Project Coordinator

International Organization for Migration

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.


Under the direct supervision of the Migration Health Officer (MHO), overall supervision of the Chief Migration Health Officer (CMHO) and in close coordination with the relevant units in IOM Thailand, the candidate will be responsible and accountable for day-to-day implementation of IOM MHD projects in Thailand.


· Support the Migration Health Officer in the implementation and monitoring of IOM’s health projects and activities by ensuring coordination of the health team, identifying operational and staff challenges and possible solutions.

· Assist in the planning, monitoring and evaluation of programmatic, administrative and operational activities of the health projects in Thailand.

· Participate in relevant coordination meetings and maintain coordination and cooperation with local health authorities and partners (WHO, UNICEF, as well as other actors) in the field.

· Develop and promote partnerships and network with government stakeholders such as the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), Provincial Health Office (PHO), Migrant Working Group (MWG), Implementing NGOs, relevant health coordination platforms and other UN agencies such as, but not limited to, WHO, UNHCR, and UNICEF for improving access to health facilities.

· Support migrant-inclusive COVID-19 response and recovery activities by organizing weekly coordination meetings with relevant stakeholders and key implementing actors.

· Support resource mobilization through the identification of new programme/ project opportunities consistent with IOM’s mandate in Thailand, this includes humanitarian proposals such as Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP), COVID-19 response related proposals and other donor proposals for the health programme.

· Prepare periodic reports for the donor on programme delivery, including interim and final reports to donors in coordination with the implementing NGOs.

· Contribute to staff development and capacity building of stakeholders including government, INGO and other Humanitarian agencies working for migrants.

· Undertake duty travel related to programme assessment, liaison with counterparts, problem solving and new programme developments, as required;

· Perform any other tasks that may be assigned by the supervisor.



· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic institution in Social Sciences/ Public Health/ Development Studies/ Health Economics/ Business Management or other relevant fields;

· At least 5 years of experience including significant background with project management, budget drafting, research, report writing, liaison with governments and international agencies


· Experience in implementing, monitoring and evaluating health programmes and protocols

· Operational and field experience in health-related issues of migrants and/or displaced persons, programme development, migration health, including conceptualisation, analysis and implementation of programme; International public health and resource mobilization;

· Knowledge of structure and function of national and international health agencies, donors and organizations

· Previous experience in international organization is an advantage


  • Effectively applies knowledge of health issues in execution of responsibilities at appropriate level
  • Maintains confidentiality and discretion in appropriate areas of work
  • Effectively applies knowledge of project implementation and practices, and recognizes their application within IOM mandate;
  • Effectively coordinates actions with other implementing partners;
  • Works effectively with donor, local authorities, stakeholders, and beneficiaries;


Fluency in English and Thai (oral and written)


The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies.


  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

  • Teamwork: Displays a high level of cultural awareness, sensitivity to different ways of working and leverages individual strengths in order to build a better team.
  • Delivering results: Monitors own and others’ work in a systematic and effective way, ensuring required resources and outputs.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: Builds networks for the effective communication and exchange of knowledge and ideas and puts others into contact with various sources of knowledge.
  • Accountability: Plans and organizes work with a clear and deliberate focus, ensuring commitments are easily identified and progress is widely communicated.
  • Communication: Shares information and keeps others up to date; actively seeks others’ views and ideas and respects their contribution.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

· Leadership: Assigns responsibilities fairly and manages performance, taking account of individual strengths, workloads and interests.

· Empowering others & building trust: Delegates appropriately to make the most of others’ talents, clarifying expectations and allowing autonomy in important areas while providing necessary support.

· Strategic thinking & vision: Aligns own actions to the Organization’s vision, values and mandate.


Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.

Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighboring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighboring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.

How to apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to the IOM Bangkok Human Resources Unit at e-mail [email protected] by June 24, 2022 at the latest.

Kindly indicate the reference code SVN028/2022 followed by your full name in the subject line.

Applications should include:

a) a cover letter, indicating the dates of availability;

b) a curriculum vitae;

c) a duly completed IOM Personal History Form which can be downloaded from

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Posting period: From 10.06.2022 to 24.06.2022

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