Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Job Description for BNI Development Secretary

for 2007


Title:                BNI Development Secretary


Employer:        Burma News International (BNI)


Start Date:       March, 2007


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General Duties:


  • Manage the BNI development programme under the directions and guidance of the BNI development officer
  • Perform coordination among BNI members in order to develop the members’ news products and upgrade their skills
  • Manage monthly payment of the staffs under BNI pay role.


Type of Employment: Full-time for one year.


Specific duties:


Implement programmes according to the resolutions of the BNI bi-annual meeting under the guidance of the BNI Development Officer.


This will include the following types of activities:


  • Regular communication and meeting with each BNI member organisation in order to know their needs and the programme
  • Write a proposal that covers BNI needs according to the BNI bi-annual meeting’s decisions and send to BNI Development Officer for final approval
  • Collect reports and receipts from each BNI member who are using BNI funds and then review, summarise and present overall reports to BNI donors
  • Regularly  meet and communicate with BNI donors, as and when possible, to share information on BNI developments and share development programming information about donors’ programmes to BNI members
  • Assist BNI members to access training, funding, travel, etc. according to donors’ available development programmes.
  • Support networking among the BNI members, and seek ways on how these groups can help each other and can cooperate more closely with each other on common issues
  • Together with the BNI Development Officer, conduct evaluation of the program (once in three months) and report to donors and BNI members
  • Organize seminars and trainings with BNI members according to bi-annual decisions made by BNI and at the directions of the BNI Development Officer.
  • Organize the BNI’s bi-annual meeting including budgets, logistics, invitations, etc. by consulting with every BNI member and at the directions of the BNI Development Officer




  • Must be able to speak and write English well
  • Must be able to communicate in Burmese
  • Preference for those with experience in management or secretarial work
  • Must have computer skills
  • Must be able to travel with a valid (document) to the places where BNI members are based such as Thailand, India and Bangladesh
  • Should be flexible, should have initiative, be friendly and able to work with all ethnic groups and religions.


Responsible to:            BNI Development Officer

Job Location:               Based in Thailand

Salary and Wages:      Salary according to