Child Rights Governance Program Officer

Vacancy Announcement
Child Rights Governance Program Officer

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. 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 a qualified and motivated candidate to fill in the position of Program Officer for Child Rights Governance based in Kampong Cham province.

The Purpose of the Role:
This position will provide on-going technical support to NGO partner, children and youth and local authorities to advocate for increased resource allocation for children (Investment in Children) and implementation and budget monitoring to ensure transparency and accountability of resource uses with the communities.

Required Qualifications
  . Degree in law, social sciences, economics or equivalent experiences
  . Minimum 3 years of child rights related working experience including advocacy work
  . Good understanding of the Decentralization and De-concentration policies and guidelines
  . Good understanding about state budget analysis, children’s rights, citizenship rights and child participation rights
  . Strong experiences working with local authorities, provincial departments and commune councils, NGOs are an advantage
  . Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  . Be able to develop positive working relationships with government sectors, partners and other stakeholders particularly at community and sub-national level;
  . Be able to work as part of a team with minimum supervision in a provincial location;
  . Willing to live and work in provincial locations.
  . Willingness to abide by SC Child Safe Guarding /Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.

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 26 September 2013.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women 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, SangkatChaktomouk, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Phone: (855) 12 777 482, (855) 23 223 403/4/5/6, CCC Box 59, Email: [email protected]