Provincial Coordinator-RECOVER (Kampong Thom)

Type of role Agriculture and natural resources
Location Cambodia
Salary VSO provides competitive salary 13th month salary , pension fund, severance pay, insurance, NSSF, plus other competitive benefits
Contract type Fixed Term
Full Time 37 hours per week
Application Closing Date
Interview date N/A
Start date N/A

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

Role overview

To plan and implement VSO’s exciting new RECOVER project in one of the target provinces in Kampong Thom.

The role will focus on partnership building, stakeholder management in TVET and agriculture (agri-processing, and vegetable) value chains, facilitating shared understanding of the wider reaching benefits of the vocational training (TVET), MSME development through agri-processing, and horticulture (GAP); facilitating better access to improved inputs, technology, knowledge and job markets; developing stronger linkages between market actors to secure the market for smallholder farmers as well as job demand site. To provide support on day to day operation at the province. This role requires technical expertise in rural development, MSME development, TVET, agriculture, and management.

Skills, qualifications and experience

-At least 2-3 years’ experience in rural livelihoods project preferably skill development initiatives through TVET, MSME development in agro-processing/vegetable, community development and market linkage/value chain, management (M&E/workplan development), and office operation or any relevant experiences.
-Experience in project coordination: planning and implementing activities, monitoring and control
-Experience in engaging stakeholders of different sectors, cultures, and from community-level primary actors to national-level partners

Competencies and Behaviour

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

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

This is a national hire post under national terms and conditions. RIGHT TO WORK IN CAMBODIA IS REQUIRED. We will not be able to obtain visa and work permit to non-Cambodian nationals.

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

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

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