Job Opportunity: Senior Project Officer-Garment Industry (Re-advertisement)

Deadline: 29 March 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 Senior Project Officer-Garment Industry, based in Phnom Penh with very frequent travel to provinces.

Salary Range: $811- $872


Your major responsibilities will be varied and will include:

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

  • Participate in proposal development processes by providing technical advice on SH, garment factories and sharing knowledge of existing projects;

  • Provide ideas and actively contribute to the evolving direction of the Sexual Reproductive and Maternal Health(SRMH) and garment workers through provision of technical advice based on knowledge, experience and analysis, both at the program and project levels;

  • Participate in negotiations with garment factory managers to define packages of SRMH education and health promotion to be delivered under the project;

  • Produce written products to meet project activity goals, including the Sewing for Brighter Future training curriculum and approach based on agreements with factories, with guidance from the SRMNH Technical Adviser and with understanding the requirements of Levis.

  • Provide accurate, timely and comprehensive reports to line manager

  • Lead and coordinate evaluation and project data collection, analysis and reporting activities as required, including reviewing activities and evaluating their effectiveness;

  • Conduct project monitoring during field visits and ensure timely submission of field reports to the line manager;

  • Assist in the preparation of donors and other organisation reports and presentations.


  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Public Health, Development, Sociology, Social Sciences, Education or Management or equivalent and/or minimum 3 years relevant work experience in Clinical, preferably with an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO) and/or private company;

  • Good understanding of the health situation, government health services and their operation in Cambodia;

  • Proven skills and experience in facilitating training and capacity-building, including an understanding of adult learning principles, development of Information Education and Communication (IEC) materials;

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

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

  • Demonstrated characteristics in honesty, reliability, integrity with the ability to maintain confidentiality


  • 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 4th Floor, #216B, Preah Norodom Blvd, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, 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 29 March 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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