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WaterAid Cambodia is seeking to recruit exceptional Cambodian team members to fill two new positions in its new Country Program:

Position: Program Manager – Equity and Inclusion
Scope: Lead WaterAid’s new program on equity and inclusion. Develop WaterAid and partner organisations’ analysis of inequalities in access to water, sanitation and hygiene and  policy and program responses including developing, and rolling out National Guidelines on Inclusive WASH with a focus on people with disabilities and elderly people.

Summary of specific responsibilities include:
• Manage research on inequalities in access to WASH in Cambodia and develop approaches for progressively reducing inequalities, focusing on areas such as marginalised groups and challenging environments.
• Provide leadership, direction and oversight to the process of developing National Guidelines on Inclusive WASH.
• Develop WaterAid’s advocacy strategy around Equity and Inclusion in Cambodia.
• Build influential relationships and partnerships with Ministries, development partners, academia and local organisations.

• Masters in sociology, anthropology or related post-graduate qualification.
• Minimum of three years work experience in a related field.
• In depth knowledge and interest in gender and social inclusion.
• Proven track record of managing relationships with Ministries, international organisations and local partners.
• Demonstrated experience communicating research and policy to a range of audiences.

Position: Program Manager – WASH and Health
Scope: Lead WaterAid’s work on the integration of WASH into health sector programing and policy with a focus on quality of care in health facilities, integration of WASH with nutrition and menstrual hygiene management with sexual and reproductive health, and changing social norms.

Summary of specific responsibilities include:
• Design and manage research projects including facility assessments, operational research on integration of WASH and nutrition and WASH and Neglected Tropical Diseases and  research into practices related to menstrual hygiene management.
• Provide the analytical and research evidence that supports the prioritisation of WASH in national and health policy and programs.
• Develop WaterAid’s advocacy strategy on WASH and health in Cambodia.
• Build influential relationships with the Ministry of Health, development partners, academia and other institutions to deliver on WaterAid’s objectives.

• Master of Public Health, or related post-graduate qualification in health policy.
• Minimum of three years work experience, including experience in managing relationships with the Ministry of Health and international organisations.
• Proven research experience and experience communicating health research and policy to a range of audiences.
• Knowledge and interest in areas of health that integrate with WASH.

To apply, please email a CV (max 4 pages) and a cover letter (max 2 pages, please do not attach certificates) to by 5pm on 5th January 2015. Please reference the position title in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and a written test. A detailed job description is available at

WaterAid is committed to welcoming people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, culture and experience. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. We will make any practical adjustments to enable people with a disability to participate fully in an inclusive working environment.

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