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Senior Program Manager - Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights

Deadline: 09 January 2022

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 who is enthusiastic and talented to fill the position Senior Program Manager - Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights based in Phnom Penh with regular travel to other sites as required.

Salary Range: $ 1,720 - $ 1,832


Your major responsibilities will be varied and will include:

  • Strategy and Leadership

  • Program Planning and Implementation

  • Monitoring Evaluation and Learning

  • Partnerships and Networking

  • Team Supervision

  • Administrative, Financial Oversights

  • Other Responsibility

For detail responsibilities, please find them in the attached job description in this announcement below.


  • Minimum Masters’ Degree in public health, international development, social sciences, or equivalent and/or minimum 5 year’s relevant work experience, preferably with an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO);

  • Demonstrate experience in providing strategic direction and operational experience to field operations;

  • Excellent knowledge of INGOs within the Cambodia context and has a clear understanding of grants and projects;

  • Proven experience in project and financial management in a complex donor environment;

  • Proven experience in building and maintaining effective networks with all stakeholders;

  • Demonstrate experience in leading and managing teams in culturally diverse environments;

  • Demonstrated experience in effectively leading, people management and motivating a team;

  • Proven high level organisational and time management skills, including the ability to plan and manage workflows and balance competing priorities to ensure timely processing and to meet deadlines in a complex environment;

  • Demonstrated critical and analytical thinking, judgement, problem solving, decision making and influencing skills;

  • Demonstrated honesty, maintaining confidentiality, reliable and integrity;

  • Excellent understanding of Ethnic Minority culture and languages an advantage;

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including excellent written and spoken English; and

  • Excellent 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 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.


Interested candidates are requested to submit a CARE application form along with CV and cover letter to, or 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 09 January 2022 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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