Finance and Administration Coordinator (1 position)

VA releasing Date: <17. Jan. 2018>

Vacancy Announcement (Re-Announcement)


The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) / Danish Demining Group (DDG) are an international humanitarian organization implementing relief and development activities in more than 30 countries. DRC/DDG is a non-governmental, non-political and non-religious organization and, in DRC/DDG, people’s right to a life with dignity takes precedence over politics and principles. DRC/DDG has been operating in Myanmar since 2009, responding to humanitarian needs of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and conflict-affected populations by providing shelter, NFIs, livelihood support, humanitarian mine action and community assistance. The DRC / DDG programme is rooted in a strong protection outreach that includes protection monitoring, tailor-made assistance and programmatic integration through humanitarian mine action (HMA) including provision of Mine Risk Education (MRE) and Non-Technical Survey (NTS) in the most contaminated and conflict-prone areas of Myanmar.

To support and strengthen the DRC / DDG programme in Myanmar we are looking for highly motivated and capable candidates to fill the position of

Finance and Administration Coordinator (1 position)

Duty Station:                     Yangon

Reporting to:                     Head of Finance and Administration

The overall purpose of this position is to ensure an effective and efficient financial and administrative function of DRC/DDG Myanmar.

Specific duties will include, but not be limited to:

Financial Tasks:

  • Supervise financial files (physical and soft copies) and records according to the DRC Operations handbook. 
  • Responsible for budget preparation, in collaboration with program team, ensuring any gaps are filled.  
  • Responsible for maintenance of Master Budget and ensuring appropriate allocations of support costs. 
  • Validation of donor reporting requirement prior to sending to DRC HQ for approval 
  • Responsible for training and provision of support to program staff in understanding financial obligations and minimum requirements 
  • Implementation of financial policies and procedures according to the DRC Operational Handbook. 
  • Confirm that full accountabilities (documentation) are obtained for all expenditures and validity of claims all financial claims. 
  • Ensure compliance to Myanmar Income Tax law, payments are done in a timely manner and reconciliation of witholding tax.
  • Verification of monthly payroll prior to approval from HoFA. 
  • Coordination of audit preparation work 
  • Supervise and ensure deadlines are met for the scanning of vouchers and supporting documents and sees that proper filing is done in accordance with donor requirements and / or DRC OH manual. 
  • Inform the HOFA on all financial issues which can affect the execution of the DRC Programs. 

Administration Tasks:

  • Responsible for efficient functioning of the DRC/DDG Yangon Office
  • Supervision of the work of Admin Assistant on all administration issues and matters related to management of premises, utilities, etc. 
  • Maintenance of visa tracking sheet and to ensure expatriate visas are getting renewed on time, in coordination with Government Liaison Officer.  
  • Ensure a proper filing system is put in place for any Contracts in a separate file, using a chronological sequencing of contracts per project.  
  • Ensure contracts are respected and paid for according to agreed terms of payments. 
  • Manage any other relevant administrative management issues. 
  • Uphold the DRC’s Code of Conduct. 
  • Develop a tracking tool for office running costs, and the inputting of accurate cost estimates during the process of budget development for new grant applications. 
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time. 

Qualification and minimum requirement:

  • University degree in Business Administration, Accounting or other relevant field;
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience at a coordinator level
  • Sound knowledge on cost planning, budgeting, and financial reporting
  • Advance excel skills
  • Good command in English
  • The knowledge on procurement procedures of INGOs is a plus;
  • Be willing to travel
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills


  • Starting date of employment: As soon as possible
  • Regular DRC staff contract, including a probation period of 3 months;
  • Competitive salary among non-governmental organisation


This position is open for Myanmar Nationals only.

DRC strongly advocates for equal opportunity and promotes a diversified and inspiring working environment. Therefore, qualified candidates of ethnic minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application process:

Applicants who meet the above-mentioned requirements should apply by submitting their applications in English (consisting of Cover Letter, Passport Photo and CV of no more than 4 pages, including contact details of 3 professional references):

By e-mail to:

Applications can also be sent to: DRC Office in Yangon, U Aung Kain Street No. 99-F-3, Thanlwin Road, Bahan Township – Yangon

No later than January 31, 2018(COB/5pm)


Should you experience difficulties with delivering the application, DRC Yangon office can be contacted by telephone: 01-501598 or 09-7319-4161

Please note that due to urgency, DRC will conduct the interview on a rolling basis. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview.

Please mark your application with the Position Title FAC-RGN


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