Government Liaison Manager

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NIST Child Protection SafeguardingIn line with international standards, NIST maintains strong child protection policies and procedures. All applicants are screened to ensure that they meet the legal and ethical requirements for employment in Thailand, and our school strives to provide a safe, secure environment for all students.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the processing of teaching license applications for teachers through Kurusapa.
  • Oversee the processing of visa and re-entry applications and extensions for staff, staff dependents, students and parents through the Immigration Bureau.
  • Oversee the processing of staff work permits through the Labour Department.
  • Oversee the processing of documentation for teacher appointment and withdrawal through the Office of Private Education Commission (OPEC) .
  • Liaise with government officials (e.g., Royal Thai Police, police stations, Wattana District Office and other district offices) regarding school operations.
  • Liaise with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding document translations and verifications.
  • Provide advice for teachers, staff, the NIST Leadership Team and NIST community in respect to coordination with various government sections as required.
  • Maintain and file documentation and information for teachers, teacher dependents and educational personnel.
  • Organise military training (Ror Dor) for students.
  • Supervise the government liaison team members to ensure smooth school operations in relation to government relations.
  • Complete other tasks as assigned by the Director of Human Resources & General Affairs

Education & Work Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in political science or a related field
  • Five or more years of experience in administrative work and liaising with various government sections such as the Ministry of Education, Teachers’ Council of Thailand (Kurusapa), Labour Department, Immigration Bureau, BMA, etc.
  • Familiarity with the rules and regulations of the Private School Act relating to international school and military training in Thailand (Ror Dor)

Other Qualifications

  • Fluent or very good level of spoken English, with an average/good level of reading and writing
  • Expertise in handling difficult issues or cases requiring contact with government sections
  • High degree of insight, diplomacy and empathy
  • Service mindset and ability to coordinate numerous tasks and projects
  • Good interpersonal and negotiation skills

How to Apply

Interested applicants are invited to apply by sending a letter of application, a full resume indicating qualifications and experience, and a recent photograph to the recruitment team at

Please be noted that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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