AECOM Component Lead:Economic Reform and Strategic Communications in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Myanmar - Yangon, Yangon

Job Summary

The Economic Reform and Strategic Communicatons Lead will work directly with the government and civil society organizations to effectively communicate the economic reform agenda and achievements with the goal of increaling the public’s awareness of recent reforms and association of reform with newly established government structure.

Responsibilities include:

  • Works closely with key government offices and/or civil society organizations to develop communications strategies

  • Develop communications material for the government and civil society

  • Work with selected government officials to improve the capacity for effective economic communication

  • Manage and implement a public opinion survey to determine the most effective economic messaging and communication channels

  • Effectively communicates results and learning with project leadership, AECOM, and USAID.

  • Develops strategies to target marginalized communities.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief of Party

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject Communications, Business, Economics, advance degree highly preferred

  • At least 10 years of experience in strategic communications and government affairs

  • Experience working on USAID funded projects highly preferred

  • Experiene managing, organizing and implementing communications strategies in the development context

  • Fluency in English required, fluency in Burmese highly preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on USAID funded projects 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. 195127BR

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.