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Programme Assistant for MoP

Vacancies Notice No. FPA-21-004

Job Title: Programme Assistance, MoP (4 Months October 2021 - January 2022) 

Duty Station: Phnom Penh

Contract Type: Individual Contract (equivalence to Service Contract SB-3)

Deadline: 16 September 2021 (17:00 Local Time)

UNFPA is supporting the Ministry of Planning with the implementation of the International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action (ICPD-PoA). As part of the tasks, UNFPA seeks to hire a short term assignment Programme Assistant to assist the Ministry of Planning (National Institute of Statistics, General Directorate of Planning, and the General Secretariat of Population and Development) in managing the Annual Work Plan.


Qualifications and Experience:


  • Bachelor university degree in Public Policy, Business Administration, Statistics, Finance, Economics, Population Studies, Demography or other relevant field;
  • A minimum of five years of relevant experience related to management of development programme, especially analytical inputs for the development of budgets, financial plans or analysis in the country;
  • Knowledge of rights-based approach in social development;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the population issues in Cambodia;
  • Working experience in policy analysis, and advocacy for population in the context of poverty reduction and sustainable development; and working experience in communication and advocacy including editing and presentation related works;
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, results-based management and reporting, formulation and monitoring of projects/programmes;
  • Fluency in written and spoken Khmer and English, and efficient use of IT equipment and computer including Microsoft Office package (e.g. Word, Excel) and other standard software packages and systems and; knowledge of UN languages desirable.

How to apply:


Applications must be supported with a UN Personal History Form (P11) and a detailed CV addressed directly to UNFPA Country Office’s email The P11 Form and Terms of Reference can be obtained by email or via UNFPA Website as well.


UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork.