Position: Administrative officer – WCS – Asia

Reports to: Regional Business Manager – Greater Mekong

Location: WCS-Asia office, Sukhumvit 21 Rd. (Asoke), Bangkok, Thailand

Country Program/Sector: Global Conservation Program – Greater Mekong

Position Type: Part-time

Internal liaison: All Employees in the office
Finance Managers, and project staffs of Asia Countries; especially, Thailand, Lao,
Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Malaysia, and Indonesia
Relating New York team to support the activity in Asia Countries

Expected travel: Approximately 0 - 3%

Organization Background:

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is a US non-profit, tax-exempt, private organization established in 1895 and based in New York, that saves wildlife and wild places by understanding critical issues, crafting science-based solutions, and taking conservation actions that benefit nature and humanity. With more than a century of experience, long-term commitments in dozens of landscapes, presence in more than 60 nations, and experience helping to establish over 150 protected areas across the globe, WCS has amassed the biological knowledge, cultural understanding and partnerships to ensure that vibrant, wild places and wildlife thrive alongside local communities. In the Greater Mekong Region has Country Programs in Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam and is managed through a dispersed regional network with a small but developing administrative/financial hub in Bangkok.


Position Summary:

To support Wildlife Conservation Society - Asia: WCS - Asia in Bangkok, WCS seeks Administrative officer to set up the office, maintain all of our office's documents, accounting & finance, human resource, contracts, logistic, etc.  The role will include, but not be limited to, translations, expense reporting, budget management, and HR reporting to comply with rules and regulations of the Thai government, WCS and donors. The Administrative officer will ensure the smooth operation of the WCS - Asia office.


Primary Responsibilities:

The Administrative officer – WCS - Asia will be responsible for;

> Human Resources 

  • Overseeing staff timesheet submission
  • Working on all staff paperwork, contracts, and work permit
  • Ensuring all health insurance needs are covered per employee
  • Managing monthly payroll

> Office and Administrative Organization

  • Supporting the staffs with administrative functions as requested on a daily basis.
  • Office Organization (all paperwork and documents: physically and digitally, nice working office environment, office supply management, asset management, etc.)
  • Assisting in organizing trainings, meeting and seminars as required.
  • Renewing the office registration by preparing and submitting the document required by Government
  • Assisting to solve IT, or network issue.

> Others

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal skills. S/He must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be comfortable participating both as an effective individual contributor and as a leader and listener. S/He must have significant attention to detail, be well organized, self-motivated, honest, resourceful, effective and efficient at coordinating multiple resources to get things done; can work on multiple tasks at multiple levels and switch between them; can foresee and plan around obstacles
  • Fluent written and spoken Thai and English
  • Bachelor in accounting, or finance is required. Master Degree in related field is a plus.
  • 3+ years of working experience in related field
  • Computer and systems skills required with respect to MS Office applications (advanced skills in MS Excel required) and major financial accounting and reporting software (SAP or equivalent).

Interested candidates, who meet the above qualifications, should apply by sending an application letter and CV together with the names and contact information of three references to latest by Apr 30ht, 2021 deadline. Please include the “Administrative officer – WCS – Asia (Part-time)” in the subject line of your email.


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. The job will be filled when a suitable applicant is found, so interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, and definitely before Apr 30th, 2021.


WCS is an equal opportunity employer and the organization complies with all employment and labor laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in hiring and ensures that candidates from all backgrounds are fairly and consistently considered during the recruitment process. We are dedicated to hiring and supporting a diverse workforce. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment and look for future team members who share that same value. The organization provides equal employment opportunities for all qualified candidates. The organization does not discriminate for employment based on age, color, disability, gender identify, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by laws and regulations