Chief of Party, Myanmar

  • Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 15 January 2019

Job Description

World Vision International

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 42,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As Chief of Party, Myanmar, you shall have a keen understanding of the unique political dynamics and work carefully and collaboratively to support the entities (including sub grantees) in Myanmar.

You will manage a team of senior staff, sub-recipients, and engagement with stakeholders. You will ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the grant. You will be expected to have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of technical and management expertise, with a focus on livelihoods and microfinance.

Requirements include:

  • A Master’s degree in economics, finance, livelihoods, development or a related field.
  • 10+ years of extensive international development experience managing large grant-funded projects.
  • Proven ability to manage technical assistance teams.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements.
  • Keen understanding of the unique political dynamics of the country and ability to work carefully and collaboratively to maintain productive relationships with the various government entities in Myanmar.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Be prepared to travel to remote field sites (up to 20%) and regional, global meetings as required.

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 31 JAN 2019. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

About the Organization

The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children.

We believe that every child is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion.

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