Organizational Development Advisor

Position: Organizational Development Advisor

Employer: Cuso International

Location: Yangon, Myanmar

Deadline: October 16, 2019

Employment Type: Volunteer

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range:

Closing Date: October 16, 2019

Full Description

Brief Description:

Location Yangon, Myanmar

Start Date Aug - Oct 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 8 Months

Language Requirements English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

May Doe Kabar (MDK)/ National Rural Women Network is an emerging community for rural women. May Doe Kabar/ National Rural Women Network aims to approach empowerment of rural women through leadership and community service, involving Policy Making processes and capacity building which works on building a common understanding and acceptance of dignity and human rights, Promoting Gender Equality, to end Violence/ discrimination against women in Myanmar. MDK envisions a tolerant, non-discriminatory society that respects, promotes and protects women rights in Myanmar. In this role, you will work with them to make that vision a reality.

As a volunteer, you will:

- Draft funding proposal according to the Strategic Plan of the May Doe Kabar organization

- Collaborate on the design of monitoring & evaluation (M&E) tools, follow up and compile reports of implemented activities

- Compile and write appealing success stories from projects and activities to be used for fundraising, advocacy and communication activities.

- Strengthening network administration and governance practices by working closely with international donors.

- To ensure the MDK’s Policy will be adaptable and reliable. Update “Theory of Change” and organizational development needs using participatory methods to ensure it reflects the understanding of the organization

Essential Academic Qualifications:

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Rural Development, development study, social science, public management or equivalent education

Essential Professional Background:

-2-3 years’ experience in resource mobilization

-Experienced in Rural Development, Monitoring & Evaluation

-Strong interpersonal skills

Support Package

- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

- Accommodation while in placement

- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

- Travel and accommodation for the pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

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