Asia Sub Regional Office (ASRO) Liaison Manager (based in Thailand)
Save the Children operates in Thailand under two organizations, namely: the Save the Children International Sub-Regional Office (ASRO); and Save the Children Thailand Foundation (SCT). The ASRO oversees sub-regional programmes and the SCT Foundation implements a variety of development and humanitarian programs aross the country.
The Liaison Manager’s primary duty is to provide quality support to SCI ASRO staff and ensure the fulfilment of SCI ASRO’s statutory requirements in coordination with the SCT Foundation.
The Liaison Manager will be responsible for a variety of administrative processes, including but not limited to: liaising with the relevant Govt departments including the submission of work plans, semi-annual reports, and licensing renewals; facilitating administrative requirments and information flow in coordination with SCT; liaising with local legal counsel; and, staying abreast of changes to RTG policies, procedures and practices relating to INGOs
Government, Legal and External Affairs
- Responsible for ASRO’s government affairs and compliance with respect to RTG registration issues, particularly with the Ministry of Labour and other relevant Ministries as required.
- In consultation with key stakeholders, prepares, translates and submits workplans and six-monthly reports of SC activities in the region to the MOL.
- Prepares and submits the necessary documentation and application for the ASRO’s license renewal every two years.
- Keeps abreast of changes in the laws, regulations, and procedures relating to INGOs as well as international and national staff in Thailand.
- Coordinates with SCT to prepare and manages appointments for senior ASRO staff and visitors with the UN, INGOs, Embassies, Donors, and other key stakeholders.
- Facilitates correspondence and communications with ASRO’s legal counsel as requested and takes follow up actions as required.
Internal liaison and administrative support
- Acts as a focal point for ASRO staff resident or visiting Thailand on SC business (except participants of int’l workshops/conferences) to assist with their administrative requirements and ensure coordinated engagement with SCT.
- Ensures appropriate information related to legal, safety and security, health and administrative issues are communicated clearly and on a timely basis to ASRO staff and visitors.
- Ensured that key information related to ASRO staff and visitiors is recorded and kept up-to-date.
- Assists international staff with visa/work permit applications, accompanying them to the relevant RTG offices
- Acts as the main SCT point of contact for ASRO and facilitates productive collaboration between the two entities.
- Participates in selected management meetings, taking minutes as necessary
- Assists the Head of ASRO (or takes the lead) on Regional Office special projects.
- Other tasks and responsibilities as defined by the line manager.
These accountabilities are indicative of the scope of work but may be liable to modification.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
• No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
• All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
• Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers
Closing Date for Application: 31 March 2023
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
Date advertised: 16 Mar 2023
Closing date: 1 Apr 2023 - 00:59 BST
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Department: Programme Operations
Type: Fixed-term contractSchedule: Full-time