Project Coordinating Associate at UNDP, Bangkok, Thailand

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Deadline: 2 November 2018

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Coordinating Associate in Bangkok, Thailand. The duration of this post is 1 year.

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The Project Coordinating Associate will support and facilitate coordination of all technical and logistic arrangements for timely preparation of Thailand National.

UNDP works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion.

Key Job Responsibilities

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The Project Coordinating Associate will perform the following functions-

  • Coordination Support:
    • Organize meetings of the project team, project board, advisory board, etc.
    • Maintain regular contact with focal persons of partners and project service providers such as academic institutes, consultants, etc.
    • Facilitate communications and advocacy of the project results.
  • Planning:
    • Support the Project Team in planning and organizing meetings to develop annual and quarterly work plans and corresponding budget plans.
    • Prepare work plans and budget plans in close consultation with UNDP and government agencies.
    • Keep the Project Team updated on issues and potential delays and risks to the work schedule and other operational and budgetary issues.
  • Implementation:
    • Oversee the day-to-day project implementation and ensure achievement of targets.
    • Review the study, research and academic paper developed by Project Team and consultants.
    • Support the mobilization of competent national and international experts as needed.
  • Reporting and Audit:
    • Prepare draft of project progress reports (quarterly and annual/financial and substantive) against set targets and indicators.
    • Support the Project Team in preparing reports and involve in M&E activities as required by UNDP and government agencies.
  • Knowledge Building and Sharing:
    • Prepare draft documentation of innovations, good practices, lessons learned and an effective knowledge building.
    • Strengthen knowledge networks and organize knowledge sharing sessions.
    • Compile success stories, in particular from government agencies, that have addressed key development challenges in Thailand.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

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  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Political Science, Economics, Public Management, International Development or related field would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.
  • Specialized study and qualification in development studies is an advantage.
  • Minimum 7 years (or 4 years with Bachelor’s Degree) of relevant experience in development areas at the national or international level.
  • Experience in project coordination especially with government agencies and academia;
  • Demonstrated professional experience in one or more of the following substantive areas: development economics, sustainable development, south-south cooperation.
  • Hands-on experience in supporting designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating development projects to achieve results.
  • Excellent judgement and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision, producing quality results.
  • Good written and spoken English and Thai.
  • Nationality of Thailand.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNDP.

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