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Publié le 20/06/2017

GRET is seeking for Country Representative in Myanmar

Founded in 1976, GRET is a French non-profit association of professionals for fair development. It supports social and economic sustainable development with an approach based on partnership and action research. Active in 28 countries in 2017, GRET has 12 permanent branch offices in Asia, Africa and Latin America. GRET combines the roles of project practitioner or co-practitioner, expert, contributor to public policy and producer/distributor of development references. GRET Head Quarter (HQ) is based in France.

Context

Since 1995, Gret is working in Myanmar in the fields of Agricultural development, Microfinance, Natural Resource Management and Water and Sanitation activities in Chin State Rakhine State, Sagaing Region (Dry Zone), Mandalay Region and Ayeyarwaddy Region (Delta). A Representation (Rep) office is established in Yangon to provide cross-cutting services to projects, to supervise actions and to work in relationships with donors, authorities and partners. Gret Country Representative will work under the direct supervision of Directors in HQ and in close collaboration with the Gret Deputy Country Representative.

Job Summary

GRET is seeking a Country Representative to promote the success of GRET Myanmar programs and staff development.

 

Job Objectives

Under the direct supervision of Directors in HQ and in collaboration with Myanmar Gret Deputy Representative, Country Representative is the responsible person for:

  1. Insuring representation actions towards donors, partners and government
  2. Strengthening Gret’s intervention in the country through development of a strategic view project writing contribution and development of projects, partnerships…
  3. Human Resources administrative management of every Gret staff contracted in Myanmar on line with Gret Human Resource Policy
  4. Following operational implementation of projects and coordination between them
  5. Supervising financial and accounting management of Gret’s Myanmar activities
  6. Making link with HQ team

 

Detailed duties

The Country Representative is directly responsible for the overall direction and management of the Representation team and the overall supervision of the Field Operations.

  1. Insuring representation actions towards donors, partners and government
  2. Strengthening Gret’s intervention in the country
  3. Human Resources management
  4. Facilitating and following operational implementation of projects and coordination between them
  5. Supervising financial and accounting management of Gret’s Myanmar activities
  6. Making link with HQ and other countries representation

 

Education / Experience Preferred

  • Master degree of relevant field
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in coordination or/and management positions

Skills required

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Possesses strong organizational skills;
  • Possesses strong communication skills, written and verbal;
  • Understanding and experience in coordination;
  • Experience of Human Resources Management, Financial management & Admin policies and procedures;
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable;
  • Ability to coordinate activities and establish working relationships with other teams;
  • Knowledge of computer systems & applications such as Word, Excel, Power point and Outlook;
  • Good team-worker and able to live and work closely with a team;

Fix Term contract (2 years)

Written applications (CV and cover letter) should be submitted to GRET HQ office by email to accueil@gret.org before the 15th July 2017. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.