Position: School Construction Coordinator (Save the Children)__Deadline:21Nov


Building and improving school infrastructure, including school buildings and water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) set-up is one of the key activities of the holistic Education programming to ensure quality education service at both pre and primary levels.

In 2022, Save the Children in Cambodia received initial funding from Korea to build a concrete five-room building in the seasonally flooded Kampong Krochab Primary School in Kampong Chhnang’s Boribo District, as part of the school infrastructure improvement activities. This project is also a part of the currently implemented project of Safe Back to School: Pathways in Educational Equity and Resilience (PEER). The duration of construction will last 18 months. To support the implementation of this construction activity, Save the Children in Cambodia is recruiting a School Construction Coordinator (SCC) to manage and coordinate this exciting project..

The purpose of this position is to manage all construction processes and activities in Kampong Chhnang province as a start. She/he is responsible for technical designs/drawings of construction of the eco-friendly school building (blueprint), verification of sites selected, support of construction contracts, development of Technical Work Specifications and Bills of Quantity, budgeting, and quality control to construction/renovation projects in compliance with Save the Children’s, government’s and donor’s construction standards, including child safeguarding, child-friendliness, gender, disability, environment, safety and protection, Disaster Risk Reduction. The coordinator will also manage the sub-contractor who will be selected for the school construction, ensuring that it meets high quality and all required compliance for the project

She/he will work closely with Regional Construction Technical Advisor (TA) to ensure the expected high quality of the school building. She/he will also support the PEER project team on certain monitoring of the existing WASH facilities established through the PEER project support.

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.

Qualifications and experience

  • At least Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Civil Engineering, or any relevant field


  • Minimum 3 years experience in the development and management of construction and renovation projects;
  • Experience in on-site supervision, project management and construction administration;
  • Ability to positively influence cross-departmental and cross-sectorial working;
  • Experience in design/drawings of concrete, wooden, and steel construction and retrofitting;
  • Good knowledge and Experience in construction procurement;
  • Experience in assessment, planning, implementation and developing BoQs and specifications;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Excellent computer skills, Microsoft Office, Auto CAD, Sketchup, Auto Desk 3Dmax, Photoshop, and/or other computer-based design programs
  • Excellent IT [Microsoft Office] skills;
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English;


  • Experience in designing and implementing concrete, wooden and steel construction/structures. Practical and sound experience with school construction in floating or seasonally flooded contexts is a plus
  • Ability to stay in fields, be flexible in working hours and able to work under pressures
  • Experience in working for INGOs/NGOs

Contract length: 18 months.

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.

Application Information:

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

Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

SCI offers a competitive remunerative package, including both cash and non-cash benefits as below:

  • International mentoring and professional development to support your growth and career aspirations
  • Group personal accident insurance for staff member and in-patient health insurance for staff member and their dependents
  • Provident fund (10%), seniority indemnity payment, 13th month salary, medical allowance, and phone allowance
  • 18 weeks full pay of maternity leave and 2 weeks for paternity leave
  • Full Government public holidays and 18 days annual leave
  • Working hour is 37.50 per week from Monday to Friday
  • Flexible working hours

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

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Cambodia Jobs: Position: School Construction Coordinator (Save the Children)__Deadline:21Nov
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