AECOM Component Lead: Economic Reforms and Intervention in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Myanmar - Yangon, Yangon

Job Summary

The Economic Reforms and Intervention Technical Lead will be responsible for working closely with the Capacity Building Technical Lead in order to ensure that high priority economic reform is prioritized by the technical interventions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the technical team in the creation of a comprehensive political economy analysis to effectively inform and facilitate policy decisions

  • Work with embedded policy advisors to facilitate dialogue around prioritized and targeted reform efforts

  • Collaborate closely with the Capacity Building Technical Lead to identify and prioritize the content and government offices to focus training efforts on

  • Manage and organize the drafting and reviewing of documents required by the government to advance and achieve reform

  • Work closely with the monitoring and evaluation component lead to effectively utilize monitoring and follow-up systems, etc.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief of Party

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in a relevant subject Economics, Political Science, Governance, advanced degree strongly preferred

  • At least 10 years of experience working for or closely with public institutions in Burma

  • Experience working on USAID funded projects highly preferred

  • Experience managing grants and evaluating grantee organizations

  • Experience managing, organizing and implementing training in the specified technical area

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and knowledge of IT platforms and systems implementation highly desirable

  • Fluency in English required, fluency in Burmese highly preferred

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category International Development

Business Line IDEV

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country Myanmar

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 195121BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.