National Coordinator, Women, Peace and Security

Title: National Coordinator, Women, Peace and Security
Reports to: Gender Specialist, UN Women Myanmar, placed in the Department of Social
Welfare, Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, Nay Pyi Taw
Type of Contract: Service Contract
Duration of initial Contract: One year with possible extension
Grade: SC10
Duty Station: Nay Pyi Taw

Applications should be addressed to:          Deputy Country Director (Programme/Operations)

                                                                          United Nations Development Programme

                                                                          No. 6, Natmauk Road, Tamwe Township

                                                                          Yangon, Myanmar

Attention:                                                         Human Resources Unit

To apply on line:                                    

Closing date:                                                    14 August 2018

Net salary per annum (minimum USD 29,908 ~ maximum 36,708)

For more information, please find the following link: UN WOMEN, National Coordinator, Women, Peace and Security


Education and certification:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/women's studies, social inclusion,
    international development, or a related field is required.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible work experience at the national or international level in
    design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects;
  • Technical expertise in Women, Peace and Security;
  • An excellent understanding of the policy environment in Myanmar, particularly related to women, peace
    and security
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating a diverse group of actors including government, CSOs, donors
    and others
  • Experience working with the government system preferred
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with wide range of partners is an asset;
  • Experience in managing team and relationship is an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English and Myanmar is required;
  • Working knowledge of another official UN language is an asset;

Only those candidates in whose qualifications and experience the Organization has further interest will be

contacted for subsequent interview(s).


UNDP is an equal opportunity employer. UNDP regrets its inability to reply individually or attend to telephone

queries on the advertised posts.

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