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Job Opportunity: CHAT! Mobile Game App Improvement

Deadline: February 21, 2020

CARE is an international development organization 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 marginalized and vulnerable women in Cambodia, including urban women who are marginalized by occupation, rural women who are denied multiple rights, and women and girls from ethnic minorities.

CARE is seeking one qualified candidate to fill the position of CHAT! Mobile Game App Improvement, based in Phnom Penh.


The specific objective of this consultancy is to:

  • Review, revise and update the front-end game Application to ensure the its attractive, user-friendly and is compatible with the Chinese smart phones or other phones currently on the market;

  • Develop the back-end infrastructure and reporting tools that enable admin to easily track the App users. This should also include the back-end access structure appropriate for each individual factory

  • Provide bug resolution and hosting support for one year after development (including a 3 month warranty.


The major responsibilities will be varied and will include:

  1. Review the existing functionality of the App front-end and back-end platform

  2. Propose, adjust and revise the wireframe for the App

  3. Develop Khmer and English versions of an Android App for use that is compatible with of the Chinese-made phones currently on the market;

  4. Develop the backend so that synchronized user data are backed up and can be visualized, viewed and downloaded

  5. Provide recommendations for specific devices and data plans.

  6. Develop testing guidance and plan for testing internally, with CARE staff, and with other users.

  7. Provide training to project staff on how to use the front-end App and back-end management. User guides (for both front-end and back-end) are drafted and shared with CARE staff;

  8. Provide bug resolution and hosting support for one year after development

  9. Identify and report to CARE any limitations of alternative platforms and anticipate future limitations of the platforms as new phones enter the market. Provide recommendations to CARE on how to reduce obsoletism.


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field required (Masters preferred)

  • 5 years or more experience developing Apps (front and back end) required

  • Experience in design thinking preferred

  • Experience building m-health/digital health Apps preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, along with supporting team who is Fluent in Khmer and can translate when needed, required

  • Ability to manage the available time and resources and to work with tight deadlines required


Interested candidates are requested to submit the 2-3 samples of relevant previous work, as well as CVs and a brief proposal, including timeline and detailed budget with their Application. In addition, a proposal, including timeline and a detailed budget (included or excluded tax) to A detailed Terms of Reference is available at or Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a deadline of February 21st, 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Submitted documents will not be returned. Applicant doesn’t need to copy to any CARE staff when they

apply. Applicant needs to mention the “Applied Position” in the email subject.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 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.

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 organization 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.

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