Call for Tender for Travel Services (Myanmar)

Call for Tender for Travel Services

(DRI-MM-2000-2019-02)

 

Nature of contract:                        Travel services

Service Time Frame:                     24 months from the date of signature

Maximum budget:                         approx.EUR 30.000,00

Payment Currency:                       EUR/MMK

Payment Method:                            Bank transfer

 

  1. About Democracy Reporting International

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) has a project office in Yangon, Myanmar to implement an EU-funded project providing civil society capacity building and a GIZ project to facilitate high level multi-stakeholder dialogue, this quotation for services has been called to provide domestic and international air travel services for its project staff and short-term consultants.

 

  1. Description of the services required:

The selected travel agency will provide corporate travel services that include air ticketing for domestic and international travels.  Travel agent shall be able to find and present various travel options/ schedules and connection flights to a requested destination. As a rule, it shall present the most economically most favourable travel options to minimise transit/ connection time and stopovers. The agent shall present cheapest option based on Economy Class rates unless otherwise instructed by DRI. It shall ensure that all levies, taxes are included in the quotation price.

 

  1. Contents of this Tender Document:

The document consists of the annexes indicated below, and should be read in conjunction with any Addendum that may be issued by DRI.

 

Annex I:             Annex_I_Terms of Reference

Annex II:            Annex II_Tender_Submission_Form

Annex III:           Annex_III– Proposer Information Form

Annex IV:           Annex_IV– Technical & Financial Proposal Form

Annex V:             Annex V-Declaration of Honour Form

Annex VI:            Annex –VI Criteria for Evaluation of Technical & Financial Proposals

Annex VII:          Annex –VII Financial Proposals Submission Form

 

 

  1. Disclaimer:

The submission for this tender document does not entail any commitment on the part of DRI, either financial or otherwise.

 

  1. Submission of Proposal:

DRI will hold individual meetings with interested providers on the tender process and required documentation etc., so please contact DRI before 31st March to arrange for a meeting. Completed tender document with original signed cover letter should be submitted via courier/post, in a sealed envelope clearly marked with “Tender – Travel Servicesto the following address:

 

Democracy Reporting International

No. 61A 12Fl Min Ye Kyaw Swar Road| Ahlone Township | Yangon

 

  1. Deadline for submission of tender document:

Tender documents must be postmarked no later than 15 May 2019. Tender received after the deadline shall not be considered. Documents sent by e‐mail or fax shall not be accepted.

 

  1. Submission of Queries for Clarifications:

Any requests for clarification about the contents of the tender document shall be sent no later than 30 April 2019 to the following email address: [email protected] DRI will endeavour to provide response/ clarification expeditiously; any delay in providing such information will not be considered a reason for extending the submission date. DRI will share the clarification response with all the tenderers. Proposals with incomplete submissions may be rejected.

 

  1. Award procedure

Only those tenders complying with the technical proposal as outlined in point 12 “Structure of the Proposal” and submitted by the established deadline as outlined in point 7 will be considered for the evaluation. The evaluation criteria is attached as ANNEX V.

 

  1. Award criteria:

The contract will be awarded on best value for money basis.

 

  1. Exclusion criteria

Tenderers shall be excluded from participation, if:

– they are bankrupt or being wound up, are having their affairs administered by the courts,

have entered into an arrangement with creditors, have suspended business activities or are

in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure provided for in national

legislation or regulations;

-they have been the subject of a judgment which has the force of res judicata for fraud,

corruption, involvement in a criminal organisation or any other illegal activity detrimental to

the DRI’s financial interests;

 

  1. Operational language

Written communications for this proposal and the tender itself, may be in English or Myanmar.  However, the working language of DRI is English and the winning tenderer must have very competent English as many of DRI staff do not speak Myanmar.

 

  1. Structure of Proposal:

The proposal should be structured in the following way: 1) Proposal submission form; 2) Proposer information form; 3) Technical and Financial Proposal; 4) Financial Proposal Submission Form.

 

  1. Additional information

Submitting an offer implies acceptance by the tenderer of all terms and conditions of this document and its annexes.

 

  1. Confidentiality:

The entire evaluation procedure is confidential.

 

16. Notification of Award:

The successful tenderer will be informed in writing that its tender has been accepted.

 

Research Expert (Myanmar)

DRI Myanmar Office

Support to Electoral Processes and Democracy in Myanmar Project Team

RESEARCH EXPERT

 

TERMS OF REFERENCE

 

Form of Employment: Short Term consultancy contract

Position Location: Yangon, Myanmar with occasional travel for research activities (asap-May 2019)

Reporting to: DRI Country Representative Myanmar

Contract Period: asap-July 2019, maximum 30 fee-days

 

Background

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. Democracy Reporting International promotes political participation of citizens, accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide.

DRI is recruiting a Research Expert to support the development and implementation of the European Union- funded STEP Democracy project. STEP Democracy is implemented by a consortium of 8 international and local organisations and works with the Union Election Commission (UEC), political parties and civil society organizations (CSOs), supporting Myanmar’s democratic transition with tailor-made and non-prescriptive programming in line with the unique needs of each electoral stakeholder, promoting dialogue on electoral reforms, human rights and democratic governance.

 

Objective and Role

Together with a local partner organization, DRI will conduct a comparative research assessing the perceptions on inclusion of minorities and women in national level policymaking, with a particular focus on the possibilities for strengthening minorities’ and women’s role in the national legislature. The research will be conducted in 7 states/regions, based on a methodology combining desk study, semi-structured interviews, focus group discussions and deliberative polling. Target audience are CSOs, elected representatives, political parties and ethnic groups. The primary purpose of the research is to inform future programming, including but not limited to design of trainings and dialogue workshops on electoral and institutional reforms to promote inclusiveness and pluralism in Myanmar.

 

Location

The CSO expert will support the field research- conducted primarily by 2 DRI and 2 partner staff- and preparing an analytical report in English language.

 

Deliverables

  • Provide feedback on the research methodology designed by the two implementing orgs
  • Accompany the field research, as possible (travel costs to be covered by DRI)
  • Review the empirical evidence
  • Prepare a research report in English

 

Qualifications

  • University degree in social science, political science, international relations, law, or relevant field;
  • Experience working on democratic reforms in Myanmar and good understanding of the political and electoral context in the country;
  • At least 4 years of experience in academic or empirical research on election reforms, democratic governance and/or political transitions;
  • Demonstrated knowledge on federalism, and on the electoral and institutional options for federal level of government will be considered an asset;
  • Excellent communication skills and proficiency in oral and written English, Myanmar will be considered a strong asset.

