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Programme Unit Manager – Taungup

Plan International Myanmar is an international humanitarian, child-centred development organisation, implementing programmes that promote the realization and fulfilment of children’s rights and the alleviation of child poverty.

Plan International Myanmar is implementing Resilience, ECCD, WASH and Nutrition projects in Taungup in partnership with local NGOs and is seeking a Programme Unit Manager to lead these activities. The position is based in Taungup, Rakhine State and will require frequent travel to the field.
Reports to: Programme Director
Assignment Duration: Three years
Closing date for applications: October 10, 2016, 5:00 PM

Job Purpose: Establish, lead and manage Plan International Myanmar's Programme Unit in Taungup. The PUM will play an important role as Plan International Myanmar's representative at the district and township level. He/she will ensure that projects are properly planned, budgeted and monitored in cooperation with implementing partners. The PUM will establish a high performing team that will build the capacity of communities while implementing the development programme. He/she will also be responsible for finance, administration and human resources at the Programme Unit level.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience: Citizen of Myanmar • Minimum five years of proven experience managing integrated rural development programmes • Good knowledge of child rights and community development • Experience working with partners including partner assessment and capacity building • Excellent English skills • University graduate with a relevant degree • Able to work independently • Experience using result-based monitoring and evaluation • Strong team-building and facilitation skills and ability to foster supportive work environment

How to apply: Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit a cover letter, a comprehensive CV and details of at least 2 referees via E- mail only to:
Reference & background checks will be performed for successful candidates including clearances on child related offences in conformity with Plan’s Child Protection Policy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Plan International Myanmar is an equal opportunity employer.