VA releasing Date: 25-April-2018
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an international humanitarian organization founded in Denmark in 1956. DRC implements relief and development activities in more than 30 countries throughout the world, assisting more than 1.5 million people of different ethnicities and religions. . DRC/DDG is a non-governmental, non-political and non-religious organization and for DRC/DDG, people’s right to a life with dignity is central to all that we do. DRC has been operating in Myanmar since May 2009 and in Rakhine State since 2010, responding to the humanitarian needs in the aftermath of the Cyclone Giri. DRC has recently expanded its programme providing shelter, WASH, NFIs, livelihood support and community assistance to the people affected by the June and October 2012 events in Rakhine State. DRC Myanmar in Rakhine State is funded by ECHO, SDC, DFAT, USAID and UN agencies, including UNHCR, UNICEF and UNFPA.
To strengthen DRC’s Programme in Rakhine State, DRC is looking for highly motivated and capable candidates to fill the position of
Livelihoods Assistant (8 positions)
Duty Station: Sittwe, Rakhine State
Report to: Livelihood Officer (TVET), Livelihood Team Leader
The Livelihoods Assistant reports directly to the Livelihoods Officer ( Technical Vocational Education training (TVET) and (including livelihood Team Leader) under the supervision of the Livelihoods Coordinator and supports the professional and efficient implementation of DRC’s livelihood and community activities in Rakhine. Together with the livelihoods/community team, the Livelihoods Assistant will work with the communities of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), both Rakhine and Muslim, to identify and monitor needs, provide TVET and mobilize and train youth (16-25) on self-reliance, income generation, small-business development, and other related topics.
Specific duties will include, but not be limited to:
Qualifications and minimum requirements:
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 are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants who meet the above-mentioned requirements should apply by submitting their applications in English (consisting of cover letter and CV of no more than 4 pages, including contact details of 3 professional references) by e-mail:
Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
No later than 15th May, 2018 (COB/5pm)
Applications can also be sent or hand delivered to: DRC Yangon Office, U Aung Kain Street No. 99-F-3, Thanlwin Road, Bahan Township–Yangon or DRC Office in Sittwe, No.42, Land No.43B/45B, North San Pya Ward, Myin Si Pyin Road, Pyi Taw Thar Qut, Sittwe Tsp. Rakhine State, complying with the above deadline. Should you experience difficulties with delivering the application, DRC Yangon Office can be contacted on telephone no. 01 501598 (Ext: 118) and 09-798407279 (Sittwe –Office).
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. Please note that due to the urgency of this position, applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and DRC reserves the right to initiate the recruitment process before the deadline for applications.
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