Position: Chief of Party (Save the Children)__Deadline:29Aug

Save the Children seeks a Chief of Party for a five-year USAID/Cambodia Advancing Youth Leadership Activity. The anticipated program will to enhance the capacity and leadership of youth, especially those from marginalized groups such as indigenous populations and LGBTQI+, to engage in the political process, to address local development issues and to increase civic participation.

The Chief of Party (COP) is the key leadership role for this project and will be responsible for managing all aspects of the program including meeting the objectives of the project while providing overall technical, administrative, operational, and logistical management. The COP will act as the principal liaison between USAID/Cambodia, Government of Cambodia, partners, youth leaders and civil society organizations. This position is based in our Cambodia country office, a collaborative and dynamic work environment, and the COP will have access to extensive learning and professional development opportunities as part of the larger Save the Children Federation.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Note: This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.

Qualifications and experience

  • Master’s Degree in relevant areas of expertise, international development or related field
  • Knowledge of local language
  • Familiarity with the political, social and cultural context of Cambodia; prior work experience in country is ideal.

Experience and skills

  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience, plus at least 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with individuals and teams at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering and maintaining and environment of diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
  • Proven experience working with youth, particularly those from marginalized and under-represented populations.
  • Minimum of eight years of experience managing and implementing adolescent and youth programs, positive youth development programs, youth empowerment programs, leadership development or civic engagement, with a demonstrable track record of innovation and leadership.
  • At least four years of work experience in the region (preferably within Cambodia).
  • Proven senior management experience in youth-related projects, gender mainstreaming and working in a multi-cultural environment. Previous COP experience preferred.
  • Proven ability in understanding, creating and implementing solutions in order to achieve measurable results within development projects.
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, mentoring, motivating and supervision over multi-cultural teams within a dynamic setting.
  • Familiarity with USAID regulations and policies.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to youth development and gender equality approaches and strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate relationships with private sector industry actors as well as government officials across multiple sectoral ministries.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills in English.
  • Professional proficiency in MS Office suite.

Contract length: Unspecified Duration Contract (UDC).

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Why you should join the Save the Children Team…

Save the Children US offers outstanding benefits that include health, dental, vision and life insurances, pet insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program, 403(b), generous vacation, personal sick leave, family leave, parental/adoption leave, commuter benefits, dress for your day, and much more.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document and apply as below link.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, and our working environment is inclusive and accessible. All qualified female candidates and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for written test and interview.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global

anti-harassment policy.

Moreinfo: https://cambodia.savethechildren.net/careers/details?jid=80885

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