Who are we?
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is an independent, impartial and neutral humanitarian organization whose exclusive mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. The ICRC undertakes humanitarian activities in various regions of the country and promotes international humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.
About the Job
The Accountability to Affected People (AAP) Officer supports the delegation in its efforts to document, review and improve its practices according to the ICRC institutional framework on AAP. S/he will contribute to the implementation of an AAP Strategy and Plan of Action, in coordination with the management of the field structures and with all technical departments and in consultation with affected people throughout the program cycle. The AAP officer organizes and delivers capacity development workshops, and seeks to ensure different stages of the implementation of programs such as needs assessments, monitoring, evaluation and reviews are in line with the ICRC AAP principles
Start date: as soon as possible
Duties and Responsibilities
- You will contribute to the planning and implementation of the delegation's AAP self-assessment, including data analysis, drafting recommendations and monitoring its implementation.You will work with all departments to ensure that the perspectives of affected people are systematically integrated into all stages of the program cycle.
- You will actively participate in peer to peer learning forums at local, regional, and global levels, including sharing reports, experiences, best practices, questions, and challenges related to AAP.
- You will help promote the diversity and inclusion perspectives and systematically integrate in the programme cycle.
- You will coordinate in particular with the Communication team to support the community engagement approach and establishing a 2-way communication with the community.
- You will contribute to the development of the capacities of resident and mobile staff in direct contact with the affected people, by organizing thematic workshops, documenting and sharing case studies, and supporting activities in the field.
- You will provide support on community engagement and accountability together with Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS).
To be a successful Accountability to Affected People Field Officer and under the supervision of the AAP delegate you should:
- Have a University degree or equivalent in a relevant field such as communications, political or social sciences, international relations, monitoring and evaluation, anthropology, humanitarian action
- Minimum of 5 years work experience on community-based approaches is an asset.
- Your communication skills should be excellent, and you should be fluent in written and spoken English as well as Myanmar language.
- You should have computer skills (proficiency in MS Office); familiarity with digital communication tools.
- Previous ICRC experience is also a strong asset.
We expect you to have the ability to work with different groups, partners and nationalities. You should also be self-motivated with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principles. You should be flexible, enthusiastic and have the willingness to learn from others. You should also be able to work independently, as well as effectively under supervision. You should feel confident in managing projects and coordinating with various partners and counterparts. You should have the proven ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and cope with competing demands under tight deadlines. You should be able to exercise discretion and can establish and maintain good working relations in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment.
The position will be based in Yangon with frequent travel to other ICRC offices in the country as directed. You should be willing to relocate to Yangon.
We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, irrespective of ethnicity, race, gender, disability or age.
What we offer
We offer an employment contract of 12 months with the possibility of extension. We offer a fair compensation package including, for example, medical coverage and transportation allowances. Furthermore, we provide various training opportunities to develop and strengthen the quality of the services provided to the affected people we serve as well as to support our staff members’ professional and personal development.
Need further information?
For more information about the position, you are most welcome to contact our HR Officer, Khun William at yan_hr_[email protected] For general information about the ICRC, please consult www.icrc.org and https://www.icrc.org/en/where-we-work/asia-pacific/myanmar.
Yes? Then apply!
Please submit your application in one email not exceeding 5MB via email to:
Your application should include a police clearance, an updated CV and a cover letter expressing your motivation working with the ICRC and in the vacant position, both in English language. Your application should include relevant certificates and contact details of three professional referees minimum, as well as your salary expectations.
Please indicate the Reference Number MAN_YAN_2020001 in the email subject.
You can also submit your application via mail to:
ICRC - Human Resources Department
No.2(C)-5, Kaba Aye Pagoda Road
8th Mile, Mayangone Township
Please send your application no later than 15 October 2020. Interviews are expected to take place within 2 weeks days after the application closing date. Due to the urgency of the position, the ICRC reserves the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.