 

DRI values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people from diverse backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

Deadline for applications is 31 March 2018, but shortlisted candidates may be contacted before the deadline.

Candidates should submit a CV, motivation letter and expected fees to [email protected] with ‘Research Expert’ in the subject line.

Programme Finance Coordinator (f/m/d)

Position: Programme Finance Coordinator (w/m/d)

Beschäftigungsart: Vollzeit (40 Std./Woche)

Eintrittsdatum: ab sofort

Vertrag: befristet auf zwei Jahre, mit Möglichkeit der Verlängerung

Arbeitsort: Berlin – Kreuzberg

 

*please find the english version below

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) ist eine internationale, gemeinnützige Nichtregierungsorganisation, die sich für politische Teilhabe und demokratische Regierungsführung weltweit einsetzt. DRI hat seinen Hauptsitz in Berlin (HQ) und Landesbüros in Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Tunesien, Libanon und Ukraine und arbeitet außerdem mit lokalen Partnern in weiteren Ländern. Die Arbeitssprache ist Englisch und im geschäftlichen Bereich regelmäßig auch Deutsch.

Wir sind momentan auf der Suche nach einem Programme Finance Coordinator für unser Finance Team, die/der den Länderbüros sowie dem Hauptsitz von DRI in Finanzfragen in der täglichen Arbeit beratend zur Seite steht. In dieser Position arbeiten Sie eng mit allen Finance Kollegen in den Länderbüros zusammen, um DRI und deren Geldgeber mit finanziellen Auskünften zu versorgen. Sie sind Teil des Teams Projektfinanzen und berichten an die Director of Finance and Administration.

Ihre Aufgaben

  • Erste Ansprechpartner für die Projektfinanzen von DRI´s Projekten;
  • Verantwortung des Finanzmanagements der Projekte in enger Zusammenarbeit mit den Finance-Mitarbeitern aus den Länderbüros und den Projektmitarbeitern des HQ´s;
  • Entwerfen von Budgets in der Antragsphase;
  • Erstellen von Budgetkontrollen, Prognosen und Cash Flows;
  • Mahnungen / Rechnungen und Budget-Nachträge;
  • Erstellen von Zwischen- bzw. abschließenden Finanzberichten für die Geldgeber;
  • Überprüfen der Dokumentation des Assetmanagements;
  • Management von Partner-Organisationen und Zuwendungsempfängern;
  • Kommunikation mit den Finance-Mitarbeitern in den Länderbüros, dem Projekt-Team, den Ansprechpartnern von Geldgebern und/oder Konsortien bzgl. Finanzangelegenheiten;
  • Sicherstellen, dass im Sinne von DRI´s Vorschriften und Richtlinien, sowie Geldgerberregularien gehandelt wird und kommunizieren von diesen an die Länderbüros und innerhalb des HQs;
  • Unterstützen der Länderbüros bei deren Aufstellung, internem Management und Abschlüssen in Finanzangelegenheiten und administrativen Arbeiten;
  • Unterstützung beim Einstellen und Einführen neuer Teamkollegen in den Länderbüros;
  • Sie fungieren als Anlaufstelle für technische und fachliche Fragen.

Ihre Fähigkeiten und Erfahrungen:

  • Sie haben erfolgreich ein Studium abgeschlossen (Betriebswirtschaft, Volkswirtschaft, Finanzmanagement o. ä.);
  • Sie verfügen über mindestens vier Jahre relevanter Berufserfahrung in einer vergleichbaren Position in einer (internationalen) NGO;
  • Erfahrung im Finanzmanagement von Projekten von internationalen Geldgebern;
  • Ausgeprägt Analysefähigkeit und die Fähigkeit Prioritäten zu setzen, zudem die Eigenschaft unter minimaler Führung zu arbeiten und Fristen zu wahren;
  • Sie agieren problemlos mit allen Mitarbeitern, völlig gleich welches Level oder welcher kulturelle Hintergrund;
  • Sie bringen die Bereitschaft mit Wissen an die Länderteams zu vermitteln und Kapazitäten aufzubauen;
  • Sehr gute IT Kenntnisse, ausführliche MS Office Kenntnisse, insbesondere Excel;
  • Sehr gutes Englisch in Wort und Schrift ist Voraussetzung, eine weitere Sprache (besonders Deutsch) ist ein großer Vorteil.

Das bieten wir Ihnen:

  • Eine eigenverantwortliche und herausfordernde Tätigkeit in einer internationalen, gemeinnützigen Organisation;
  • Ein professionelles Arbeitsumfeld mit flachen Hierarchien und kurzen Entscheidungswegen;
  • Die Zusammenarbeit mit einem hochmotivierten, internationalen und engagierten Team;
  • Eine zunächst auf zwei Jahre befristete Vollzeitstelle (40 Std.) in Berlin-Kreuzberg mit guter Anbindung an den öffentlichen Nahverkehr;
  • Weiterbildungsmöglichkeiten;
  • Ein flexibles Arbeitszeitmodell;
  • 30 Tage Urlaub.

Wenn Sie sich in dieser Ausschreibung wiederfinden und Interesse an der Stelle haben, senden Sie bitte Ihre Bewerbung in Deutsch oder Englisch (Anschreiben und Lebenslauf) an [email protected]. Bitte geben Sie in Ihrer E-Mail den Betreff “Programme Finance Coordinator” an und beziehen Sie sich auf die Seite, wo Sie die Stelle gefunden haben.

Bewerbungsfrist für diese Stelle ist 31. März 2019. Wir behalten uns das Recht vor, die Stelle bereits vor Ablauf dieser Frist zu besetzen. Solang die Ausschreibung online ist, ist sie noch vakant. Bitte nehmen Sie zur Kenntnis, dass wir nur Bewerberinnen und Bewerber, die in die engere Auswahl gekommen sind, kontaktieren werden und bitten dafür um Ihr Verständnis.

Democracy Reporting International gGmbH

Prinzessinnenstraße 30

10969 Berlin, Germany

Tel +49 30 27877300

Fax +49 30 27877300-10

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Position: Programme Finance Coordinator (f/m/d)

Type of employment: full-time (40 hrs/week)

Start date: as soon as possible

Contract: limited to two years, with the possibility of a contract extension

Location: Berlin – Kreuzberg

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is an international, non-for-profit, non-governmental organisation committed to political participation and democratic governance around the world. DRI headquarters is located in Berlin (HQ), DRI has country offices in Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Lebanon and Ukraine and works with local partners in a number of other countries. The working language is English.

