UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Myanmar

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking applications from dynamic and highly motivated Myanmar nationals for the following vacancies with UNDP Yangon. Detailed terms of reference are available at the bulletin board at No. 6, Natmauk Road, Tamwe Township, Yangon. Position No. 1 Title Level Duration of Assignment Duty Station : National Project Coordinator (HIV/AIDS) – One Position : SC-9 : 12 months with possibility of extension : Based in Yangon with frequent field visits. At least more than 50% of the time should be spent in the field.

Requirements: Advanced university degree in Social Sciences/Public Health/Public Administration/Development Studies. A minimum of 8 years working experience in HIV/AID prevention, care and support. Previous experience with the International Organizations/United Nations will be a strong asset. Experience of working with vulnerable groups and people living with HIV and AIDS is highly desirable. He/she will: have sound understanding of HIV/AIDS as development issue; ability to work independently and also as a team player; demonstrated strong leadership, supervisory, coordinating and organizational skills; proven ability to plan and organize work productively in team environment; excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills including ability to convey complex concepts to different stakeholders in a clear and concise style; demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment and to maintain effective work relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds with sensitivity and respect for diversity; ability to establish congenial relationship with other UN agencies, government counterparts, NGOs and communities under different settings is essential; ability to recognize and respond appropriately to the ideas, interests and concerns of others; build trust and engenders morale by displaying open, transparent and credible behavior; ensure others’ understanding of, involvement in, adaptation to change processes; set clear performance goals and standards; manage multiple activities concurrently, work under pressure, and ability to focus on a variety of tasks within a deadline driven environment; working knowledge of computers including MS Office package is essential; excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Myanmar. Position No. 2 Title Level Duration of Assignment Duty Station : Development Facilitators – HIV/AIDS (Three positions) : SC-6 : 12 months with possibility of extension : Myintkyina, Magway and Hpa-an

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (public health, social sciences and other relevant subject) with 3 years work experience in community health and development programmes; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; good understanding of HIV and development issues; excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Myanmar; experience of working with vulnerable groups and people living with HIV and AIDS is highly desirable. Position No. 3 Title Level Duration of Assignment Duty Station : Project Assistant (HIV and Micro Finance) – (One position) : SC-5 : 12 months with possibility of extension : Yangon with travel to project sites

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree; 2 years work experience in HIV and development programmes; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; good command of English and Myanmar; knowledge of local dialect would be a plus; Sound knowledge of finance, micro finance concepts, income generation activities, and IEC production and development.

Candidates should clearly indicate the Post Title in their applications, and should submit them together with complete bio-data stating personal details, academic qualification, work experience and a recent

UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Myanmar

passport sized photograph. Applications should be addressed to Deputy Resident Representative (Operations) Attention: Human Resources Unit (DST), No. 6, Natmauk Road, UNDP, Yangon. Only those candidates in whose qualifications and experience the Organization has further interest will be contacted for subsequent interview(s). “UNDP practice relating to recruitment prohibits hiring of persons currently engaged by Government services or who left Government service during the past 6 months.” The incumbent must be a Myanmar citizen. People living with HIV/AIDS are encouraged to apply. UNDP is an equal opportunity employer. UNDP regrets its inability to reply individually or attend to telephone queries on the advertised posts. Closing Date: 13 January 2010 (COB)
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