People People Manager, Myanmar

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
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
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
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
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
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 using the vacancy search function to find for the employee position “People Manager, Myanmar” and
complete the online application form or click
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.