Service Contract: Project Assistant_2 Posts_Maungdaw and Lashio (SC-5)

Vacancy Notice No - 2017/007

UNFPA – because everyone counts.

The United Nations Population Fund: Delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled.

Position & Grade:                     Project Assistant

No. of Position:                        2 Posts

Duty Stations:                          Maungdaw, Northern Rakhine State and Lashio, Northern Shan State

Type of contract:                     Service Contract

Application Deadline:              7 November 2017 (5:00 pm Yangon Time)

Interested candidates should submit their application with a motivation letter together and an updated UN P-11 Form (, relevant educational certificates showing the highest level of educational attainment and the names and contact information of three references. In the motivation section, the interested applications are kindly requested to list the location (Maungdaw and Lashio) in order of preference.


Applicants can be submitted to the following UNFPA Office:

To:                  UNFPA Representative

Attention:        International Operations Manager

                       UNFPA, No. 6, Natmauk Road, Yangon



                    Sittwe Sub-Office: Myin Si Pyin and Pyi Taw Thar road (Corner), North San Pya, Pyi Taw Thar Qtr, Sittwe

                    Myitkyina Sub-Office: No.180, Kyaung Htine Bone Kyi Kyaung Street, Yuzana Qtr, Myitkyina

                    C/O Maungdaw (UNHCR): Ward - 6, 3 Mile, Maungdaw (IND compound)

                    C/O Lashio (WFP): No.1, Kant Kaw Street, Block 1, Lashio, Nothern Shan State.

For further details, please find the attached vacancy announcement and also at UNFPA website at the following link: or 2017_007_VA_Project%20Assistant_2%20Posts_MD%2C%20Lashio_SC5.pdf

Qualifications and Experience


Completion of secondary level education required. First level university degree desirable.

Knowledge and Experience:

- 5 years of relevant experience in programme/project management;

- Previous experience in the UN is an asset;

- Strong interpersonal and organization skills;

- Computer literacy - Word, Excel, Power-point, etc;

- Good writing and communication skills;

- Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment;

- Working experience in respective sub-office is an asset;

- Knowledge on the local context is desirable.


Fluency in oral and written English and Myanmar languages is essential. Knowledge and understanding of local context is an asset. Fluency in local languages is an asset.

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