Governance and Training Coordinator (Mrauk U)
(“Lan Thit Si Tho – Rakhine Development Project”)
Date: 12 March 2018
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.
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Job Title: Governance and Training Coordinator
Number of Position: 1
Location: Mrauk U–Rakhine State
Report to: Project Manager
Starting Date: As soon as possible
Relief International Myanmar working in partnership with Local Resource Center will implement a substantial project “Strengthening good governance, civil society and livelihoods in Rakhine State”. The project should start in January 2017 and should be funded by the European Union (pending finalisation of the contract).
This multi-sectoral project will be implemented in Mrauk U District over a three-year period, and should:
Overall Objectives (scope)
The Governance and training coordinator will be responsible for the planning and delivery of the agreed technical assistance for the local authorities and civil society organizations, including the introduction of the above mentioned information management system, professional development programme, agricultural plan and support for civil society.
The Governance and training coordinator will have the following specific responsibilities:
Interested candidates should send their CV with a list of 2 referees to Relief International at firstname.lastname@example.org deliver to Relief International, No.202, U Wisara Road, West Shwegonedine, Bahan Township, Yangon, or quoting “Governance and Training Coordinator”. The deadline for submission of applications is no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 25, 2018. Only short listed candidates will be notified.
Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be short listed on a regular basis and we may offer this post before the closing date.
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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