Posted by: EuroCham Myanmar

Job Details
  • Location: Yangon (Myanmar)
  • Career Level: Officer
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary Range: 400.000- 450.000 Kyats
  • Start Date: Mon 21 January, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Tue 15 January, 2019
Job Description

About EuroCham Myanmar:

The European Chamber in Myanmar - EuroCham - was formally launched on 12 December 2014 in Yangon. EuroCham will serves as the voice of European business in Myanmar, contribute to a better business climate in the country, and promote trade and investment relations with the EU.

We are currently looking for a National Policy and Strategy Officer.

Vacancy: Policy and Strategy Officer (m/f)

(Myanmar National) Based in Yangon, Myanmar

Are you an excellent communicator with a degree in English and looking to jump-start a career in international business? Then we might be the perfect match for you.

For this position you will work directly with the Executive Director of EuroCham Myanmar and you will have the following responsibilities:
  •        Communication support with national and international stakeholders and organizations (ministries, businesses, EU)
  •        Advocacy meeting preparation research and reporting
  •        Draft emails and formal letters in English and Myanmar language
  •        Coordinate the Executive Director meetings and international missions
  •        Accompany the Executive Director to meetings and events and take minutes
  •        Upon request, also perform other supportive chamber duties.
Requirements
The EuroCham Policy and Strategy officer operates in a complex environment. He/she should therefore have the following minimum requirements:
  •        University degree in English
  •        Ability to travel
  •        Diplomatic skills when dealing with government and business officials
  •        Good knowledge of MS Office
  •        Interest in promoting and advocating for European investment and trade interests in Myanmar
In this position you will be trained by the Executive Director through learning by doing.
  •        Friendly and open-minded attitude
  •        Solution-oriented thinking and hands-on mentality.

Moreover, the following skills and competencies will be considered an advantage:

  •       University degree in law, economics, political science or related subjects, or previous working experience
  •       Knowledge of the local legal system/business environment and interest in researching it
  •       Knowledge of another European language apart from English will be considered an advantage.
How to Apply
Applications (CV and motivation letter) should be addressed to Mr. Filip Lauwerysen, Executive Director of EuroCham Myanmar, by e-mail to info@eurocham-myanmar.org or deposited in person at EuroCham Myanmar offices (www.eurocham-myanmar.org) before 5:00 pm
:

Please specify in subject “Policy and Strategy Officer”.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and invited for interview. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks from vacancy deadline, please assume that we will not be pursuing your application at this time.