The Project Officer shall liaise with government agencies, local authorities and communities, and other partners for implementing RIMES activities in Myanmar’s Dry Zone; contribute to forecast information user need assessments; assist in facilitating participatory processes for evaluating vulnerabilities and risks to various hazards; organize training workshops; and assist in facilitating processes for user uptake of customized climate information in planning and decision-making for resource management and disaster risk reduction.
1-year, renewable on above satisfactory performance
Remuneration and Benefits
- Monthly base salary negotiable, commensurate with qualifications
- Housing allowance
- Health, life insurance
- Annual leave allowance of 24 days
Bachelor’s, preferably Master’s, degree in rural development, social science, or allied disciplines; knowledge on the application of climate information in planning and decision-making is desired, but not required.
At least 4 years relevant experience, particularly in coordinating work with different stakeholders at various levels and in facilitating participatory processes.
Skills and Abilities
Proficiency in Burmese and English languages in oral and written communication.
Excellent inter-personal skills; flexibility and ability to work hard independently and in a team; self-motivated, with ability to prioritize work, multi-task, meet deadlines, and manage changingpriorities.
HOW TO APPLY
Send application letter and CV, stating salary expectation, and including names and contact details of two referees, not later than 25 September 2016, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please state ‘Project Officer Position’ in the Subject line of the email.
Application letter should be addressed to:
Ms. Dusadee Moya
Human Resource Officer
Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System
RIMES Program Unit
PO Box 4 Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES) is an international and intergovernmental organization, owned and managed by its Member States. RIMES provides regional early warning services and builds capacity of its Member States in the end-to-end early warning of tsunami and hydro-meteorological hazards.
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Organization: Regional Integrated Multi-hazard EWS for Africa and Asia
Deadline to Apply: September 25, 2016
Learn more: Position description