Job Details

City:
Myitkyina
Job Location:
Myanmar
Contract Type:
Full time
Job category:
Management

Company Details

Company industry:
NGO / INGO / Non-Profit
Company Type:
Non-Profit Organization
No. of Employees:
501-1000

Preferred Candidate

Career level:
Other
Degree:
Bachelor's degree
Minimum years of experience:
2-5 years

Professional Skills

Excellent communication skills

Language Skills

Fluent in written and spoken English, Kachin and Myanmar languages.

Job Description

Advisor to the Head of Sub-Delegation

Reference Number: MAN_MYI_2017001

Please find more details in the following link:

https://goo.gl/6EKfKf

Who are we?

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is an independent, impartial and neutral humanitarian organization whose exclusive mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. The ICRC undertakes humanitarian activities in various regions of the country and promotes international humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

About the Job

The ICRC Management Department is looking for the Advisor to the Head of Sub-Delegation to be based in its Myitkyina office. The Advisor to the Head of Sub-Delegation will be responsible for monitoring the political, humanitarian and social situation of Kachin, ensuring the strong connection of the Sub-Delegation with Kachin interlocutors and environment, and supporting the Head of Sub-Delegations for field movements and security issues.

Start date: as soon as possible


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the Head of Sub-Delegation, you will monitor the political, humanitarian and social environment and identify relevant issues of interest for the ICRC.
  • You will assist the Head of Sub-Delegation in further anchoring the ICRC in Kachin State and to maintain/strengthen/extend the Sub-delegation’s network among government authorities, Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS), local authorities, international and national humanitarian organizations, local leaders.
  • You will assist the Head of Sub-Delegation in planning and organizing field trips within Kachin State, and to other areas if needed.
  • You will provide analysis of the Kachin environment on a regular basis.
  • You will accompany the Head of Sub-Delegations to meetings with interlocutors, and ensure relevant translation and reporting.
  • You may be asked to participate in detention visits, assist the team and interprets from/to English, Kachin and Myanmar languages.
  • You will give dissemination sessions to the Sub-Delegation’s interlocutors.

What we offer

We offer an employment contract of 12 months with the possibility of extension. We offer a fair compensation package including, for example, medical coverage and transportation allowances. Furthermore, we provide various training opportunities to develop and strengthen the quality of the services provided to our beneficiaries as well as to support our staff members’ professional and personal development.

Need further information?

For more information about the position, you are most welcome to contact our

HR Assistant – Recruitment & Selection, Naw Julia, at yan_hr_recruitment_services@icrc.org. For general information about the ICRC, please consult www.icrc.org.

Interested?

Yes? Then apply!

Please submit your application in one email not exceeding 5MB via email to:

yan_hr_recruitment_services@icrc.org

Your application should include an updated CV and a cover letter expressing your motivation working with the ICRC and in the vacant position, both in English language. Your application should include relevant certificates and contact details of three professional referees minimum, as well as your salary expectations.

Please indicate the Reference Number MAN_MYI_2017001 in the email subject.

You can also submit your application via mail to:

ICRC - Human Resources Department

No.2(C)-5, Kaba Aye Pagoda Road

8th Mile, Mayangone Township

Yangon

Or

ICRC Sub-Delegation Myitkyina - Human Resources Department

448, Lane 13,

Myay Myint Ward

Myitkyina, Kachin State.

 

Please send your application no later than 25 November 2017. Interviews are expected to take place within 2 weeks days after the application closing date. Due to the urgency of the position, the ICRC reserves the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.

Position Requirements

About you

To be successful as the Advisor to the Head of Sub-Delegation in the Management Department, you should possess the following qualifications and experiences and have the following characteristics:

  • It is required to have a university degree in a relevant discipline.
  • You should have at least 4 years of work experience in the relevant field and proven ability to organize, mentor/train, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • You should have proven ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
  • You should feel confident in coordinating with various partners and counterparts.
  • You should be a stable and robust character, and a good team player.
  • You should have excellent communication skills and be fluent in written and spoken English, Kachin and Myanmar languages.
  • ICRC experience is a strong asset.

We expect you to have the ability to work with different groups, partners and nationalities. You should also be self-motivated with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principles. You should be flexible, enthusiastic and have the willingness to learn from others. You should also be able to work independently, as well as effectively under supervision. You should feel confident in managing projects and coordinating with various partners and counterparts. You should have the proven ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and cope with competing demands under tight deadlines. You should be able to exercise discretion and have the ability to establish and maintain good working relations in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment.

The position will be based in Myitkyina with frequent travel within Kachin, and occasional travel in the country. You should be willing to relocate to Myitkyina.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, irrespective of ethnicity, race, gender, disability or age.

About the Company

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an independent, impartial and neutral humanitarian organization whose exclusive mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence.

In Myanmar, the ICRC is committed to the people of Myanmar. The organization works to provide basic but vital assistance to people affected by armed conflict and violence in Kachin, Shan and Rakhine states. It covers a range of humanitarian activities all of which aim to better protect and assist those most affected. It promotes international humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles. Many of its programmes are carried out jointly with the Myanmar Red Cross.

At present, the organization works with more than 550 staff members, the majority of whom are Myanmar citizens.

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