FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are currently seeking a qualified candidate for the position of: Civic Engagement Coordinator in Cambodia for the USAID Civil Society Support (CSS) Activity. The CSS Activity is a three-year and ten months, $8.5 million USAID-funded project implemented by FHI 360 and its partner, the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). CSS will strengthen civil society through support for increased coordination and collective action, an improved enabling environment, and innovative approaches to advocacy. The overall goal of the project is a civil society that is more able to protect civic space, to strengthen democratic reforms, and to promote and protect human rights.

The Civic Engagement Coordinator will contribute to the Activity’s efforts by providing local partners with technical assistance to develop, implement, and monitor their advocacy activities. The Civic Engagement Coordinator will also act as Gender Equality, Disability and Social Inclusion (GEDSI) project focal point for the project. She/He will work under the supervision of the CSS Chief of Party.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Provide technical leadership and programming support for CSS’s advocacy programming, including a focus on GEDSI, Communications, freedom of expression and Human Rights
  • Lead capacity building initiatives for CSO partners and other project stakeholders.
  • Provide technical advice to the development of CSO partners’ advocacy strategies and policy development/reform initiatives during the quarterly cluster conventions.
  • Lead the implementation of CSS’s GEDSI plan in all project and partner activities.
  • Lead documentation and communication of successes and lesson learned.
  • Contribute to develop monthly update, quarterly report, and Annual Report.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in law, International Relations, Social Work, Public or Business Administration, Community Development, or related field; a master's degree is preferred;
    • Must have at least eight (8) years of prior of demonstrated experience in providing technical assistance to Cambodian Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to engage in advocacy;
    • Demonstrated experience in project cycle management, especially as it relates to management of policy advocacy campaigns;
    • Proven experience in systemic approaches to advocacy and civic engagement;
    • Proven experience in leading programming to enhance gender equality and social inclusion;
    • Experience in law, policy and human rights strongly preferred;
    • Experience supporting USAID initiatives and/or any other international agency initiatives (USAID experience preferred);
    • Experience strengthening networks and promoting multi-sector initiatives;
    • Prior experience with private sector engagement is highly desirable;
    • Experience developing advocacy campaigns strongly preferred;
    • Experience overseeing development of learning platforms for civil society strongly preferred;
    • Experience using incubator tools or other innovative methods to engage civil is highly desirable;
    • Fluent written and verbal communication in Khmer and English required.

      To Apply:

      FHI 360 employees may review these jobs and apply by logging into Workday and clicking the Career icon. On the Career page, click on Find Jobs to locate the position by Job ID listed above.

      Current FHI 360 employees should not apply for any open position through the External Career Site on FHI 360 Career Page.

      For additional information about the jobs above or if you are unable to login to Workday, contact Ms. Sreytoch Nhim, nsreytoch@fhi360.org.

      External candidates may visit the FHI 360 Careers Page to search, view and apply for posted jobs. Jobs seeking only internal candidates will not appear in external search results.

      FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer.

      This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

      FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

      FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

      FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

      Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal.

Recommended for you