Plan International Myanmar

Job Advertisement for Community Development Officer

 

Plan International is an international child and youth development organization dedicated to promote the realization of children and young people’s rights, especially girl’s rights, in both development and humanitarian settings. Plan International in Myanmar is supporting a broad spectrum of initiatives designed to support integrated child development and youth empowerment outcomes that are strategically aligned with the national government’s priorities. Sectors of focus include: Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD), Education in Emergencies, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and Nutrition (MNCHN), Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Resilience and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Child Protection, Adolescent Development, Youth Economic Empowerment, Youth-Led Peace Building and Social Cohesion, Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), and Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Prevention among young people. 

 

Position                                              : Community Development Officer

Assignment type                               : One year contract with possible extension

Report to                                           : Community Development Coordinator

Location                                             : Nyaung U Program Unit

Number of position required           : 3 positions

Closing date for application            : 26th June 2019, 5:00 PM

 

Job Purpose:.

The Community Development Officer (CDO) will coordinate and facilitate all aspects of community development works and represent Plan International Myanmar at his/her assigned villages/village tract to ensure all development activities and sponsorship products are delivered as scheduled, meeting required standards of sponsorship book and Plan approach, and duty bearers and rights holders are capacitated to be able to manage their developments works. Support integration of project activities in target areas and ensure quality implementation as assigned • Monitor all project activities in assigned village tracts to ensure agreed objectives/outputs are delivered as planned • Play a supporting role in ensuring that Plan Myanmar consistently meets set targets for Sponsorship , Youth Economic Empowerment(YEE) and other projects and achieves intended program goals • Organize awareness activities and provide support to youth and communities • Support M&E activities including data collection and help ensure that program learnings are documented • Contribute to development of work plans, program reports, and case studies

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with all development actors in his/her assigned villages/village tract to ensure Plan’s annual work plan for his/her respective villages/ village tract are shared and delivered as planned
  • Coordinate and provide capacity building to children, Village Tract leaders, VDCs, CBOs and CVs as required to ensure they are able to manage their community development works
  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders including village tract leaders, VDCs, CBOs, CVs, and Plan’s partners in the assigned target areas to get the projects smoothly implemented.
  • Facilitate the production of all sponsorship communications to ensure sponsorship products are delivered as scheduled and aligned with sponsorship book
  • Monitor all development activities in his/her assigned village tract to ensure agreed objectives/outputs are delivered as planned
  • Contribute and share best practices/lessons learnt on sponsorship productions and community development works to other colleagues to ensure they are aware of and take advantage of these best practices and lesson learnt.
  • Write and submit all required reports (monthly or quarterly report, child abuse, unannounced sponsor visits, disaster, security concerns, and others to his/her supervisor to ensure quality, deadline, and issues are well-documented and shared
  • Play a supporting role in ensuring that Plan Myanmar consistently meets set targets for YEE and other projects and achieves intended program goals
  • Organize awareness activities and provide support to youth and communities
  • Support M&E activities including data collection and entry and help ensure that program learnings are documented
  • Contribute to development of work plans, program reports, and case studies
  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders including Village Tract leaders, VDCs, CBOs, CVs, and children to produce Master List (A/B), What Is Plan (WIP) and Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) exercises in his/her assigned village are conducted, documented and shared with relevant stakeholders for information and references.

 

 

Qualifications, Skills & Experience: Citizen of Myanmar •Graduate level education background Good knowledge in computer software, including Microsoft programmes. Basic knowledge in English speaking and writing. Strong knowledge of community development and governance Strong knowledge of children and adult learning methods and training. At least two years working experience in community development field and deal directly with community and local authorities. Experience in managing development projects at the community Experience in sponsorship work is prefer. Experience working with children advantageous. Good Coordination and participation skills .Good Communication and negotiation skill. Good Development and Problem solving skill

 

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 two referees via e-mail only to: Myanmar.CO@plan-international.org.

 

Subject line for application: “CDO _ NU”.

 

Reference & background checks will be performed for successful candidates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Plan International is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply. Plan International Myanmar is an equal opportunity employer committed to the well-being of children together with Gender Equality and does not tolerate child abuse and sexual harassment. All Plan International Myanmar Staffs are required to sign and adhere with Plan’s Safeguarding Policy at all times.

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