ZOA International Job Vacancy: Emergency Coordinator, Sittwe - Myanmar

ZOA International Job Vacancies 2021
  • Job Location: Sittwe, Myanmar
  • Starting date: As soon as possible
  • Vacancy closing date: 25th July 2021
  • Duration position: 1 year
  • Working hours: 40 hours, 1.0 FTE
We are here for our neighbours in need, who are suffering in this broken world.

ZOA, as an international NGO, supports people who have lost everything due to armed conflict or natural disaster. Together, we can come to their aid in emergencies and remain faithful to communities as they recover – providing new opportunities for them to help themselves again. The work of ZOA is coordinated from the Netherlands. We are active in multiple countries in Africa, South America, the Middle East Region, and Asia. We work with approximately 900 employees worldwide and with (local) partners. We invite you to join our team of committed colleagues.

ZOA is looking for an Emergency Coordinator

ZOA’s programme in Myanmar.

In Myanmar, ZOA is registered as a Consortium of Dutch NGOs (CDN). CDN-ZOA works with disaster and conflict-affected people to improve their livelihoods and food security, their sanitation and hygiene situation and their access to clean water. CDN-ZOA also promotes peaceful solution for conflicts and supports the people to be prepared for disasters.

Your challenge
The Emergency Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of the emergency projects and the development of new emergency responses in Rakhine. Project activities address the needs of newly displaced persons in Kyauktaw and Sittwe townships and include WASH, Shelter, Food Security, Nutrition and Protection activities.

Your main tasks and responsibilities

Project Activities
  • Responsible for successful project implementation, including the support and management of project staff (remotely and on-site)
  • Monitor and evaluate activities, including supporting the design of project management tools for MEAL of activities
  • Analyse and interpret activity results, identify negative and positive impacts, challenges and lessons learnt; and where appropriate take corrective action
  • Conduct site needs assessments and determines appropriate emergency responses
  • Administration and Budget Management
  • Manage related activity budgets; reviewing and approving project expenditures within authority level
  • Forecast project expenditures on a monthly basis
  • Support development of concept notes and proposals
  • Report regularly on activity progress, challenges and risks in ZOA Manager
  • Compile reports and presentations for internal and external use including for donors
  • Develop security plans for line-managed project staff, and act as security focal point
  • Maintain and enhance positive relations with the donor, partner organizations and other key stakeholders
  • Representation in sector fora and meetings as required
Your profile

  • The candidate is expected to fully support the vision, mission and Christian values of ZOA
Knowledge & Experience
  • Knowledge in Project cycle management
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the management of relief project(s)
  • Experience in leadership and management of people of different cultural background
  • Experience in data collection and analysis
Skills & Attitude
  • Project design and proposal writing skills
  • Passion to serve the poor
  • Developing others to realise their potential
  • Integrity, honesty, transparency 
If you have questions about this vacancy, you can contact Sandra Vogd email zoa.vacancies@zoa.ngo

Interested and you want to apply?
ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace.

Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.