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Project assistant (pdi-kintha)

Job Summary

Duty Station : Sittwe, Rakhine State Benefit Packages : Benefit packages will be attractive

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Duties and Responsibilities

Project Management

• Assist in the implementation of PDI-Kintha policies and procedures

• Provide overall leadership and management of the project

• Maintain records and databases of activities

• Undertake regular field visits to project sites in order to monitor and assess the progress

• To monitor the progress of a project against agreed and documented time and budget

targets while ensuring appropriate quality standards are maintained;

• Compile monthly narrative and financial reports (as per M&E plan)

• Oversee the day-to-day operation of the project

• Collaborate with Project Coordinator to streamline procedures and develop ways to

improve program efficiency in an organized and timely fashion

• Cooperate closely with project staff on project management including implementation,

monitoring, reporting and evaluation as well as information and administration systems

• Collaborate closely with the local partner CSO and provide the technical support

• Plan the township emergency response plans based on locally-led analysis established

• Develop contingency plan/ community action plan including disaster preparedness plan

with risk mitigation measures

• Advocate based on township emergency response plan including disaster preparedness


• Lead the township level coordination hub

• Develop the protection referral mapping for 4 townships in Rakhine State

• Establish the community feedback mechanism

• Conduct performance review of the project staff

• Other duties as assigned.

Reporting and communication

• Ensure that good communications are maintained between all relevant stakeholders

• Build relationships with village leaders and local CSOs to identify, understand and

convince (or where necessary contain) local agents that are not receptive to PDI-Kintha


• Develop and maintain strategic relationships with the key organizations including

government, partners, donor agencies, UN, NGOs and other organizations in Rakhine

and participate in forums and meetings to foster collaboration with the relevant

organizations and agencies

• To contribute to and support positive morale within project team

Skills and competencies requirements

The candidate should have the following skills and competencies.

• Bachelor degree or equivalence work experiences are required. (Community school

diploma or degree is also acceptable.)

• Working experience in an office environment, facilitation or operations.

• An understanding of facilitation and an interest in promoting social cohesion in the


• Computer literacy, including use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• Able to communicate clearly and effectively with colleagues and external partners

• Strong interpersonal communication skills and proven problem-solving and negotiation


• Willingness and ability to travel to project sites

• Ability and willingness to perform assigned tasks and duties under time pressure.

• Good communication in English language skills

• Respect the culture and life styles of the target groups.

• Strong passion and commitment for the values, vision and mission of PDI-Kintha

• Able to work with diverse ethnic and religious groups

• Willingness to work overtim

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