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Programme Management Senior Officer, Multiple positions
UNOPS (Non-profit organization management) English (Fluent)  Management  healthcare 
Yangon Negotiable
Background Information - Myanmar UNOPS’ mission is to expand the capacity of the UN system and its partners to implement peacebuilding, humanitarian and development operations that matter for people in need. Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, UNOPS vision is to always satisfy partners with management services that meet world-class standards of quality, speed and cost effectiveness. By assisting UN organizations, international financial institutions, governments and other development partners, UNOPS makes significant, tangible contributions to results on the ground.UNOPS MyanmarUNOPS Myanmar is one of UNOPS’ leading offices in Asia, acting as fund manager for three of the largest development programmes in the country, namely the Access to Health Fund, the Livelihood and Food Security Fund (LIFT) and the Joint Peace Fund (JPF). In addition, UNOPS is Principal Recipient for the Global Fund in Myanmar and for the Global Fund’s regional artemisinin-resistance initiative towards elimination of Malaria, which works to accelerate progress towards malaria elimination in the greater Mekong sub-region. UNOPS provides procurement, infrastructure and project management services to a wide range of organisations in the country, including the Government of Myanmar, international development partners, other UN agencies, NGOs and INGOs. UNOPS plays a critical role in ensuring that the quality of services provided to its partners meets stringent requirements of speed, efficiency and cost effectiveness.Access to Health FundThe Access to Health Fund aims to improve Health outcomes for vulnerable populations in conflict-affected areas of Myanmar. The Fund works with the Ministry of Health and Sports, Ethnic Health Organizations, national and international NGOs, the United Nations, and other partners to increase people’s access to health-services (maternal, newborn and child health, combating HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria) and to strengthen health systems.The Access to Health Fund is supported by four donors - the United Kingdom, Sweden, the United States, and Switzerland. Its Board include these four Donors and the Ministry of Health and Sports. Background Information - Job-specific Under the overall guidance of the Directors of Programme and Strategy, and the direct supervision of the Programme Manager, the Programme Management Senior Officer is responsible for the management of Access to Health Fund grants and programs in the assigned geographic area.Grant Making Assist in needs and resource assessmentsAssist in the evaluation of proposals received and the selection of Implementing PartnersAssist in grant negotiations with implementing partnersGrant Management Manage assigned grants of implementing partners through budget revisions, report clearances, regular meetings and monitoring visitsCollaborate with the M&E Team to ensure the grants are implemented in line with agreed log frames, national strategies and Access to Health Fund's prioritiesWork together with Grant Team to ensure timely disbursement to implementing partners and in following up project audit recommendationsWork together with Procurement Team to ensure partners have timely and adequate supplies for implementationMaintain a clear understanding of grant outcomes, in particular as they relate to the strengthening of health systems and the improved health situation of vulnerable population in conflict affected areas. Regularly communicate on these outcomes with partners and stakeholdersPortfolio Improvement Work closely with team members to promote an efficient portfolio which delivers integrated health services to vulnerable population in conflict affected areas of MyanmarWork closely with HSS Team and HFA Team to ensure grants contribute to the strengthening of health systems and ensuring cross cutting areas’ standards such as community feedback mechanism, conflict sensitivity and gender mainstreamingWork in close collaboration with Health Team/Programme Team: share information, seek their advice and give due consideration to advice received to move the portfolio forward in a way that is both managerially and technically soundIdentify and suggest ways to expand integrated health services to vulnerable population in conflict affected areasPropose any initiative that may be necessary to adjust grants and portfolios and ensure they are in compliance with the Fund’s policy and strategiesProvide teams with technical inputs as necessary for improving quality of the interventions defined under respective thematic areas the Fund is supportingKnowledge Management Report any issues impacting ACCESS interventions in MyanmarAssist in promoting information sharing on all aspects related to public health in MyanmarClosely work with Communication Team for external and internal communication of health related information on the Access to Health FundPerform any other duty as may be requested by the supervisorEducation/Experience/Language RequirementsEducation A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (for example: public health, international development, public administration)A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline with two additional years of public health work experiences Work Experience At least 2 years of relevant experience in the management of health or development programsProgressive experience in public health is preferredDemonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision in a complex environmentGood writing and analytical skillsCompetent in the usage of computers and office software packages Languages Fluency in both written and spoken English and Myanmar Competencies Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground. Contract type, level and duration Contract type: Local Individual Contractor Agreement (LICA)Contract level: LICA 9Contract duration: Ongoing ICAFor more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link:https://www.unops.org/english/Opportunities/job-opportunities/what-we-offer/Pages/Individual-Contractor-Agreements.aspxAdditional ConsiderationsPlease note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen timeApplications received after the closing date will not be considered.Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.Work life harmonization - UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract typesUNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the postThe incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns. Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.
