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SNKE, Development Planning, Myanmar

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SNKE, Development Planning
Governance and Economic Development
Friday, July 14, 2017
Name of project: 
My Governance (EU)
Task description: 

Tasks and responsibilities of development planning experts shall include but not be limited to the following:

  1. Needs/necessities in engagement between the Central Government and states/regions: to identify needs in Central Government-to-states/regions and/or states-to-regions engagement/coordination in national development projects.
  2. Training: Develop short-term and long-term training plan for the officials working in the planning department, and specific training for ToT: at the national level (Ministry of Planning and Finance and other key ministries) at the sub-national levels.
  3. Workshops/seminar: Plan, develop and deliver workshops/seminars on selected priority topics to the Union Ministries, states and regions connected with planning.
  4. Organisation of knowledge Sharing visit/s: The expert facilitate ‘study visit/s for the senior officials working in the Planning Department to learn international experiences of Planning and Budgeting System from Asian Countries( example ; India, Sri Lanka, etc..) and international experiences of Good Governance from Europe (example; Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, etc..)
  5. Preparation of a Guide Book for planning: to prepare guide book/manuals on general planning system, ToT training and training system for the planning department.
  6. Provide necessary support/ coaching/ guidance to the department officials, and contribute in drafting project reports.
  • Master’s degree or PhD in Economics, Public Administration, Management, Political Science, Law, Development Studies or a related field;
  • More than 10 years of general professional experience;
  • Minimum 10 years of specific professional experience in the area of policy making and planning of national development;
  • Extensive experience in providing strategic policy advice to the government structures in the field of national development planning;
  • Extensive experience in identifying and  formulating development strategies, policies and plans;
  • Experience in revising and improving policy, planning and budgeting systems in the transitional economies;
  • Expertise in Myanmar policy and planning system would be an advantage;
  • Experience in training and curricula development, and conducting Training of Trainers courses;
  • Fluent in English language.
Mission start date: 
As soon as possible
Mission end date: 
220 days
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