International jobs in Thailand
About Jesuit Refugee Service
Jesuit Refugee Service is a Catholic organization that serves to accompany, serve, and advocate for the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people. JRS has programs in over 50 countries. The areas of work are in the field of education, emergency assistance, health care, livelihoods, reconciliation, and psychosocial support. JRS is also involved in advocacy and human rights work. It undertakes services at national and regional levels with the support and guidance of an international office (IO) in Rome.
Roles and responsibilities
- Promotes the mission, vision, and values of JRS in all JRS Asia Pacific programs.
- Provides overall coordination and management support to JRS Asia Pacific projects and ensures program quality and standard based on JRS and international humanitarian standards.
- Supports the Country Directors or designated Project Directors to ensure coherent and strategic program and grant support to project teams in the countries.
- Conducts regular meetings with the Country Directors and relevant staff at all levels to promote close collaboration & coordination. Similarly, conducts training and capacity building activities with JRS Asia Pacific staff as appropriate.
- Works closely with the Country and Regional Teams (e.g. Information-Advocacy, Finance & Human Resources) in managing all related aspects of programs.
- Develops proposals, reports and related project documents for JRS and donors with Country Directors and other relevant staff at the project, country and regional office levels.
- Coordinates donor communication in regard to reporting and compliance activities. Also, ensures compliance of programs with donor requirements.
- Conducts regular monitoring, evaluation and learning activities in coordination with the project teams.
- Similarly, contributes to the publication of articles, brochures, etc. giving information related to the programs.
- Participates and acts as a resource person in country, regional & international meetings as requested.
- Furthermore, reports human resources, funding and administrative concerns with recommendations to the Regional Director.
- Graduate degree in Education, Social Work, International Development or related professional field. In addition to that, a minimum of three years of professional experience in a management position.
- Experience of working with refugees is necessary. However, working experience in Asia is an advantage.
- Computer literacy, being able to use Word, Excel, and PowerPoint programs.
- Service-minded, patient, and self-motivated. Similarly, good interpersonal, communication, managerial and diplomatic skills.
- Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural and multi-faith environment and able to deal with limited resources and challenges.
- Furthermore, fluent and excellent writing skills in English. Knowledge of one regional language in the Asia Pacific is an advantage.