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Call for Applications:
SHAPE-SEA Phase 2 Project Lead for Knowledge Production

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Building on lessons learned from and the gains of Phase I
(2015-2021), the overarching vision of SHAPE-SEA Phase 2 is to
instill a culture of human rights and peace in Southeast Asia through applied
research, education, inter-sectoral partnerships, and policy
Furthermore, the programme, based in Bangkok,
Thailand, aims to contribute to a “new and better normal” that not only
recognizes and addresses diverse lived experiences, but also allows for the
full protection of human rights of Southeast Asian peoples and the
improvement of the peace situation in the region. SHAPE-SEA shall then play a
role in: Job Description

  • Assist
    the Programme Director in formulating annual implementation plans and
  • Work closely with the Programme Director to
    implement annual programme activity as approved by the governing
  • Coordinate with Finance Team for the Preparation
    of activity budgets, monitoring the budget usage/ spending, and preparation
    of activity financial reports.
  • Work closely with
    Communications Manager for public relations materials required for activities
  • Work closely with the Monitoring and Evaluations Manager to
    customize activity monitoring tools and documentation of
  • Assist Programme Director in coordinating
    with Gender and Environmental Experts to design and assess gender and
    environmental indicators of activities
  • Coordinate
    Selection process of research grants programme and research funds for
    critical research
  • Coordinate with Mentors with regards
    to content assessment of research process and outputs
  • Coordinate with fellow project leads on activities requiring
  • Regularly communicate with project
    implementers or grantees to ensure efficient and timely delivery of research
    projects and planned


  • Minimum Master of Arts degree in Social Sciences or Humanities,
    Public Policy, Communications
  • Significant demonstrated
    experience in production of knowledge products with maximum impact (research
    papers, policy outputs, digital outputs)
  • Experience in
    hiring external consultants (finalizing specific TOR)
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a project – preparing plans,
    and budgets.
  • Understanding of the overall
    socio-political situation as well as human rights situation in Southeast
  • Excellent communication skills in


  • Preferably Thai
  • Ability to speak and write in least one
    Southeast Asian language.
  • Experience in monitoring
  • Experience in preparing activity-level
    reports (guided by the M&E Manager)

27,000 Baht Per Month, with possibility of 10% annual increase based on
performance ratingBenefits: Annual Health Insurance and access to staff
developmentIf you are interested to apply, kindly submit the following
documents to and/or on
or before 25 January 2023 (23:59 GMT+7).

  • Curriculum Vitae (focusing on work over the past five years)
  • Referral Letter from current or previous
    supervisor and/or work colleague (Desired)
  • A 300-word
    statement on how you, as your preferred PMO staff position, will concretely
    provide support to SHAPE-SEA in achieving its vision amid the current
    situation throughout the region (Required)

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