employee job -programme development and partnership advisor for inclusive education in phnom penh

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job type
contract
salary
US$ 16,500 per year
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job details

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location
phnom penh, phnum penh
job category
Community, Social Services & Non-profit
job type
contract
salary
US$ 16,500 per year
reference number
JOB0115464
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job description

To lead on the development of high quality programming, partnership engagement and business development of VSO Cambodia in the area of Inclusive Education, Social Inclusion and Gender and Social Accountability ensuring that VSO unique volunteering for development approach and People First is at the heart of all that we do; and, that we deliver sustainable change for, with and by our primary actors to end poverty and inequality.

About VSO

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

skills

Skill and Experience require: Experience in programme development in Inclusive Education, Social Inclusion and Gender and Social Accountability with a proven track record of using participatory evidence-based programming approach as a practitioner and as a strategist. Experience and commitment to mainstream social accountability, resilience, social inclusion and gender approach in all areas of works. Understanding and experience in working to address systems of power, poverty and exclusion, and gender in development. • You will bring with you knowledge, experience and understanding of the Education Sector in Cambodia with proven track record in programme management. • Thematic expertise in VSO’s core programmes areas: inclusive education, social accountability and youth. • Understanding of Cambodia’s development issues, trends, social, economic and environmental context. • Understanding and valuing the role of volunteering in development. Familiarity with diverse models of volunteer engagement and the volunteer journey – proven ability to leverage volunteer involvement to deliver social change outcomes. • Experience of working with colleagues to utilize global organisational resources to advance country level programme strategies and develop quality programming. • Experience of preparing compelling documentation (concept notes, proposals, budgets, knowledge products, log frames, theories of change, presentation, reporting etc.) for donors and partners. • Experience of working effectively with M&E tools, frameworks, research and evaluation techniques • Ability to create opportunity for others to participate. Skills in facilitation, mentoring, coaching and accompaniment with a proven track record of leading and developing others. • Excellent communication skills both in English and local languages, including advanced familiarity with written, verbal and presentation approaches used in international settings – experience of leading and facilitating workshops and training • Ability to build and maintain relationship for influence. Networking and building alliances with key external stakeholders. • Ability to be self-directed and take initiative within organisational mandates – strong administrative and organisational skills • Experience leading on partnership and teaming agreements, sub-grant agreements, and consortia bid development • Experience of understanding funding and partnership trends and working with teams to convert those into programme strategies that meet the needs of marginalised people • Proven ability to research and assess new opportunities to realise significant restricted income • Experience of establishing and cultivating strong relationships with targeted donors • Proven track record in developing competitive proposals for funding from USAID, EU, and DFID. • Ability to prioritise tasks, manage time and tight schedules, work effectively under pressure, and assist direct reports with prioritization of tasks. • Financial Management – Proven ability to develop and monitor programme budgets. • Representation and negotiation skills – Ability to negotiate and maintain relations with external stakeholders. • Computer skills – MS Office, Outlook, and virtual office tools. • Willingness to travel and spend time away from base/home as required. Competencies and Behavior At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies: • Ability to be open minded and respectful • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships • Ability to seek and share knowledge Equal Opportunities the role open for national and international VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.