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Programme Assistant (VA.NO.11/2019)

หมดเขตวันที่ : 26 เมษายน 2019


United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Representation in Thailand


Vacancy Announcement No. 11 /2019   

Internal/External Circulation


Position Title:

Programme Assistant

Post Level:

Equivalent to GS-4

Date Issued of the Vacancy Announcement:

12 April 2019

Post No.:


Report To:

Associate Programme Officer


Closing Date of the Vacancy Announcement:

26 April 2019


Programme Unit


Duty Station:

Bangkok, Thailand

Contractual Status:

Local Individual Contractor Agreement (UNOPS)



Availability of the Position         As soon as possible


Scope of Assignment



  • UNHCR Country Office has sufficient administrative assistance and support in routine services and activities within Programme Section thus better able to meet the needs of persons of concern.



  • Review proposals and prepare/scrutinize draft budget against objectives on humanitarian assistance. Prepare project agreements and amendments, as required.
  • Organize data and information, prepare and maintain records, documents and control plans. This includes management of UNHCR assets loan to partners.
  • Monitor and report on expenditures and programme/project activities. Review control plans, progress reports, project inputs, budget and financial expenditures, obligations and expenditures by using the required system.
  • Work with implementing partners and government agencies, as appropriate, and maintain good relations in support of successful programme implementation.
  • Apply UNHCR's corporate tools (e.g. FOCUS, MSRP, Global FOCUS Insight) to generate data for evidence-based decisions at the country-level.
  • Maintain log files and update records in prescribed format for subsequent use.
  • Maintain and keep current registers and control plans on the status of projects at the formulation, implementation and operation stages.
  • Draft letters, reports and other official documents.
  • Prepare background materials, working papers and tables for briefing and review sessions.
  • Carry our specific operations/control tasks for programme/project implementation.
  • Serve as a focal point to generate reports from a cloud-based software on a monthly basis. 
  • Perform other duties as required.



  • Access the relevant information and programme records, FOCUS, MSRP data.
  • Decide on information contained in the reports submitted to supervisor.


Qualifications and Required Competencies


  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Law, Social Science or related field.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience with an international organization
  • Computer skills (MS office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Thai, Knowledge of other UN language desirable.
  • Good Analytical thinking , Planning ,  Organizing and communications skill.


Please submit your Motivation Letter, P.11 form, Curriculum Vitae and a copy of official ID card/national passport indicating the vacancy announcement number and position title to:


Candidates who are not Thai nationals are required to submit with their application evidence of their right to work in Thailand.                                   

Only candidates under positive consideration will be contacted for a written test and/or interview.


UNHCR/P.11 and supplementary forms can be downloaded from: and