Grants Officer - Myanmar - Yangon

Country: Myanmar
Organization: Première Urgence Internationale
Closing date: 1 Sep 2021

Fixed-term contract - 6 months

Starting date : ASAP

PUI all around the world

With its 40 years of experience, Première Urgence Internationale :

  • Supports close to 6 millions beneficiaries
  • With more than 100 Millions € yearly budget
  • Present in 22 countries, on 5 continents

Thanks to the work and commitment of :

  • More than 2000 national staffs
  • Around 200 expatriates from 45 different nationalities
  • And 90 employees at HQ

PUI works in 10 areas of intervention and distinguishes itself by the implementation of an integrated approach in its response. This method aims to identify and understand the needs of all those affected by a crisis. Our teams come together to bring a rapid global response to the basic needs of populations affected by humanitarian crises to help them regain independence and dignity.

Learn more on our history, our values, our areas of intervention.

Focus on our activities in Myanmar

Our mission in Myanmar has been open since1984 (the mission closed between 1995 and 2001). PUI is developing its integrated approach with intervention in the areas of health and nutrition, WASH and food security. More specifically, PUI has been running an HIV prevention and treatment programme for male, female and LGBT sex workers in the Yangon region for over 10 years, linked to a malnutrition prevention programme. In Kayin, PUI works on malnutrition prevention and primary health care, support to health facilities in their COVID-19 response and cash transfer projects to vulnerable populations. Today, the mission consists of 8 projects.

What about the Grants Officer ?

As Grants Officer, you will be in charge of donor deadlines related to the programs, internal and external communication on the mission and you will support the Deputy Head of Mission for Programs in his daily tasks, particularly in writing proposals.

For this purpose, you will be responsible for :

  • Programs: You will support the preparation and formulation of proposals and review the content and form of donor reports.
  • Communication/Information: You will elaborate internal and external communication documents and participate in communication working groups.
  • Representation: You will participate in external coordination meetings.

The challenges that await you :

Increased proposal & report writing due to expansion of the mission remote coordination of the teams many UN donors

What you will need to succeed

  • Training : You hold a Master’s degree in a field related to Project Management, international development and/or social sciences.
  • Experience : You are strengthened by a previous experience in humanitarian sector, and ideally by 6 months of international solidarity project management. You already worked with Première Urgence Internationale? It would be a definite asset!
  • Skills : You demonstrate excellent writing skills and organisation. All the better if you have knowledge in regulations of the main institutional donors (ECHO, EuropeAid, UN, OFDA, etc) master the project.
  • Qualities : You are able to work independently and to take responsibility in a proactive approach. You demonstrate good analytical skills, organization, rigor, flexibility and the ability to manage priorities. You are a good communicator, both in writing and orally. You have a sense of diplomacy and a good resilience to stress.
  • Languages : English has no secrets for you! All the better, it is mandatory for this position. If you speak French, it would be a definite asset.

A word from the manager

« This is an interesting and challenging position with various projects and donors. »

PUI will offer you

  • Status : Employé(e) with a Fixed-Term Contract
  • Monthly Gross Income : 1 650,00 - 1 980,00 EUR depending on your experience in International Solidarity + 50€ per semester of seniority with PUI
  • Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation
  • Housing in collective accomodation
  • Daily Living Expenses ("Per Diem")
  • Break Policy : 5 working days at 3 and 9 months
  • Paid Leaves Policy : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months

Our commitments

Première Urgence Internationale sees diversity of nationalities, genders, beliefs, profiles and statuses among its Human Resources as a major asset for its humanitarian action, and therefore compels itself to the strict observance of the principle of non-discrimination throughout its recruitment process.

Première Urgence Internationale applies a policy of zero tolerance towards exploitation, sexual abuse and mistreatment, in all its forms, of women, children and all other vulnerable persons. It engages all its staff to promote, disseminate and respect the principles set out in its ethical charter.

Please note that Première Urgence Internationale shall not in any case request a financial contribution for administrative costs related to recruitment. Any such information would be fraudulent, please disregard it.

You recognize yourself in this profile and you adhere to our commitments ? You feel ready to take up the challenge and to join PUI great family ?

How to apply:

If you wish to apply, follow this link and fill in the form on our career site.



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