Programme Support Officer

at Karen Human Rights Group
Published November 9, 2022
Location Bangkok, Thailand
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  



The Programme Support Officer position is a full-time salaried post based in Thailand and we expect the selected candidate to work in the office. The selected candidate is expected to start working in mid-January 2023 and should be prepared to commit at least two years to KHRG. As a locally-led organisation, KHRG continually works to build the skills and confidence of local staff to drive forward KHRG’s work in all areas.

Main Responsibilities

Fundraising and Grant Management

Implement KHRG's fundraising strategy and develop the strategy where necessary. This may include securing funding from international and local donor organizations, private and individual major donors and small donations.
Prepare funding proposals in cooperation with other staff and search for new funding opportunities for the organization. Develop new relationships with new donors.
Correspond with the Grant Manager to maintain and build relationships with donors by monitoring responses, proactively communicating successes and needs, and ensuring report deadlines are met.
Correspond with the Grant Manager to liaise with project staff to understand project objectives, plans and budgets. Ensure yearly funding proposals are available and up-to-date for each project.

Strategic Development

Support the Programme Director for the coordination and facilitation of KHRG’s strategy meeting, with a specific emphasis on realising KHRG’s strategic priorities.
Support the M&E team to ensure that an appropriate and functioning Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system is in place. Gather relevant information through monitoring activities and address any problems that may arise.

Knowledge and Experience

Significant previous work with a community-based organisation working on grassroots issues.
Two years of experience using and developing project-cycle management systems, including monitoring and evaluation.
Experience writing proposals and donor reports.
Experience managing relationships with institutional donors.

Essential Skills and Attributes:

Native (preferable) or fluent in written and spoken English.
Ability to make complex work tasks understandable and accessible.
Ability to organise work to meet deadlines whilst delivering capacity-building objectives.
Comprehensive computer skills including MS office and data security.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively.
Motivation, creativity and an ability to recognise underlying systemic issues that contribute to successes and challenges.

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