We are seeking a fully qualified Programme Finance Coordinator to join our Finance team, which provides day-to-day financial support and advice to DRI’s country offices and within HQ. In this role you are expected to work in close collaboration with finance staff in the country offices and the Programme Unit team in HQ to deliver financial information to DRI and/or donors. You are part of the Project Finance Team and report to the Director of Finance and Administration.

Your tasks:

  • First contact point within HQ for all financial issues for the assigned projects;
  • Responsible for direct finance management of the assigned projects in close collaboration with Finance Managers of the country offices and Programme Coordinators of HQ
  • Budget drafting during proposal phase
  • Preparation of the budget follow-up, forecast and cash flow
  • Request for payments/Invoices
  • Budget addenda
  • Preparation of expenditure verifications/audits, interim and final reporting to donors
  • Check the asset management documentation
  • Management of partners and subgrantees
  • Communication with the finance staff in the country office and the Programme Unit team, the donor and/or consortium leaders and partners regarding financial issues;
  • Ensures compliance with DRI’s policies and procedures, donors’ rules and regulations and communicates relevant changes to the country offices and within HQ;
  • Support the country offices with set-up, internal management, closure regarding financial and administrative issues;
  • Support in recruitment and induction of new Finance team members in country offices;
  • Act as focal point on technical and thematic issues as assigned.

Your skills and experience:

  • University degree in an appropriate subject (business, finance, economics, or accounting);
  • Minimum 4 years of financial and/or accounting, auditing experience within the NGO sector;
  • Experience with finance management of projects funded by international donors;
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to set priorities, complete work with minimal supervision, and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff; sensitive to cultural differences when working with people from other cultures; strong ability and willingness to transfer knowledge and build capacities of national teams;
  • Advanced IT skills, in-depth knowledge of MS Office applications, especially Excel;
  • Very good English language skills, additional languages (especially German) are an advantage.

We offer you:

  • A self-reliant and challenging activity in an international, non-profit organisation;
  • A professional work-environment with flat hierarchies and short decision paths;
  • Collaboration with a highly motivated, international and dedicated team;
  • A position initially limited to two years (40 hrs) in Berlin-Kreuzberg;
  • Training opportunities;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • 30 days of annual vacation.

If you are interested in this position, please send your application (cover letter and CV) to [email protected]. Please include “Programme Finance Coordinator” in the subject line and refer to the source you have found this opportunity. Applying for this position by post mail is possible, please find our address details below.

Closing date for applications: 31 March 2019. The position may be filled before the end of the deadline so early applications are encouraged. As long as you find the vacancy on our website we have not filled the position.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. If you are one of those shortlisted, we will contact you within one week after expiration of the deadline at the latest.

Organisation responsible for this vacancy:

Democracy Reporting International gGmbH

Prinzessinnenstraße 30

10969 Berlin, Germany

Tel +49 30 27877300

Fax +49 30 27877300-10

Data processing of personal data in third countries will not take place. We process your data in accordance with the provisions of § 26 German Federal Data Protection Act. More information about processing your personal data: privacy policy .

Civil Society Expert (Myanmar)

DRI Myanmar Office

Support to Electoral Processes and Democracy in Myanmar Project Team

CIVIL SOCIETY EXPERT

 

TERMS OF REFERENCE

 

Form of Employment: Short Term consultancy contract

Position Location: Yangon, Myanmar with occasional travel for project activities

Reporting to: DRI Country Representative Myanmar

Contract Period: April-May 2019, maximum 20 fee-days

Background

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. Democracy Reporting International promotes political participation of citizens, accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide.

DRI is recruiting a Programme Coordinator to support the development and implementation of the European Union- funded STEP Democracy project. STEP Democracy is implemented by a consortium of 9 national and local organisations and works with the Union Election Commission (UEC), political parties and civil society organizations (CSOs), supporting Myanmar’s democratic transition with tailor-made and non-prescriptive programming in line with the unique needs of each electoral stakeholder, promoting dialogue on electoral reforms, human rights and democratic governance.

 

Objective and Role

Together with the Asian Network for Free and Fair Elections, DRI will conduct a mapping of domestic observer groups based in Yangon Region, Shan, Kachin, Kayah and Rakhine States. The purpose of the mapping is to identify CSOs that conduct election observation and advocacy as part of their general strategy and that plan to observe 2020 elections. The mapping will also assess the needs and constraints of these CSOs have in carrying out their work, including funding and technical capacity or civic space.

 

Location

The CSO expert will work with the mapping team from DRI and ANFREL, supporting the field visits to state/region capitals and preparing a matrix and a needs assessment report.

 

Tasks

  • Develop semi-open questionnaires for CSO interlocutors
  • Make meeting arrangements and contact potential CSO interlocutors
  • Contribute to a matrix of CSOs
  • Prepare the needs assessment report in English

 

Qualifications

  • University degree in social science, political science, international relations, law, or other relevant field;
  • Experience working with domestic election observation and CSO in Myanmar and good understanding of CSO landscape in Myanmar;
  • Good networking skills and reputation;
  • Experience in qualitative research and needs assessment will be considered an asset;
  • Excellent communication skills and proficiency in oral and written English and Myanmar.

 

DRI values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people from diverse backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply!

Deadline for applications is 17 March 2019.  Shortlisted candidates may be contacted before the deadline.

Candidates should submit a CV to [email protected] with ‘CSO Expert’ in the subject line.

Programme Finance Officer (w/m/d)

Position: Programme Finance Officer (w/m/d)

Beschäftigungsart: Vollzeit (40 Std./Woche)

Eintrittsdatum: ab sofort

Vertrag: befristet auf zwei Jahre, mit Möglichkeit der Verlängerung

Arbeitsort: Berlin – Kreuzberg

 

*please find the english version below

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) ist eine internationale, gemeinnützige Nichtregierungsorganisation, die sich für politische Teilhabe und demokratische Regierungsführung weltweit einsetzt. DRI hat seinen Hauptsitz in Berlin (HQ) und Landesbüros in Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Tunesien, Libanon und Ukraine und arbeitet außerdem mit lokalen Partnern in weiteren Ländern. Die Arbeitssprache ist Englisch und im geschäftlichen Bereich regelmäßig auch Deutsch.

Als Project Finance Officer prüfen Sie die monatlichen Finanzberichte der Landesbüros und arbeiten in enger Schnittstelle mit den jeweiligen Finanzverantwortlichen vor Ort. Darüber hinaus agieren Sie als DRI-weite/r Ansprechpartner/in für Reisekosten und sind verantwortlich für die Prüfung von Reisekostenabrechnungen des Hauptsitzes. Sie sind Teil des Teams Projektfinanzen und berichten an die Director of Finance and Administration.

