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Save the Children’s mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Save the Children programs focus on Education, Health and Nutrition, Child Rights Governance, Child Protection, Child Poverty, DRR/CCA and Humanitarian Response. We work with government partners and local NGOs to improve children’s lives, especially marginalized and disadvantaged children. Save the Children is seeking high quality motivated
candidates to fill various positions across the country office.
 
Positions Available and Qualifications:
1- Chief of Party, Social and Behavior Change based in Phnom Penh (1 position)

 
The Purpose of the Role
The Chief of Party (COP) for the anticipated Social Behavior Change Activity will lead on the strategic directions of the project including implementation, planning and ensuring timely delivery of deliverables to USAID. The project will be a five-year award aimed at improving health and child protection behaviors among Cambodians, in support of the USAID Mission’s health sector goal of ensuring that Cambodians seek and receive high-quality health and social services at decreased financial hardship
through sustainable systems. The Activity will accomplish this result through two specific objectives: 1) strengthened public sector systems for oversight and coordination of social behavior change (SBC) at the national and provincial levels; and 2) improved ability of individuals to adopt healthy behaviors.
 
The Activity will work primarily in the areas of maternal and child health (MCH), tuberculosis (TB), and malaria with attention to other health areas, such as family planning, nutrition, water and sanitation (WASH), or other development sectors, as other funds become available. USAID/Cambodia may support expansion of the Activity to include other prioritized SBC interventions or other priority geographic regions.
 
Education:
• Advanced degree in public health, health promotion, behavioral sciences, mass communication, or a related area including health or behavioral economics;
 
Experiences:
• Senior management experience with non-government organizations, UN, or other relevant agencies;
• Demonstrated experience with team building, negotiation, collaboration and coordination across multiple projects, local organizations, government, and private sector;
• A history of productive involvement with governmental health systems, processes and service delivery models in developing countries;
• Knowledge and experience implementing social and behavior change projects in Asia;
• General knowledge of community mobilization and capacity strengthening;
• General knowledge in health subject areas relevant to the award (MCH, TB, malaria, family planning, WASH and nutrition); and
• Extensive experience in Asia, with experience in Cambodia preferred.
 
Skills:
• Strong working familiarity with USAID regulations and policies;
• Fluent oral and strong analytical, written English communications skills is required; and
• Knowledge of Khmer language preferred but not required.
 
2- Social and Behavior Change (SBC) Technical Specialist based in Phnom Penh (1 position)
 
The Purpose of the Role
Save the Children is seeking an SBC Specialist for an anticipated five years USAID-funded Social Behavior Change program in Cambodia. The SBC Specialist will lead in developing and guiding the implementation of technically sound and innovative integrated nutrition and SBCC activities in the three target provinces. This senior-level SBC technical expert will build capacity of local staff in SBCC throughout project design and implementation; overseeing community assessments and qualitative
research; facilitating effective monitoring and evaluation of activities; ensuring effective integration; and supervising SBC staff and consultants.
 
In collaboration with their senior management, the SBC Specialist will determine and communicate the Strategy and Operational Plan for their functional area. The post holder will be accountable for achieving results in strategic and operational plan with management support, including budget accountability for their functional area. After approval by their senior management, the role holder will be expected to implement objectives independently, with management support, to determine accomplishments,
key milestones and overall success.
 
Education:
• Post-graduate education (Master’s or higher), and over 10 years of experience in public health, nutrition, health sciences, or related field and demonstrated experience in management of large, communitybased and inter-disciplinary teams.
 
Experiences:
• Extensive experience managing health, nutrition, and/or water, sanitation, and hygiene programs in developing county contexts and preferably, in Asia;
• A history of productive involvement with governmental health systems, processes and service delivery models in developing countries;
• Demonstrated knowledge and background in community mobilization and engagement;
• Demonstrated problem solving skills, collaboration experience, creativity and willingness to innovate;
• Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations;
• Demonstrated ability to address behavior change issues in improving household nutrition status;
• Demonstrated abilities and experience in SBCC strategy development (a minimum of 7 years), implementation and monitoring and evaluation of SBCC interventions.
 
Skills:
• Familiarity and understanding of USAID policies and procedures, or those of other donors, or those of donor-funded projects or community based projects;
• Fluent oral and strong analytical, written English communications skills is required; and
• Knowledge of Khmer language preferred but not required.
 
3- Finance and Operations Manager, Social and Behavior Change based in Phnom Penh (1 position)
 
The Purpose of the Role
Save the Children is seeking a Finance and Operations Manager for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded Social Behavior Change program in Cambodia. The Finance and Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing project finances and other operational and administrative duties for the integrated program funded by USAID.
 
The Finance and Operations Manager will supervise all grant management and reporting on grant performance as well as provide financial and technical management to ensure best use of resources by preparing sound budgets, monitoring project expenses, and ensuring timely preparation of donor financial reports.
 
Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in finance or other relevant field required, and a professional qualification in Accounting is desired.
 
Experiences:
• A minimum of 10 years’ experience in the management of programs funded by the U.S. Government, including experience managing finance for USAID-funded projects, or other donors;
• In-depth knowledge of USAID financial management rules and regulations;
• Demonstrated capacity and prior experience in managing the personnel, administrative and logistical functions of programs and projects.
 
Skills:
• Demonstrated strong analytical, leadership and interpersonal skills;
• Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations;
• Proven ability to prepare budgets and donor financial reports;
• Demonstrated capacity and prior experience in supervising others as a coach/mentor to train staff and develop financial skills of colleagues;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of Khmer language preferred.
 
How to apply
A detailed job description is available on our website: http://cambodia.savethechildren.net or at the address below. Interested applicants are requested to submit a CV and cover letter to jobs.cambodia@savethechildren.org or post at Save the Children office.
 
The deadline for application is 12th October 2017 at 17.00.
 
“All recruitment practices and procedures reflect Save the Children’s commitment to protecting children from abuse”.
 
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for interview. Submitted documents will not be returned.
 
Save the Children: P.O. Box 34, Villa 5, Street 242, Sangkat Chaktomouk, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh. Phone: (855) 23 223 403/4/5/6, CCC Box 59, Email: jobs.cambodia@savethechildren.org Website: http://cambodia.savethechildren.net https://www.facebook.com/SavetheChildreninCambodia

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