The Project Manager will directly support the planning and implementation of development projects focused on the livelihoods sector in central Rakhine, Myanmar. The multi-year RI projects are funded by the European Union, LIFT (multi-donor trust fund), USAID and DIFID. The overall purpose of the role is to ensure a streamlined and coherent approach to the RI Livelihoods support in Central Rakhine, that has a solid technical footing, and is grounded in do-no-harm principles and aims to promote social cohesion. The manager should collaborate closely with the respective Government departments and provide technical direction to project staff and partners.
The RI livelihoods programme provides for extensive TVET training (accredited by State level authorities), set up and operation of a TVET centre and business incubator and delivery of entrepreneurship training in target local communities. The manager should also closely collaborate with local partner organisations for the delivery of micro-credit schemes. Livelihoods Project Manager reports to Programme Manager – Livelihoods and Community Development and is based in Sittwe, with frequent travel to Mrauk U and Myebon townships.
The duties include, but are not limited to the following: