Apply For The Position Of A Senior Program Officer At IDRC, Burma, New Delhi, India

Senior Program Officer At IDRC

Applications are currently on for the position of a Senior Program officer at the Asian Regional Office of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in New Delhi, India.


-You will play a key role in developing and implementing the Burma initiative.

-Working in collaboration with stakeholders in Burma, regionally and in Canada.

-Identify critical issues related to inclusive democratic transition and employment and growth in Burma.

-Take the lead in developing, managing, monitoring, reporting on and evaluating a portfolio of research projects, and support the development of research capacity within Burma ensuring that the objectives of the program are met.


  • PhD and a record of research and publication in a relevant discipline such as international development, international relations, political science or political economy OR Master’s degree in a relevant discipline and significant work experience.
  • Minimum of five years’ relevant work experience in developing countries, especially Burma, which includes: leading, managing and undertaking research projects; assessing capacity development needs and strengthening capacities; consulting and building partnerships with researchers, decision-makers and policy actors to identify research needs and facilitate research uptake; measuring and communicating key results; working with multiple stakeholders; and building bridges between researchers, decision-makers and policy actors to influence public policy and practice.
  • Superior English languages communications skills.
  • Knowledge of current debates and research agendas on promoting democracy and economic development in developing countries, in particular Burma.

Application Process

Interested and qualified candidates are to visit the application link HERE

Application Deadline

Application Deadline is  July 24th, 2016 at 11:59 EST.
For more information, visit the official page.

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