 

Ihre Aufgaben

Prüfung der monatlichen Finanzberichte

  • Sie prüfen die sachliche sowie rechnerische Richtigkeit und Vollständigkeit aller monatlichen Finanzberichte der DRI-Landesbüros anhand der entsprechenden Belege und stellen die Einhaltung der Zuwendungsrichtlinien und die Einhaltung der Grundsätze ordnungsmäßiger Buchführung sicher;
  • Sie fungieren als erster Ansprechpartner bzgl. monatlicher Finanzberichte für die Länderbüros: Sie stellen die regelmäßige Kommunikation sicher, leiten die Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter an, bieten Unterstützung und geben Schulungen;
  • Sie versenden die Finanzberichte zum Steuerberatungsbüro und stellen eine korrekte Verbuchung durch dieses sicher;
  • Sie stellen ein ordnungsgemäßes Ablagesystem der Finanzdaten der Länderbüros sicher;
  • Sie identifizieren proaktiv Bereiche mit potenziellem finanziellem Risiko und entwickeln Lösungen;
  • Sie unterstützten das Team Projektfinanzen bei Bedarf bei zusätzlichen Aufgaben;

Reisekostenabrechnung

  • Prüfung von Reisekostenabrechnungen, vorwiegend nach dem deutschen Bundesreisekostengesetz;
  • Überwachung von Änderungen im Bundesreisekostengesetz und weiteren einschlägigen Vorschriften und Aktualisierung der Reisekostenrichtlinie;
  • Ansprechpartner für die Mitarbeiter weltweit in allen Fragen zum Thema Reisekosten.

 

Ihre Fähigkeiten und Erfahrungen:

  • Sie haben erfolgreich eine kaufmännische Ausbildung absolviert;
  • Sie verfügen über mindestens zwei Jahre relevanter Berufserfahrung in einer vergleichbaren Position, idealerweise in einer internationalen NGO;
  • Sie verfügen über fundierte Kenntnisse der Grundsätze ordnungsmäßiger Buchführung;
  • Sie verfügen über gute Kenntnisse bezüglich öffentlicher Geberrichtlinien (z.B. ANBest-P, EU-Richtlinien);
  • Erste Kenntnisse und Erfahrungen bei der Abrechnung von Reisekosten nach dem Bundesreisekostengesetz sind von Vorteil;
  • Sie sprechen Deutsch auf muttersprachlichem Niveau und verfügen über sehr gute Englischkenntnisse;
  • Sie besitzen gute EDV-Kenntnisse (insbesondere Excel);
  • Ihre Genauigkeit und Präzision, Ihre Dienstleistungsorientierung und Ihre Kommunikationsfähigkeit runden Ihr Profil ab.

 

Das bieten wir Ihnen:

  • Eine eigenverantwortliche und herausfordernde Tätigkeit in einer internationalen, gemeinnützigen Organisation;
  • Ein professionelles Arbeitsumfeld mit flachen Hierarchien und kurzen Entscheidungswegen;
  • Die Zusammenarbeit mit einem hochmotivierten, internationalen und engagierten Team;
  • Eine zunächst auf zwei Jahre befristete Vollzeitstelle (40 Std.) in Berlin-Kreuzberg mit guter Anbindung an öffentliche Verkehrsmittel;
  • Weiterbildungsmöglichkeiten;
  • Ein flexibles Arbeitszeitmodell;
  • 30 Tage Urlaub.

Wenn Sie sich in dieser Ausschreibung wiederfinden und Interesse an der Stelle haben, senden Sie bitte Ihre Bewerbung in Englisch oder Deutsch (Anschreiben und Lebenslauf) an [email protected]. Bitte geben Sie in Ihrer E-Mail den Betreff “Programme Finance Officer” an und beziehen Sie sich auf die Seite, wo Sie die Stelle gefunden haben.

Bewerbungsfrist für diese Stelle ist 24. März 2019. Wir behalten uns das Recht vor, die Stelle bereits vor Ablauf dieser Frist zu besetzen.

Bitte nehmen Sie zur Kenntnis, dass wir nur Bewerberinnen und Bewerber, die in die engere Auswahl gekommen sind, kontaktieren werden und bitten dafür um Ihr Verständnis.

Democracy Reporting International gGmbH

Prinzessinnenstraße 30

10969 Berlin, Germany

Tel +49 30 27877300

Fax +49 30 27877300-10

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Position: Programme Finance Officer (f/m/d)

Type of employment: full-time (40 hrs/week)

Start date: as soon as possible

Contract: limited to two years, with the possibility of a contract extension

Location: Berlin – Kreuzberg

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is an international, non-for-profit, non-governmental organisation committed to political participation and democratic governance around the world. DRI headquarters is located in Berlin (HQ), DRI has country offices in Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Lebanon and Ukraine and works with local partners in a number of other countries. The working language is English, in the field of management and business, German is the regularly required.

As Project Finance Officer, you review the monthly financial reports of the Country Offices and work in close contact with the local finance officers. In addition, you are a DRI-wide contact person for travel expenses and are responsible for auditing travel expense reports for HQ. You are part of the Project Finance Team and report to the Director of Finance and Administration.

Your tasks:

Review of monthly financial reports

  • Check factual and mathematical accuracy and completeness of all monthly financial reports from DRI’s country offices along with supporting documents and ensure compliance with donor regulations as well as German bookkeeping regulations;
  • Act as the day-to-day focal point for all DRI country offices for finalising their Monthly Financial Reports: ensure regular communication with the Finance Officers in our country offices and provide training, guidance and support where required;
  • Send financial reports to the tax consultancy office, thereby ensuring the accuracy of the bookings;
  • Maintain a proper filing system of the country offices’ related financial data;
  • Proactively identify areas of potential financial risk and develop adequate solutions;
  • Support the Finance Unit in additional tasks when required.

Travel expense accounting

  • Audit travel expense accounts of HQ, mainly in accordance to the German Federal Travel Expenses Act (deutsches Bundesreisekostengesetz)
  • Monitor changes to the Travel Expenses Act and update internal Travel Expenses Directive;
  • Contact person for employees worldwide in all matters relating to travel expenses.

Your skills and experience:

  • Successful completion of a commercial apprenticeship;
  • At least two years of relevant work experience in a comparable position, ideally in an international NGO;
  • Solid knowledge of the principles of duly accounting;
  • Good knowledge of donor regulations and policies (e.g. German Foreign Office, GIZ, EU);
  • First knowledge and experience in the billing of travel expenses according to the Federal Travel Expenses Act are an advantage;
  • German at a native language level and very good English language skills;
  • Good computer skills (especially Excel);
  • Accuracy and precision, service orientation and excellent communication skills complete your profile.

