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Project Management Assistant

The U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh is seeking an individual for the Project Management Assistant position for the Office of Democracy and Governance (ODG), USAID/Cambodia.

The Project Management Assistant position supports the Office of Democracy and Governance and serves two primary roles. First, the incumbent supports core program activities to include procurement, budget, financial planning, and management processes. In this role, s/he specifically liaises with the Office Director and technical staff, as well as key staff in the Program Office, Office of Financial Management, and Procurement Office. The second role is to provide general administrative support to the office. In this role s/he schedules appointments, prepares correspondences, and performs similar administrative duties.

Salary: The annual salary range for this position is USD 12,142 – 18,824.

Required Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Social or Political Science, Public or International Affairs, or International Development/Development Studies is required.
2. Three (3) years of experience in the development sector concentrating in program or project management, budgeting, or administrative management with a U.S. Agency, another international donor, governmental or non-governmental international or local organization is required.
3. Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing English and Khmer are required. Language proficiency will be tested.

Application Procedure
The application deadline is April 28, 2014. 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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