Post Name: RE-ADVERTISEMENT Senior Adviser (national position)
Post Base: Nay Pyi Taw or Yangon with frequent travel to Nay Pyi Taw
Work Arrangements: Full-time preferred, but flexible and part-time work will be considered
Supervisor: Team Leader
The Denmark-Myanmar Programme on Rule of Law and Human Rights (2016-2020) supports the Union Attorney General’s Office, the Office of the Supreme Court of the Union, lawyers, CSOs as well as the law departments of Dagon and East Yangon Universities in strengthening capacities on core aspects of rule of law and human rights and supporting reform in relevant areas. The programme which has a total grant of DKK 70 million (approximately USD 10 million) is based on participatory approaches supporting partners to identify their own needs and priorities and taking lead in implementation of activities.
The governance of the programme is based on joint decision-making with partners through co-chaired Steering Committees. The programme is part of the Denmark-Myanmar Country Programme (2016-2020) endorsed by a bilateral government-to-government agreement between Myanmar and Denmark as well as MoUs with all key stakeholders. A Joint Venture comprised of the International Commission of Jurists and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) has been contracted to provide technical assistance to the programme through a team of experts supporting implementation.
The Joint Venture is seeking a Senior Adviser to support the implementation of the programme’s outputs with particular focus on facilitating and providing technical assistance to the Union Attorney General’s Office (UAGO) and the Office of the Supreme Court of the Union (OSCU). The position will be contracted by the International Commission of Jurists, and will join the Joint Venture team in Myanmar.
The ideal candidate has senior experience in advising, managing or implementing programmes in the governance, human rights, or rule of law sectors. Extensive experience of working with Government partners in Myanmar at a high-level is required. Candidates with legal training, knowledge of international human rights, and an understanding of the legal system in Myanmar will be considered favourably.
The position requires a regular presence in Nay Pyi Taw, however being based in Yangon with frequent travel to Nay Pyi Taw will be considered. Flexible work arrangements, including part-time work or long-term consulting, will be considered for the right candidate.
The Senior Adviser will work under the direct supervision of an Team Leader who is based in Yangon managing the implementation of the programme.
Reporting directly to the Team Leader, the Senior Adviser has the following responsibilities:
Education & Experience
The contract is based on a policy of equal opportunities and offers a competitive salary package. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.
APPLICATIONS close on September 6, 2019 and should be addressed with a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and names of at least 2 references to:
Ref: Senior Adviser
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please appreciate that due to the volume of applications only short listed candidates will be contacted. We cannot answer phone enquiries. We thank you for your understanding.
Add a Comment