UNOPS
(Non-profit organization management) English (Fluent)  Management  healthcare 
Background Information - Myanmar UNOPS’ mission is to expand the capacity of the UN system and its partners to implement peacebuilding, humanitarian and development operations that matter for people in need. Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, UNOPS vision is to always satisfy partners with management services that meet world-class standards of quality, speed and cost effectiveness. By assisting UN organizations, international financial institutions, governments and other development partners, UNOPS makes significant, tangible contributions to results on the ground.UNOPS MyanmarUNOPS Myanmar is one of UNOPS’ leading offices in Asia, acting as fund manager for three of the largest development programmes in the country, namely the Access to Health Fund, the Livelihood and Food Security Fund (LIFT) and the Joint Peace Fund (JPF). In addition, UNOPS is Principal Recipient for the Global Fund in Myanmar and for the Global Fund’s regional artemisinin-resistance initiative towards elimination of Malaria, which works to accelerate progress towards malaria elimination in the greater Mekong sub-region. UNOPS provides procurement, infrastructure and project management services to a wide range of organisations in the country, including the Government of Myanmar, international development partners, other UN agencies, NGOs and INGOs. UNOPS plays a critical role in ensuring that the quality of services provided to its partners meets stringent requirements of speed, efficiency and cost effectiveness.Access to Health FundThe Access to Health Fund aims to improve Health outcomes for vulnerable populations in conflict-affected areas of Myanmar. The Fund works with the Ministry of Health and Sports, Ethnic Health Organizations, national and international NGOs, the United Nations, and other partners to increase people’s access to health-services (maternal, newborn and child health, combating HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria) and to strengthen health systems.The Access to Health Fund is supported by four donors - the United Kingdom, Sweden, the United States, and Switzerland. Its Board include these four Donors and the Ministry of Health and Sports. Background Information - Job-specific Under the overall guidance of the Directors of Programme and Strategy, and the direct supervision of the Programme Manager, the Programme Management Senior Officer is responsible for the management of Access to Health Fund grants and programs in the assigned geographic area.Grant Making Assist in needs and resource assessmentsAssist in the evaluation of proposals received and the selection of Implementing PartnersAssist in grant negotiations with implementing partnersGrant Management Manage assigned grants of implementing partners through budget revisions, report clearances, regular meetings and monitoring visitsCollaborate with the M&E Team to ensure the grants are implemented in line with agreed log frames, national strategies and Access to Health Fund's prioritiesWork together with Grant Team to ensure timely disbursement to implementing partners and in following up project audit recommendationsWork together with Procurement Team to ensure partners have timely and adequate supplies for implementationMaintain a clear understanding of grant outcomes, in particular as they relate to the strengthening of health systems and the improved health situation of vulnerable population in conflict affected areas. Regularly communicate on these outcomes with partners and stakeholdersPortfolio Improvement Work closely with team members to promote an efficient portfolio which delivers integrated health services to vulnerable population in conflict affected areas of MyanmarWork closely with HSS Team and HFA Team to ensure grants contribute to the strengthening of health systems and ensuring cross cutting areas’ standards such as community feedback mechanism, conflict sensitivity and gender mainstreamingWork in close collaboration with Health Team/Programme Team: share information, seek their advice and give due consideration to advice received to move the portfolio forward in a way that is both managerially and technically soundIdentify and suggest ways to expand integrated health services to vulnerable population in conflict affected areasPropose any initiative that may be necessary to adjust grants and portfolios and ensure they are in compliance with the Fund’s policy and strategiesProvide teams with technical inputs as necessary for improving quality of the interventions defined under respective thematic areas the Fund is supportingKnowledge Management Report any issues impacting ACCESS interventions in MyanmarAssist in promoting information sharing on all aspects related to public health in MyanmarClosely work with Communication Team for external and internal communication of health related information on the Access to Health FundPerform any other duty as may be requested by the supervisorEducation/Experience/Language RequirementsEducation A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (for example: public health, international development, public administration)A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline with two additional years of public health work experiences Work Experience At least 2 years of relevant experience in the management of health or development programsProgressive experience in public health is preferredDemonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision in a complex environmentGood writing and analytical skillsCompetent in the usage of computers and office software packages Languages Fluency in both written and spoken English and Myanmar Competencies Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground. Contract type, level and duration Contract type: Local Individual Contractor Agreement (LICA)Contract level: LICA 9Contract duration: Ongoing ICAFor more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link:https://www.unops.org/english/Opportunities/job-opportunities/what-we-offer/Pages/Individual-Contractor-Agreements.aspxAdditional ConsiderationsPlease note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen timeApplications received after the closing date will not be considered.Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.Work life harmonization - UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract typesUNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the postThe incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns. Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.
