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The Royal Government of Cambodia has received financing in the form of a loan (USD26.1 million) from the international Fund for Agricultural Development, a grant (USD15 million) from the Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme Trust Fund, and Government funding (USD11.4 million) from the Ministry of Economy and Finance, for the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) to implement a seven-year Agriculture Services Programme for Innovation, Resilience and Extension (ASPIRE) across five provinces: Kampong Chhnang, Pursat, Battambong, Preah Vihearand Kratie.

ASPIRE envisions to help productive poor people and vulnerable smallholder farmers in rural parts of Cambodia to increase profitability, and resilient farm business through evidence-based policy development; capacity development for extension services; improved extension services; and infrastructure to support climate-resilient agriculture.

In preparing for the implementation of ASPIRE, MAFF has approached UNOPS to request HR support services to ensure the identification of qualified and competent key project personnel, in a timely and cost-effective manner. With HR support from UNOPS, ASPIRE is urgently seeking qualified and experienced consultants to fill the following positions:

No Position Title No of Position Location Eligibility
1 Nat Consultant - Climate Resilient Infrastructure Engineer 1 Phnom Penh Local
2 Nat. Consultant - Agriculture Extension Adviser 1 Phnom Penh Local
3 Nat. Consultant - Extension Knowledge Management and IT Adviser 1 Phnom Penh Local
4 Nat. Consultant- Knowledge Management and Communications Specialist 1 Phnom Penh Local
5 Nat. Consultant - Programme Budget Finance Specialist 1 Phnom Penh Local
6 Nat. Consultant - Programme Budget Procurement Specialist 1 Phnom Penh Local
7 Int. Consultant -Extension Systems and Methodology Adviser 1 Phnom Penh International
8 Int. Consultant-Knowledge Management and ICT Adviser 1 Phnom Penh International

Generic Requirements:
• University degree in related field(s); such as agriculture, development studies, community development, management, etc.;
• At least 6 years of related experience;
• Previous experience in agricultural project/programme operations;
• Previous successful involvement with government entities, NGOs & civil society;
• Strong command of spoken and written Khmer and English;
• Excellent computer skills; and
• Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and commitment to community development.

Detailed Terms of Reference (ToRs) for each position are available at

Applications should be submitted by 22 Jan 16 via or to MAFF Office's ASPIRE Secretariat at 3rd Floor of the Admin. Department Building, #200, Preah Norodom Blvd.

Additional Note:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
Long term contract and attractive remuneration.
Applicant may apply more than one position.

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