WASH Programme Manager

British Red Cross
Yangon, Myanmar
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)


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Location: Yangon, Myanmar

Contract type: Fixed term, 12 months

BRC contract, seconded to IFRC
Hours: Full Time 35 hours per week

Salary: £31, 666 per annum plus per diem and further benefits

British Red Cross are looking for an experienced WASH Programme Manager to join the IFRC Country Office in Yangon, Myanmar. Within IFRC Country Office annual operational plan (OP) you will provide support to Myanmar Red Cross, on water, sanitation and hygiene promotion interventions focusing on ensuring access to safe water, provision of latrines, promotion of Menstrual Hygiene Management and reduction in risk of hygiene-related diseases such as epidemics and pandemics as part of the integrated programming approach but also to support different emergencies.

The WASH Programme Manager will assist the Myanmar Red Cross Society to reach its aims in WASH provision to vulnerable communities by providing technical support and capacity development.

The WASH Programme Manager will be part of the Asia Pacific Regional Health & WASH Team reporting into the Health Programme Manager in Yangon and technical links to the Regional WASH coordinator in Kuala Lumpur. The WASH Programme Manager is also a member of the Global WASH Team supporting the IFRC's programmatic vision for WASH and its translation into programmatic interventions.

We are looking for someone with significant programme management experience in WASH who has experience managing public health programmes. You will need outstanding leadership skills and the ability to form strong working relationships across a variety of stakeholders.

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on Sunday 12th July 2020.

Interviews will take place remotely.

Please click here to view the full job description and person specification for this position.

Should you have any questions on this role please email us at international_ .uk quoting reference REQ0000030CK

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • Accommodation while on deployment
  • Subsistence allowances while overseas
  • Travel to and from the country of posting, plus long service flights
  • Comprehensive insurance, including medical, personal effects and life insurance
  • Pre and post assignment medicals and access to excellent health and wellbeing benefits
  • Access to a pension, which you can join at any time during your contract
  • Generous leave entitlement (36 days inc. public holidays)

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