Country Director (Myanmar)

The Role:   Oxfam is looking for Country Director-Myanmar.

Job Purpose

To contribute and implement Oxfam’s Global Strategy, by providing vision and strategic direction to all of Oxfam’s work in the Country. This includes Oxfam’s humanitarian responses, long term development programme design and implementation, advocacy and policy and influencing. Responsible and accountable for the strategic direction and effective management of the country programming ensuring development, continued improvement in quality and impact of programmes and effective financial and human resource management in line with Oxfam Policy.

The Country Director will be responsible, with support from the Asia Regional Platform under the leadership of the Regional Director, to implement the Oxfam 2020 Vision which aims to create a stronger Oxfam that is globally coordinated and relevant in every country in which we work. In view of the Oxfam Vision 2020 the Asia Leadership team (which comprises of all Asia Country Directors and the Regional Platform) designed the forward-looking Asia Regional Strategy which the Country Director is expected to align ensuring the Myanmar country programme adds value and leverages itself within the Asia region.

Employment Term:  Fixed-term (2 years)

Level:                      B1

Location:                 Yangon, Myanmar

Note:                       All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

Note to candidates: Shortlisted candidates will be assessed on our organisational values and attributes at the interview stage. The successful candidate(s) will be expected to adhere to our code of conduct. We encourage candidates to read and understand our code of conduct

How to apply:         Application Link: https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/11585/description

Deadline:               28 November 2019, 5 PM (Myanmar Time)