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WORLD UNIVERSITY SERVICE OF CANADA

 

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Position title: Project Coordinator, Field Support Services Myanmar
Position location: Yangon, Myanmar
Reports to: Project Manager, FSSP Myanmar
Application deadline: May 31, 2020
   

 

Nature and Scope:

In preparation for an anticipated Request for Proposals by Global Affairs Canada (GAC), WUSC is preparing a proposal for the Field Support Services Project (FSSP) in Myanmar. The FSSP Myanmar is responsible for providing a range of services to support the effective and efficient implementation of GAC’s development programming in the country. These services include, but are not limited to, the provision of administrative, logistical, technical, and financial services for GAC and other clients identified by GAC in Myanmar. The services provided by the FSSP may also include management of small local funds or development initiatives. WUSC is seeking individuals willing to submit their candidacy for consideration as a part of the implementation team for this project.

WUSC is issuing a call for a Project Coordinator who will be responsible for organizing and coordinating local initiatives as well as all administrative, procurement, and logistical services provided by the FSSP. The Project Coordinator will report to the Project Manager, FSSP Myanmar.

 

Qualifications:

Advanced degree in a relevant discipline such as business, finance, accounting, logistics, economics, international development, procurement, business administration or project management;

Professional certification or designation in procurement, management, or accounting an asset;

4+ years of demonstrated experience providing project coordination services in a developing country for international development stakeholders or projects;

Experience in procurement of goods or services;

Expertise in managing logistical services such as arrangement of transportation, accommodation, and visas;

Providing support to local development initiatives, for example, management of small grants for local organizations; and

Demonstrated experience providing administrative services, for example, preparing operational manuals, procedures and templates.

 

Background:

World University Service of Canada (WUSC) is a leading Canadian international development organization that works with and through its southern partners to promote sustainable development. Founded in 1957 and currently working in 22 countries worldwide with an annual budget of approximately $35 million dollars, WUSC’s mission is to foster human development and global understanding through education and training. Our internationally recognized programs support youth, women and other marginalized populations, focusing on three thematic areas of education, employment and empowerment. Globally, WUSC works with a network of higher education institutions, civil society organizations, private sector partners, professionals, students, volunteers, faculty and community leaders that can be leveraged to support our work.

 

Applications:

  • Interested candidates should contact: [email protected]
  • Please indicate “Project Coordinator FSSP Myanmar” in the subject line. Please include a cover letter and CV. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • To help us track our recruitment effort, please indicate in your e-mail & cover letter (vacanciesincanada.ca) you saw this job posting. 

WUSC is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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