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Senior Program Manager


The Australian Embassy invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for a position of Senior Program Manager for the Australian aid program, which is available now. A competitive salary package is offered, including participation in a performance management and bonus scheme. The basic monthly salary for the position starts at USD2,158.

The Senior Program Manager will be responsible for managing aid programs related to private sector development, infrastructure and agriculture.

Selection Criteria
1. Very strong English and Khmer communication skills including negotiation, presentation, briefing and representation. This should include strong experience in writing and editing English language documents.
2. Program/project management skills
3. Strong research and analytical skills, including data collection and presentation
4. Sound judgement, initiative and problem solving skills
5. Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to develop good relationships with internal and external stakeholders and networks
6. Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field

Applications must include:
• A statement (maximum of 2 pages) addressing all of the selection criteria;
• A current resume setting out employment and educational history;
• Full contact details; and
• Name and contact details of two referees who have recent knowledge of the applicant’s work performance.

A full job description of the position can be obtained from the Australian Embassy’s website

The position will be recruited on a 12 month renewable contract that includes a 3 month probationary period. If the employee remains in the role for at least 2 years the contract will automatically revert to an ongoing, permanent contact in accordance with Cambodian Labour Law.

Applications should be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to the following address:

Operations Manager (Development Cooperation)
Australian Embassy
No 16B, National Assembly Street, Phnom Penh
Ref: Senior Program Manager for the Australian aid program

Applications close 5:00pm Friday 12 September 2014