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Urgent Vacancy Announcement for Southern Shan State Coordinator

Urgent Vacancy Announcement for Southern Shan State Coordinator

People’s Alliance for Credible Elections is looking for a Southern Shan State Coordinator to support the program team for planning and implementing advocacy strategy and networking with other stakeholders.

Position:                                   Southern Shan State coordinator

Duty Location:                         Shan State (Taung Gyi)

Number of Position:                1

Type of the Contract:               Service Contract

Reporting to:                            PACE Networks Coordinator


If you are interested in this announcement, please submit your Curriculum Vitae (CV), and contact phone number to [email protected] no later than November 14th2016. Only short-list candidates will be contacted for interview process.

For more information, you can contact us +95 9253379442; +95 1512646.


Background Information

People’s Alliance for Credible Elections (PACE) is an independent, non-partisan, non-government domestic election observer group based in Yangon. PACE was founded in 2013 to strengthen democratic institutions in Myanmar through safeguarding citizen rights and promoting public participation in the electoral process. To promote transparency, accountability and inclusiveness in the electoral process, PACE will mainly be working on civic and voter education, election observation and electoral reform.

Upholding the principles enshrined in “Universal Declaration of Human Rights”, PACE’s work will be implemented regardless of race, religion and gender.

Moreover, PACE has signed “Declaration of Global Principles for “Nonpartisan Observation and Monitoring” by Citizen Organizations,” which is a document endorsed by more than 260 organization from 75 countries.

Mission Statement

“PACE will work to ensure all citizens political rights including the right to vote and stand for office by engaging in activities that promote citizen participation, safeguard political and civil rights through a program of electoral observation, policy advocacy and civic education.”

Areas of Work

The PACE is an independent civil society initiative to secure every citizen’s political rights and enhance electoral transparency and accountability through:

  1. Citizen Observation of Electoral Processes
  2. Civic Education and Public Outreach
  • Advocacy for Improved Electoral Frameworks

Objectives of Southern Shan State Coordinator

Under the direction of the Networks Coordinator, the Southern Shan State Coordinators is responsible for supervising the PACE activities of Electoral Reform Process in Southern Shan State. The Southern Shan State Coordinator is a free-lancer and also able to coordinate with local networks and local organization as well. The candidate must currently stays in Taung Gyi.

Task and Responsibilities

Supporting the PACE core team to implement the PACE’s activities of electoral reform process in Southern Shan State;

  1. Coordinate with PACE core team to recruit and manage the PACE volunteers in Southern Shan State;
  2. Attending the trainings from PACE core team to conduct survey, election observation, voter education, etc.
  3. Establishing and maintaining contact with local CSOs as well as electoral stakeholders;
  4. Submitting the monthly activities report to the PACE’s Networks Coordinator;

Requirement Qualification

  • Any collage degree or diploma or certificate;
  • Must be a Myanmar Citizen;
  • Must be able to work at under the thigh deadline;
  • Familiar with CSOs work nature;
  • Show integrity at work and
  • Ability to organize works efficiently and deal with heavy workload

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