• Technical Officer ( Banteay Meanchey Province, Cambodia)
  • Jhpiego in Cambodia, , Cambodia
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description


Jhpiego is hiring for the position of Technical Officer, based in Banteay Meanchey Province, who will provide technical support in the areas of health system strengthening related to mental health.

Cambodian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

• Provide technical and programmatic support in provincial-level project planning, implementation and monitoring
• Ensure that Jhpiego’s project activities are technically sound, evidence-based, and responsive to the needs of the country, its people, and the donor - in line with Jhpiego standards
• Assist and participate actively in technical and strategic support to the Ministry of Health’s Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, the relevant Provincial Health Department, and the relevant Operating Districts
• Provide technical assistance related to mental health-related capacity building, service delivery and data capture and analysis
• Assist capacity building strategies and facilitate the... implementation
• Provide effective support to technical team members, short-term consultants and relevant counterparts
• Document the data and generate the evidences for further strategic planning
• Provide technical support and mentoring as required
• Participate and represent Jhpiego in professional fora by participating and presenting in pertinent meetings and conferences, as well as technical working groups
• Cultivate strategic relationships between Jhpiego, its partners, donors, private sector entities, government ministries and other stakeholders for the smooth implementation of project activities
• Help to enter data of activity implementation into the MEL system
• Help to collect data from health facility for MEL team and report writing
• Provide regular based of weekly, monthly and quarterly report to Provincial coordinator
• Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Required Qualifications
• Preference will be given to candidates with education and/or strong implementation experience related to mental health and psychosocial support
• Bachelor’s Degree in Health or a related field; clinical experience is an added benefit
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience working on public health programs at national and provincial levels
• A strong understanding of the health system in Cambodia, and the roles of public and private/non-government actors
• Demonstrated experience providing technical and programmatic support in donor-funded projects
• Ability to understand and ensure adherence to applicable laws, policies, and regulations
• Demonstrated strong understanding of political contexts and experience in collaboration with both government and non-government stakeholders
• Ability to work in a complex environment; able to perform multiple tasks with short notice
• Ability to develop productive working relationships with a wide range of key stakeholders
• Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills in both Khmer and English
• Strong computer literacy
• Ability to travel frequently

Personality/ Attitude
• A desire to learn new skills
• Respectful and caring for the others
• Enthusiasm, out of the box thinking, and a desire to make a positive impact as a team leader and team player
• Good understanding, friendly, open-minded, helpful
• Highly self-motivated, takes initiative, proactive
• Solution- and results-oriented personalities
• Flexible in a variety of tasks contributing to work even outside of JD as required
• Commit to the work

• Jhpiego has become aware of scams involving false job offers. Please be advised:
• Recruiters will never ask for a fee during any stage of the recruitment process.
• All active jobs are advertised directly on our careers page.
• Official Jhpiego emails will always arrive from a @Jhpiego.org email address.
• Please report any suspicious communications to [email protected]

Preferred Qualifications

The deadline for this position is: 15th March 2024

Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package.

Please apply at www.jhpiego.org/careers

Applicants must submit a single document for upload to include: cover letter, resume, and references.

For further information about Jhpiego, visit our website at www.jhpiego.org

Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, other legally protected characteristics or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Jhpiego promotes Affirmative Action for minorities, women, individuals who are disabled, and veterans.

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