Desired start date: to be discussed, not before June 22
Duration of the mission: 12 months
Location: Yangon, and regular visits to the bases
SI has been in Myanmar since 2008. SI currently has a coordination base in Yangon, with field bases in the Rakhine and Kachin States. Each office is operational with a Field Coordinator. In 2021, 17 international staff and 318 national staff are working within SI to implement 7 contracts (on-going) in WASH, FSL, Emergency programs (WASH and Multipurpose Cash) funded by OFDA, DFID/HARP, ECHO, CIAA, OCHA, CDC and UNICEF.
In 2021, the mission had an approximatively financial volume of USD 5.2 million.
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Under the direct management of the Country Director, the Country finance coordinator will direct and coordinate all accounting and financial services associated with the mission.
The Country finance coordinator is managing a team of 3 employees. He/She is the functional manager of the Finance Manager of Sittwe base and the Administrative Manager of Kachin base.
The overall budget is: USD 5.2 million (2021).
Please note that, at the moment, INGO are facing major delays to get visas: it takes between 4-6 months to get in country. As a consequence, it is possible that the contract will start in work from home and require remote management with sometimes significant time difference.
University degree in, Business or Public Administration or Accounting or related field.
Previous experience with SI; and / or in South East Asia is an asset.
Technical skills and knowledge
Bilingual in English. Knowledge of Burmese language is an asset.
A salaried position
According to experience, starting from EUR 2640 gross / per month (base salary of EUR 2400 + 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly) + a monthly Per Diem of USD 700 / month.
SI covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate's country of origin and the place of assignment.
The Finance Coordinator will live in a shared guesthouse with other international colleagues.
During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of 7 working days every 3 months. For a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7 working days break at 3, 6 and 9 months (with USD 850 allocated by SI). In addition to these, SI adds 1 additional rest day per month of work, i.e. 12 additional days off for a one-year contract.
Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which covers all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system, including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.
The climate is hot and wet tropical. It can be cold on the bases during December – February period.
Please note that the current political situation and security context is very volatile, but SI monitors it daily and adapts its procedures in order to ensure the security of all staff.
Safety and security rules are regularly reviewed and adapted to the situation, to minimize the exposure to the COVID 19, in constant monitoring and adaptation to the context evolution. This include social distancing, teleworking and strict hygienic rules, such as regular handwashing etc.
Please note that SI strongly recommends its staff to get the vaccination against COVID 19, using WHO-approved vaccines. If possible, the vaccination should be done before departure, in order to reduce the future logistical constraints once on the field (2nd , 3rd dose within a certain time frame).
Please send us your CV and cover letter in English.
If you have already been technically validated by SI on the position, please mention it.
NB: the vacancy may close before the deadline.
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