Post Name: International Programme Manager (Operations)
Denmark-Myanmar Programme on Rule of Law and Human Rights
Post base: Yangon
Supervisor: Team Leader
The Denmark-Myanmar Programme on Rule of Law and Human Rights (2016-2020) supports the Union Attorney General’s Office, the Office of the Supreme Court of the Union, lawyers, CSOs as well as the law departments of Dagon and East Yangon Universities in strengthening capacities on core aspects of rule of law and human rights and supporting reform in relevant areas. The programme which has a total grant of DKK 70 million (approximately USD 10 million) is based on participatory approaches supporting partners to identify their own needs and priorities and taking lead in implementation of activities.
The governance of the programme is based on joint decision-making with partners through co-chaired Steering Committees. The programme is part of the Denmark-Myanmar Country Programme (2016-2020) endorsed by a bilateral government-to-government agreement between Myanmar and Denmark as well as MoUs with all key stakeholders. A Joint Venture comprised of the International Commission of Jurists (lead agency) and the Danish Institute for Human Rights has been contracted to provide technical assistance to the programme through a team of experts supporting implementation. It works in close dialogue with the Embassy of Denmark.
The Joint Venture (JV) is seeking an International Programme Manager (Operations) to join the team implementing the Denmark-Myanmar Programme. The position will be responsible for leading and managing all operational aspects of the programme. This includes ensuring the implementation of agreed work plans, compliance with all aspects of the service contract framework signed with the Embassy of Denmark, and appropriate monitoring and evaluation processes which ensure quality programming, collection of data and reporting on results.
S/he will be part of a team of 13 international and local experts who work closely together on programme implementation.
The position will be contracted by the International Commission of Jurists.
The ideal candidate will have experience in programme management roles in developing country contexts, ideally in the rule of law or governance sectors, and also preferably in technical assistance and/or capacity building programmes. S/he will be a team player, capable of providing operational leadership and support to a diverse team of colleagues that drives effective programme implementation. The position is based in Yangon, and the successful candidate will be expected to travel infrequently to support planning and activities with partners.
The International Programme Manager (Operations) has the following responsibilities:
The successful candidate will have:
The contract is based on a policy of equal opportunities and offers a competitive salary package. Women are especially encouraged to apply.
APPLICATIONS close on March 1, 2018 and should be addressed with a cover letter, resume, writing sample and names of at least 2 references to:
Ref: International Programme Manager, Myanmar
By email: email@example.com
Please appreciate that due to the volume of applications only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We cannot answer phone enquiries. We thank you for your understanding.
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