Junior Assistant Project Coordinator

Job Opportunity
Junior Assistant Project Coordinator

Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE: http://jice.org/e/index.htm) is seeking qualified Cambodian staff to work for JICE JDS Project Office in Phnom Penh on a full time basis to fill one position of “Junior Assistant Project Coordinator” to implement Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resource Development Scholarship Project (JDS: http://jds-scholarship.org/).
JDS Project (scholarship for Master course in Japan) is funded by the government of Japan, which aims to support human resource development of Cambodia, targeting government officials who are expected to contribute to social and economic development in Cambodia.

Job description:
♦ Assistance to Japanese staff and senior Cambodian staff (through recruitment of scholarship applicants “government officials”, arrangement of selection, dispatching them for Japan, etc.)
♦ Data entry and database operation (data of applicants, scholars, questionnaires, etc)
♦ Basic office work (filing, making copies, preparation for letters and its delivery, etc)
♦ General affairs in the office (replenishment of stationary, maintenance of office equipment, etc.)
♦ Liaison with a counterpart, government authorities and concerned parties of the project
♦ Coordination of scholarship applicants, candidates, scholars
♦ Written and oral translation from Khmer into English, and vice versa
♦ Other assigned works

♦ Bachelor degree
♦ Minimum 2-year relevant working experience on a full time basis
♦ Desirable to be 24 – 30 years old
♦ Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Khmer
♦ Computer skills (Microsoft Office applications: Excel, Word, etc)
♦ Understanding of government sector of Cambodia
♦ Understanding of Official Development Assistance (ODA) of Japan
♦ Good communication skills to maintain relationship with governmental authorities and scholars
♦ Presentation and communication skills in front of a large audience
♦ Flexibility and business manner as well as abilities of recording, scheduling and reporting
♦ Willingness to learn concept of the project, development issues in Cambodia, Japanese culture

Important notes:
♦ The selection will finish by March 31, and the work starts at June 1, 2016.
♦ From August 2016, our employment system and benefits will be renewed. Further details will be given to applicants who pass CV screening.

Female applicants are encouraged to apply
♦ Please submit your CV to JICE JDS Office by 15:00 of March 2 (Wed), 2016.
♦ Only short listed candidates will be called to a paper test and interview  (March 14 - 18).
♦ The scope of the paper test will be English, basic mathematics and MS Excel.

JICE JDS Project Office (Working hour: Mon-Fri 8:00-12:00, 14:00-17:00)
TEL: 023-217-944 / Address: Ground Floor of Hong Kong Center, Preah Sothearos, Phnom Penh