Location: Nay Pyi Taw, Burma/Myanmar
Contract type: Consultancy opportunity
Remuneration: Daily rate
Duration: Maximum 35 days over 6 months (with possible extension)
Expected starting date: December 2018

The Programme

The Union Parliament of Myanmar and WFD have established a strategic partnership to assist in the development of parliamentary work and contribute to better practice and procedures within the union-level parliaments. WFD is currently implementing a three-year programme (2016-2019) with UK Aid (DfID) funding and in partnership with the UK House of Commons, the British Council and Irrawaddy Policy Exchange.
One of the components of the programme includes various kinds of support to improve the effectiveness of the Hluttaw Committees. As Members of the two Education Promotion Committees, they have expressed an interest to conduct an inquiry process to examine the Curriculum and Teacher Capacity for Basic Education. The Subject Matter Expert will support Education Promotion Committees in achieving these aims.

The position

The overall objective of the Subject Matter Expert is to provide technical input in preparation of the Committee’s Inquiry process. Undertaking duties such as desk review of relevant materials, research methodology, designing data collection, analysis, among others. The selected expert will be under the supervision of the Chair and Secretary of the Education Committee of both houses.

The successful expert will have the following skills and experience

• University graduate in relevant field
• At least 4 years of working experience in a relevant field
• Knowledgeable in the specific thematic and policy area of the Committee
• Good analytical and numerical skills
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Good communication skills including language proficiency in both English and Burmese

For more information and deals of the position, please refer to the Terms of Reference.

How to apply

Please submit electronic copies of CV, including cover letter and contact details to myatphyo.eisan@wfd.org. before 31 December 2018.