Vocational Training Officer

at Save the Children
Published May 18, 2022
Location Pattani, Thailand
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  





Save the Children has been implementing USAID-funded project in Pattani city that aims at improving meaningful engagement among citizens of different background in Thailand’s Deep South since 2018. The project targets 550 local youth in a vocational training scheme aimed at fostering inter-communal cooperation skills while improving youth’s live skills and employment opportunities. The vocational training scheme will be composed of 3 key phases including 1) training (technical and life skills), 2) internship, 3) small enterprise development.


The Vocational Training Officer will assist Senior Project Officer in implementing project activities, data collection, monitoring & evaluation and collaboration with implementing partners and key stakeholders in accordance with project design and plans agreed. He/she will closely implement and monitor activities related to the Vocational Training program in collaboration with implementing partners to promote collaboration and trust among youth from different backgrounds.




Reports to: Senior Project Officer


Staff reporting to this post: None


Direct: None


Indirect: None


Role Dimensions: Save the Children works in nine refugee camps, migrant communities in Mae Sot and Bangkok, and southern Thailand. The Thailand Country Office includes approximately 60 staff in Bangkok office and three sub-offices in Mae Sot and Pattani. The post holder will be based in Save the Children’s Pattani office.




Project Delivery:


Support the Senior Project Officer in implementing the project, ensuring delivery of activities, trainings and workshops directly implemented by Save the Children,

Coordinate and communicate with implementing partners and stakeholders on the project’s activity implementation,

Lead in engaging youth, trainers and key local stakeholders, providing trainings and coordinating event preparation and implementation.

Support the Senior Project Officer and the Communication and Media Coordinator in producing and disseminating communication content in line with donor requirements

Ensure day-to-day administration of shared electronic and paper files to ensure straightforward access to information

Responsible on support services function with comply to internal guidelines – directly procure goods, organize events and plan trips for the project

Represent Save the Children in advocacy, networking meeting and workshop in support to the Livelihood Program Coordinator as needed.

Project Management:


Support the Senior Project Officer to manage the project’s grant, ensuring donors’ compliance through proper tracking of reporting on activities, training and monitoring of project delivery and quality.

Provide ideas, feedback and updates to the Senior Project Officer on project progress

Contribute to Field work reporting and monitoring visit

Support to the Senior Project Officer in writing project reports for Save the Children members and donors

Support the Senior Project Officer and MEAL officer to develop monitoring and evaluation project plans, and ensure its implementation

Support the Senior Project Officer and Communication & Advocacy Coordinator to develop communication & advocacy project plans, and ensure its implementation

Any other tasks given by line manager

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)




holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.



sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same

widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others

future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.



builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters

values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength

approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.



develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

willing to take disciplined risks.



honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity



Thai Nationality

Bachelor degree preferably with Agricultural Science, Social Science, Education, Economic or Higher Vocational Degree equivalent with 5 years experiences.

3 - 5 years of experience in Vocational training, Life Skill training to youth and community work preferable in Songkhla, Pattani, Yala and Narathiwas areas.





Good communications and facilitation skills able to speak Pattani-Malayu and excellent writing Thai.

Understanding of the Deep South and southern Thailand context

Experience in a similar role, preferably within the NGO sector and/ or in an international environment

Sound knowledge of office practices, procedures and administrative systems including filing systems. Competent in use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Experience of planning and organizing meetings/workshop/events and database management

Strong interpersonal and community development skills



Report writing skills (Thai & English)

Strong team player

Demonstrated ability to work insecure environments

Experienced in working with local partner or CSOs.

Self- motivated with ability to work autonomously.

Commitment to the mission, vision and values of Save the Children.

Ability and willingness to travel domestically as assigned including in the Deep South

Additional Job Responsibilities


The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.


Interested candidates can send their CV

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