People Manager, Myanmar Location: Yangon, Myanmar Contract type: Permanent Salary & Benefits: $1300 - $2400 per month plus attractive benefits package i.e. 13th month salary, terminal service gratuity in lieu of pension, medical cover for staff, medical allowance for staff with dependants, 37 annual leave days including public holidays. Closing date: Tuesday 9th December 2014 Interview date: w/c 15th December 2014 Introduction to VSO VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high high-impact impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place. Through our volunteers, we harness the talents, enthusiasm and skills of ordinary people to bring about lasting change. It’s an exciting time to join VSO, Myanmar! The role Leading our People function in Myanmar, you will provide superb HR advice on people management and volunteer management. You will also lead on the provision of high quality support services to our country programmes, enabling us to deliver high quality programming and achieve strategic objectives with ever greater impact. In this role you will be HR business partner with the country director to deliver ambitious plans for our country programme in Myanmar, positioning iitt as one of VSO’s largest in Asia. This is a rare opportunity to bring people together and build a programme from the bottom up that will have a significant and lasting impact on the lives of poor people at this pivotal period in Myanmar. As a member of the country Senior Management Team, you will influence and provide strategic advice, develop and lead on the implementation of our people strategies, ensuring that we continue to work together in a high performing team to achieve our country strategic goal goals. s. You’ll be working with international and national staff and a large number of volunteers in VSO – as well as global, regional and country teams, making sure we get the most out of our resources. You will lead on interpretand and implementing VSO’s polic policies ies providing specialist advice and guidance on recruitment and selection, visas, work permits, induction, performance management, and learning and development for both employees and volunteers. This could also include change management. This role will provide vide a great opportunity to develop your skills and career with one of the best known international NGOs. The applicant Whether you have a professional HR qualification or a background in the operational side of things, you’ll bring us extensive experience of HR management. Your experience in international organisations -particularly in the development sector- plus your understanding and experience of working with international and national volunteers, will be a great advantage. You will understand the importance of building strong relationships with people at all levels, with excellent communication skills in English and the Burmese language. Key competencies for the role include: Working well with others; Leading the future and Striving for excellence. You need to be analytical, organised, customer-oriented and adaptable, and a good problem-solver. You will be committed to VSO’s purpose, values, and to diversity and equality. This is a national hired post. You will have the right to work in Myanmar. We will be unable to provide a work visa to non- Myanmar nationals. How to apply To find out more details and apply, please visit our website http://www.vsointernational.org/vso-today/careersat-vso/ using the vacancy search function to find for the employee position “People Manager, Myanmar” and complete the online application form or click https://vso.secure.force.com/jobopportunities/Job_DetailsPage?jid=a0mD0000005qM6XIAU or e-mail [email protected] . The application should detail the reasons you believe you are most suitable candidate for the role and outline your current salary, benefits package and salary expectations. VSO office, No.146/E-2, Sandar Thiri Lane, 8½Miles, Mayangone Township, Yangon, Myanmar Before you apply, please download and read the job description for full details of the roles and person specification and application guidelines available on our website. VSO is committed to a policy of equal opportunities, values inclusion and seeks to have a diverse workforce. Applications are welcome from people of all origins, ethnicities, religions, gender, age and disability. Every application will be reviewed against the above requirement with the position only. Due to a high volume of applications, only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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