Consultant
ACDI/VOCA (Information technology and services) Sale and Marketing  English (Fluent)  research 
Yangon Negotiable
Since 1963 and in 148 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.Consultant for Study on Fertilizers and Plant Protection Access in Maize, MyanmarACDI/VOCA is seeking an Consultant for Study on Fertilizers and Plant Protection Access in Maize for the USAID-funded Agriculture and Food Systems Development Activity (AFDA) in Myanmar. The AFDA facilitates the transformation of agriculture and food systems by increasing productivity, inclusiveness, and competitiveness of the agricultural market system in the zone of influence (ZOI) such as Kachin State, Shan State, Mandalay Region, Sagaing Region and Magway Region.AFDA will address critical constraints affecting the availability of quality and affordable fertilizers and plant protection products for maize production. AFDA will also perform a comparative analysis of successful business and supply chain models of Myanmar’s competitor countries, as well as pilot innovative technologies and business models in order to increase the availability of high-quality fertilizers and plant protection products for the maize sector.The consultant will analyze the domestic supply chains for maize specific fertilizer and plant protection products in order to identify the main constraints limiting their availability on the market. The STTA will also investigate Myanmar’s main competitor countries in order to identify successful business and supply chain models in the region. The STTA will recommend business models and innovative approaches to improve the agrochemical products supply chain, distribution and financing schemes.The anticipated timeframe for this assignment is September 2020 through November 2020 with up to 20 days of effort. The primary location is Yangon, Myanmar.Provide information on maize requirements for fertilizers and plant protection products to achieve competitive yields, including information on economically important pests and diseases of maize.Comparative analysis with major competitor countries on yields, cost of production of maize and availability, usage, distribution, promotion, and financing models of fertilizers and plant protection products for maize.Recommend proven (from more advanced competitors) as well as innovative approaches to expanding availability, access and usage of fertilizers and plant protection products for Myanmar corn producers to increase their production, productivity and competitiveness and capacity to supply local feed millers.Deliverables:Inception report with detailed workplan and information as specified abovePowerPoint presentation on comparative analysisDraft final report incorporating comments during the presentationBS and Master’s degree in Agriculture or related areaAt least 10 years’ experience implementing research, including qualitative and quantitative data collection.Familiarity with of fertilizers and agrochemical supply chainsExperience working in marketing and sales of agrochemicals, preferably in maizeKnowledge of Myanmar’s agricultural and agrochemical sectors.Familiarity with good agricultural practices (GAP) and agronomic requirements for optimal production of maizeExcellent spoken and written EnglishInterested consultant should submit the following to [email protected] by 17th September 2020:CV specifically responding to required qualificationsTwo sample reports from similar assignmentTwo references from previous employers/contracting organizationCost proposal - to include the professional fees, per diem and other anticipated costsPlease include the position title in the subject line. The resume and related application documents shall be provided as a single attachment and list long-term employment history and any relevant short-term consulting work. Please highlight results of work done relevant to this scope of work.Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone or email. Only shortlisted candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.
