Government Accountability Specialist, Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand
Apply by 20 April 2018
Posted on 5 April 2018

Job Description

Counterpart International (CPI) is a non-profit international development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing international landscape. CPI is seeking an experienced Government Accountability Specialist for a $14 million program in Thailand titled “Together” funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The program focuses on a range of issues affecting Thailand, including good governance, peacebuilding/reconciliation, regional disparities, and local economic development. The program will support inclusive efforts to diminish the potential for tensions and conflict both nationwide and in Thailand’s Deep South, including for women, youth, and other underserved groups.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree International Development, Law, Public Administration, or a related field
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of international development experience or an equivalent combination of applied research/advanced academic work in a relevant subject matter, with several years of field work in a technical capacity working with government accountability
  • Excellent Knowledge of the Thai context, with an emphasis on social, economic, and political trends affecting governance, transparency, and accountability
  • Knowledge of Thailand’s civil society challenges
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of participatory methodologies for training and interaction with diverse social groups
  • Demonstrated experience conducting training or other capacity building skills
  • Strong ability to collaborate and coordinate activities with multiple stakeholders including civil society, government, and private sector entities
  • Oral and written fluency in English required
  • Knowledge of Thai and/or other languages spoken in Thailand preferred

About the Organization

Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community. We equip individuals, organizations and communities-our counterparts- to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries. We work with them in some of the world’s most challenging places to tackle social, economic, environmental, health and governance issues that threaten their lives and undermine their futures.

For more information on Counterpart, please visit our website at www.Counterpart.org