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Vacancy Announcement


Save the Children is a child rights organization. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in Save the Children’s work in Cambodia working in partnership with the Government, NGOs and community members. Save the Children is looking for high quality motivated candidates to fill in different positions in different areas across the country office.

Positions Available and Qualifications:

Health and Nutrition Specialist, 1 position based in Phnom Penh

The Purpose of the Role
The purpose of this position is to provide technical support in the area of health and nutrition to all program teams and governmental and non-governmental partners and staff at all levels to ensure that children and their caregivers in Cambodia have access to quality health and nutrition services. The Health and Nutrition Specialist contributes to the development of a rights based Save the Children Cambodia country strategic plan, provides input in monitoring and evaluation, programme design, proposal development and advocacy. The Health and Nutrition Specialist will provide capacity building (such as training, mentoring, and advice), documentation, and opportunities for sharing and learning. The Health and Nutrition Specialist will be guided by and contribute to the Save the Children Global Initiatives.

Qualifications
• Master’s Degree in Health, Nutrition, or any relevant field. Extensive, substantive relevant practical experience may be considered in lieu of a Master’s Degree
• At least 7 years relevant work experience in leading the development and implementation of Health and or nutrition programmes
• Ability to positively influence cross departmental and cross sector working
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Strong facilitation and presentation skills
• Training, capacity building, coaching, and mentoring skills
• Excellent IT [Microsoft Office] skills
• Ability and willingness to travel to all parts of the country
• Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams, in emergencies
• Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches
• Fluency in written and spoken Khmer and English

Child Protection Specialist, 1 position based in Phnom Penh

The Purpose of the Role
The Child Protection (CP) Specialist is a member of the Program Development and Quality team, and is responsible to lead all child protection work in Cambodia with the aim of further developing and implementing our child protection strategy to help improve protection of children in Cambodia and to ensure provision of services for the most marginalised children and their families. The specialist will ensure that the programmes are in line with the Global Initiatives and priorities focusing on Children Without Appropriate Care and Physical and Humiliating Punishment and investigating opportunities for programme expansion into other critical areas related to child protection. The Specialist will ensure that Save the Children Cambodia’s child protection activities are consistent with SCI and Members’ programming principles and approaches, draw on good practices and lessons learned, enable children to attain their rights and are compliant with donor regulations. As part of Save the Children’s dual mandate, the Child Protection Specialist will participate in emergency preparedness and response as requested by the country leadership team.

Qualifications
• Master’s Degree in Social Sciences or any relevant field. Extensive and substantive relevant practical experience may be considered in lieu of a Master’s Degree
• At least 7 years relevant work experience in leading the development and implementation of child protection programmes
• Ability to positively influence cross departmental and cross sector working
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Strong facilitation and presentation skills
• Training, capacity building, coaching, and mentoring skills
• Excellent IT [Microsoft Office] skills
• Ability and willingness to travel to all parts of the country
• Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams, in emergencies
• Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches
• Fluency in written and spoken Khmer and English

How to apply
A detailed job description is available from our website or at the address below. Please submit a CV and cover letter by email or post to the Human Resources Team at Save the Children no later than 17.00 on 19 May 2014. Previous applicants need not to re-apply.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer. Electronic submission via email or our website is strongly encouraged. Qualified women and disabled people candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and called for interviews. Application and CVs will not be returned.

Save the Children: P.O. Box 34, Villa 5, Street 242, Sangkat Chaktomouk, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Phone: (855) 12 777 482, (855) 23 223 403/4/5/6, CCC Box 59,
Email: jobs.cambodia@savethechildren.org / website:http://cambodia.savethechildren.net


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