ACDI/VOCA
(Information technology and services) Sale and Marketing  English (Fluent)  research 
Since 1963 and in 148 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.Consultant for Study on Fertilizers and Plant Protection Access in Maize, MyanmarACDI/VOCA is seeking an Consultant for Study on Fertilizers and Plant Protection Access in Maize for the USAID-funded Agriculture and Food Systems Development Activity (AFDA) in Myanmar. The AFDA facilitates the transformation of agriculture and food systems by increasing productivity, inclusiveness, and competitiveness of the agricultural market system in the zone of influence (ZOI) such as Kachin State, Shan State, Mandalay Region, Sagaing Region and Magway Region.AFDA will address critical constraints affecting the availability of quality and affordable fertilizers and plant protection products for maize production. AFDA will also perform a comparative analysis of successful business and supply chain models of Myanmar’s competitor countries, as well as pilot innovative technologies and business models in order to increase the availability of high-quality fertilizers and plant protection products for the maize sector.The consultant will analyze the domestic supply chains for maize specific fertilizer and plant protection products in order to identify the main constraints limiting their availability on the market. The STTA will also investigate Myanmar’s main competitor countries in order to identify successful business and supply chain models in the region. The STTA will recommend business models and innovative approaches to improve the agrochemical products supply chain, distribution and financing schemes.The anticipated timeframe for this assignment is September 2020 through November 2020 with up to 20 days of effort. The primary location is Yangon, Myanmar.Provide information on maize requirements for fertilizers and plant protection products to achieve competitive yields, including information on economically important pests and diseases of maize.Comparative analysis with major competitor countries on yields, cost of production of maize and availability, usage, distribution, promotion, and financing models of fertilizers and plant protection products for maize.Recommend proven (from more advanced competitors) as well as innovative approaches to expanding availability, access and usage of fertilizers and plant protection products for Myanmar corn producers to increase their production, productivity and competitiveness and capacity to supply local feed millers.Deliverables:Inception report with detailed workplan and information as specified abovePowerPoint presentation on comparative analysisDraft final report incorporating comments during the presentationBS and Master’s degree in Agriculture or related areaAt least 10 years’ experience implementing research, including qualitative and quantitative data collection.Familiarity with of fertilizers and agrochemical supply chainsExperience working in marketing and sales of agrochemicals, preferably in maizeKnowledge of Myanmar’s agricultural and agrochemical sectors.Familiarity with good agricultural practices (GAP) and agronomic requirements for optimal production of maizeExcellent spoken and written EnglishInterested consultant should submit the following to [email protected] by 17th September 2020:CV specifically responding to required qualificationsTwo sample reports from similar assignmentTwo references from previous employers/contracting organizationCost proposal - to include the professional fees, per diem and other anticipated costsPlease include the position title in the subject line. The resume and related application documents shall be provided as a single attachment and list long-term employment history and any relevant short-term consulting work. Please highlight results of work done relevant to this scope of work.Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone or email. Only shortlisted candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.
WPE Manager
International Rescue Committee (Civic & social organization) English (Fluent)  Communication skills  Interpersonal skills 
Loikaw Negotiable
Requisition ID: req10117Job Title: WPE ManagerSector: Women Protection & EmpowermentEmployment Category: RegularEmployment Type: Full-TimeOpen to Expatriates: NoLocation: Loikaw, MyanmarJob Description Job Overview/Summary: The position requires a personal commitment to advancing women’s issues and working on behalf of women and girls in the community. The WPE Manager will be responsible for the ensuring the overall technical quality of the program and partner, and the integration of gender and GBV mainstreaming minimum standards in WASH, nutrition and health programing. Through training and supervision of WPE staff and partner staff, and coordination with cross-sectoral actors in Kayah, the WPE Manager is responsible for ensuring program interventions are safe and accountable to women and girls and GBV service delivery adheres to GBV guiding principles including confidentiality, safety, non-discrimination and respect for the self-determination of GBV survivors.The WPE Manager will coordinate with IRC and partner staff to design and monitor program interventions. Together with WPE Roving Technical Specialist, the WPE Manager will build capacity for partner organization staff on gender mainstreaming, IASC guidelines, women’s empowerment and leadership, GBV response and prevention and support information collection, coordination and advocacy related to women issues, GBV response, health and other essential services for women and girls.Key Objectives IncludeRepresent the IRC WPE program as a GBV technical expert; advocate, and liaise on all Gender Based Violence issues; provide technical support to partner, and/or cluster, and capacity building for the Kayah humanitarian community.Together with Roving Technical Specialist, coordinate, plan, and technically supervise partner staff to ensure program qualityWith partner organization, adapt and update referral pathways and procedures; create IEC and train IRC and partner staff to disseminate referral information at a village level; lead coordination and advocacy efforts with health, psychosocial, security and legal service providers and community leaders; Coordinate with IRC and partner health programs to ensure quality health referrals for GBV survivors.Provide technical guidance to humanitarian actors in Kayah on GBV minimum standards and IASC GuidelinesCoordinate deployments to the village to train VDC, WASH and Health communities, women and girls and community leaders on engaging women and girls to ensure accountability of cross -sectoral program interventions; gender mainstreaming, community mapping and safety auditsTogether with M&E and partnerships, develop and oversee the M&E systems, develop tools and