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Program Officer (Office of External Relations (OEXR))
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Field of study
January 20, 2017
Contact Info:
Tel no. (66-2) 524-5019
Fax no. (66-2) 524-5056
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for interviews.

Job Description:

  • The Program Officer will primarily look after AIT partnerships in specific countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • To work under the member of the Office of External Relations  (OEXR)
  • Prepare proposals for submission to various current and potential donors/partners for resource mobilization for AIT, including scholarships.
  • Prepare Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) or Agreements (MoAs).
  • Meeting arrangements as well as preparing minutes of meeting.
  • Monitor and write reports on the use of funds/grants for scholarships, Local Currency Funds and activities of some sponsored projects.
  • Conduct research on higher education market – education providers, education receivers, and funding sources.
  • Liaise and communicate with donor organizations, UN organizations, foundations, industry and private sectors, and within AIT.
  • Prepare visitor’s programs for visitors to AIT, and for AIT officials visiting partners, and take care of the visitors.
  • Other relevant assignments as assigned by AIT Central Administration.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor degree/Master’s degree with three years of work experience, preferably in international relations
  • Relevant experience, including higher education, international organizations, government and private sector.
  • Professional interest in higher education, science and technology, development and international relations.
  • Demonstrated research and report-writing skills.
  • Understanding and interest in ASEAN and its countries.
  • Familiarity with international, diplomatic, government, semi-government, and private organizations including development agencies, UN organizations, multilateral banks, foundations, and multinational companies, experience in the private sector – an advantage
  • Experience in dealing with donor organizations, foundations, industry and private sectors.
  • Familiarity with international, regional, diplomatic, government and non-governmental organizations including development agencies and UN organizations.
  • Excellent English proficiency with demonstrated writing skills,  proficiency in Thai languages  an advantage.
  • Ability to come up with own initiatives, and creative in solving problems.
  • Ability to work under time pressure and in a multicultural environment.
  • Articulate, ability to work both independently and in a team, and remain committed to the mission and principles of AIT.
  • Knowledge and experience in financial management – an advantage.

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