Position Description

Cambodia: Country Representative
Location Asia
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ABOUT THE OPPERTUNITY

The Country Representative is a senior position and will lead Internews representation in-country and manage a portfolio of projects and a dynamic team in Cambodia. The Country Representative will lead all aspects of Internews’ work in Cambodia, including program implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting, new program development and design, administrative operations, and relationships development with relevant stakeholders, including government agencies, donors, private sector, civil society partners and media.

LOGISTICS

Internews has field office in Cambodia. Ultimately, this role will be based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Wherever possible, we work to try to find solutions for international hiring that work for both the company and the candidate. This means that some of the particulars around the offer for a role will be dependent on several factors, and that the benefits and salary structure that apply to a position will ultimately be based upon the candidate’s location and where the role is hired. Please note that this position is not eligible for relocation assistance.

 

Note: Hiring is contingent upon receipt of funding. 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply soon. 
This is a limited term position with an anticipated end date in September 2023. 

OUR COMMITMENT TO FOSTERING A CULTURE OF BELONGING

We are an organization of dynamic, mission-driven individuals who are passionate about our core values and about supporting positive change in the world. We pride ourselves on our commitment to innovation and flexibility. We believe that diverse teams are strong teams, and work to support an ethic of belonging, dignity, and justice for all people. Our current team includes a mix of genders, parents and non-parents, and people of multiple races, nationalities, ages, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic backgrounds. We are an EEO employer and encourage candidates of all races, genders, ages, orientations, ethnicities, and national origins to apply, and welcome those with alternative backgrounds and experiences.

DAY-TO-DAY TASKS will include: 

  • Represent Internews to donors, partners, government, and other key stakeholders;
  • Oversee the implementation of Internews’ portfolio in Cambodia, including managing day-to-day operations and staff;
  • Cultivate and strengthen relationships with media outlets, civil society organizations (CSOs), research institutions, and media support organizations and ensure project implementation is responsive to the needs of partners and the people we serve;
  • Lead the design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, learning and research aspects of Internews’ program portfolio in Cambodia.
  • Oversee regular progress reporting and the collection and analysis of monitoring and evaluation data on the results and impact of program support to ensure quality and timely submission of donor required reporting;
  • Build proactive relationships with potential donors in-country in order to solicit new fundraising opportunities; 
  • Build and maintain relationships with relevant government departments/ministries of Cambodia;
  • Provide technical expertise on design of relevant trainings, mentoring programs, and/or consultations to local media outlets to produce engaging, quality news reporting;  
  • Represent Internews and its projects in Cambodia at various conferences and events; and,
  • In all duties, an understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews' Core Values.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum seven years’ experience managing development projects, preferably in the media;
  • Relevant advanced university degree;
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to manage, motivate, recruit and mentor a diverse team of staff and consultants;
  • Strong program management experience, including developing and designing new programs, developing monitoring, evaluation and reporting system, and monitoring budget and finance;
  • Excellent financial skills, including budget oversight;
  • Track record of building successful relationships with stakeholders and fundraising;
  • Strong understanding of the development, political economy and media landscape in Cambodia;  
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Proficiency in MS Office;
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple ongoing assignments;
  • Ability to adjust to shifting circumstances and pivot programmatic activities accordingly; and,
  • Fluency in English and Khmer.

This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network's offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internews page.

Internews Network is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. Internews does not discriminate based on race, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. 

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