Job Title : Program Manager
No. of Post : 1 post
Vacancy Code : PM/013/2017
Grade : G- 6
Project Title : Gender Equality and Health Service Equity
Report to : Program Director
Report from : Program Officer
Duration : Until December, 2018
Location : Based in Yangon, most implement activities are in Northern Shan State
Opening Date : December 6th 2017
Closing Date : December 28th 2017
Starting Date : 1st January 2018
COM Organizational Profile
Charity Oriented Myanmar (COM) is a national youth-led civil society organization dedicated to promoting democratic culture and socio-economic development in Myanmar by empowering youth and women, strengthening political institutions, raising political awareness among the public, participating in the peace building process and working for the development of rural and urban communities.
COM, although currently doing many projects at the national level with the international links and support, was born as a small team in 2005 by a local youth group with the purpose of working for the community development. Accordingly, we delivered IT trainings and English classes from basic to advanced levels to those who were in need with very affordable price. In 2008, after Nargis Cyclone hit, we provided humanitarian aids and psychosocial supports to cyclone victims and carried out rehabilitation programs at affected areas for two years.
The youth-led organization is growing day by day under the youth’s leadership with the collaboration and support of many stakeholders both national and international. It has come to exit as a civil society organization and begun to promote community mobilization and engagement, human rights and democracy, mobilize the public to participate in the state building, raise the participation of women and youth in the leadership role at all levels and empower political parties starting from 2010. Moreover, we conduct advocacy workshops with both state and non-state actors who are playing a major role in the politics. In addition, we work for the development of rural and urban communities with the help of international volunteers through International Voluntary Service Programme. Now we, motivated by the aspiration to pursue initiatives towards a peaceful and just society.
The project goals is men and women have increased access to quality health service in selected area of Northern Shan State. The project will mainly focus on women empowerment for making personal and family health decisions, increased health seeking behavior in the community, strengthened coordination and cooperation of engagement between health care providers and target communities. COM will lead the project management and financing and there will be two to three sub-grant implementation partners in Northern Shan State.
Scope of Job
The Program Manager is responsible for the successful management of the projects from Community Development Program. The scope of the job is mainly focus on doing collective voice from community by Charity-Oriented Myanmar. The project activities are capacity building trainings, mentoring and coaching to sub grant implementation partners, monitoring activity and evaluation workshop. He/She must perform a wide range of the following duties;
Job Description and responsibilities:
Overall Project Management
Coordination, collaboration and relations
Self-accountable for decision making and managing resources efficiently, accountable team work, maintaining the gender and ethnics safeguarding, future oriented, collaboration, diversity in harmony, creativity and innovation, approachable, Integrity, Honesty, openness and transparency
Note: Applicants who don’t have one or two criteria mentioned above can apply if they have a strong interest in doing research and politics. We DO NOT discriminate on gender, sexual orientation, abilities, religious, skin color, and race. Interested women are encouraged to apply for this position.
How to Submit
Application package consisting of CV and Cover Letter can be submitted to the Human Resources Department of COM via email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or hand-delivered to the following address.
Charity-Oriented Myanmar Headquarters
No. 1-B, Lay Htaunt Kan Road,
Zaw Ti Ka Housing,
Thingyangyun Township, Yangon.
Tel: 09 73001220
Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for the interview. Shortlisted applicants must bring original documents with them to the interview.