Country Director

ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency formed in 1972. We are a partnership between people in poor and rich countries working together to end poverty and injustice. Today we are working with over 13 million of the world’s poorest and excluded people in over 40 countries worldwide to secure their rights to a life free of poverty and injustice, and with the support of half a million donors and supporters.


Position : Country Director, ActionAid International in Cambodia
Location : Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Attractive salary and benefit

This role is an exciting opportunity for a senior management professional who wants to help shape the future success of a major international NGO working in more than 40 countries for a world free from poverty and injustice by helping people use their own power. The role provides vision, leadership, management and effective high-level national representation for ActionAid International in Cambodia. If you are a leader who is strategic, influential with a passion for making a difference, this is the job for you.

As the top leadership in the country, the Country Director (CD) role leads the development and oversees the implementation of a new Country Strategy for ActionAid for the period of 2018-2022. You will focus on delivering high standards of ActionAid’s operations and ensuring resources are in place to achieve budgeted performance targets. The role requires broad organizational experience to develop and manage a growing team well as deep knowledge of Cambodia social, political and economic context to make significant improvements to policies and processes that lead long-term success of ActionAid in Cambodia.

With post graduate degree in development study, political science and/or organisational management, you must have significant experience working at the top management position in development work. Your backgrounds must include proven track records in fundraising and managing complex financial control and management system from diversified resources with the budget size of at least 3 million GBP. A strategic thinker, you will need to have ability to manage a large diversified team and built high performance cultures, and have proven change management experience.

Application Procedures

If you have the expertise to take on this opportunity, please visit our website : for further details.

Applications should be sent with the attached application form, motivation cover letter to : [email protected], indicating REF No: CD-AAC by no later than 5PM Cambodia time on 15 March 2016.

Application Form can be downloaded from

ActionAid promotes diversity. Although all applications will be considered on their individualmerit, suitably qualified Cambodian national, especially women leaders are especially encouraged to apply.