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Country Director

Studer Trust
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Myanmar - Mandalay
Full Time
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16 Jul 2021

Experience level


Job Function

Project, Operations Management

Min Education Level

Bachelor Degree

Job Description

The Country Director (CD) will be a part of the Studer Trust management and leadership team, helping to facilitate, develop, and coordinate the programme and activities in Myanmar. The CD will have direct representational and managerial responsibility for the Myanmar programme and team, within institutional policies and delegated authority. The CD will report to the Board of the Directors that is based in Hong Kong. The keys CD’s responsibilities include:

  1. Running Teachers Training Center in Mandalay (Education)
  2. Budgeting/Planning and Construction of school buildings and smaller projects in cooperation with committed communities (Project Management)
  3. Managing a team of 9 in Myanmar, reporting to the Board of Trustees in Hong Kong (Leadership)
  4. International and domestic donor relationship management, fundraising (Marketing)

This full-time position will be based at Studer Trust's Teachers Training Center facility in Mandalay, with travel throughout the local area and the country as required.

Open To


Job Requirements

  1. Between 3-5 years of demonstrable experience of project implementation, including planning, monitoring and evaluation systems.
  2. Knowledge and understanding of budgetary systems and 3-5 years’ experience of managing project budgets.
  3. At least 1-2 years of experience of submitting clear written reports to donors and other parties. Preferably Education and Marketing experience.
  4. Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal with experience in cross-cultural settings

What We Can Offer


Attractive salary package
Accident coverage
Travel allowance
Non-financial benefit


Working with Studer Trust, you can make the difference and a positive impact on the children and communities across Myanmar.

Career Opportunities

Learn new skills on the job
Management potential
Promotion opportunities

About Our Company

Pioneering an efficient and fully transparent Charity that would give potential donors the opportunity to help the less fortunate guaranteeing that 100% of donations would reach the needy. Focus on construction of school buildings and Teachers training program at a purpose-built facility in the Salay Monastery in Mandalay, our TTC provides 10-week teacher training for monastic school teachers as well as shorter specialty courses for school and community leaders in an immersive boarding environment.