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The Cambodia Agricultural Value Chain Program Phase II (CAVACII) is a large agricultural development program supported by the Australian Government. It focuses on research, extension, irrigation, agribusiness and policy. CAVAC has the purpose of increasing the productivity and incomes of small farmers and trade in milled rice and other crops by strengthening market systems and investing in irrigation infrastructure. The program is based in Phnom Penh.
At CAVACII Intervention Managers are not people who are invited to manage other staff on the program, but they oversee the market interventions that aim at improving market functions, which in turn benefit farmers. They work as a team, contributing to the common goals of the program.
Key work areas of an Intervention Manager include: intervention designs, which address constraints in a particular market; implementation of the intervention with private sector partners and other market actors; and, result measurement activities. Your tasks will involve: conducting research; contract negotiation with private business partners; planning assistance and budgeting; monitoring field activities/interventions; and reporting on the intervention progress. The position is based in Phnom Penh with significant travel to provinces.
Intervention Managers are not expected to have years of experience working in agriculture or market development. You are expected to be: dynamic; curious; innovative; think critically; seek opportunities; build bridges; and solve problems. Good communication in Khmer and English are essential.
A copy of the Terms of Reference for the above position can be obtained by contacting [email protected] Please note that the rate of pay will be based on local labour standards. Cardno is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Cardno is an equal opportunity employer.
The deadline for submission of Expressions of Interest addressing the criteria stated in the TOR and the provision of CV is by 3.00pm, 5th October 2016.
CAVACII is supported by the Australian Government and managed by Cardno