Monday, January 21, 2008

ICBO CM vacancy announcement

Dear Friends, Please see the vacancy announcement below. If you know someone who is eligible for this position, please forward it to them. Best Nilar Institutional Capacity Building Officer
The International Rescue Committee serves refugees and communities victimized by oppression or violent conflict worldwide. Founded in 1933, the IRC is committed to freedom, human dignity, and self-reliance. This commitment is expressed in emergency relief, protection of human rights, post conflict development, resettlement assistance, and advocacy.
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) Thailand program, seeks qualified and motivated Thai national staff to fill a vacancy in its main office in Bangkok, for the position of
Institutional Capacity Building Officer
Location: ICB Resource Center, Chiang Mai
Report to:North Region Sub-grant Manager
Responsibilities:The ICB Program Officer works with Northern Region Sub-grant Manager to ensure successful implementation of CBO activities supported by ICB through trainings, sub-grants, coordination and networking in Chiang Mai Province.
• Responsible for the identification, development and implementation of all project partner training and technical assistance programs• Assists to develop the internal control procedures, procurement and financial manuals as part of their development program.• Assist to develop training curriculum for selected CBOs• Work closely with local groups to ensure that proper training systems are in place to address particular needs• Act as a trainer when necessary to increase capacity building skills of CBOs.• Represent transparently and professionally the IRC, and Institutional Capacity Building Program to the international and local communities of Thailand• Work closely with IRC media and documentation unit to share IRC’s lessons learned, reach out to a wider public and in general better advocate and support ICB program and activities• Develop plans for better inclusion of local stakeholders, i.e. government (local and ministries), business, etc.
Qualifications:• University Degree in Community Development or equivalent• 3 years experience working with NGOs in community development• Training development and implementation experience• Proven experience in developing and implementing needs assessments• Strong computer and internet skills• Strong relationship building skills• Ability to multi-task• Ability to communicate in Burmese and other ethic languages from Burma• Ability and willingness to travel to remote areas.
Application letter together with a copy of the most recent C.V stating, qualifications and experiences should be submitted to the following address.
Human Resources DepartmentInternational Rescue Committee –IRC1028/5 Pong-Amorn Building, 2nd floor, Rama IV road,Thungmahamek, Sathorn, Bangkok 10120
All applications will be treated confidentially and not returned,
The International Rescue Committee considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, national origin, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or physical or mental disability. The IRC is an equal opportunity employer.

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