Contract Type: Service Contract
Posting Type: External
Office: UNDP Thailand
Duty Station: Bangkok, THAILAND
Closing Date: 14 Jul 2020 (Midnight NY time)
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Thailand, in collaboration with the Royal Thai Government and partners, has implemented projects to accelerate the development of the country for more than 50 years.
Since 2018, UNDP Thailand, within the framework of a Regional Programme titled ‘Preventing Violent Extremism through Promoting Tolerance and Respect for Diversity’ (Phase I), has been partnering with the Royal Thai Government as well as non-governmental actors on multiple initiatives linked to the following:
The Regional Programme is now being extended in 2020 and beyond and will be focusing on the following 3 key pillars:
In the context of COVID 19, quarantine measures have led to large increases in time spent on-line and exposure to hate speech, disinformation and fake news, which potentially undermines social cohesion, trust in government institutions, and the social contract on which sustainable peace and development depends. This renewed phase of the programme in Thailand will focus on interventions mitigating these risks.
To continue the implementation of the above mentioned Programme, UNDP Thailand is looking for a Project Manager – Promoting Tolerance and Respect for Diversity in Thailand. He/she will work closely with government, civil society, academia, NGOs and donors. Under the overall guidance of the Deputy Resident Representative, the Project Manager will directly report to Programme Specialist/Team Leader of Democratic Governance and Social Advocacy Team. He/she will work closely with the project and operation team at UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub as well as collaborate with other UNDP project and programme teams within UNDP Thailand Office.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Manage and supervise the project team to ensure effective implementation and achievement of results:
2. Ensure effective planning, budgeting, and implementation of the project
3. Create and nurture strategic partnerships and support to the implementation of resource mobilization
4. Facilitate knowledge building and management for and from the project implementation.
This position is open for Thai nationals only.
Only short -listed candidates will be notified.
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