Project Manager (Mrauk U)
Date: 08th November 2017
Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in 20 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.
Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.
Relief International is currently implementing a USAID funded governance and community driven development project in Mrauk U and Myebon townships, along with a development project on health system strengthening in both townships. Relief International is also implementing multi-sector humanitarian projects in Myebon Township.
Starting in January 2017, Relief International will begin the implementation of a new, substantial project “Strengthening good governance, civil society and livelihoods in Rakhine State”. This multi-sectoral project will be implemented in Sittwe town and Mrauk U Township over a three-year period, and should:
Accountability, Equity and Inclusion
Relief International values accountability, equity and inclusion in all aspects of program and project activities, and fully respects “Do No Harm” principles. Its staff is committed to ensuring the non-discrimination of marginalized groups in the management and allocation of resources, and fostering local participation, accountability, integration of services and strategic partnerships.
Job Title: Project Manager (“Strengthening good governance, civil society and livelihoods in Rakhine State” Project)
Number of Position: 1
Location: Mrauk U Township, Rakhine State
Report to: Governance and Community Development Programme Manager
Starting Date: January 2017
Overall Objectives (scope)
The project manager will be responsible for the planning, administration and monitoring of all aspects of the project activities, through leading, organizing and supervising the work of the Relief International project staff and consultants, working in partnership with the Local Resource Center, and collaborating closely with a range of local stakeholders.
The project manager will have the following specific responsibilities:
Interested candidates should send their cover letter, CV and names of three referees to Relief International at firstname.lastname@example.org or deliver to Relief International at No. 202, U Wisara Road, West Shwegonedine, Bahan Township, Yangon quoting “Project Manager (“Strengthening good governance, civil society and livelihoods in Rakhine State” Project)” in the subject line. The position will be advertised no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 24, 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Relief International is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, ethnic origin, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or disability. In an effort to improve the gender balance within the organization, qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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