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Research, Monitoring and Program Quality Coordinator Based in Bangkok

On-site, Work must be performed in or near พระโขนง, กรุงเทพมหานคร, Thailand


Job Type:Full Time
Start Date:August 5, 2024
Application Deadline:July 31, 2024
Education:Master's Degree Required
Experience Level:Managerial
Compensation:Up to THB 50,000 / month



Baan Dek Foundation (BDF) is a non-profit, non-political and non-religious organization based in Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Our core mission is to provide access to education, health, and social services to the most vulnerable children living in urban slums and construction site camps in Thailand.

Over the last 10 years of grassroots work originating in Chiang Mai, Baan Dek Foundation established key partnerships with construction companies and real estate developers to build sustainable impact in construction site camps and improve the lives and access to basic services of construction workers and their children.

Through the recent launch of the Building Social Impact initiative, BDF seeks to scale up and reach a wide adoption of this framework and tools in the construction sector.


Join a dynamic and passionate team committed to innovation, and big social impact. Baan Dek Foundation (BDF) team and ecosystem is multicultural, respectful, and proactive. BDF is committed to a positive working environment, in which everyone is treated with dignity, and respect. 


Baan Dek Foundation is currently looking for a professional and dedicated locally-based  (Bangkok) Research, Monitoring and Program Quality Coordinator who will commit to contribute to BDF’s overall mission and provide specialized support for children and their families who reside in construction site camps. The position will work under the direct supervision of the Director of Systemic Impact. The Research, Monitoring and Program Quality Coordinator will play an essential role in the success of the BSI Initiative by monitoring and evaluating progress of the program and finding the knowledge gap and management by research. Research and program quality is a key element of the scale up phase. The ideal candidate will be equipped with the skills to develop and implement the systemic impact program quality as well as knowledge management and lessons learned to the success of the BSI initiative.

Job Description:

Job Title: Research, Monitoring and Program Quality Coordinator

Type of Contract: Full-time employment position (open end contract)

Department: Systemic Impact Department

Location: Bangkok

Expected Start Date: July 2024 

Key responsibilities will entail but are not limited to the following:

The Systemic Impact’s mission centers around Scaling up the Building Social Impact Initiative, designing and implementing key activities  and monitoring and evaluating progress. In this scale up phase research and programme quality are essential elements to improve existing tools and develop new ones, support data driven  programmatic decisions and ensure good service delivery and impact.  

Anchor the BSI initiative in the relevant ecosystems 

  • Identify and establish relation with new stakeholders of the construction sector
  • Participate to forum and key event for networking

Develop specific  modules and services for companies under the BSI initiative 

  • Identify last trends and contents, 
  • Develop training modules and interesting content for construction companies 

Build the capacity of the Systemic Impact team on ESG, business and human rights and Sustainability report

  • Organize regular training and capacity building session

Lead the Monitoring systems and  activities of the BSI initiative

  • Set up and manage a clean data base (Sales force) to manage company engagement.
  • Ensure the CM and BKK team are empowered and autonomous on the Sales Force (training/refresher, SoP…)
  • Lead the collect of information from migrant workers and their feedback and experience of the BSI
  • Collect,  organize and turn into recommendation data on the BSI initiative.  

Support the  implementation of donor funded projects

  • Provide data for reporting and support overall reporting to donors
  • Conduct specific activities linked to field of expertise

lead and coordinate ll research activities linked to the BSI

  • Identify relevant research subjects, 
  • Establish and manage partnerships with universities
  • Right research and positioning papers to feed the advocacy work of the BS
  • Use research to provide improvement of the BSI approach and tools. 

Knowledge management 

  • Work with the Director of Systemic Impact to develop and implement mechanisms for evidence generation and promotion of knowledge management.
  • Lead organizational knowledge management and ensure the quality of knowledge management processes, platforms and content of the products.
  • Promote knowledge capturing and sharing within and outside the organization. This includes identification and documentation of good practices, inter project and cross thematic knowledge sharing through appropriate channels 


Nationality: Any

Language requirements: Excellent command of written and spoken English and Thai

Education/ Experience:  

  • Studies: Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in international relations, political science, law, social sciences or a related discipline
  • Working knowledge and skills: Knowledge of business and human rights, CRBPs and sustainability is a strong asset
  • Professional experience: At least 3-5 years experience working in engaging, lobbying and collaborating with the Royal Thai Government, UN agencies and the NGO ecosystem in Thailand and Experience in developing and implementing communication and advocacy strategies

Other skills and competencies:

  • Demonstrated management and coordination skills, including the ability to plan and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate strong management skills with the ability to gain credibility with senior government representatives while challenging the status quo
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate, including experience in a cross-cultural environment and an international setting
  • Team work
  • Stakeholder engagement skills and ability to collaborate effectively, including in cross-cultural or multicultural environments
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Project management skills are considered as an asset

Working hours: Full time - Monday to Friday with occasional weekend and evenings

Salary & Compensation: To be defined based on experience and qualifications


Join our team of social change makers. This is a great opportunity to develop your career, have an active part in developing a strategy for our BSI strategy.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send Your CV, A cover letter Names and contact details of two references the following information in English to

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview in Thai and English.

** Important: Only a complete application (CV + cover letter + two references) will be considered. ** 

Closing date for applications:  30 July 2024, early applications encouraged 

Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until a qualified candidate is selected.

More details on Baan Dek Foundation’s projects is available online at


Baan Dek Foundation (BDF) is a non-profit, non-political and non-religious organization based in Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Our core mission is to provide access to education, health, and social services to the most vulnerable…

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