National Programme Officer(s) - Peacebuilding - Joint Peace Fund (2 vacancies)

Yangon, Yangon Region, Myanmar · Programmes - Peacebuilding · PCBN-042


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The Programme Officer - Peacebuilding, will join a dedicated programme team at JPF Technical Secretariat (TS) supporting peacebuilding project applicants and grant holders from a diverse range of sectors and in a variety of geographical locations in Myanmar. The position involves a high degree of relationship-building, including providing technical feedback and support for project development and grant management with a range of predominantly civil society actors.

The focus of the role is to develop, support and oversee peacebuilding grants being issued to implementing partners/projects that support Myanmar’s peace process.

The Programme Officer will ensure that the partners and projects within the portfolio apply appropriate international and/or national best practice/s, as well as innovative and locally relevant approaches in support of a nationally-derived peace process, reflecting both ‘top down’ and ‘bottom up’ peacebuilding. The Programme Officer will need to establish and nurture relationships across a broad range of national and international stakeholders, while being responsive to their needs and demands.

Under the direct line management of the Senior Advisor for Peacebuilding, but in close collaboration with the Programme Advisor, Peacebuilding, the Programme Officer will help enable responsive and flexible programming. The Programme Officer will also be responsible for ensuring efficient documentation, data management and effective communication of results, including in visual formats, in collaboration with the M&E and Communications Teams.

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