Deputy Chief of Party/SBC lead, USAID Cambodia Green Future Activity

  • Posted on 20 May 2019
  • Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Closing on 19 June 2019

Job Description

The DCOP will provide technical oversight and social behavior change inputs to the Activity as well as additional support as needed to the COP. S/he will plan and monitor the Activity from initiation through delivery in close consultation with the COP. The DCOP will also serve as a specialist, with strong preference for technical skills in communications and social behavior change and professional networks across multiple sectors in Cambodia.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with the Chief of Party to provide leadership to the development and maintenance of a comprehensive need-based strategy for programming in Cambodia.
  • Provides technical leadership on social behavior change communications related to biodiversity conservation and forest protection; strengthens the capacity of local organizations to advocate for biodiversity conservation, forest protection, and improved natural resource management.
  • Expands Partnerships among local organization in different sectors (e.g. health, education, tourism) to protect biodiversity and forests.
  • Collaborates with the Technical and Program staff to ensure that program implementation is managed closely through the development of structured work plans, indicator tracking sheets and approved monitoring plans.
  • Provides support to the COP and management of the Activity from a technical standpoint and ensure that donor requests are met from a technical standpoint.
  • Serves as FHI 360 focal point, ensuring technical inputs from country, regional and headquarters staff, as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in communications or related field; Advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience designing, implementing and monitoring/evaluating social and behavior change programming in Cambodia; working with biodiversity conservation and forest protection is a plus
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in project management and leadership, including experience managing USAID projects and staff;
  • Proven experience working with Cambodian government officials to support strategy development, implementation plans and decision making
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; fluency in oral and written Khmer required

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

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