Position: Social Capital Development Manager (Heifer)__Deadline:27-November

Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identify, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

The Social Capital Development Manager is responsible for the successful integration of social capital, and implementation of the Values-Based Holistic Community Development (VBHCD) Model into Heifer Cambodia’s Signature Programs by incorporating essentials of social capital including group formation and training in Heifer’s 12 Cornerstones, personal leadership, Project Self Review and Planning (PSRP). S/he is accountable for leading the development and implementation of training programs related to VBHCD approaches to strengthen social capital and community cohesion. The Manager is also responsible for providing leadership and strategic management support in effective team performance, capacity building of project partners, building relationships with various stakeholders including government and private sectors, and resource mobilization at the assigned regional program office.    

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES: (including approximate percentage effort)


Lead social capital development initiatives (60%):

  • Develop/update strategy/interventions to ensure social capital development component is appropriately incorporated in signature program, as well as in the resource mobilization teams and external stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Lead production of the entire training/facilitation package for the Social Capital Development component and be responsible for rolling it out.
  • Develop/update/produce training manuals and guidelines on all VBHCD elements, e.g., Heifer Cornerstones, PSRP, Mentoring Team Mobilization, SHG Management, etc.
  • Develop/update/produce training/facilitation materials and training tools.
  • Build capacity of the signature program team, implementing project partners and cooperatives to implement the Personal Transformation component of the project.
  • Ensure that Cornerstones and social capital development trainings/facilitation are organized for various stakeholders as needed under each signature program.
  • Support signature program team to strengthen social capital among FOABs.
  • Support in documenting lessons learned, good practices, and success stories related to social capital.
  • Provide backstopping support, monitoring, evaluation, reporting, research and development, and communication regarding social capital in social media and other appropriate platforms.

Facilitate stakeholder training on Heifer Cornerstones and PSRP (15%):

  • Facilitate and serve as a resource person for trainings and TOTs in the country.
  • Provide leadership in the production of training/facilitation materials tailored to regional stakeholders.
  • Share the Cambodia experience with the Heifer Asia team and other stakeholders as appropriate.

Leadership and management of regional program (20%):

  • Represent Heifer Cambodia Program in the assigned region.
  • Provide leadership and strategic support to Program Officers in the region to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of program implementation.
  • Manage the sub-award/project partners toward quality of program and impact.
  • Establish and strengthen collaboration with government, NGOs, private sectors and other stakeholders in the assigned region.
  • Support partnerships and locally leveraged resources from the sub-national level (linking ACs to Commune Investment Plan and District Development plan), government, NGOs and private sectors in the region.
  • Visit and monitor all regional projects to ensure their effective implementation, providing backstopping of partners as required.
  • Ensure systematic documentation of successes and lessons learned for internal programmatic use and external sharing.
  • Conduct regular reflections for learning among the regional program team and project partners to improve program implementation.
  • Lead planning and consolidate progress reports for the assigned region.
  • Support to ensure the formation and functioning of the Project Management Committee.

May perform other job-related duties as assigned (5%)



  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university in Social Science, Education, Agricultural Extension, International Development or related field is required, plus at least seven (7) years of related experience in social capital development training activities related to community development, adult learning, and facilitation skills plus 2 years in a supervisory role OR
  • Master’s Degree from a recognized university in Social Science, Education, Agricultural Extension, International Development or related field required, plus at least five (5) years of related experience in social capital development training activities related to community development, adult learning, and facilitation skills plus 2 years in a supervisory role.
  • Demonstrated experience in community mobilization, social capital development, institutional development, capacity building, training, smallholder farmers/rural SMEs/co-ops, and base of the pyramid consumers.
  • Fluent in national language and English, spoken as well as written.
  • Have an interest in animals/agriculture/community development.
  • Skills with Microsoft Office package, internet browser, and other appropriate technology.
  • Ability to implement and maintain various capacity assessment tools for quality and accountability assurance of cooperatives and agribusinesses.
  • Working knowledge of sustainable livelihoods, value chain development and market systems development.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to both help groups reach agreements and to represent collective perspectives.
  • Strong commitment to the shared leadership model.


  • Demonstrate a high degree of honesty and integrity.
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule.
  • Motivated to work responsibly with little supervision.
  • Produce and present reports in a well-designed and attractive format with superior attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet and deal with others in a courteous and tactful manner.
  • Constant face-to-face, telephone and electronic communication with colleagues, potential donors, and the general public.
  • Constant setting, standing and walking, with occasional bending and lifting; may work at a computer foe extended periods of time.
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively, both locally and internationally.

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