The Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC) holds a unique and important place in the world of forestry. It is the only international not‐for‐profit organization that specializes in capacity development for community forestry and devolved forest management whilst taking a landscape approach to natural resource management. The Center engages in strategic networks and effective partnerships with governments, nongovernment organizations, civil society, the private sector, local people, and research and educational institutes throughout the Asia‐Pacific region and beyond. With over 30 years of international experience and a dynamic approach to capacity development—involving research, analysis and synthesis; strategic communication; training and learning networks; and piloting and demonstrating - The Center delivers innovative solutions for people and forests.
To address the needs and challenges of the Asia‐Pacific region, The Center for People and Forest (RECOFTC) has developed an innovative new strategy (2018-2023) to help local people find solutions together with government, the private sector, development partners, local institutes, academia, media and others. Building on its previous strategic phases, the 2018–2023 Strategic Plan puts people at the center of change, by empowering communities, governments and the private sector with rights, opportunities for dialogue, networking, technical expertise, tools and knowledge. The Center’s results will help nearly 5 million people in and near forest landscapes live more equitably, with dignity and greater empowerment to protect themselves from the injustices of poverty and environmental degradation.
RECOFTC is currently seeking a qualified candidate to work as Communication and Knowledge Management Officer for Thailand Country Program (TCP). The successful applicant will be based in Bangkok in the Center’s regional office, with regular travel to Thailand Country Program’s field offices in northern and western Thailand. The contract duration is for 2 years with a possibility of extension depending on performance and availability of funding.
The Communication and Knowledge Management Officer will report directly to the Director, Thailand Country Program. S/he will closely collaborate with other Thailand Country Program staff, RECOFTC Knowledge Management and Strategic Communication Unit based in Bangkok, Thailand and also be accountable to other program staff, clients, partners, collaborators and donor agencies. S/he will play an important role in leading Thailand Country Program’s main function on strategic communication and fulfilling RECOFTC’s 2018-2023 strategic goal in Thailand as well as support communication and knowledge management of projects implemented by Thailand Country Program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Communications and Knowledge Management Officer will have the following responsibilities and duties:
Program Communication and Knowledge Management strategy and action plan development:
Communication and Knowledge Management delivery includes to:
Administration will include to:
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
The Communications and Knowledge Management Officer will have the following minimum qualifications and experience:
In addition to job specific skills and experience, the applicant should possess the following characteristics (including attitudes and skills):
Interested candidates are requested to submit CV and a cover letter indicating why they are suitable for this position along with salary requirements and current contact details of three referees, including recent supervisors to HR@recoftc.org. Please quote the position title in the subject line of the email. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. The Center has a competitive compensation package. However, offers shall be based on salary history, relevant experience and qualifications of the selected candidate.
To learn more about RECOFTC, please visit our website www.recoftc.org
Applicants shall not be discriminated due to ethnicity, religion, age, nationality, physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, medical condition, or any other classification protected by RECOFTC’s values and code of conduct. Reasonable accommodation may be made so that qualified disabled applicants can partake in the application process. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. Please inform the Center’s Human Resources Office in writing of any special needs at the time of application.
The Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC) is an equal opportunity employer and the successful candidate will be selected based on merit.
The Center retains the right to offer this position at a job grade relevant to the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
Contact : HR@recoftc.org