ensure data collection and quality are on track.To contribute to the country-specific GBV strategy and contribute to positioning IRC as a strong GBV player in Myanmar. Major ResponsibilitiesTechnical Quality and Supervision Coordinate all work and supervision time with partners and WPE Roving Technical specialist to ensure qualityProvide guidance and technical support to key implementing partner through regular field monitoring visits.Develop capacity building plans for individual partner staff and community workersSupport WPE Senior GESI Officer to design gender mainstreaming workshop to reach targeted villagesTogether with WPE Roving Technical Specialist, develop Women’s Leadership training curriculum and design a TOT training package for target villages.Support partner staff to provide basic case management and psychosocial activities for survivors of GBV according to the Interagency GBV Case management GuidelinesSupport partner establishment of WGWCs (safe spaces), capacity building of staff and scheduling of activities according to the desires of women and girls and including life-skills sessions with adolescent girls on menstrual hygiene management, nutrition and WASH.Support partner organizations to oversee outreach activities designed to provide communities with information on where women and girls can access GBV services.Support WPE Senior Officer to conduct GBV attitude, knowledge and skills assessments for partner staff to demonstrate capacityProvide technical capacity building and training to key partner organizations and other actors in Kayah StateEnsure all training materials and plans are aligned with IRCs global and contextually adapted guidelinesEnsure response work with survivors, including case management and psychosocial interventions, adheres to best-practice principles when working with survivors of GBV.Ensure that ethical and sound data collection and information management systems are in place for analysis, planning, evaluation, and advocacy.Provide training and capacity building to other IRC and partner departments in conjunction with department managers.Ensure safe collaboration and referral between and to other agencies as necessary, particularly with cases involving minors and high risk perpetrators. Human Resources Assist with recruitment for staff that will work for the WPE programEnsure positive relationships with IRC and partner staffSupervise, and provide performance management feedback for Kayah WPE team membersIdentify and communicate capacity building needs for overall program implementation Grant Monitoring & ReportingPrepare and maintain/update detailed work plan(s) in coordination with partners that support and achieve program activities.Manage and monitor expenditures and budgets to ensure that all spending is in line with approved spending plans and timelinesWork with the WPE Roving Technical Specialist, the Partnerships coordinator, M&E and partner staff to ensure program documentation system is adequate.Analyze information coming from the field to share with the WPE Roving Technical Specialist and to improve quality and effectiveness of activities.Undertake regular monitoring and evaluation of activities to assess progress, identify issues, collect information, and document lessons learned.Regularly consult with the community, and improve upon program activities and approaches in partnership with partner staff and community workers.Provide accurate and regular narrative reports, as well as document results and maintain detailed records of program activities for timely submission, as required by IRC policies.Support drafting of program semi-annual/annual donor report as required.Support drafting of program briefing materials, and respond to requests for program information from IRC Regional Management, IRC HQ, donors, Myanmar Government and othersContribute to develop of concept notes, proposals and strategic plans related to the WPE sector in Kayah. Coordination and Representation Coordinate with supply chain team to ensure transportation for survivor for lifesaving case managementCoordinate cross -sectoral deployments for capacity building at the village level training to ensure the engagement of women and girls and advocacy efforts for IASC and gender mainstreaming objectives; Ensure partner coordination in NGCAs.Liaise and coordinate with other UN and NGO partners, ministry departments, local authorities, and beneficiaries in planning, response to the program and participating in international events.Liaise regularly and work closely with program, operations and finance staff in Kayah/Yangon to coordinate program planning.Develop and maintain effective working relationships with relevant stakeholders including key implementing partner and community leaders. Regularly attend GBV sub-cluster meetings in the field as well as other cluster meetings as appropriate. OtherConsistently monitor/assess the safety and security of the WPE team, promptly reporting concerns or incidents to the WPE Roving Technical Specialist and other IRC senior staff.Work closely with IRC operations staff to ensure timely and compliant program implementation and expenditures.Ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with IRC Operational policies.Other duties as assigned by the supervisor Education Qualifications Bachelor of Arts or Science in Social Science, Public Health, Humanities or other related field, desirable. Work ExperienceAt least three-four years of experience managing programs; experience in direct service provision or managing programs that focus on violence against women, gender equality and women’s leadership Demonstrated Skills And CompetenciesCommitment to learning and taking initiative to ensure programming reflects best practices and is adapted to contextual needs.Clear understanding of gender equality, human rights, and issues surrounding violence against women and girlsStrong coordination and partnership skills; knowledge and best practice around partnership principlesPositive and professional attitude, including ability to lead and work well in a team setting as well as work with implementing partnersDemonstrated understanding of and ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clientsKnowledge and experience with community outreach and mobilizationEx perience facilitating trainings and workshops and mentoring othersExperience living and working in a high pressure and provide positive track record of adapting to sensitive contextsStrong ability to organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks, and maintain attention to detail Language SkillsExcellent written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skillsFluency in English, Burmese and local languages preferred Myanmar nationals with relevant skills sets and proven experience of working at international level are strongly encouraged.
