Technical Advisor, Coordination and Capacity Building/Cambodia

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Full Time
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Date Posted
Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Cambodia, N/A
Company Information
Population Services International

Job title Coordination and Capacity Building Advisor

Department PSI/Cambodia

Based in Phnom Penh

Reports to the Chief of Party

Who we are

PSI is a leading global health organization with programs targeting family planning and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, malaria, tuberculosis, nutrition, water, sanitation, and hygiene. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services, health systems strengthening, behavior change communications, monitoring and evaluation to empower the world’s most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives. PSI has programs in more than 65 countries. For more information, please visit –

Join us!

PSI seeks dynamic candidates with significant coordination, capacity strengthening, and international development experience working with Ministries of Health and for the position of Coordination and Capacity Building Advisor for a five -year USAID-funded Social Behavior Change (SBC) project. The project is in support of the Mission’s health sector goal of ensuring that Cambodians seek and receive high-quality health and social services at decreased financial hardship through sustainable systems. The project will accomplish this result through two specific objectives: 1) strengthened public sector systems for oversight and coordination of SBC at the national and provincial levels; and 2) improved ability of individuals to adopt healthy behaviors. The project will work primarily in the areas of maternal and child health (MCH), tuberculosis (TB), and malaria with attention to other health areas, such as family planning, nutrition, water and sanitation (WASH), or other development sectors, as other funds become available.

We are looking for an experienced Coordination and Capacity Building Advisor to support PSI/Cambodia and the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) to advocate for, design, manage, and coordinate SBC programming. This position is contingent on funding.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contributionYou will provide coordination and capacity building support at national and sub-national levels, including the National Center for Health Promotion (NCHP), SBC teams within national vertical programs, and SBC-engaged health units at the subnational level, to better advocate for, design, manage, and coordinate effective SBC programming, including through engaging in strategic partnerships with the private sector, to enhance the reach and impact of SBC. You will support PSI to : * Undertake joint coordination and planning for SBC programming with the RGC and SBC stakeholders * Contribute to strengthened systems for ensuring quality and ongoing monitoring of the impact of SBC products and activities;* Advocate for increased RGC funding for SBC as an essential element of health programming * Strengthen processes for coordination, joint planning, ensuring quality, and monitoring impact of SBC * Support key existing RGC operating units, including the NCHP, national programs for RMNCH (reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health), TB, and malaria, and relevant subnational units engaged in SBC, to strengthen coordination, planning, and quality assurance for SBC at the national and provincial levels * Design a collaborative approach for development of a sector-wide strategic framework defining Ministry of Health (MOH) SBC priorities * Seek innovative ways for the public and private sectors to collaborate on SBC. What are we looking for?The basics * You have at least 5+ years of experience providing coordination and capacity building support to public health programs, preferably in Cambodia.* You have an MBA, MPH, MD or other relevant degree.* You have experience and are passionate in building national technical, management and leadership capacity.* References will be required.What would get us excited?Capacity Builder. You have experience in building institution, local technical, management and leadership capacity. Motivated people person. You enjoy working closely with others to help reach their full potential, and connecting them to resources and opportunities. STATUS* ExemptPSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.Apply Here:
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