Position: USAID Project Management Specialist (Education Development) (USAID)__Deadline:22Aug

Announcement Number:     Phnom Penh-2022-038
Hiring Agency:    Embassy Phnom Penh
Position Title:    72044222R10004 USAID Project Management Specialist (Education Development) (Open to: All Interested Applicants)
Open Period:    08/08/2022 - 08/22/2022 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:    GMT+7
Series/Grade:    LE - 4005 10
Salary:    USD $28,409
Work Schedule:    Full-time - 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential:    LE-10

Duty Location(s):    1    in    Phnom Penh, CB
Telework Eligible:    No
For More Info:    HR Section    023-728-000    RecruitmentPHP@state.gov

Hiring Path:    • Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:    Open-to: All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:    Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type:     Permanent
Appointment Type Details:    USAID expects the successful offeror to provide continuous services under a series of sequential contracts subject to availability of funds and successful performance.
Marketing Statement:    Reaching all 25 Cambodian provinces, USAID works with Cambodian and international partners to implement a range of programs that benefit all Cambodians. Our work focuses on strengthening democratic governance and human rights; improving health and nutrition; supporting education and child development; increasing agricultural production and food security; conserving forests and watersheds; and helping farmers and households adapt to and mitigate the impact of natural hazards. For more information about USAID/Cambodia, please visit https://www.usaid.gov/cambodia
Summary:    USAID/Cambodia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of USAID Project Management Specialist (Education Development) for the Office of Public Health and Education.

The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)

Travel Required:    -Occasional Travel -Be willing to travel to work sites and other offices as/when requested.

The Project Management Specialist serves as a technical professional for youth, higher education, child protection and related program activities. The education program includes projects focused on workforce development, positive youth development, tertiary education, and child protection and development. The position is located within the Office of Public Health and Education. The Specialist’s efforts are principally oriented toward project management of the higher education portfolio writ large and higher education liaison with government officials, development partners, private sector actors, and other USAID offices.  These responsibilities include: establishing relationships with relevant government agencies, private sector, academia, and non-governmental actors; advising and consulting on higher education policies and engagements; serving as Agreement Officer Representative/Contracting Officer Representative (AOR/COR) and/or Alternate AOR/COR; managing and planning the higher education budget; leading project/activity designs; project/activity management, monitoring, and evaluation; performing outreach, reporting, and communications functions; and coordinating high-level USG visits from Washington.

The Specialist manages and monitors a complex portfolio which includes projects to reform digitalization in the higher education sector to improve institutional governance, increase job placement, reform curricula, and facilitate industry-university partnerships in various academic fields.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Physical Demands: The work requested does not involve undue physical demands.
Post Entry Training: On the job training, Agency specific courses, and commercial training that develop and maintain relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities, will be provided.

Education Requirements:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, Teaching, Public Policy, International Development, or Business Administration is required.

LANGUAGE: English Level 4 and Khmer Level 4 (Advanced Proficiency) Speaking/Reading/Writing are required. (This may be tested.)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The ability to work as a member of a team in a culturally diverse environment is required. The Specialist must be able to work diplomatically and effectively under pressure, with the ability to multi-task in the performance of daily activities and responsibilities. The ability to organize and analyze data/information, and independently author routine memoranda, extensive reports and deliver presentations on highly technical subject matters, is mandatory. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse teams and stakeholders including wide range of development partners, including multilateral and bilateral donors as well as the private sector in a professional setting. (This may be tested.)

Applications that do not meet the required minimum qualifications will not be scored. Candidates meeting the required qualifications for the position will be evaluated based on information presented in the application. USAID reserves the right to conduct interviews with the top ranked short-listed candidates. If the interview is conducted, the interview will be one of the determining factors in the final selection.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in managing projects in the fields of education, social work, teaching, public policy, international development, or business administration is required.

Must be able to understand and apply Agency policies, USG regulations, and consistently follow through on routine procedures for the performance of duties and responsibilities. Must have functional knowledge required for this position includes project/program design, project/program management, activity/project implementation, monitoring and evaluation, budgeting, risk management, formal communications, stakeholder engagement, organization of files and records, and ethics.
Must have strong knowledge of the concepts, techniques, and practices in modern education systems, particularly higher education, and workforce development, as well as good knowledge of the concepts, techniques, and practices of international development.
Must have strong knowledge of the appropriate government, private sector, academia, and non-governmental stakeholders. (This may be tested.)

1. The Mission may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
2. Current employees of the Mission who have not successfully completed their initial probationary periods are not eligible to apply. Current employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory or MBC score of less than 100 points, on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.

How to Apply:
Eligible applicants are required to complete this on-line application process and submit any applicable required documents by 11:59 p.m, time in Phnom Penh, on the closing date of this announcement. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicants are not eligible and qualified.

To apply for this position click the “Apply to This Vacancy” button located at the top of this announcement. For more information on how to apply, visit the Mission internet site at https://kh.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/usaid-job-vacancies

Note: Candidates must first create a user account in order to log in, apply for the position and submit the application.

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public Trust clearance.

Moreinfo:  https://kh.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/usaid-job-vacancies

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