Project Manager (Community Stabilization) at IOM, Myanmar

Deadline: 21 March 2016

International Organization for Migration (IOM) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Manager in Maungdaw, Myanmar. The duration of this post is 9 months.

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The Project Manager will be responsible for the programmatic, financial, administrative, and technical oversight of the “Community Stabilization for Northern Rakhine State” Project, as well as the general oversight and implementation of other IOM projects in Northern Rakhine State.

IOM is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

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The Project Manager will perform the following functions-

  • Undertake overall project management of the Community Stabilization for Northern Rakhine State Project, including liaison and coordination with various implementing partners, project stakeholders and communities; ensure timely reporting to donors and be responsible for the overall management of the IOM Sub-Office in Maungdaw.
  • Provide guidance and technical support to all personnel involved in the project, including Project Officers, consultants, and community outreach workers, to ensure that goals are achieved and services delivered in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Collaborate closely with the international humanitarian and development community, existing and potential donors, and local government counterparts; ensure that project activities are carried out in line with agreed work plans and programme strategies; Warrant strict implementation of “Do no Harm” principles and conflict sensitivity approaches throughout the project and initiate adjustments as required; ensure that a resilience perspective forms an integral part of overall programme approach and implementation.
  • Assist the respective Programme Managers in planning, developing and monitoring the effective implementation of IOM’s other operations (DRR, safe migration, emergency response, DTM, and CCCM) in Northern Rakhine State, and ensure that IOM’s project implementation is in line with national policies and strategies.
  • Undertake duty travel as required.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

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  • Master’s degree in Law, Political Science, Human Rights, International Relations or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience.
  • University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.
  • Experience in project management specifically in the humanitarian field relating to migration, returnees, refugee, IDP issues, stabilization and recovery, showing increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Experience in field-work in a challenging or remote environment.
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time to field locations and work in a diverse multi-cultural environment.
  • Experience in implementing projects in fragile and post-conflict political settings.
  • Experience in implementation of “Do no Harm” based projects is a distinct advantage.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Working knowledge of Myanmar language (Burmese) is an advantage.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit IOM.

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