Central Project Coordinator

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Central Project Coordinator works under the overall supervision of the WHO Representative in Myanmar, the technical guidance of the Medical Officer (HIV & Hepatitis) in collaboration with the National AIDS Programme and Drug Dependency Treatment and Research Unit of Ministry of Health.

Duty Station : Naypyitaw (MoH Premises)


  • In close collaboration with the National AIDS Program Manager, assist respective focals (ART/Methadone/PMCT/TCP/M&E), in planning of yearly GF budget, commodity quantification and forecasting as well as drafting quarterly work plan and procurement process in collaboration with PR.
  • Support to organize central level meetings and trainings and provide technical assistance to facilitate the meetings/trainings. Assist for planning and management of GFATM-HIV activities of each component and keep tract of programme implementation and progress on procurement and supply management.
  • Assist in facilitating that all sites for ART / Methadone / PMCT / TCP have timely reporting and ensuring the quality of the reported data. Maintain central level database and keep track of program reports. Assist to prepare GF quarterly reports of NAP.
  • Provide technical support to field offices in implementing activities, monitoring and reporting on a regular basis. Conduct field visits to Field Offices and townships if necessary
  • Assist NAP in coordination between PR, UN, other INGOs and NGOs. Regular communication to WHO/UN to give information on progress of GFATM activities and implementation
  • Perform other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
  • To submit assignment report quarterly


The Central Project Coordinator provides technical support to National AIDS Programme and Drug Dependency Treatment and Research Unit. He/she needs to coordinate with focal from MoHS, UN agencies, development partners, and implementing partners. He/she works together with Field project Coordinator/Field Assistant/Data Assistant of respective state/region and M&E team/Logistic team from central as a team. He/she works as a part of WHO HIV-AIDS team in achieving goals of National Strategic Plan of HIV in collaboration with different stakeholders working on HIV/AIDS.


The function plays a key role in strengthening the programme management of HIV/AIDS prevention and control programme. The support to MoHS will contribute in strategic planning, efficient resource mobilization and effective programme evaluation.



Essential: University degree in Medicine

Desirable: Post graduate degree on public health or training on HIV/AIDS programme Management



  • Minimum of two years working experience in public health
  • Has a broad knowledge of principles, practices, methodology and techniques in public health


  • Field level programme management experience on HIV/AIDS.
  • Working experience with UN, International NGOs


Knowledge of spoken and written English and Myanmar Language


  • Communicating in a Credible and Effective Way
  • Knowing and Managing Yourself
  • Producing Results
  • Fostering Integration and Teamwork
  • Ensuring the Effective Use of Resources
  • Building and Promoting Partnerships Across the Organization and Beyond
  • Promoting Innovation and Organizational Learning


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