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Chief People Officer (CPO)

Maha Agriculture Microfinance
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Myanmar - Yangon
Full Time
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22 Apr 2020

Experience level

Director and Above

Job Function

HR, Training and Recruitment

Min Education Level

Master Degree

Job Description

Job Purpose

The purpose of this role is to support the delivery of HR strategy, policies and procedures in line with the Maha’s business plan. It is a key role in managing change and ensuring the achievement of the Maha HR strategies through effective people management practices. 


Job Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Define and execute Maha’s HR strategies and road-map for the next 5 yrs
  2. Build Maha’s competency framework
  3. Propose Key Behavioral Indicators linked to each KPI for each position/job grade position
  4. Improve working environment and minimize staff turnover rate
  5. Build a High Potential Development Program for Maha’s employees
  6. Contribute to the formulation and implementation of the HR Strategy to ensure interdependency between the Maha’s strategic objectives and the local requirements. Work with managers to ensure that the workforce is used effectively and developed appropriately to meet current and future business requirements.
  7. Develop HR budgets with proper estimation and forecast of business requirements aligned with the company strategies
  8. Monitor and control the HR budget and report on staffing costs and initiatives.
  9. Develop recruitment strategy and oversee its implementation. Interview senior hires as per recruitment policy
  10. Supports senior management by providing human resources direction, advice and counsel
  11. Understanding of cultural norms, traditions, and working with diverse teams
  12. Oversee all HR initiatives, systems and tactics
  13. Ability to coach and mentor team members through the process of understanding the needs and responsibilities of human resources
  14. Develop and update HR procedures, policies, and guidelines
  15. To coach and support head of department managers on implementing good HR practices by offering effective HR advice through the interpretation of current policies and procedures, best practice and Employment policies
  16. Coordinate employee training and development initiatives
  17. Lead HR special projects and new initiatives and communicate and direct on strategy and implementation
  18. Develop and oversee performance management processes to support a performance driven culture at an individual and organizational level
  19. Design and implement proper policies on promotion and advancement for staff across the organization
  20. Co-ordinate and implement compensation and benefits policies
  21. Present and report HR related data and issues to RNC Committee
  22. Train the HR team members to be ready for career advancement

Open To

Foreign (Expatriate)

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirement

  1. Bachelor’s degree is minimum; Master’s degree in business administration, Human Resources management preferred
  2. Minimum 10 years working experiences in related field
  3. Working overseas a strong plus
  4. Ability to deal with board HR committee
  5. Well understanding of relevant HR legislation, policy and procedures
  6. Ability to work under stress and with tight deadlines
  7. Excellent English proficiency, both spoken and written

Skills and Competencies

  1. Strategic Thinking & Reporting
  2. Creative Thinking
  3. HR vendors Management Skills
  4. Effective Communication Skill
  5. Analytical Skill
  6. Decision Making and Problem-Solving Skills
  7. People Development

What We Can Offer


*Reward over Performance


Good Working Environment

Career Opportunities

- Opportunities for promotion
- Possibility for job training
- Learn new skills and techniques

About Our Company

Maha Agriculture Microfinance is a deposit-taking financial service provider licensed under the Microfinance Law of Myanmar (2011) and began operations on 29 April 2013 under the Myanmar Companies Act. Maha Agriculture Microfinance has 32 operational branches. Maha is currently co-owned by Myanma Awba Group and the International Finance Corporation (IFC).