Job Details

City:
Yangon
Job Location:
Myanmar
Contract Type:
Full time
Job category:
Project Management
Salary:
1,500,000 Ks.+

Company Details

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

Preferred Candidate

Career level:
Executive (VP, department head, etc.)
Degree:
Bachelor's degree
Minimum years of experience:
5-7 years

Professional Skills

Management

Language Skills

English & Myanmar

Job Description

Your Mission

For the past eight years, the Farm Advisory Servicesteam has worked closely with rural farmers to increasetheir incomes with technical trainings, consultations,and on-site pest and disease diagnostics. We areexpanding our geographic reach and portfolio ofservices to include digital platforms, soil testing, andaccess to farm machinery. As Operations Manager,you will be in charge of developing strategic operationsplans for all of our services, managing the branchnetwork, and developing the branch staff’s capacity.If you have outstanding interpersonal and leadershipskills, strive for operational excellence, and are excitedto help thousands of farmers gain access to valuableagricultural services, then this is the opportunity foryou.

Meet Your Team

The Farm Advisory Services (FAS) team is at theforefront of agricultural consulting for smallholdersin Myanmar. The 180-member team is made up ofdiverse talents, including advanced agronomists,finance gurus, digital and analytical experts, andformer farmers. We share the same empathy forour customers and create social impact throughtechnical trainings and innovative digital tools. Weprovide affordable, sustainable solutions to farmers’struggles. The strategies we use are easy to apply,environmentally friendly and in turn, help increasefarmers’ yield and income.

What You Will Do

  • Lead the development and implementation ofFAS growth strategies, including expanding intonew regions and scaling up new services
  • Collaborate with Proximity Labs, our in-houseproduct development team, to design andlaunch innovative services for farmers
  • Coordinate with other departments of ProximityDesigns such as People Operations andProximity School to build our team’s capacityand competencies
  • Strengthen, develop, and implement operationalprocedures to ensure we meet our highinternational standards
  • Assist the FAS General Manager in managingteam and business needs

Position Requirements

  • You hold a bachelor’s degree in business administration,management, economics, or accounting. Applicants withmaster’s degrees or MBAs are strongly preferred.
  • You have minimum five years of work experience leadingexpansion and scaling projects.
  • You have a strong analytical mindset. Evidence-drivenoperations management is your forte.
  • You are an enthusiastic mentor and coach. You care abouthelping others learn and grow.
  • You have outstanding interpersonal skills. You cancommunicate effectively with farmers, field staff, and seniormanagement.
  • You are a results-oriented self-starter with a problem-solvingattitude.

About the Company

Proximity Designs is an award winning social enterprise designing products and services that help Myanmar rural families achieve their goals.

Proximity Designs is one of the largest non-profits operating in Myanmar today. Founded in 2004, our products and services have improved the lifestyles, and boosted the incomes of over 250,000 rural people across the country. To reach scale, and maximise impact, we apply a business model, and design thinking, to our mission. We believe this to be the most sustainable, and effective way of helping people get more money. And that’s ultimately what we want, more money in the pockets of the rural poor, for them to decide what to do with.

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