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Programme Assistant

Plan International Myanmar is an International Humanitarian, Child Centred Development Organisation, implementing development programs that promote the realisation and fulfilment of children’s rights and the alleviation of child poverty.

The post holder is based in Yangon and will be responsible for assisting the Programme team to ensure ongoing quality implementation of projects.

Reports to: Programme Manager
Duty Station: Country Office, Yangon
Assignment Duration: 1 year with the possibility of extension
Closing date for applications: 15 November 2016, 5:00 PM

Dimensions of Role:
The Programme Assistant supports the Programme team to effectively and efficiently manage the individual development projects. The key role of the Programme Assistant is to provide necessary assistance to the programme team in maintaining the filing system of project documents and reports, preparation and documentation of field travel arrangements, trainings and workshops and assist the programme staff in requesting Goods and services and settling advances in accordance with Plan policy. S/he shall assist the project managers in entering data and information into Plan’s finance system.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
 Citizen of Myanmar
 University degree in relevant field
 Minimum 2- 3 years of hands-on experience in administration and finance support roles
 Good oral and written fluency and communication in English and Myanmar as demonstrated by experience preparing text for reports and other documents
 Basic financial and budgeting skills
 Work experience with non‐government or government institutions/organization in a multi‐cultural setting is an advantage
 Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Windows, Power Point, Outlook) databases
 Flexible, able to work under pressure, innovative and a team player

How to apply: Interested candidates matching the detailed criteria given in Job Descriptions are required to submit a cover letter, a comprehensive CV and details of at least 2 referees via E-mail to: [email protected]

Closing date of Application: November 15, 2016
Subject line: Application for Programme Assistant
Reference & background checks will be performed for successful candidates including clearances on child related offences in conformity with Plan International's Child Protection Policy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Plan International Myanmar is an equal opportunity employer.