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Development Program Specialist

The U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh is seeking an individual for the Development Program Specialist position for the Program Office, USAID/Cambodia.

The Development Program Specialist assists and advises the USAID mission on all aspects of program budget planning, execution, monitoring, and reporting with careful attention to legal and regulatory requirements. S/he will track earmarks and commitments and ensure that ongoing projects are implemented in accordance with sound financial policy and procedures. S/he will also serve as a liaison with the Cambodian government on annual agreement documents and other issues. This incumbent also supports a broad range of Program Office tasks, as required.

Salary: The annual salary range for this position is USD 19,168–29,711.

Required Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance, education, business, economics, economic development, or development studies.
2. Five (5) years of experience in development project budget management. At least three (3) years of this experience must have been with a U.S. government agency, other international or local organization or donor.
3. Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing English and Khmer. Language proficiency will be tested.

Application Procedure
The application deadline is April 09, 2015. Interested candidates must submit applications by email to using the “Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174)” form. The application form and complete details on this position can be found at

Note: All Ordinarily Resident (OR) applicants must have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.

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