International Rescue Committee
(Civic & social organization) English (Fluent)  Communication skills  Interpersonal skills 
Requisition ID: req10117Job Title: WPE ManagerSector: Women Protection & EmpowermentEmployment Category: RegularEmployment Type: Full-TimeOpen to Expatriates: NoLocation: Loikaw, MyanmarJob Description Job Overview/Summary: The position requires a personal commitment to advancing women’s issues and working on behalf of women and girls in the community. The WPE Manager will be responsible for the ensuring the overall technical quality of the program and partner, and the integration of gender and GBV mainstreaming minimum standards in WASH, nutrition and health programing. Through training and supervision of WPE staff and partner staff, and coordination with cross-sectoral actors in Kayah, the WPE Manager is responsible for ensuring program interventions are safe and accountable to women and girls and GBV service delivery adheres to GBV guiding principles including confidentiality, safety, non-discrimination and respect for the self-determination of GBV survivors.The WPE Manager will coordinate with IRC and partner staff to design and monitor program interventions. Together with WPE Roving Technical Specialist, the WPE Manager will build capacity for partner organization staff on gender mainstreaming, IASC guidelines, women’s empowerment and leadership, GBV response and prevention and support information collection, coordination and advocacy related to women issues, GBV response, health and other essential services for women and girls.Key Objectives IncludeRepresent the IRC WPE program as a GBV technical expert; advocate, and liaise on all Gender Based Violence issues; provide technical support to partner, and/or cluster, and capacity building for the Kayah humanitarian community.Together with Roving Technical Specialist, coordinate, plan, and technically supervise partner staff to ensure program qualityWith partner organization, adapt and update referral pathways and procedures; create IEC and train IRC and partner staff to disseminate referral information at a village level; lead coordination and advocacy efforts with health, psychosocial, security and legal service providers and community leaders; Coordinate with IRC and partner health programs to ensure quality health referrals for GBV survivors.Provide technical guidance to humanitarian actors in Kayah on GBV minimum standards and IASC GuidelinesCoordinate deployments to the village to train VDC, WASH and Health communities, women and girls and community leaders on engaging women and girls to ensure accountability of cross -sectoral program interventions; gender mainstreaming, community mapping and safety auditsTogether with M&E and partnerships, develop and oversee the M&E systems, develop tools and ensure data collection and quality are on track.To contribute to the country-specific GBV strategy and contribute to positioning IRC as a strong GBV player in Myanmar. Major ResponsibilitiesTechnical Quality and Supervision Coordinate all work and supervision time with partners and WPE Roving Technical specialist to ensure qualityProvide guidance and technical support to key implementing partner through regular field monitoring visits.Develop capacity building plans for individual partner staff and community workersSupport WPE Senior GESI Officer to design gender mainstreaming workshop to reach targeted villagesTogether with WPE Roving Technical Specialist, develop Women’s Leadership training curriculum and design a TOT training package for target villages.Support partner staff to provide basic case management and psychosocial activities for survivors of GBV according to the Interagency GBV Case management GuidelinesSupport partner establishment of WGWCs (safe spaces), capacity building of staff and scheduling of activities according to the desires of women and girls and including life-skills sessions with adolescent girls on menstrual hygiene management, nutrition and WASH.Support partner organizations to oversee outreach activities designed to provide communities with information on where women and girls can access GBV services.Support WPE Senior Officer to conduct GBV attitude, knowledge and skills assessments for partner staff to demonstrate capacityProvide technical capacity building and training to key partner organizations and other actors in Kayah StateEnsure all training materials and plans are aligned with IRCs global and contextually adapted guidelinesEnsure response work with survivors, including case management and psychosocial interventions, adheres to best-practice principles when working with survivors of GBV.Ensure that ethical and sound data collection and information management systems are in place for analysis, planning, evaluation, and advocacy.Provide training and capacity building to other IRC and partner