Position : Resettlement/ Social Development SpecialistPerson-Months : 24, intermittentLocation : YangonMekong Economics Ltd. (MKE) is a leading economic and socio-economic development and commercial consulting firm active in the Greater Mekong sub-region and Asia-Pacific region. With our Head Office in Hanoi (Vietnam), we have expanded business operations to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, China, East Timor, Indonesia, and other countries in Southeast Asia. MKE is committed to producing the highest quality of research and consulting services, meeting international standards for deadlines and quality assurance. For further information, please visit our website (http://www.mekongeconomics.com)The project’s objective is to bring more efficient and safer movement of goods and people along the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) East-West Economic Corridor (and also North-South Economic Corridor) in Myanmar. Department of Highways (DOH) will implement the proposed project through its Project Management Unit (PMU). The executing agency (EA) is the Ministry of Construction (MOC) of the government. The project will be implemented over a 7-year period, from 2019 to 2025. The project has three key outputs: (i) Output 1: GMS highways improved;(ii) Output 2: Yangon-Mandalay expressway safety improved(iii) Output 3: Detailed design for other highway projects
With BA or equivalent in social development or related field, preferably 10 years’ relevant experience, to work with and be trained by the international resettlement/social development specialist in resettlement management, implementation of social safeguards, complaints resolution, gender and all other aspects of the international specialist’s scope of work.
Accommodation, Transportation and Per diem provided in the field.
- Applications Deadline: on first come, first served basis- Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
- Experience working with Ministry of Construction and ADB project
Mekong Economics has a broad base of experience in the Greater Mekong Subregion. We have worked on large projects for numerous donor agencies including the World Bank, several divisions of the United Nations, Australian Aid, Finnish Aid, Irish Aid, the Asian Development Bank, and several governments. Projects cover a wide array of topics, among them health, education, international trade policy, and infrastructure. MKE applies our expertise in a variety of manners: surveys, monitoring and evaluation, market analysis, data reviews, and baseline evaluation, and more.