Country Program Coordinator for Cambodia

JASS Southeast Asia (JASS SEA) is the regional anchor and network of JASS, an international women’s rights organization dedicated to strengthening the voice, visibility and collective power of women for justice. We are looking for an energetic and skilled Country Program Coordinator for Cambodia with experience in coordinating work and programs in the country. This is a great opportunity for a feminist from Cambodia who is excited to contribute her project management savvy and passion for women’s rights to a growing program and team.  

Role:
Guided by the Regional Co-Directors, the Program Coordinator for JASS Southeast Asia will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination of, and communication with, the partners in Cambodia around priorities and deliverables, ensuring that relationships, programs and regional initiatives are on track and in line with JASS’ mission and strategy. The ideal candidate brings demonstrated experience in strengthening and coordinating highly collaborative and fast-paced team processes and is comfortable in navigating shifting priorities in response to opportunities and challenges. We seek an effective coordinator  who is extremely organized, accountable, and flexible in taking on whatever task is necessary to ensure the programs’ and team’s success. Experience with grassroots and participatory facilitation, including methodology development, is strongly preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates consultative processes for designing, planning and implementing with JASS SEA partners in Cambodia;
  • Coordinates and backstops country-level processes as needed, including ensuring adequate preparation, logistics, follow up, and after-event reports of the activities and events;
  • Supports, communicates, and follows up the plan/process with partners in Cambodia;
  • Designs methodology and facilitates the workshop as needed both in Cambodia and at the regional level;
  • Produces brief monthly updates on relevant contextual issues and identifies key opportunities both at the country and regional levels to contribute to decision-making and strategic planning processes as appropriate;  
  • Provides support on MEL, Communications and Knowledge Development at the regional and global levels;  
  • Attends meetings related to programs (e.g. Team, MEL, Knowledge, and Communications);
  • Performs related activities to support the organizing in the region and globally; and
  • Supports the Regional Co-Director/s with other tasks as necessary.


Skills and qualities:

  • Has the ability in organizing and facilitating training/capacity building activities with diverse groups at grassroots level;
  • Has the ability to think critically and politically, anticipate needs and problem-solve;
  • With demonstrated experience in setting up clear processes and coordinating around tight deadlines and multiple priorities; and in promoting teamwork in a multigenerational, multicultural context where everyone contributes;
  • With strong interpersonal skills and a genuine relationship-builder comfortable working with a range of people from grassroots activists – JASS’ core constituency – to donors, policy advocates, NGO leaders, and academics; with established relationships with donors, social justice and/or women’s rights organizations in the region a plus;
  • With experience in working effectively with limited budgets and a corresponding ability to draft and implement budgets for country projects and initiatives;
  • Is able to travel within the region and globally as needed; and
  • With a sense of humor!

JASS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with diverse backgrounds and members of the queer/transgender community are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

How to Apply: 

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and relevant writing sample via email to southeastasia@justassociates.org.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Details
Application Dates: 
Monday, March 22, 2021 to Sunday, April 18, 2021

Employment Type:

Salary Details: 
Competitive and commensurate with experience; with health benefits