departments in conjunction with department managers.Ensure safe collaboration and referral between and to other agencies as necessary, particularly with cases involving minors and high risk perpetrators. Human Resources Assist with recruitment for staff that will work for the WPE programEnsure positive relationships with IRC and partner staffSupervise, and provide performance management feedback for Kayah WPE team membersIdentify and communicate capacity building needs for overall program implementation Grant Monitoring & ReportingPrepare and maintain/update detailed work plan(s) in coordination with partners that support and achieve program activities.Manage and monitor expenditures and budgets to ensure that all spending is in line with approved spending plans and timelinesWork with the WPE Roving Technical Specialist, the Partnerships coordinator, M&E and partner staff to ensure program documentation system is adequate.Analyze information coming from the field to share with the WPE Roving Technical Specialist and to improve quality and effectiveness of activities.Undertake regular monitoring and evaluation of activities to assess progress, identify issues, collect information, and document lessons learned.Regularly consult with the community, and improve upon program activities and approaches in partnership with partner staff and community workers.Provide accurate and regular narrative reports, as well as document results and maintain detailed records of program activities for timely submission, as required by IRC policies.Support drafting of program semi-annual/annual donor report as required.Support drafting of program briefing materials, and respond to requests for program information from IRC Regional Management, IRC HQ, donors, Myanmar Government and othersContribute to develop of concept notes, proposals and strategic plans related to the WPE sector in Kayah. Coordination and Representation Coordinate with supply chain team to ensure transportation for survivor for lifesaving case managementCoordinate cross -sectoral deployments for capacity building at the village level training to ensure the engagement of women and girls and advocacy efforts for IASC and gender mainstreaming objectives; Ensure partner coordination in NGCAs.Liaise and coordinate with other UN and NGO partners, ministry departments, local authorities, and beneficiaries in planning, response to the program and participating in international events.Liaise regularly and work closely with program, operations and finance staff in Kayah/Yangon to coordinate program planning.Develop and maintain effective working relationships with relevant stakeholders including key implementing partner and community leaders. Regularly attend GBV sub-cluster meetings in the field as well as other cluster meetings as appropriate. OtherConsistently monitor/assess the safety and security of the WPE team, promptly reporting concerns or incidents to the WPE Roving Technical Specialist and other IRC senior staff.Work closely with IRC operations staff to ensure timely and compliant program implementation and expenditures.Ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with IRC Operational policies.Other duties as assigned by the supervisor Education Qualifications Bachelor of Arts or Science in Social Science, Public Health, Humanities or other related field, desirable. Work ExperienceAt least three-four years of experience managing programs; experience in direct service provision or managing programs that focus on violence against women, gender equality and women’s leadership Demonstrated Skills And CompetenciesCommitment to learning and taking initiative to ensure programming reflects best practices and is adapted to contextual needs.Clear understanding of gender equality, human rights, and issues surrounding violence against women and girlsStrong coordination and partnership skills; knowledge and best practice around partnership principlesPositive and professional attitude, including ability to lead and work well in a team setting as well as work with implementing partnersDemonstrated understanding of and ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clientsKnowledge and experience with community outreach and mobilizationEx perience facilitating trainings and workshops and mentoring othersExperience living and working in a high pressure and provide positive track record of adapting to sensitive contextsStrong ability to organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks, and maintain attention to detail Language SkillsExcellent written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skillsFluency in English, Burmese and local languages preferred Myanmar nationals with relevant skills sets and proven experience of working at international level are strongly encouraged.
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