 

We offer you:

  • A self-reliant and challenging activity in an international, non-profit organisation;
  • A professional work-environment with flat hierarchies and short decision paths;
  • Collaboration with a highly motivated, international and dedicated team;
  • A position initially limited to two years (40 hrs) in Berlin-Kreuzberg;
  • Training opportunities;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • 30 days of annual vacation.

DRI values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer. Women are encouraged to apply!

If you are interested in this position, please send your application in English or German (cover letter and CV) to [email protected]. Please include “Programme Finance Officer” in the subject line and refer to the source you have found this opportunity. Applying for this position by post mail is possible, please find our address details below.

Closing date for applications: 24 March 2019. The position may be filled before the end of the deadline so early applications are encouraged. As long as you find the vacancy on our website we have not filled the position.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. If you are one of those shortlisted, we will contact you within one week after expiration of the deadline at the latest.

Organisation responsible for this vacancy:

Democracy Reporting International gGmbH

Prinzessinnenstraße 30

10969 Berlin, Germany

Tel +49 30 27877300

Fax +49 30 27877300-10

Data processing of personal data in third countries will not take place. We process your data in accordance with the provisions of § 26 German Federal Data Protection Act. More information about processing your personal data: privacy policy .

Programme Officer (Myanmar)

DRI Myanmar Office

Support to Electoral Processes and Democracy in Myanmar Project Team

PROGRAMME OFFICER

 

Form of Employment: Long-term consultancy contract

Position Location: Yangon, Myanmar with occasional travel for project activities

Reporting to: DRI Country Representative Myanmar

Contract Period: as soon as possible, initial one-year contract with the high probability of extension

 

Background

 

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. Democracy Reporting International promotes political participation of citizens, accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide.

 

DRI is recruiting a Programme Coordinator to support the development and implementation of the European Union- funded STEP Democracy project. STEP Democracy is implemented by a consortium of 9 national and local organisations and works with the Union Election Commission (UEC), political parties and civil society organizations (CSOs), supporting Myanmar’s democratic transition with tailor-made and non-prescriptive programming in line with the unique needs of each electoral stakeholder, promoting dialogue on electoral reforms, human rights and democratic governance.

 

Objective and Role

 

The Programme Officer supports all aspects of project implementation with a focus on data collection and analysis. She/He will work closely with the programmes team and report to the Country Representative.

 

Location

 

The Programme Officer will work from Yangon, with occasional travel for project activities.

 

Tasks

 

  • Acts as focal point for monitoring and evaluation of the project, coordinating data collection and submission to the consortium leader;
  • Support each programmes team focal point with the development of pre/post test, and evaluation forms and analyse the data collected from each programme activity and identify potential challenges in programme implementation or in data reporting.

 

 

  • Supports data analysis for research activities, including surveys and stakeholder mappings;
  • Leads on designated activities, including development of concept notes and agendas and coordinating activity logistics with the administration team;
  • Support the planning of expert visits and expert stakeholder outreach, including translation at meetings and briefings;
  • Represents DRI at relevant events;
  • Acts as mentor for interns, in coordination with the other members of the Programmes team;
  • Any other tasks as required.

 

Qualifications

 

  • University degree in social science, political science, international relations, law, or other relevant field;
  • 3-5 years of relevant professional experience in donor-funded technical assistance projects;
  • Experience in programme management, including management of work-plans and monitoring and evaluation tools required;
  • Experience working with civil society organisations or CSO capacity-building will be considered an asset;
  • Ability to work under limited supervision and in a multinational team with pro-active and problem-solver attitude is a must;
  • Excellent communication skills and proficiency in oral and written English and Myanmar.

 

What DRI Myanmar offers

 

  • Working in a 10 people team with flat hierarchies and open communication in the office;
  • Learning more about international standards for elections, democratic constitutions and civil and political rights;
  • Regular visits by international experts, who are normally either senior academics or representatives from countries in the region;
  • Flexible working hours.

 

DRI values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people from diverse backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply!

 

Deadline for applications is 31 March 2018.  Shortlisted candidates may be contacted before the deadline.

 

Candidates should submit a CV to [email protected] with ‘Programme Officer’ in the subject line.

 

 

Project Assistant (w/m/d)

Position: Project Assistant (w/m/d)

Beschäftigungsart: Vollzeit (40 Std./Woche)

Eintrittsdatum: ab sofort

Vertrag: befristet auf zwei Jahre, mit Möglichkeit der Verlängerung

Arbeitsort: Berlin – Kreuzberg

    

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) ist eine internationale, gemeinnützige Nichtregierungsorganisation, die sich für politische Teilhabe und demokratische Regierungsführung weltweit einsetzt. DRI hat seinen Hauptsitz in Berlin (HQ) und Feldbüros in Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Tunesien, Libanon und Ukraine und arbeitet außerdem mit lokalen Partnern in weiteren Ländern. Die Arbeitssprache ist Englisch und im geschäftlichen Bereich regelmäßig auch Deutsch.

 

Zur Unterstützung suchen wir ab sofort einen/eine Project Assistant in Vollzeit für unseren Hauptsitz in Berlin. Die Stelle beinhaltet sowohl die Unterstützung des Projektteams in allen Bereichen des Projektmanagements als auch organisationsübergreifende Tätigkeiten.

Hierzu zählen insbesondere:

Mitarbeit im Projektmanagement

  • Entwicklung und Aktualisierung von Projektanträgen, Ablaufplänen und Budgets;
  • Unterstützung bei der Vor- und Nachbereitung von Projekten;
  • Unterstützung bei der Kommunikation und Koordination mit Projektteams und Partnern;
  • Mitarbeit beim Erstellen interner und externer Berichte;
  • Aktualisierung von Projektplänen und Überwachung der Ausgaben;
  • Unterstützung bei der Projektüberwachung und -evaluierung, sowie “lessons-learned” Aufgaben und das Aufbereiten von Daten zu diesem Zwecke;
  • Unterstützung bei der Kommunikation mit externen Beratern und gegebenenfalls Mithilfe bei deren Aufgabenverteilung;
  • Mitarbeit bei der Vorbereitung und Implementierung von Aktivitäten weltweit, welche direkt von DRI HQ umgesetzt werden;
  • Unterstützung bei Beschaffungs- und Rekrutierungsprozessen und der Kommunikation mit Dienstleistern;
  • Mithilfe bei der Umsetzung von Maßnahmen zur Sichtbarmachung unserer Projekte, wie Vorbereitung von Material für DRI´s Webseite, Facebook und Twitter;
  • Unterstützung bei der Erstellung und gegebenenfalls Übersetzung von Publikationen.

