Plan International Myanmar

Job Advertisement for Humanitarian Project Officer (DRR)


Plan International is an international humanitarian, child centred development organisation, implementing development programs that promote the realisation and fulfilment of children’s rights and the alleviation of child poverty.


Position:                                             Humanitarian Project Officer (DRR)

Accountable to:                                 Humanitarian Project Manager

Assignment Type:                             One year contract with possibility of renewal

Closing date for applications:         20th February, 2018 at 5pm

Duty Station:                                     Myitkyina, Kachin State Myanmar


Job background:  The Humanitarian Project Officer (DRR) provide technical support to implementing partner and community in DRR activities to enhance community resilience- at least 70% of the time spent in the field with local implementing partner. Lead implementation of DRR activities in targeted camps with technical support from DRR specialist. Support project manager in fulfilling the quality of the GFFO funded multi sectorial lifesaving emergency in Kachin project. Close coordination with partners, communities and other relevant stakeholders in community level of project activities. Represent Plan International’s values and project objectives in clear and consistent communication with community level as needed.


Job purpose: The position is responsible for providing technical support to implementing partner, communities. This position is responsible for regular monitoring of project implementation activities in the field implementation under the supervision of Humanitarian Project Coordinator and HPM. The position is responsible to organize proper planning with partner staff ensure DRR related needs in the targeted camps. The role will be responsible for ensuring reporting and evaluation system are in place for all field activities. It is essential this person is able to produce project activity report and field monitoring report in timely manner. The role needs to be familiar with intermediate child protection principles and response protocols and able to understand when a situation is dangerous for a community member and share with information to appropriate resource.


Qualifications, Skills & Experience:


  • Citizen of Myanmar
  • 3 Years’ experience working in Disaster Management, emergency response or development field
  • Any university graduate
  • Knowledge on DRR concepts and techniques
  • Knowledge on community based DRR and /or participatory media development process
  • Able to provide training in thematic area


  • Speak local language or dialect
  • Understanding of Conflict Sensitivity and Programming Environment,
  • Experience with INGO in similar technical field.
  • Strong Team building and facilitation skills
  • Excellent communication skills and proficient in computer skills

 How to apply: Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit, in English, a cover letter, CV and details of at least 2 referees via E-mail only to:  Copies of certificates need not be sent.


Reference & background checks will be performed for successful candidates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Plan 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.

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