Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is seeking a
highly motivated and experienced individual to fill the position of Regional Administration and Finance Officer
in Yangon, Myanmar.
Who are we?
Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced persons across the
globe: we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, and strengthen their
opportunity for a brighter future. We work in conflict-affected areas, along
the displacement routes, and in the countries where refugees settle. In
cooperation with local communities, we strive for responsible and sustainable
solutions. We work toward successful integration and – whenever possible – for
the fulfilment of the wish to return home.
Refugee Council was founded in Denmark in 1956, and has since grown to become
an international humanitarian organization with more than 7,000 staff and 8,000
volunteers. Our vision is a dignified life for all displaced. All our efforts are based on our value
compass: humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation
DRC has been
operating in Myanmar since 2009, but this position will support our Asian Regional
Office that we are currently opening in Yangon.
About the job
and Administration Officer will facilitate the efficient and effective
functioning of the DRC operations in the Regional office. She/he will seek and
receive policy guidance/ instructions and support from the Regional Head of
duties and responsibilities will be:
Will act as focal point
to organize the travels of the regional team members: enter the travel request,
travel bookings, hotels and visas, etc.
Coordinate visits from HQ
in terms of housing and transport
Take the lead in the
organization of trainings on demand of the RHOSS
Act as focal point for
the administration of tenancy agreements & liaise with lessors
Ensure all utility
payments are done on timely basis.
In charge of the
inventory of the stationary
Oversee all aspects of
office maintenance and cleanliness
In close collaboration
with Programme staffs, he/she will ensure that payments to suppliers are
documented and timely made for RO projects
Responsible for the petty
cash management and reconciliation of the regional office
When required, the Admin
Fin Officer will support the RHOSS in time of audit from donors
Human Resources Management:
On demand of the Regional
HR Advisor, he/she will support with the Regional Office with some basic
On request, he/she will
prepare and update briefing/induction packages for new staff and
oversee/coordinate their induction process
Report problems on staff
leaves and absences to the HR Regional Advisor.
Will contribute to basic
HR reporting and data analysis on request of the Regional HR Advisor
DRC Dynamics ERP System
Ensure that all the work
processes under his responsibility are properly reflected in the system
Monitor the quality of
the data entry for both the Regional team and the regional projects in Dynamics
Serve as the first point
of contact for the regional team and answer the questions related to Projects
& Finance functionalities in the system
If needed, he/she will
support the Regional Office in liaising with authorities.
To be successful in this role you must have the
Minimum 5 years experience working in
Administration and/or Finance departments
The ideal candidate would possess the following
skills: Strong orientation to the internal client, flexibility, organization
and planning skills.
English is the working language and therefore we
need someone that is absolutely fluent.
Excellent command of Microsoft Office package
(Work, Excel, power point)
experience working previously in the NGO sector
position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:
excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an
Collaborating: You involve
relevant parties and encourage feedback.
lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
Communicating: You listen
and speak effectively and honestly.
integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values.
Start date: as soon as possible
Contract length: 1 year contract
Designation of Duty Station: Yangon
Applications must be submitted this link by
clicking Apply button.
must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four (4) pages) in
NOTE: Applications sent by email will not be considered.
Considering the ‘urgency’ of this vacancy,
we will contact selected candidates on a rolling basis.
Closing date for applications: 15th September 2019
For further information about the Danish
Refugee Council, please consult our website