Job Opportunity: Senior Project Officer-Sexual Reproductive Health
Deadline: 28 June 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-Sexual Reproductive Health, based in Mondul kiri province.
Salary Range: $811- $872
Your major responsibilities will be varied and will include:
PARTNERSHIPS AND NETWORKING
Organise relevant meetings/trainings with key professional networks amongst all stakeholders under this project;
Engage and maintain relationships with core trainers, DOEs, lower secondary school directors, teachers, community representatives, INGO partners and other relevant stakeholders, representing CARE Cambodia at partner meetings and planning sessions;
Provide clear explanations of the Project and CARE’s work in Cambodia to partners, communities and other stakeholders to build positive working relationships;
Participate in relevant meetings and develop professional networks amongst all stakeholders; and
Coordinate and participate in meetings with partners.
PROJECT PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION
Develop quarterly work plans that are aligned to the annual project work plans and budget in order to meet the project activity deadlines;
Provide high quality training for teachers, school directors and district education officials about Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH) and Gender Base Violence (GBV) prevention;
Provide training to teachers, house parents and students to implement life skills for ASRH through student council and Peer Counselling Student Groups.
Lead school orientations for all school directors and teachers regarding ASRH materials;
Participate in implementation of Student councils and Peer Counselling Student Groups as safe spaces for sexual reproductive health learning;
Participate in development of the curriculum by giving input in the development of the training workshops, lesson plans, resource products and teaching methodology;
Participate in and promote a safe and secure work environment; to foster a safety and security culture and ensure compliance with CARE Cambodia safety and security policies and procedures;
Participate to written products to meet project activity goals, including the project training curriculum and approach based on agreements with partners with guidance from SRMH Project;
Provide a comprehensive report and respond to SRMH;
Participate in broader impacts and innovation, through capturing lessons learned and building credible evidence of effective approaches, in particular across work with CARE and with other key stakeholders;
Provide financial and narrative reports, tracking all financial transactions by assigned activity on monthly and quarterly bases and contribute to the writing of donor reports to a high standard; and
Articulate ideas and actively contribute to the evolving direction of SRMH project through provision of technical advice based on knowledge, experience and analysis
MONITORING EVALUATION AND LEARNING (MEL)
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;
Participate in data collection for project evaluations, research and case studies;
Participate in quarterly, mid-term, and annual reflection workshops;
Liaise with and regularly debrief with partners and communities to ensure quality trainings and processes are implemented according to deliverables;
Document project activities, processes, emerging models and lessons learned; and
Assist in the preparation of donors and other organization reports and presentations.
Prepare field travel plans, per diem requests, and other logistics in a timely manner and in-line with project budget;
Ensure that CARE financial, human resources, administrative, and procurement procedures and policies are followed;
Maintain accurate and detailed files of project related documents;
Participate in regular team meetings; and
Ensure systematic filing system for documents in sequential order and all files are placed in a secure place (to avoid unauthorized access of documents).
II- SELECTION CRITERIA:
Minimum Bachelor Degree in Teacher Training College, National Institute of Education or equivalent and/or minimum 3 years relevant work experience in Clinical, preferably with an International Non-Government Organization (INGO) and/or private company;
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;
Proven technical knowledge of sexual and reproductive health, including family planning and abortion.
Demonstrated experience in following standard policies, procedures and processes and ensure the implementation of basic standard transactions;
A willingness to learn about CARE, gender equality and women’s empowerment activities;
Demonstrated good interpersonal skills, sound judgment, planning, problem solving, critical thinking and team building skills;
Demonstrated organizational 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;
Excellent communication skills in Khmer and very good oral and written English; and
III. HOW WE VALUE YOUR CONTRIBUTION:
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 education /sexual reproductive health outcomes for children, including children from minority populations
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, 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.
Remote Duty Station Allowance: Giving an understanding on some challenges facing by staff that moving to field offices at north eastern provinces, CARE Cambodia provides extra allowance to staff who has no permanent address at filed offices.
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 28 June 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.”