Consultant For Standardization of Career Guidance And Counselling Manual__Deadline:25Jul

Swisscontact - the Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation is an independent, non-profit foundation based in Z├╝rich, founded in 1959 by leading figures from the Swiss private sector and Swiss universities. It is exclusively involved in international development, active in more than 38 countries with 120 programmes with more than 1,000 staff members. At the heart of all Swisscontact’s work stand the private sector and its crucial role for achieving more inclusive economic growth. Swisscontact approaches this through 8 working areas: Initial Vocational Education and Training, Labour Market Insertion, Upskilling and Reskilling, Sustainable Agriculture, Trade, Green Cities, Tourism and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. Swisscontact has been present throughout South-East Asia for more than 30 years. Swisscontact has been operating in Cambodia since 2013, establishing its office in the country in April 2016.

The Skills Development Programme (SDP) is mandated by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). The second phase of SDP (2020 to 2024) is implemented by Swisscontact in a consortium with INBAS. The programme works closely with the government at the national and the provincial level including the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, the Ministry of Tourism, and their provincial departments, the National Employment Agency as well as the private sectors.

To support us in the project activities we are looking for a motivated local/international consultant to support Skills Development Programme based in Phnom Penh.

Employment start:    August - December 2022
Place of work:    Swisscontact Cambodia Phnom Penh Office, with travelling to five target provinces


  • Consultation meetings with a technical working group (NEA senior officials and SDP) to kick off the activities
  • and with key relevant stakeholders to get inputs.
  • Review existing materials on career guidance to get familiar with the context (incl. possibilities and challenges).
  • Provide technical skills to NEA’s key officials on how to standardize the career guidance manual such as
  • developing content, compiling, standardizing, and finalizing the manual.
  • Support NEA technical working group to prepare and review the contents of and finalize the career guidance
  • manual by working with the technical working group.
  • Develop a plan for capacity building within the NEA for the utilization of and dissemination of the career
  • guidance resources.
  • Provide capacity building to NEA’s key officials and Job Centers’ counsellors as well as Job Placement Officers
  • of the Provincial Training Centres (PTCs) partnered with SDP on the standardized manual.


  • Proven experience in TVET system development, especially in the area of career guidance which is more desirable.
  • Proven experience in working with government partners in international development projects.
  • Proven experience in standardized career guidance of expertise.
  • Understand the career guidance options and processes.
  • Understand the Cambodian job market context, TVET program, etc.
  • Sound coordination and facilitation skills to plan and organize the consultative workshops/meetings to collect
  • inputs from relevant stakeholders.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Willingness to work as a team to contribute to sustainable and inclusive economic development in Cambodia for young and disadvantaged youths.
  • Creative and strategic thinking skills.

Swisscontact offers attractive working conditions in an international and multicultural context. We see our work as a
joint effort in an agile organizational culture: mutual respect, trust and teamwork.

We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents: letter of motivation (no more than 1 page) and curriculum vitae (no more than 4 pages) detailing the consultant’s suitability for the assignment. The deadline for applications is on 25th July 2022, but Swisscontact may begin taking interviews on a rolling basis, prior to the deadline. Swisscontact reserves the right to contact only applicants that have been selected for interview.

Application(s) should be directed to:
Recruitment, Swisscontact


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