Position Description

Thailand: Project Coordinator – Increasing Digital Safety and Security
Location Bangkok, Thailand
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SUMMARY
The Increasing Digital Safety and Security project aims to educate Thai netizens about being protected and safe online, and to deliver targeted, sustainable, digital protection skills to the journalists and at-risk civil society workers who most need them.  Under the supervision of the Senior Program Officer (SPO), the Project Coordinator oversees implementation of all project activities and is responsible for ensuring quality control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the award. 

 

Note: This position is open to local nationals only.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned:

  • Oversee the management and successful implementation of the project.
  • Oversee sub-grants to partner organizations, including budgets, timelines and reporting, and to participate and assist in the completion of such tasks as required.
  • Ensure financial compliance oversight with the Bangkok-based Finance Manager and timely spending of program budgets, reporting to and working with the Business Manager and DC-based Finance Officer weekly and monthly.
  • Ensure top level M&E, and cutting edge reporting continue to be built and maintained in coordination with regional and HQ M&E staff.
  • Prepare proposals and reports for donors, assign and supervise additional support to complete such tasks.
  • Coordinate communications and workflow among staff and partners.
  • Coordinate and supervise as needed consultants from any register, roster or to fulfill specialist and programmatic support to projects.
  • Participate in meetings and facilitate communication with primary donors directly or in concert with the Bangkok-based SPO and Regional Director.
  • Represent organization at various conferences and events, coordinating with the SPO on coverage and needs.
  • Understand and demonstrate commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 5+ years programmatic experience including project management experience.
  • English fluency required.
  • Previous work experience with USG programs and projects.
  • Experience with internet and tech-related projects a significant asset.
  • Experience in developing or supporting international programs.
  • Proposal writing experience, and proven text-editing proficiency.
  • Proven ability to prioritize and handle multiple on-going assignments.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving ability.
  • Proven ability to coordinate, manage and motivate staff and healthy ad hoc teams as needed.

 

 

Benefits Information:

This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network's offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internews page.