VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (Executive Director)

Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association (MMCWA) invites a Myanmar National committed person, well orientated with Sexual and Reproductive Health Programmes to apply for a vacant post to be filled at MMCWA, Nay Pyi Taw. This person will be responsible to act as an ‘Executive Director" to International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), East and South East Asia and Oceania Region.

He or She will be responsible to
 

  • Provide leadership in developing Programme, Organizational and Financial plans for IPPF in line with strategic goals and objectives of both MMCWA and IPPF under the agreement.
  • Prepare budget sheets and annual work plans and establish accountability standard for grant and budget tracking
  • Serve as a custodian of all legal and regulatory documents and ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations, both at Local and IPPF international level.
  • Build and maintain a good image for the organization and promotes harmonious relationships within the organization, with IPPF, government and other NGOs as well as with foreign and local donors.
  • Ensure Programme quality through development and implementation of standards and controls.
  • Supervise other staff employed for IPPF to enhance better performance and harmonious team work, contributing to the aims and objectives of the organization.
  • Promote active and broad participation by volunteers in all areas of work plan developed.
  • Prepare official correspondence on behalf of MMCWA to be sent to IPPF.
  • Prepare status and analytical reports as necessary and submit to IPPF through MMCWA.
  • Conduct other duties of MMCWA as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience required
 

  1. A minimum of Master's Degree in public health/ international development/ other related fields with senior
  2. At least 10 years of overall professional experience in a demonstrable broad programme, financial and operations management
  3. Experience in Family planning, Women's health and SRHR is preferred
  4. Good interpersonal and effective communication skills
  5. Excellent project development and management skills 
  6. Strong analytical, research skills and independent thinking
  7. Have sufficient skills in computer use including Microsoft Office (word and excel).
  8. Age under 55 years is preferable.

Appointment
Duration – initially January - December 2022 with possibility of extension depending on donor funding

Duty Station – Nay Pyi Taw (frequently travel to project sites)

The person who is interested in can send CV and cover letter with two referees to mmcwapresident@gmail.com not later than 15th January, 2022.