IUCN is seeking a qualified individual to join our Asia Regional Office, Bangkok, Thailand.
This is a local recruitment. Only Thai nationals, individuals with residence status or the appropriate employment visa for Thailand are eligible to apply. The remuneration and benefits package for this position is established with reference to the local labour market and in line with the IUCN conditions of service for Thailand.
A Project Assistant will support Project Manager on day-to-day coordination with stakeholders both at the national level and field coordination.
A Project Assistant will play the role in administrative and financial support in delivering "Conserving Habitats for Globally Important Flora and Fauna in Production Landscapes” project. The position will also be responsible for overall project administrative and financial management, ensuring that all deliverables under the project outcomes are achieved.
1 Provide administrative and financial supports to Project Manager, Project Assistant based in ONEP office, Ranong and implementing agencies assigned and agreed by the project
• Assisting Project Manager to coordinate and organize the monthly/quarterly/scheduled meetings with the project stakeholders based on the work plan;
• Coordinating with local communities, local stakeholders and national and sub-national committee of the project on workshop and training courses organized for the targeted beneficiaries
• Arranging payment requests and reimbursement for workshop, events, and training sessions organized by the project
• Ensuring the documents and payments for all project activities and supporting IUCN Finance for all financial matters
• Support Project assistants (based in ONEP and Ranong) with the preparation of administrative and financial works for field works if needed
• Liaise with the Project Team Leader, and Project Manager, and prepare progress reports as required.
2 Support Project Manager to maintain regular contacts with the local communities, local stakeholders, national and sub-national platform of committee, and implementing agencies assigned under the project administration
3 Other Duties
Carry out other relevant tasks assigned by, and mutually agreed with, the line manager.
• At least Bachelor’s degree in natural resources and environmental management, environmental studies, development studies, social sciences, and/or related fields
• At least 3 years of professional experience in community development and field coordination works;
• Strong work experience in facilitation, extension and communication;
• Good working experience in conservation-oriented livelihoods development;
• Able to work collaboratively as a team; and
• Experience working with local communities in the pilot areas is an advantage.
• Good command of written and spoken English and Thai is essential.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION: 9 September 2018