Save the Children’s mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Save the Children programs focus on Education, Health, Child Rights Governance, Child Protection and Humanitarian. We work with government partners and local NGOs to improve children’s live especially marginalized and disadvantaged children. Save the Children is looking for high quality national motivated candidates to fill in different positions across the country office.
Positions Available and Qualifications:
1 – Partnership Manager based in Phnom Penh with regular travel to field (1 position)*
The Purpose of the Role
Working in partnership is central to Save the Children’s Theory of Change on how to maximize our impact for children, and is a key element of the 2016-2018 Cambodia Country Strategic Plan (CSP). In 2017, developing and rolling out a Partnership Strategy has been identified as one of the “Top Ten” country office priorities. The Partnership Manager will lead and coordinate this effort, working to develop a strategic framework and systems to strengthen our partnerships with government, civil society, the private sector, research institutions and others. The Manager will play a lead role in strengthening Save the Children in Cambodia’s approaches to partnership, building on SCI’s global partnership principles. S/he will work across departments to establish systems and approaches for identifying, pursuing and maintaining effective partnerships that contribute to Save the Children’s strategic direction and support reaching breakthroughs for children in Cambodia.
Qualifications and Experience

  • Passion for leveraging partnerships for strategic achievement of organizational goals, mutually beneficial relationships, strengthening civil society/government/etc.
  • Master’s Degree in social sciences, or any relevant field. Extensive and substantive relevant practical experience may be considered in lieu of a Master’s Degree;
  • A minimum of 7 years relevant work experience, including at least 3 years of management experience;
  • Experience designing and implementing development programming in Cambodia.
  • Deep knowledge of local partnership, civil society and donor context;
  • Demonstrated skills in systems thinking and policy development
  • Ability to positively influence cross departmental and cross sector working; demonstrated understanding of basic departmental roles and functions.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills;
  • Training, capacity building, coaching, and mentoring skills;
  • Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams, in emergencies;
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Khmer;

2 – MEAL Coordinator, Education based in Phnom Penh with travel to field (1 position)
The Purpose of the Role
The MEAL Coordinator leads in design, implementation and management of a Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) framework for education program including Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) and Basic Education (BE). He/She will support project staff and partners to roll out Save the Children MEAL system to ensure all education projects and program implement a high quality MEAL plan.
He/She will help to build the capacity of education project/program staff and partners in MEAL, database design, data collection, data entry and analysis, and quality benchmarks. He/she manages data collection, verification, analyzing, and reporting on the education statistic, QLE, learning outcomes tests, donors’ output and outcome indicators, and SCI global education outcome indicators including Total Reach and Child Participation.
He/She will oversee MEAL reporting for ECCD and BE programs, including M&E report against indicators, Baseline and Evaluation reports, and other lessons learned documents. He/She will widely share these reports with partners and the education team to inform project design and implementation, and building evidence for the education thematic learning agenda.
Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in education, IT, social sciences or relevant field to Monitoring and Evaluation, and Data Management.
  • Extensive and substantive relevant practical experience may be considered in lieu of a Degree.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience, including in M&E of education programs
  • Knowledge of database software and operations, preferably advanced Excel, Epi-data, Map-information, SPSS and Access.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Strong synthesis and analysis skills
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills will be considered a definite advantage.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to provinces, and willingness to abide by SC’s Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Khmer.


  • Existing relationships with local NGO and Government partners.
  • Bright, analytical, independent and reliable person
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, and solve problems independently.
  • Ability to identify and solve issues relating to monitoring and evaluation.

How to apply
A detailed job description is available on our website: or at the address below. Interested applicants are requested to submit a CV and cover letter to or post at Save the Children office.
The deadline for application is 31st January 2017 at 17.00.
“All recruitment practices and procedures reflect Save the Children’s commitment to protecting children from abuse”.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women and people with disability are strongly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for interview. Submitted documents will not be returned.
Save the Children: P.O. Box 34, Villa 5, Street 242, Sangkat Chaktomouk, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Phone: (855) 23 223 403/4/5/6, CCC Box 59,
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