Posted by: EuroCham Myanmar

Job Details
  • Location: Yangon
  • Career Level: Internship
  • Employment Type: Internship
  • Salary Range: monthly housing allowance
  • Start Date: Sat 01 August, 2020
  • Application Deadline: Thu 11 June, 2020
Job Description

EuroCham Myanmar serves as the voice of European business in Myanmar, contributes to a better business climate in the country and promotes trade and investment relations with the EU.

EuroCham Myanmar is looking for young professionals that want to start a career in international business and want to leave our organisation with top experience portfolio with a vast international network of CEO's, diplomats and other government officials.

YOUR INTERNSHIP - 

Position 1: Advocacy Officer for the Anti-Illicit Trade Initiative, Wine and Spirits Advocacy Group and the Health Advocacy Group

Position 2: Advocacy Officer for the Garment  Advocacy Group and Logistics Advocacy Groups

Position 3: Advocacy Officer for the Energy Advocacy Group and the Construction and Infrastructure Advocacy Group, as well as supporting the EuroCham Myanmar Responsible Business Initiative

EuroCham Myanmar is now offering an interesting and challenging internship opportunity for post-graduates that are curious about the workings of EU business in frontier markets. You can expect a professional and international work environment at the interface between the European business community and the Myanmar government.

One of the main activities of EuroCham Myanmar is Advocacy. EuroCham Myanmar supports its members in representing their business interests towards the Myanmar government. The input and direction come from EuroCham’s advocacy groups that consist of member companies. The overall goal is to jointly advocate for higher standards in trade and investment in Myanmar in different sectors (Health, Anti-Illicit Trade, Wine&Spirits / Garment, Logistics / Energy, Construction&Infrastructure)

Tasks include: setting up meetings with the members, participate in monthly meetings, drafting the meeting minutes, support the group members in drafting official letters to the government, support EuroCham Advocacy Taskforce in identifying relevant government counterparts, monitoring of legislative updates.

Minimum duration:  6 months.

Start date:  August 2020(1st of August, 2020. Possibility to work remotely should current travel restrictions restrict entry travel to Myanmar)


Requirements

  •  Excellent command of English
  •  Very good knowledge of MS Office
  • Undergraduate degree or previous professional and/or volunteering experience

Moreover, the successful candidate will have the following personal skills:

  • High degree of intercultural sensitivity
  •  Solution-oriented thinking and hands-on mentality
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  •  Highly detail oriented
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and requests and prioritize accordingly
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines

How to Apply

Applications (CV and motivation letter) should be addressed to Mr Marc de la Fouchardière, Executive Director of EuroCham Myanmar, by e-mail to info@eurocham-myanmar.org, with email subject “EuroCham Myanmar AG Internship Application”.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and invited for an interview. However, we will keep your application, should new opportunities arise.