Team Leader (Lead CDD/ Training Specialist)

Team Leader (Lead CDD/ Training Specialist)


Deadline – Until Candidate Identified


Duty station                : Ingapu, Ayeyarwaddy Division

Reports to                    : National Program Advisor

Number of Opening   : 1



The Team Leader (Lead Community Driven Development/Training Specialist) leads and manages a team of five specialists, community facilitators, and technical facilitators to provide quality technical assistance to the Township DRD staff and communities. The position is for 24 months.  



  • Support township DRD office in all aspects of project implementation according to the project operations manual
  • Manage a team of Consultant staff and community facilitators and technical facilitators, monitor their performance and ensure timely delivery of quality outputs
  • Monitor implementation of the grievance handling system at the township level
  • Provide on-the-job training and capacity building to DRD staff on all aspects of project management at the township level
  • Provide training to village tract project support committees, village committees, community and technical facilitators, and village volunteers on project operations and the community project cycle
  • Prepare a training plan for village tract project support committees and village committees based on the project operations manual
  • Monitor and measure training results
  • Ensure that all required reports to DRD are submitted on time and are complete and accurate.
  • Ensure strong cooperation with DRD
  • Ensure linkages with other line departments at the township level



  • Academic degree in social sciences and at least five years of project management experience, with a particular focus on community development and community-based infrastructure or at least seven years of relevant experience in project management
  • Proven track record in capacity building including designing, facilitating and managing capacity building activities
  • Ability to work effectively and sensitively in teams and with government counterparts
  • Strong inter-personal skills and ability to resolve conflict
  • Prior experience of working in rural Myanmar
  • Ability to communicate effectively with project stakeholders
  • Proven planning and organizational skills
  • High level of English language skills in speaking and writing
  • Willingness and ability to travel frequently to project villages
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and deliver in a timely manner




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