Job Opportunity: Project Interns-Gender Based Violence (Indigenous)
19 Sep 2019
Deadline: 30 September 2019
CARE is an international development organisation fighting global poverty with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring sustainable changes to their communities.
CARE aims to tackle the underlying causes of poverty and social injustice and to bring lasting change to the lives of poor and vulnerable people.
Founded in 1945, today CARE works in over 90 countries around the globe. CARE has been working with Cambodians since 1973, with an office in Phnom Penh since 1991.
Today, CARE focuses on empowering particularly marginalised and vulnerable women in Cambodia, including urban women who are marginalised by occupation, rural women who are denied multiple rights, and women and girls from ethnic minorities.
CARE is seeking a qualified national candidate to fill the position of Project Interns-Gender Based Violence (Indigenous) based in Ratanak Kiri with travel to districts and some communes.
Your major responsibilities will be varied and will include:
With your line manager draft an annual learning plan;
Taking a “learn by doing” approach take responsibility for assisting the team with project administration;
Support the team in project implementation including training, coaching, communication with stakeholders, monitoring and drafting case studies;
Take an active role in communicating the project goals with communes and influencing engagement with women from minority populations to seek support from health and social services;
Support the project with the establishment and monitoring of the Community Scorecard approach with communes;
Uphold and promote CARE’s commitment to Child Protection and the Protection from Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse;
Comply with CARE Cambodia’s Financial, Human Resources and Operational requirements; and
Other duties as required by the project manager.
II- YOU WILL LEARN:
How to work as a project team member, assuming responsibilities that contribute to the overall project outputs and outcomes;
The principles and approaches of project management;
To strengthen and maintain critical project relationships at sub national and commune levels;
The impact of Gender Based Violence on women and their communities;
How to schedule and plan project activities to meet outputs and contribute to outcomes;
Project monitoring and data collection;
How to identify and record project successes for human interest stories;
Training and coaching principles and approaches;
Accountability to beneficiaries, stakeholders and the donor, and
III. SELECTION CRITERIA:
Recent graduate of a social sciences (Eg: Sociology, Social Studies, Social Work, Anthropology, Psychology ), Public Administration or nursing, from a university or College in Cambodia;
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office;
Good written and English speaking skills;
Enthusiasm and willingness to work as a team member on development challenges in the North East of Cambodia;
Good interpersonal skills and commitment;
Deep understanding of the cultures of minority groups in Ratanak Kiri and commitment to assist communities bring about positive change;
Demonstrated capacity to plan activities;
Demonstrate an understanding of gender equality and women’s empowerment and a commitment to CARE’s approach and values including ethnic diversity and cultural sensitivity; and
Promote a safe and secure work environment; foster a culture of safety and security awareness and consistently follow all CARE safety and security policies, procedures and directives.
IV. APPLICATION INFORMATION:
Interested candidates are requested to submit a CARE application form along with CV and cover letter to email@example.com, or at the CARE Country Office at 4th Floor, #216B, Preah Norodom Blvd, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Khan Chamkarmorn, Phnom Penh. A detailed job description and application form is available on www.care-cambodia.org or www.bongthom.com. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a deadline of 30 September 2019. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Submitted documents will not be returned. In return for your commitment you will benefit from ongoing professional development and a comprehensive benefits package.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for all CARE Cambodia positions and will be strongly considered regardless of the requirements of the position.
CARE Cambodia is committed to protecting the rights of children. CARE Cambodia reserves the right to conduct screening procedures to ensure a child safe environment.
“Thanks for your interest in CARE! We are committed to each other and to the protection of the people we serve. We do not tolerate sexual misconduct within or external to our organisation and imbed child protection in all we do. Protection from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse and child protection are fundamental to our relationships, including employment, and our recruitment practices are designed to ensure we only recruit people who are suitable to work with other staff and the people we serve. As well as pre-employment checks, we will use the recruitment and reference process to ensure potential new staff understand and are aligned with these expectations. To find out more, please contact the Senior Human Resources Manager.”