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Grant Officer, Myanmar (MYA-AES-0053)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
Burma
Location
Rangoon
Department
Education & Society
Job Category
Project Management
Pay Band
Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description
Contract: 2-year fixed term contract with possibilities to extend| Location: Yangon, Myanmar | Salary: Pay band 4/H (from USD 924 per month) | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for Applications: 25 February 2020 (23.59 UK time)
 
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Grant Officer, Myanmar (MYA-AES-0053)

 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

The British Council’s reputation as a trusted and innovative supporter of social and political development in Myanmar is well-established. We work with a variety of local partners across the spectrum of civil society, from large, well-known and well-funded local NGOs to networks of human rights defenders. We have excellent relations with international donors, especially the European Union, DFID and other international organisations.

 

The British Council has been implementing the European Union (EU) funded MyJustice Programme in Myanmar since August 2015. MyJustice is a very successful access to justice delivering interventions in six Regions/States and across 64 townships in Myanmar, in cooperation with 47 local and international partners.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

You will deliver and coordinate local activity under the EU-funded MyJustice by implementing complex granting processes which comply with British Council and EU policies and requirements. You also be responsible for monitoring, reconciliation and reporting against the contract budget of grant recipient organisations with guidance from the Senior Grant Officer.

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

You will have the opportunity to design granting process, problem solve and use adaptive strategy and work with a wide variety of stakeholders. You will work with supporting partners’ financial management capacity to learn MyJustice programme’s approach to Access to Justice. 

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

You should a degree in Financial Management or relevant qualifications with minimum three years of experience in project level financial accounting for donor agency such as European Union and/or other agency.

  

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL
- Enjoy more than 20 days of Annual leave
- Annual bonus scheme

 

Our work makes a lasting difference by building more inclusive societies and supporting people’s prospects.

 

Together, we can do more.

 

NEXT STEPS

 

For more information please see Role profile and British Council Generic Behaviours

 

 

ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

 

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.

 

All staff worldwide is required to ensure their behavior is consistent with our policies.

 

The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.