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ဝန်ထမ်းရှာဖွေခေါ်ယူခြင်း - Information Documentation and Research Department Manager

Term:                          Full-time (3-month probationary period)

Work location:            Thailand

Working Time:            Monday to Friday (9:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

Reports to:                  WLB Secretaries

Application Deadline: 10.07.2023

Start Date:                   As soon as possible

Salary:                         Negotiable


WLB Overview

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) is an umbrella organisation consisting of twelve women’s member organisations from different ethnic backgrounds in Burma. WLB was established in Thailand in 1999 to increase the participation of women of Burma in the struggle for democracy and human rights, to build mutual understanding among all nationalities and participate in the national reconciliation and development process, and to enhance the role of the women of Burma both at national and international levels. WLB is dedicated to building trust, solidarity, and mutual understanding between all nationalities of women.


 Job Description

  1. Organize to develop communication and media strategies for WLB
  2. Lead and manage the team of IDR staff members & focal points of member organizations
  3. Develop designing and disseminating high quality communication, campaign and advocacy materials in consultation with responsible Secretary and Program manager. 
  4. Initiate department work plan and ensure the project activities are implemented according to plan, support and manage IDR teams,
  5. Produce narrative and financial reports to Program Manager and Secretariats
  6. Oversee the production of quality media in various forms
  7. Support and coordinate WLB activities such as trainings, campaigns, meetings, workshops and events
  8. Participate at relevant meetings and events
  9. Support maintenance and update of data-base including WLB information/ advocacy email listing
  10. Support maintenance of WLB’s library, including collecting and supervising cataloguing
  11. Support the efficient flow of information among WLB members and key stakeholders.
  12. Seek feedback, and consider suggestions when deciding whether to implement new practices.
  13. Solve the problem related to overall project implementation.
  14. Provide regular activity updates to all staff members at Secretariat 
  15. Provide information and data to Program Manager for develop proposal and donor report
  16. Responsible for department proposal including budget line and activities report
  17. Responsible for department’s periodical reports including reports to PB meetings & Congress
  18. Draw estimate budget for department activities and send it to Finance Manager last week of the month
  19. Check department expenditure and send to cashier and CC to Finance Manager with receipts
  20. Manage IT officer, Documentation officer, IDR focal person and other IDR staffs
  21. Manage WLB publications for advocacy in order to reach WLB’s aims and goals, and organize layout and designing
  22. Manage to release research paper and WLB reports
  23. Send monthly timesheet to HR Officer
  24. Send monthly workplan to Admin Officer


Experience and skills

  1. Minimum Bachelor’s Degree (Prefer Political Science, Research, Communication Art)
  2. Demonstrated commitment to values of women’s equality and empowerment
  3. Good management and organizational skills are essential
  4. Qualifications and demonstrated experience in communications, journalism, and development work with minimum of 3 years’ working experience
  5. Knowledge and experience with media production, dissemination techniques and methods
  6. Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills, and confidence in working with people from a range of backgrounds and cultures
  7. Proficient in use of computer applications related to the tasks
  8. Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally in English (Ability to communicate in Burmese & ethnic languages will be an advantage)
  9. Strong practical problem-solving skills and positive attitude
  10. Ability to priorities and handle stressful situations, and to work to tight deadlines when necessary
  11. Ability to communicate effectively in a politically sensitive environment
  12. Female applicants are preferred


Essential Skills and Knowledge

  1. Project Implementation Experience and Financial Management Skills
  2. Have knowledge about Data system, IT and research skills


How to Apply

A cover letter and recent CV demonstrating how the candidate meets the above-stated qualifications, as well as two letters of references in English and expected salary should be sent to both sec[email protected] and [email protected] not later than

10st July2023 05:00PM.

* Qualified female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.