Mitarbeit in der Projektverwaltung

  • Unterstützung bei der Organisation und Umsetzung von Expertenmissionen, einschließlich der Vorbereitung von Verträgen und logistischen Arrangements, sowie von Workshops und anderen DRI Veranstaltungen in Projektländern und/oder Berlin;
  • Koordinierung von Reisen für internationale und nationale Experten und HQ MitarbeiterInnen in Übereinstimmung mit der DRI Reise- und Sicherheitspolitik;
  • Pflege von Projektdokumenten, Datenbanken und anderen Dateien;
  • Unterstützung bei der Entwicklung von Prozessen und Vorlagen;
  • Unterstützung bei weiteren Büro- und Sekretariatsaufgaben.

Organisationsübergreifende Aufgaben

  • Organisatorische und logistische Vorbereitung, Durchführung und Nachbereitung von allen DRI-internen Sitzungen (z.B. Aufsichtsrat, jährliche Treffen der Ländervertreter) sowie Veranstaltungen in Europa
  • Allgemeine Büroverwaltung, z.B. Management von Visitenkarten
  • Erster Anlaufpunkt für interne und externe Kontakte (Betreuung des Telefons, Bearbeitung des allgemeinen DRI Email-Accounts, Aktualisierung der Kontaktlisten).

 

Ihr Profil:

  • Erfolgreich abgeschlossene kaufmännische Ausbildung oder ein vergleichbarer Abschluss;
  • Erste praktische Erfahrungen im Assistenzbereich und ein ausgeprägtes Organisationstalent, idealerweise in einem internationalen Umfeld;
  • Erste praktische Erfahrungen im Eventmanagement;
  • Eine detailgenaue und proaktive Arbeitsweise und die Bereitschaft sich Neues anzueignen, sowie die Fähigkeit unter Zeitdruck zu arbeiten;
  • Interesse an und Verständnis für die politische und rechtliche Entwicklung in der EU;
  • Eine gute Kommunikationsgabe und die Bereitschaft als Teil eines kulturell vielfältigen Teams zu arbeiten;
  • Professionelle IT Kenntnisse und Erfahrungen in der Erstellung von Grafiken, Icons, Charts etc. ist ein Vorteil;
  • Englisch und Deutsch auf muttersprachlichem Niveau.

 

Das bieten wir Ihnen:

  • Eine eigenverantwortliche und herausfordernde Tätigkeit in einer internationalen, gemeinnützigen Organisation;
  • Ein professionelles Arbeitsumfeld mit flachen Hierarchien und kurzen Entscheidungswegen;
  • Die Zusammenarbeit mit einem hochmotivierten, internationalen und engagierten Team;
  • Eine zunächst auf zwei Jahre befristete Vollzeitstelle (40 Std.) in Berlin-Kreuzberg;
  • Weiterbildungsmöglichkeiten;
  • Ein flexibles Arbeitszeitmodell;
  • 30 Tage Urlaub.

 

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Women Candidates Empowerment Training Expert (Myanmar)

Form of Employment: Short term consultancy

Position Location:  Yangon

Reporting lines: Country Representative Myanmar

Contract Period: 18th Feb 2019 – 29th March 2019

 

Background

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. Democracy Reporting International promotes political participation of citizens, accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide.

As part of the EU funded project “STEP II”, DRI is conducting the women empowerment training program which is focused on women candidates who will be contesting in 2019 Yangon City Development Committee Election.

DRI is currently recruiting a training expert to develop the relevant training curriculum and training materials for women candidates at the municipal level and to deliver the election-focus training to support women candidates so that they can contest efficiently and effectively in the election.

 

Your Tasks:

To develop or tailor make a training program/ curriculum for the proposed training modules and key training material.

The Expert will develop or tailor make a training program/curriculum for the proposed training modules and key training material focused on women candidates at the municipal level and deliver the election-focus training to support women candidates who will be contesting in upcoming 2019 March Yangon City Development Committee Election.

The training should focus on at least 4 main components:

  • Campaign strategies and basic tools for developing these strategies under limitation
  • Voter Targeting
  • Effective Media Communication
  • Legal knowledge on Yangon City Development Committee Election

The training should include the skills that will help participants to contest in the election as candidates more efficiently. A participatory and trainee-centered approach should be employed. Trainers should try to avoid long theoretical sessions but use skill-based training methodology. The training should combine with practical exercises – including simulation and role play – through which participants can directly practice the knowledge learnt from the expert.

 

Your Qualifications:

  • University degree – Masters or Ph.D – in gender studies, political science;
  • At least 5 years relevant and professional experience including extensive knowledge and training communication with regard to women participation in politics and for the women candidates at the municipal level;
  • Proven and extensive experience in the development of training curricula and materials.
  • Good understanding of Myanmar on-going political current framework and Yangon City Development Committee law (2018) will be considered as an asset;
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Sensitivity to country political, gender and cultural balance;
  • A high standard of professionalism.

 

Please send your CV to [email protected] by 15th Feb 2018. Shortlisted candidates might be contacted before the deadline.

Senior Constitutional and Human Rights Expert (Myanmar)

Form of Employment: Short-term consultancy

Position Location: Yangon, Myanmar

Reporting lines: Country Representative Myanmar

Contract Period: 25th February 2019 – 10th March 2019

Deployment Period: 2nd March 2019 – 9th March 2019

Estimated days: 10 working days maximum (mission and home-based)

 

Background

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. Democracy Reporting International promotes political participation of citizens, accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide.

 

DRI is currently recruiting a Senior Constitutional and Human Rights Expert to support activities under an GIZ-funded project, “Strengthening Change-Makers’ Legal Analysis Skills on ICCPR and Freedom of Religion or Belief“. This project aims at providing technical support to various high-level stakeholders on pluralism, freedom of religion and rights of vulnerable groups in Myanmar, and to spark an informed policy dialogue among them on these issues currently at stake in the on-going peace process.

 

Duties and responsibilities

The Senior Constitutional and Human Rights Expert will work with DRI to design and conduct a series of activities that will explore different aspects of pluralism, freedom of religion, and rights of minority and vulnerable groups referring to international human rights instruments and comparative constitutional law. DRI has previously organised Chatham House style roundtables focusing on various aspect of democratic governance currently discussed in Myanmar peace negotiations such as decentralization, federalism, sub-state constitutions, sequencing and linkages between peace process and constitutional reform. The Senior Constitutional and Human Rights Expert will work with the DRI Country Representative, Programme Coordinator, and project Advisor to design roundtables relevant to the political context, participate in the events as resource person, and provide comparative insight to, state officials, EAOs, civil society organisations and other relevant stakeholders.

