Job Opening: ILGA Asia is looking for a UN Programme Officer
Location: Bangkok, THAILAND
Application Deadline: October 20th, 2019 (23.59 ICT)
Languages Required: English
Starting Date: November 18th, 2019
Salary & Benefits: 55,000 THB per month, Health insurance, Social security fund
Duration of Initial Contract: 3 months on probation followed by a 9-month contract
ILGA Asia is recruiting a full-time staff member to support our works on international advocacy, starting from November 18th, 2019.
If interested in this position, you can fill in the application form here by October 20th, 2019 (23.59 ICT): https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ilgaasia-un-programme.
Assist in capacity building initiatives on UN mechanisms for member organizations and LGBTI activists in Asia;
Support member organizations in submissions to the Universal Periodic Review, various Treaty Bodies and Special Procedures with regards to SOGIESC issues;
Collaborate with organizations working on LGBTI rights at UN level.
Bachelor degree from an accredited university;
Excellent knowledge of the UN system, ideally accompanied by direct experience in working for a relevant government department, NGO or UN Agency;
Knowledge of the international LGBTI movement and related human rights issues. First-hand experience in an LGBTI organization is highly desirable;
Fluent English, both written and oral. Fluency in another UN language such as Arabic or Chinese would be an asset;
The position is open to people of all gender identities, sexual orientations or sex characteristics; lesbian or bisexual women, trans and intersex persons are strongly encouraged to apply.