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Job Opportunity: Senior Project Officer-Garment Industry

Deadline: 02 December 2020

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 Officer-Garment

Industry with the Sewing for a Brighter Future (SBF) project, based in Phnom Penh with frequent

travel to the factories in Phnom Penh and Kandal province.

Salary Range: $641- $677


Your major responsibilities will be varied and will include:

  • Ensure timely and quality delivery of technical trainings in garment industries in relation to

  • sexual reproductive health, maternal health, nutrition and hygiene; financial education, and gender-based violence;

  • Assist with the development, refinement, and compilation of technical training materials for garment industries;

  • Meet with garment factory managers to define and develop training packages;

  • Participate in the design of health promotion activities and revision of training curriculum based on agreement with factories;

  • Maintain detailed records of participants training and meeting attendance and associated cost;

  • Produce monthly reports and provide separate reports on each training or meeting including number of participants, training contents and training objectives

  • Work closely with other CARE garment factory project colleagues for information sharing and joint planning and resource sharing where appropriate

  • Develop quarterly work plans that are aligned to the annual project work plans and budget in order to meet the project activity deadlines;

  • Provide the project team with support to track budget requests and expenditures, including those of local partners, in accordance with the approved budget and in coordination with finance;

  • Ensure work plans are consistent with outputs and objectives in the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) framework;

  • Ensure that all routine data collection is conducted with accuracy, completeness and with integrity, according to the data quality management requirements


  • Minimum technical diploma and/or vocational training in community development, public health or equivalent;

  • Minimum 02 years experiences in a similar position in the factory worker’s wellbeing project, or Gender-based community development projects;

  • Experience in delivering the training or awareness raising in relevant garment factory projects in relation to reproductive health and GBV is preferable.

  • Good understanding of the needs of social protection services of migrant populations including garment workers, in Cambodia

  • Basic understanding of participatory approaches, adult education and health promotion methodologies

  • Ability to develop, design, and produce Information Education and Communication (IEC) materials;

  • Demonstrated experience in following standard policies, procedures and processes and ensure the implementation of basic standard transactions including the management and acquittal of a cash advance;

  • A willingness to learn about CARE, gender equality and women’s empowerment activities;

  • Demonstrated good interpersonal skills, sound judgment, planning, problem solving and team building skills;

  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills and ability to work under pressure and to organise and manage workload to meet deadlines;

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in Khmer (mandatory) and English (Mandarin as advantage); and

  • Good in Microsoft Office with knowledge in Microsoft Word and Excel and intermediate numeric skills


  • An opportunity to work in a beautiful natural environment whilst learning and developing your career in international development

  • Remuneration Package: 13th month salary, Provident Fund, Seniority Indemnity, Medical Allowance, Phone Card Allowance, Accident and Health Scheme with National Social Security Fund, Group Personal Accident with private company, Surgical and Hospital Insurance with private company that also cover your dependents, Cost of Living Allowance, Annual Increment and Relocation Allowance.

  • You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your experience in managing a small team of committed professionals, dedicated to improving sexual reproductive health, maternal health, nutrition and hygiene, and financial literacy.

  • Flexible Working Arrangement: In order to improve employee’s work-life balance, CARE Cambodia has developed a flexible working arrangement policy. This will assist CARE Cambodia employees to attend to his/her personal needs; allow for off-peak travel; and to have more flexibility for child care.

  • Leave: CARE Cambodia provides staff with paid time off from work for rest and personal time or for other reasons. All full time employees are entitled to 18 days of Annual Leave, 15 days of Sick Leave, and 5 days of Special Leave, 3 months Maternity Leave/Adoption Leave, 7 days of Parental Leave/Adoption Leave, Nursing Leave and Study Leave.

  • Public Holiday: CARE Cambodia the mandated public holidays (22) based on the Prakas by the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training.

  • Time Off In Lieu: CARE Cambodia promotes a healthy work and life balance and does not encourage employees to work outside normal working hours. If those employees have to work during the weekend or public holidays due to requirements, he/she will be entitled to Time Off In Lieu.

  • Learning and Development: Continuous improvement through learning and development is a critical aspect of CARE Cambodia’s people focused agenda.


Interested candidates are requested to submit a CARE application form along with CV and cover letter to, or at the CARE Country Office at the CARE Country Office at #91, Street 95, Sangkat Boeung Trabek, Khan Chamkarmorn, Phnom Penh. A detailed job description and application form is available on or Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a deadline of 02 December 2020. 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.”

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