Consortium Finance Manager (Durable Peace Program)

The post is to be based in Yangon and opened to Myanmar Nationals and advertised nationwide.

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The role: To lead the grant, financial and risk management and reporting process for the Durable Peace Programme which is EC funded through DEVCO. The Consortium Finance Manager will line manage the DPP finance and admin team and be responsible for the overall grant management of the programme. S/he will lead the programme through this important closure period, with a major focus on the development of a phase two of the programme and donor relations.

This leadership position will be part of the team leading the implementation, closure period and planning for a second phase of a multi-year consortium programme involving Oxfam’s coordination with 25 partners and 85,000 participants across 12 townships of Kachin State. The DPP delivers a broad range of activities under four main objectives, as follows:

To support greater community participation and influence in peace processes, particularly for women and youth;

To support the peace process through improving trust and reconciliation;

To link relief with rehabilitation and development by supporting improved education and livelihoods outcomes; and Local authorities and community structures are more receptive to community peace and development needs.

Key themes underpinning the programme include a priority focus on supporting women and youth, mainstreaming advocacy throughout programme activities, and extensive capacity development for civil society. Indicative activities include peace and civic education, peace seminars and consultations, trauma healing, personal and community-level reconciliation initiatives, small-scale livelihood activities, early childhood care and development, research to support conflict-affected communities, and advocacy towards authorities and other stakeholder engagement. Over the course of three and a half years, the DPP will reach over 85,000 conflict-affected people, primarily displaced people living in IDP camps, but also some villages.

Level:                            National, C2

Employment term:        Fixed – Term (until 31st July 2018)

Report to:                     Oxfam Finance Manager and Matrix Managed by Programme Manager (DPP)

Staffs reporting to this post:       Finance Coordinator, Finance and Admin Officers

What we offer:              Respectful and empowered working environment,

                                    Life insurance, Medical+ dental + optical benefits,

                                    Competitive salary and Career advancement opportunities,

                                    Generous leave entitlement