Plan International Myanmar
Job Advertisement for Humanitarian Project Assistant (Education)
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), 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.
Plan International Myanmar has worked in Myanmar since 2008 and opened the office in Sittwe on 2014. Since 2014 Plan International Myanmar has worked to deliver Education in Emergencies programming (covering primary TLS and non-formal youth centers) in Sittwe and Minbya Townships. Plan International’s strategic focus includes: Child Protection, Education, Youth Economic Empowerment, Early Childhood Care and Development, Civic Engagement and Emergency Preparedness and Response.
Job Title : Humanitarian Project Assistant (Education)
No. of position : (1) position
Reports to : Humanitarian Project Coordinator (Education)
Location : Mrauk U, Rakhine State
Assignment Duration : 1 year contract (extendable)
Closing date for applications : 4th Sep 2019 , 5:00 PM
Plan International Myanmar is seeking a Humanitarian Project Assistant (Education) who, under the supervision of the Humanitarian Project Coordinator, will assist with the quality implementation of field level project activities to ensure children and youth benefit from quality and conflict sensitive educational opportunities. The Humanitarian Project Assistant will work closely with the Humanitarian Project Officer and other team members to support awareness raising activities and community mobilization. The Humanitarian Project Assistant will have good facilitation skills and experience working with parents, teachers, facilitators, children and other community members. Other aspects of the role include accurate data collection, record keeping, monitoring and evaluation, and ensuring accountability mechanisms are in place and accessible.
The political situation in Rakhine is complex and sensitive. It is critical for the post holder to understand a wide range of issues in the local situation and seek guidance and support from the Humanitarian Project Coordinator to find immediate solutions with creativity and initiative. The position will also require forward planning, attention to detail and building of relationships using a Do-No-Harm approach.
The outlined responsibilities are based on current projects, however specific responsibilities may shift over time and flexibility from the candidate may be required. The Humanitarian Project Assistant (Education) will report to the Humanitarian Project Coordinator based in Mrauk U. This is a full time position based in Mrauk U with approximately 75% of time spent in the field.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
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.
Late applications will not be considered.
Subject line for application: “HPA (Education) _ MU”.
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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