Community Engagement Project Officer

Oxfam in Myanmar is looking for Community Engagement Project Officer.

Oxfam in Myanmar is implementing a women’s leadership and gender equality project in Rakhine State which aims to transform gender and power relations to empower women to actively and meaningfully participate in decision-making processes within their households and their communities. The project operates at the humanitarian and development nexus and prioritises a gender transformative and conflict sensitive approach – engaging women, men, girls, boys and community leaders from a range of different communities living in internally displaced person (IDP) camps and villages across four townships in Rakhine State. The project takes an adaptive and participatory approach to programming and works in partnership with local organizations.

The Community Engagement Project Officer plays an active role within Oxfam in Myanmar’s Governance Team, in collaboration with the Humanitarian Team, to support gender equality and women’s empowerment in Rakhine State. The Community Engagement Project Officer is responsible for taking a leading role in the implementation of the gender equality and women’s leadership project activities in IDP camps and supports Oxfam’s local partner’s activities in villages. The role is responsible for leading community engagement activities, including facilitating trainings, coordinating awareness raising sessions and providing ongoing mentoring and support to women leaders and women’s groups. The role also supports the programme team with program management tasks, including supporting the monitoring of the project activities, leading basic financial and procurement related tasks, developing field reports and filing key project documents.

Employment Term:      Fixed-term (1 year)

Level:                          National, D1

Location:                     Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar

Closing Date:              24 May 2019

Early application is encouraged as this position is urgently required. This is a rolling recruitment and Oxfam reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate as soon as they are identified.

How to apply:             Please state applied position in email subject line and send CV and cover letter to Human Resources Department through myanmarhr@oxfam.org.uk (OR)

Oxfam office, No. 34, Corner of Aung Taw Mu Street and Golden Hill Avenue Street, Golden Valley Ward 2, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar.

Phone: +95 (0)1 539986, 539987, 539958, 539189 and 504918