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Telecoms ministry advertises 125 jobs in tech trainer fields

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The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications. Heng Chivoan

Telecoms ministry advertises 125 jobs in tech trainer fields

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications announced the recruitment of 125 technology specialists for human resources training positions in order to ensure the successful roll-out of the Kingdom’s digital government policies.

According to the announcement dated January 11, the 125 prospective specialists would work at the ministry to strengthen and expand the use of technology for the provision of better public services and to promote socio-economic development.

The positions available include openings for 15 specialists in cloud technology; 15 in data centre; 15 in artificial intelligence (AI); 15 in software development; 15 in data science; 15 in cyber-security; 15 in blockchain technology; and 20 in telecommunications infrastructure.

The ministry said the candidates must have at minimum a bachelor’s degree in an area of study relevant to the position applied for and must be able to speak English.

The notice said candidates will be provided with additional knowledge training and other qualifications in each of the skills necessary to fulfil their duties.

Ministry undersecretary of state Liv Sophanarith told The Post that the recruitment was necessary because human resources are a key driver in the field of technology.

“Thus, the ministry is working to recruit the Kingdom’s brightest people with knowledge in these areas to help develop the work in the field of technology to grow further,” he said.

He said the ministry has many plans for the telecommunications and technology sector, especially in the promotion of digital public services.

“The digital sector plays a very important role in helping the economy and carrying out social work. In particular, we see that in this stage of the Covid-19 pandemic, the use of technology as well as digital systems are facilitating better work from many people,” he said.

Interested candidates can obtain applications through mptc.gov.kh/careers until January 28. Candidates will be asked to pass a written exam and other practical knowledge tests followed by interviews.

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