Plan International Myanmar
Job Advertisement for Youth and Adolescent Development Project Manager
Plan International is an international child and youth development organization dedicated to promote the realization of children and young people’s rights, especially girl’s rights, in both development and humanitarian settings. Plan International in Myanmar is supporting a broad spectrum of initiatives designed to support integrated child development and youth empowerment outcomes that are strategically aligned with the national government’s priorities. Sectors of focus include: Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD), Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and Nutrition (MNCHN), Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Resilience and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Child Protection, Education, Adolescent Development, Youth Economic Empowerment, Youth-Led Peace Building and Social Cohesion, Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), and Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Prevention among young people.
Position: Youth and Adolescent Project Manager
Accountable to: Humanitarian Program Unit Manager (HPUM), Kachin
Location: Myitkyina, Kachin State
Assignment Type: 1 year with possible extension depending on funding availability
Closing date for applications: 25th June 2019 (5:00 PM)
Job background: With funding support from UNICEF, Plan International Myanmar, with in partnership with KMSS, will implement an innovative and comprehensive project targeting adolescents and youth aged 15-24 in Kachin. The project will focus specifically on young people living in Myitkyina and Wai Maw townships, and aims to reduce the vulnerabilities of young people living in urban- and camp settings. Selected young people will benefit from a comprehensive curriculum and sessions on gender, life skills, and employability skills followed by follow-up support such as placement in local businesses. Young people will be prepared to become agents of change in their communities, through the formation of youth groups, community outreach and dialogue with peers and other adults.
Job purpose: Under close supervision of the Humanitarian Program Unit Manager (HPUM), the Project Manager will lead strategy development and ensure high quality implementation of this Youth and Adolescent project in Kachin within the timeframe and agreed objectives. Specific responsibilities include:
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
How to apply: Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit a cover letter, a comprehensive CV and details of at least two referees via e-mail only to: Myanmar.CO@plan-international.org.
Subject line for application: “Youth and Adolescent Development Manager”.
Reference & background checks will be performed for successful candidates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Plan International is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply. Plan International Myanmar is an equal opportunity employer committed to the well-being of children together with Gender Equality and does not tolerate child abuse and sexual harassment. All Plan International Myanmar Staffs are required to sign and adhere with Plan’s Safeguarding Policy at all times.
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