Livelihoods Project Manager
Duties and responsibilities
The purpose of the Livelihoods Project Manager is to manage the implementation of a new Livelihoods project as assigned for Southeast Myanmar.
- Develop Livelihoods programming in coordination with the Livelihoods Program Development Manager (PDM).
- Compliance and adherence to NRC policies, CC tools, handbooks and guidelines
- Responsible for the development and management of funding proposals, project budgets and donor reports
- Overall management of project staff
- Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of project
- Coordinate and manage Livelihoods project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
- Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
- Liaise and collaborate with relevant local and national authorities and stakeholders and represent NRC in relevant forums/cluster/working groups.
- Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
- University degree (Masters preferred) in management, humanitarian or international affairs, agriculture, or other relevant discipline
- Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in humanitarian/recovery context with extensive experience of Livelihoods responses.
- Prior long-term work experience in Southeast Asia, preferably including very good familiarity with the Myanmar context
- Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
- Technical Livelihoods expertise
- Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
- Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Knowledge of the Southeast Myanmar context an advantage
Adaptability to life in a secondary city with frequent travel to smaller towns
Knowledge of local language – Myanmar language - is an advantage
Experience with managing rural/agricultural and small enterprise programs is essential
- Managing resources to optimize results
- Managing performance and development
- Empowering and building trust
- Handling insecure environments
- Strategic thinking
- Initiating action and change
We can offer
Commencement: As soon as possible
Duration: 12 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions
Grade: 8 - see attached NRC grade structure
Duty station: Southeast Myanmar with approx 50 % travel .
Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships