BSDA is now seeking candidates to join our team working to realise children’s rights through improved local governance in Cambodia. The project is supported by the EU through Save the Children. The project has two objectives: The first objective is to empower civil society organisations (CSOs), including children and youth groups and, particularly, children’s rights umbrella organisations and networks, to hold local authorities (LAs) and public service providers accountable for monitoring and fulfilling the rights of children and young people. The second objective is to strengthen the capacity of local authorities and public service providers (especially in birth registration and education) to protect and fulfill the rights of children and young people through improved service provision and public financial management.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The successful applicant will be required to fully organise and lead the project, including its financial management and its staffing. He or she will also be required to monitor the project and make reports to donors and BSDA management. Included are the following activities:
Plan the delivery of the overall project and its activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of BSDA, including contributing to BSDA’s long-term strategic action plan.
Develop new initiatives and strengthen the existing ones to strengthen the strategic direction of BSDA
Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the project.
Develop monthly, quarterly and annual budget and operating plans to support the project.
Develop and implement a project evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the project and to identify areas for project improvement.
Ensure that project activities operate within the policies and procedures of the BSDA.
Ensure that project activities comply with all relevant legislation and professional standards.
Develop forms and records to document project activities.
In consultation with the Program Director recruit, interview and select well-qualified project staff.
Implement human resources policies, procedures and practices of the organisation
Establish and implement a performance management process for all project staff.
Engage volunteers for appropriate project activities using established volunteer management practices.
Ensure that all project staff and volunteers receive an appropriate orientation related to the overall project activities.
Ensure all project staff and volunteers receive orientation and appropriate training in accordance with the project’s minimum standards.
Supervise project staff by providing direction, input and feedback.
Communicate with target groups/beneficiaries and other relevant stakeholders to gain community support for the project and to improve the project implementation.
Liaise with other managers and staff to ensure effective and efficient project delivery.
Coordinate the delivery of services among different project activities to increase effectiveness and efficiency.
Write weekly, monthly, quarterly, semester and annual reports on the project implementation for direct supervisor (Program Director) and donors.
Communicate with direct supervisor (Program Director), other managers and the donor to discuss project implementation.
Ensure that the project operates within the approved budget.
Monitor the approved budget for project expenditures. Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to the Program Director on a regular basis (monthly/bi-monthly/quarterly/semester and annual).
Manage project budget according to established accounting policies and procedures.
Ensure that project financial records for the project are up to date.
Provide required information to direct supervisor, other managers and donors according to the established timelines.
Identify and evaluate the risks associated with project activities and take appropriate action to control the risks.
Attend workshops, training sessions and meetings as required.
Report evaluation findings to the Program Director and recommend changes to enhance the project as appropriate.
- Bachelor degree in educational science and languages and Education Degree.
- Holders of the certificate of pedagogy are preferred
- Minimum 2 year’s experience in teaching and/or training at both school and community levels
- Commitment to working with orphans, vulnerable children and community people
- Advanced skills in speaking and writing English
- Capable user of at least Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
- Flexible attitude, independent, and teamwork personality
- Salary : negotiable according to experience
- Health & Accident Insurance
- Provident Fund
- Capacity Building
Interested candidates should submit an application letter and comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV) to the address or email address given below. The positions are open to both female and male qualified and motivated candidates but women and disabled people are highly encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview. Copies of documents submitted to BSDA will not be returned to applicants
Closing Date: : 15 August 2017 at 5.00 PM
Head-office : National Road # 7, Ampile Village, Ampil Commune, Kampong Siem District, Kampong Cham Province, Kingdom of Cambodia or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, (855) 12 208 142 A detailed job description and application form is available on www.bsda-cambodia.org.