  

Tasks

The Senior Constitutional and Human Rights Expert will be expected to:

  • Collaborate with the DRI Myanmar Country Representative and Country Office team on the design and development of the activities, including a high-level multi-stakeholder Chatham House roundtable
  • Provide technical advice and comparative inputs to, government officials, EAOs, civil society and other relevant national stakeholders involved in the peace process and constitution-building
  • Act as a resource person at roundtables and other relevant events, designing and facilitating sessions as required
  • Suggest a list of handouts and materials for the event, and provide a draft outline for a handbook on pluralism in multi-ethnic states.

 

Timeframe

The mission is scheduled from 2nd March 2019 to 9th March 2019.

Location and/or Travel Plan:

During planned events, the Senior Constitutional and Human Rights Expert will be expected to travel to Myanmar and work from the DRI office in Yangon, with internal travel to Naypyitaw and other major cities as appropriate.

 

Qualifications

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s, or Ph.D) in law, political science, or a related field;
  • At least 10 years of experience in democracy support with a focus on human rights and constitution-making processes and subject matter expertise in any of the following areas: pluralism in constitutions, the right to self-determination, freedom of religion and belief, minority rights, sub-national constitutions (in a federal framework), peace processes and constitutional reform, and the working principles of federalism;
  • Experience in delivering technical assistance, training sessions, or capacity-building on human rights and democratic constitutions, as well as any of the subject matters listed previously;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the constitutional and legal frameworks in Myanmar is an asset;
  • Working experience in Myanmar and in the region strongly preferred;
  • Excellent command of English is required;
  • Excellent research and reporting skills are required.

 

DRI values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply.

 

Deadline for applications is 3rd February 2019.

 

Candidates should submit a CV to [email protected] with ‘Senior Constitutional and Human Rights Expert’ in the subject line.

 

Short-listed candidates might be contacted before the application closing date.

 

Organisation responsible for this vacancy:

Democracy Reporting International gGmbH

Prinzessinnenstraße 30

10969 Berlin, Germany

Tel +49 30 27877300

Fax +49 30 27877300-10

 

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Project Finance Officer (deadline extended)

Form of Employment: Full-time

Starting Date: As soon as possible

Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension

Location: Berlin, Germany

 

Background:

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. Democracy Reporting International promotes political participation of citizens, accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide.

DRI is currently recruiting a full-time Project Finance Officer for its Headquarters in Berlin. In close collaboration with the Programme Officers and according to the current DRI division of tasks between the Programme Unit and the Finance and Administration Unit, the incumbent will oversee all financial aspects of project management for the projects assigned, in accordance with the project proposal(s)/contract, the donor requirements and conditions and DRI policy and procedures, in particular budget planning and monitoring, projection of expenses, in compliance with project documents and the fulfilment of financial reporting requirements. The incumbent will also ensure close co-ordination and regular and effective communication between the country office finance teams and/or DRI third party funding partners and DRI headquarters Finance and Administration Unit.

 

Your duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Programme Unit for budget preparation and monitoring of expenditure, including the preparation of internal financial reports;
  • Closely collaborate with the Programme Officers when preparing financial reports and audits for submission to the funding partners;
  • Proactively identify areas of potential financial risk and propose solutions;
  • Ensure compliance of project budgeting and financial reporting with funding partner’s contracts and regulations;
  • Prepare and carry out financial evaluation of tenders and contracts;
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of appropriate finance systems;
  • Ensure regular communication with the Finance Officers in DRI’s country offices and/or DRI third-party funding partners and provide guidance and support where required;
  • Communicate with donors regarding financial issues;
  • Other relevant duties, as required.

 

Qualifications we require:

  • University degree in Finance, Business Administration or relevant discipline;
  • Minimum two years of experience in administration and financial management; with demonstrated experience (at least one year) of working in a similar role for not-for-profit organisations;
  • Fluency in written and spoken German and English;
  • French and/or Arabic are an asset;
  • Ability to analyse information from different sources and synthesise this information into coherent and brief reports;
  • Sound knowledge of financial management principles, in particular with regard to project management and allocation of resources;
  • Strong time management skills and capability to meet strict deadlines;
  • Excellent IT-skills, including proficient knowledge of Excel;
  • Self-motivation and good communication skills are a strong asset for this position.

 

DRI values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer. Women are encouraged to apply!

Moreover, DRI offers you flexible working hours, training opportunities and working as part of an international and multicultural team.

 

If you are interested in this position, please send your application (cover letter and CV) to [email protected]. Please include “Project Finance Officer HQ” in the subject line and refer to the source you have found this opportunity. Applying for this position by post mail is possible, please find our address details below.

Closing date for applications: 03 February 2019 (midnight). The position may be filled before the end of the deadline so early applications are encouraged. As long as you find the vacancy on our website we have not filled the position.

 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. If you are one of those shortlisted, we will contact you within one week after expiration of the deadline at the latest.

 

Organisation responsible for this vacancy:

Democracy Reporting International gGmbH

Prinzessinnenstraße 30

10969 Berlin, Germany

Tel +49 30 27877300

Fax +49 30 27877300-10

 

Data processing of personal data in third countries will not take place. We process your data in accordance with the provisions of § 26 German Federal Data Protection Act. More information about processing your personal data: privacy policy .

Project Director – Rule of Law (Tunisia)

Position Title: Project Director – Rule of law (the position is contingent to funding availability)

Form of Employment: Full-time

Starting Date: February 2019

Duration: 12 months (extension depending on funding availability)

Location: Tunis, Tunisia       

Background:

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. Democracy Reporting International promotes political participation of citizens, accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide.

A new project, pending approval of a donor, is scheduled to begin in January 2019. The project will build on DRI’s engagement in the democratic governance reforms in Tunisia thus far and will address issues of access to justice, reforms of the justice sector, other legal reforms, constitutional justice and support to developing independent oversight bodies. In the course of the implementation of the project, DRI will engage with a wide range of partners and target groups including courts, judiciary, lawyers, selected independent oversight bodies, parliament, CSOs and journalists.

