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					                Première Urgence-Aide Médicale Internationale (PU-AMI) is an international non-governmental
                organization whose mandate is to bring a comprehensive response to the essential needs of populations
                suffering from humanitarian crises in emergencies until autonomy and dignity can be obtained. Operational
                in 16 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, the Caucasus and the Caribbean, PU-AMI works in the
                areas of food security, health, nutrition, rehabilitation of infrastructure, water and sanitation and economic
                recovery. PU-AMI is the result of the merger between two NGO’s: Première Urgence and Aide Médicale
                Internationale in 2011. PU-AMI has been running projects in 3 regions in Myanmar since 2001:
                     Dala Township (South Yangon Division): Water and Sanitation, Reproductive Health, prevention and
                     treatment of STI and HIV activities
                     Wa Region (Shan State): Primary Health Care and Mother and Child Health activities
                     Tanintharyi Region: Primary Health Care, Mother and Child Health, Reproductive Health, Water and
                     Sanitation, Livelihood activities
                                                        Job Vacancy
                    Community Mobilization Officer - CMO (1 position)
Job location:                    South Yangon Division (Dala – Main Office and Seikkyi Townships)
Starting date:                   As soon as possible
Duration:                        11 months (extendable based on project continuation)
Vacancy opening date:            13th July 2012
Vacancy closing date:            3rd August 2012

                                                       Main Objectives
The CMO is responsible for the implementation of Community Development activities according to the project proposal
and work plan and in close collaboration with the projects officers (WASH, RHT and livelihood).

CD activities are based on Community Action Cycle and ensure the community participation at all project steps though
Self Help Groups, Water and Village Committees’ involvement.

She/he manages the CM team: CMA Supervisors and CM Agents. The CMO works under the responsibility of Project
Officer (PO) and in technical collaboration with the Community Development Adviser (CDAd).


                                                          Activities
1. Project activities management
    - Design the activities in detail and plan them, in accordance with the proposal
    - Fulfil the CD technical needs according to the activities
    - Coordinate the implementation of the activities on the field and participate as technical focal person.
    - Using a participatory approach, closely follow up on going activities and their impact after implementation.

2. Monitoring and evaluation
    - Monitor and evaluate the impact and the relevance of the CD activities on a monthly basic
    - Participate in the improvement process of PU AMI CD methodology
    - Using a participatory approach, assess and improve the community capacities building sessions

3. Human resource management
    - Supervise the team organisation on a daily basis
    - Make sure that team daily planning are leading to achieve the monthly planning.
    - Provide team members personal follow up to ensure appropriate delegation and staff development
    - Provide close guidance and monitor staff to ensure successful implementation of programs, in accordance with
      the donors’ proposal and PUAMI operational strategy
    - Identify CD team needs and organize appropriate trainings

4. Communication
    - Lead the team meeting and share the information
    - Ensure a good communication with the community members
    - Discuss, advocate and explain activities with the local authorities/others as a representative for the community
      mobilisation activity.

5. Coordination
    - Coordinate within the projects teams and with other PUAMI departments
    - Closely coordinate with the community (resources persons or committees…) at all project steps
    - Document a monthly report and other reports on time, with analysis and recommendations
6. Reporting
    - Prepare project monthly report with comprehensive expression including quantitative and qualitative achievement.
    - Prepare annual or end of project report which will contribute to the donor report preparation.
    - Prepare periodic and other reports as necessary, together with analysis and recommendation


6. Trainings and pedagogic tools
    - Design and conduct capacity building trainings and workshops, according to the proposal and in coordination with
        the other officers
    - Supervise effective utilization of IEC material
    - Improve the training tools kit

7. Cross cutting issues
    Make sure the CD team mainstreams, as much as possible, at all project steps, the 4 cross cutting topics:
    - Gender approach
    - People with disability inclusion
    - Disaster Risk Reduction
    - Environment protection


Requirements:

Qualification/Background: Any Graduate. (University degree in social sciences or development study is preferable.
Language: Myanmar and English (speaking and writing skills);
Skills:
   -    Good facilitation and communication and community mobilization skills
   -    Good computer skills in MS word,Excel and Powerpoint application and typing skills in Myanmar is an advantage.
   -    Good assessment, analytical, planning and reporting skills
   -    Ability to supervise and manage a team with effective collaboration with other departments.
   -    Ability to work under pressure.
   -    Good organisation and adaptability about work and time schedule
Work experience:
     - At least 2 years experience in community development projects activities
     - Experience in behavior change communication activities and design of IEC materials and guide books
     - Experience in community participatory approaches and community mobilization
     - Experience and ability to work in rural project areas (ability to travel by boat, walk to project areas)

 Application from all origins, religion, gender and age are encouraged to apply. Every application will be reviewed as per
                             the qualification, experience and ad equation with the position only.
                CV with a recent passport size photo, cover letter and certificates can be sent to PU-AMI
    Yangon office, N°73, Than Lwin Street, Kamayut Township, YGN, Myanmar (Ph: 01-525246)
    Dala office, Ward 11, Dala-Twantey road, Dala Tsp, YGN Myanmar (Ph: 01-269556
                                  or by email to: ami.recruitment.mm@gmail.com
                Please mention the apply position in Subject if you send your application via email.
                             Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

				
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