Location: Nay Pyi Taw, Burma

Contract: Short-term consultancy

Duration: 20-25 days between March and May 2019

Fee: To be agreed with consultant


The Programme

WFD is currently implementing a three-year programme (2016-2019) to strengthen parliamentary practice in the Union Parliament of Burma. In partnership with the UK House of Commons, British Council, and Irrawaddy Policy Exchange, the programme works with members and parliamentary staff to develop the technical capacities of the Parliament and foster greater openness and engagement with citizens. Components of the programme contribute to strengthening committee practices and oversight, developing the research capacities of parliamentary staff, supporting improved human resources management, and enhancing the Parliament’s relations with external stakeholders, notably government ministries and civil society.


The Position

WFD is looking to engage an experience ME consultant with a capacity to deliver a short-term assignment for three months. Based in Nay Pyi Taw, the consultant will support the Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC) in developing and delivering a strategic plan 2019 – 2022 for the Hluttaw.


 Key skills and experience required

  • Proven experience in developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks and supporting organisations and teams on drawing out learning and evidence of outcomes to inform programme reporting.
  • Experience with MEL in the democracy support sector would be an asset.
  • Understanding and good knowledge of the political environment in Myanmar
  • Experience in governance programme monitoring and evaluation
  • First degree or similar, in a relevant discipline such as political sciences, development

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 Saosiri.Rupa@wfd.org. before 1st March 2019.