DRI is currently recruiting a full-time “Project Director – Rule of law” for its country office in Tunisia. The Project Director will work under the administrative supervision of the Tunisia Office Director and programmatic direct supervision of the DRI North Africa Regional Representative and will have overall responsibility for implementation of the project.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Implementation of the project and in compliance with the contract and the requirements of the grant giver, ensuring that project products and activities are responsive to project goals and delivered in an effective, timely and cost-effective manner, using standardised programme management tools including, work breakdown structures, project logic, logframes etc.
  • Tracking reforms/political developments and suggesting relevant modifications to project activities, if appropriate.
  • Drafting, reviewing or contributing to reports, briefing papers and other knowledge resources of the projects, including overseeing the drafting activities (including internal reports and public publications) by the project team and local/international experts to ensure the accuracy of publications and reporting.
  • Developing a visibility and outreach strategy for the project and ensuring strict compliance with the visibility requirements of the grant giver.
  • Ensuring the regular up-dating of the DRI website relative to the project in accordance with the DRI visibility and communication standards, in consultation with DRI HQ.
  • Ensuring a continuous and effective MEL (Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning) process and application of gender mainstreaming throughout the project management cycle.
  • Providing a day-to-day management and leadership (including staff development and mentoring) to the project staff.
  • Overseeing the recruitment and work undertaken of project consultants as well as evaluating their performance.
  • Ensuring, in cooperation with the Office Director, that procurement under the project is carried out in accordance with the requirements of the grant giver and DRI standard practices and is in line with international best practice.
  • Providing reports to the North Africa Regional Director and the Tunisia Office Director on matters of day-to-day management and contributing to internal regular and spot reporting.
  • Preparing draft narrative reports to the grant giver as required by the contract (interim reports and final report).
  • Representing the project in coordination with the North Africa Regional Director, including coordination with domestic and international organisations and other actors to ensure complementary program activities, identification of needs and opportunities.
  • Other relevant duties, as required.

 

Qualifications required:

  • University degree in a relevant field;
  • Seven years of progressively responsible international programme experience (including five years of management experience), in the field of governance, democratic transition, rule of law or similar issues while working with an international organisation, NGO and/or donor agency;
  • Proven experience in managing staff and entire projects;
  • Proven relevant experience at least in one of the following areas: good governance, rule of law, reforms of the justice sector, democratisation;
  • Previous experience of working on governance issues in Tunisia would be an asset;
  • Excellent spoken and written English and French; Arabic language would be an asset;
  • Excellent interpersonal, managerial and communication skills, and a strong administrative track record, including proven leadership and staff management;
  • Excellent donor management and communication skills.

 

DRI values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer. Women are encouraged to apply! Moreover, DRI offers flexible working hours, training opportunities and working as part of an international and multicultural team.

 

If you are interested in this position, please send your application (cover letter and CV) to [email protected]. Please include “Project Director – Rule of law” in the subject line and refer to the source you have found this opportunity. This position is subject to funding.

Closing date for applications is 09 December 2018. The position may be filled before the end of the deadline so early applications are encouraged.

 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. If you are one of those shortlisted, we will contact you within two weeks after expiration of the deadline at the latest.

 

Organisation responsible for this vacancy:

Democracy Reporting International gGmbH

Prinzessinnenstraße 30

10969 Berlin, Germany

Tel +49 30 27877300

Fax +49 30 27877300-10

 

Data processing of personal data in third countries will not take place. We process your data in accordance with the provisions of § 26 German Federal Data Protection Act. More information about processing your personal data: privacy policy.

Senior Human Rights Expert (Myanmar)

Form of Employment: Short-term consultancy

Position Location: Yangon, Myanmar

Reporting lines: Country Representative Myanmar

Contract Period: 4 February 2019 – 20 April 2019

Deployment Period: between 4 February 2019 – 20 February 2019

Estimated days: 5 working days maximum (mission and home-based)

 

Background

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. Democracy Reporting International promotes political participation of citizens, accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide.

As part of the EU funded project “STEP Democracy”, and the GIZ funded project “Strengthening Change-Makers’ Legal Analysis Skills on ICCPR and Freedom of Religion or Belief“ DRI is currently recruiting a Senior Human Rights Expert to support activities aimed at providing technical support to various high-level stakeholders on pluralism, civil and political rights, freedom of religion and rights of vulnerable groups in Myanmar, and to spark an informed policy dialogue among them on these issues currently at stake in the on-going peace process.

 

Your Duties and Responsibilities:

The Senior Human Rights Expert will work with the DRI Myanmar team to design and conduct a one-day workshop in cooperation with the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) on ICCPR ratification targeting high-level government officials. This workshop will aim at raising awareness about ICCPR, focusing on its content, the legal obligations it entails, the reporting procedures and the ratification and reservation process. This high-level workshop will be complemented by additional events, including a half-day briefing to the MNHRC on ICCPR ratification, and a half-day workshop with civil society organisations advocating for the ratification of ICCPR in Myanmar.

The Senior Human Rights Expert will work with the DRI Myanmar team to design activities relevant to the current political context, participate in the events as resource person, and provide comparative insight to state officials, civil society organisations, political parties, and other stakeholders that take part.

 

Your Tasks:

The Senior Human Rights Expert will be expected to:

  • Collaborate with the DRI Myanmar Country Representative and Country Office team on the design and development of the following activities:

– a one-day workshop on ICCPR ratification in cooperation with the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) for government officials

– a half-day briefing for the MNHRC on ICCPR ratification

– a half-day workshop for civil society organisations on ICCPR

  • Act as a resource person at workshops and other relevant events, designing and facilitating sessions as required;
  • Provide technical advice and comparative inputs to government officials, civil society and other national stakeholders involved in the peace process and legal reforms;
  • Suggest a list of handouts and materials for the events.

Timeframe

The mission is scheduled between, to be confirmed, 4th February 2019 and 20 th February 2019.

Location and/or Travel Plan:

During planned events, the Senior Human Rights Expert will be expected to travel to Myanmar and work from the DRI office in Yangon, with internal travel to Naypyidaw as appropriate.

 

Your Qualifications:

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s, or Ph.D) in law, political science, or a related field;
  • At least 10 years of experience in democracy support with a focus on international human rights instruments, civil and political rights, bill of rights in constitutions, lawful limitation of rights, and treaty ratification;
  • Experience in delivering technical assistance, training sessions, or capacity-building on human rights and any of the subject matters listed previously;
  • Previous experience in being part of treaty review, ratification, withdrawal, reservations or reporting processes of ICCPR or other relevant international human rights treaty is an asset;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the constitutional and legal frameworks in Myanmar is an asset;
  • Working experience in Myanmar or the region strongly preferred;
  • Excellent command of English is required;
  • Excellent research and reporting skills are required.

 

DRI values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply.

Deadline for applications is 26st January 2019.

If you are interested in this position, please submit a CV to [email protected] with ‘Senior Human Rights Expert’ in the subject line.