Catholic Relief Services (CRS) was founded in 1943 by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to assist the poor and disadvantaged. CRS returned to Cambodia in 1991 and currently works in the sectors of Health and Inclusive Education, with approximately 11 local partners. A head office is located in Phnom Penh. CRS Cambodia is the hub office for Southeast Asia programming, including Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.
 
By applying to this job, you as the applicant understands and acknowledges that CRS requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse, exploitation, and human trafficking. Further, the applicant understands that if s/he is a successful candidate, s/he will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and their personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate their behaviors related to the above safeguarding-related topics.
 

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Senior Project Officer (1 Position) - LINKAGES Treatment and Care support
To be based in Phnom Penh

Job Summary:
As a lead for the CRS Support to the Treatment and Care module of the LINKAGES project team, you will facilitate the achievement of project objectives through coordinating and reporting on all project activities and providing technical guidance and advice to staff and implementing partner(s) advancing Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work serving the poor and vulnerable. Your coordination and relationship management skills will ensure that the project for which you are responsible applies best practices and constantly works towards improving the impact of its benefits to those we serve.
 
CRS will be a technical sub-grantee to FHI360, lead of the LINKAGES project which seeks to serve people at risk of contracting HIV and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV). The CRS role will be to build on our presence in ART sites in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Battambang, Banteay Meanchey, and Sihanoukville provinces to provide skills-building and ongoing monitoring and support of counseling practices at ART sites.
 
Job Responsibilities:
• Organize and lead the implementation of all assigned project activities including training, monitoring visits, curriculum development, and liaising with HIV stakeholders at the provincial and ART site levels as outlined in the detailed implementation plan in line with CRS program quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and good practices.
• Ensure learning properly accompanies project activities throughout the project cycle. Support accountability through coordinating project evaluation activities and guiding partners in their efforts to reflect on project experiences. Analyze implementation challenges and report any inconsistencies and/or gaps to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules.
• Coordinate and oversee working relationships with all local project stakeholders and serve as the liaison between them and the project team to mobilize local actors and promote project activities and impact.
• Supervise and perform ad-hoc inspections of various processes and resources at project sites to ensure timely project activities implementation and adherence to established process standards and procedures. Ensure proper tracking of resource use for project activities through periodic budget reviews and follow-up with and assistance to implementing partner.
• Support and coordinate capacity building and technical support activities to ensure assigned project activities are implemented per project guidelines and standards.
• Coordinate provision of any logistical and administrative support to staff and partners.
• Ensure project documentation for assigned activities is complete with all required documents and is filed per agency and donor requirements. Assist with preparation of trends analysis reports and documentation of case studies and promising practices
 
Education Background, Experience & Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree required. Degree in Social Work, Nursing, or Public Health would be a plus.
• Minimum of 2-3 years of work experience in project support, ideally in the field of HIV Treatment and Care support and for an NGO.
• Experience leading trainings for health staff is required; training related to HIV treatment and care/counseling is a plus.
• Experience working with partners, participatory action planning and community engagement.
• Staff supervision experience a plus.
• Experience providing counseling a plus.
• Experience monitoring projects and collecting relevant data.
• Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
 

Project Officer (5 Positions)- LINKAGES Treatment and Care support

To be based inPhnom Penh, Siem Reap, Battambang, Banteay Meanchey and Sihanoukville.

 
Job Summary:
As a member of the CRS Support to the Treatment and Care module of the LINKAGES project team, you will monitor and report on all project activities in support of Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work serving the poor and vulnerable. Your thorough and service-oriented approach will ensure that the project consistently applies best practices and constantly works towards improving the impact of its benefits to those we serve.
 
CRS will be a technical sub-grantee to FHI360, lead of the LINKAGES project which seeks to serve people at risk of contracting HIV and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV). The CRS role will be to build on our presence in ART sites in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Battambang, Bantey Meanchey, and Sihanoukville provinces to provide skills-building and ongoing monitoring and support of counseling practices at ART sites.
 
Job Responsibilities:
• Support the coordination and implementation of all assigned project activities as outlined in the detailed implementation plan in line with CRS program quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and good practices. These activities mainly concern delivering trainings to ART site staff and providing ongoing monitoring and support related to the training content.
• Monitor and report any challenges and/or gaps identified to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules. Assist partners in their efforts to reflect on project experiences.
• Support accountability through coordinating project evaluation activities and assisting partners in their efforts to collect and analyze project data per specified mechanisms and tools. Collaborate with local partner(s) to prepare reports per established reporting schedule.
• Collect information on staff capacity needs and technical assistance needs of partner organizations and monitor capacity building and technical support activities to ensure effective impact.
• Complete project documentation for assigned activities. Assist with identifying information for case studies and reports on promising practices.
 
Education Background, Experience & Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree preferred. A degree in Social Work, Nursing, or Public Health is a plus.
• Minimum of 2 years of work experience in project support. Experience in the field of HIV Treatment and Care and for an NGO would be a plus.
• Experience delivering trainings is necessary.
• Experience with counseling is a plus.
• Experience in participatory action planning and community engagement
• Experience monitoring projects and collecting relevant data preferred
• Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
 

MEAL Officer (1 Position)- LINKAGES Treatment and Care support

To be based in Phnom Penh

 
Job Summary:
The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer for LINKAGES project will contribute to the development and implementation and quality assurance of the assigned project monitoring and evaluation systems, supporting in the accountability and learning activities. Under the supervision of the MEAL Specialist II, the MEAL Officer will work with project staff, project counterparts (ART site staff) to document project activities, communicate project successes to relevant stakeholders, prepare timely and accurate reports for dissemination in and outside of CRS, and provide technical support to staff and partners.
 
Job Responsibilities:
• Provides input to MEAL system design and review discussions
• Supervises quality data collected on paper and/or via digital MEAL tools on a timely basis
• Reviews data inputted into database for quality
• Strengthened systems for planning, monitoring, evaluating and assuring the quality of programs for key populations at ART sites
• Produce quality and timely reporting to communicates key project information and results with community members and colleagues
• Contributes to reflective community-based conversations on ongoing project interventions to generate evidence-based approaches to comprehensive care of PLHIV.
• Shares insights and perspectives based on observations and interactions with community members, colleagues and stakeholders
• Supports field-level implementation of community feedback mechanisms under the guidance of a more senior MEAL or program staff
 
Education Background, Experience & Requirements:
• At least 3 years of experience relevant to job responsibilities plus
• Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Development or relevant fields
• General knowledge of technical principles and concepts in MEAL
• Knowledge of program design requirements and regulations of major donors preferably candidate who have experiences in HIV programming and/or USAID background.
• Knowledge of project design and proposal development.
• Knowledge of latest technological tools that have the potential to be applied in development program
• Strong English writing skills.
• Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, knowledge-sharing networks.

Details Job descriptions are available via www.bongthom.com/jobs
Interest candidate should submit their CV and covering letter, on or before 15th August 2019
To CRS recruitment email: [email protected], or send to CRS Cambodia Office:
Building # 64, Preah Norodom Blvd, Corner Street 178, Sangkat Cheychumneas, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.