software, and technical support;
*Conduct program monitoring and contribute to reporting (e.g., annual report, quarterly report, weekly report, and other correspondences on program implementation);
*Support the deployment of short-term technical assistance as needed, including in the North and Northeast regions of Thailand;
*Ensure compliance of project operations with USAID, and Tetra Tech Home Office administrative policies and guidelines.
*Degree in social or political science, development, public administration or related field; advanced degree preferred
*5+ years of experience implementing community engagement, local administration, citizen participation, and/or civil society programming in Thailand
*Good knowledge of participatory concepts and tools, especially at the local level; experience working with minority and disadvantaged communities, including women, youth, and Persons with Disabilities (PWD); proven success liaising with international development institutions, local administration structures, minority communities, and government bodies
*Experience in managing grants to non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, academia, etc.
*Experience implementing USAID or other donor-funded projects in Thailand
*Demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all levels of staff
*A working knowledge of data management using Microsoft Word and Excel software programs
*High degree of adaptability to varied working environments and good interpersonal and teamwork skills
*Fluency in Thai and advanced English language skills (written & oral)
* Thai nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the on-line process:
* Cover Letter
* CV in reverse chronological format
Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech’s IDS ad posted.
Apply on-line at: https://bit.ly/PMThailandEnhanced
Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. No phone calls will be accepted.
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