Position: Strategic Partnerships Manager (Filling Leave) Contract period: Immediate to 1st March 2022
Section: Shared Services
Location: Siem Reap Office

Open to: Khmer and expatriate candidates

(Salary depending on qualifications and experience related to the position)

This Life is an award-winning community development organisation that believes in listening to, engaging with and advocating alongside families and communities as they define and act on their own solutions to complex social issues. This Life currently operates programs under three sections: Children and Families, Communities, and Impact, Learning, and Effectiveness. These sections are supported by This Life’s Shared Services.

The Strategic Partnerships Manager is a key senior level position, contributing to building and maintaining the partnerships that make it possible for This Life Cambodia to carry out our mission. Your varied role includes being the point person on donor and client relationships, but also means you will be advising us on PR and supporting marketing strategies. The ideal candidate is a creative and motivated team player, with a strong commitment to community development, proven capability in grants management, and some management experience. This position is open to experienced international or national candidates, and may be based in either Siem Reap or Phnom Penh, with monthly travel expected between these two locations.

To be shortlisted for this role, you need to clearly demonstrate your strategic and partnership credentials and experience, throughout the selection process. Show us your strategic thinking, creativity and ingenuity in your application. Give us a taste of what is to come. Excite and intrigue us!

Roles and Responsibilities

Strategic Partnerships Manager (temporary position – for extended leave)

Candidates already located in Cambodia or South-East Asia are preferred

Key Responsibilities Strategic Partnerships:

  • ●  Managing a portfolio of donor relationships (shared responsibility with the Executive Office)
  • ●  Identifying new funding opportunities
  • ●  Supporting the Executive Director in new contract and agreements
  • ●  Coordinate, write and submit funding proposals
  • ●  Facilitate information sharing and This Life positioning across the organisation, between Impact, Learning and Effectiveness Program, program teams and directorate
  • ●  Coordinate quality donor reporting for all grants and partnerships (in collaboration with Program Coordinators, Senior Management, and Finance team)Communications and Fundraising:

● Communications support for the 16 Days of Activism campaign (Violence against Women and Children)

  • ●  Communications support on Christmas campaign
  • ●  Implementation and setup of Christmas campaign in Salesforce
  • ●  Support on virtual fundraising campaign – Run for This Life
  • ●  Any other related duties as required by Line ManagerStrategic organisational development:

● Collaborate on information sharing between program coordinators and senior management, as well as with external stakeholders

Qualifications & Experience Essential:

  • ●  Three years progressive experience in relevant roles (institutional fundraising, grant management, program development, program management, etc.)
  • ●  Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English, with a range of stakeholders for a variety of contexts
  • ●  Highly developed proposal and report writing skills
  • ●  Demonstrated experience in relationship building and partnerships
  • ●  Commitment to This Life Cambodia’s mission and values and ability to represent these within the organisation and to external stakeholders
  • ●  Strong skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, and other relevant software Ideal:
  • ●  Suitable qualification in a relevant field
  • ●  Staff management experience
  • ●  Experience in a similar role in Cambodia or in the Asia region
  • ●  Strong understanding of one or more of This Life Cambodia’s programming areas (education, legal justice, social work case management for children and families, community development), and ability to communicate commitment to children, families and communities, and to community-led programming.General Responsibilities
  • ●  Be punctual, neatly dressed and wear This Life’s shirt where appropriate.
  • ●  Be respectful to everyone you come into contact with during your work at This Life.
  • ●  Behave with integrity – no employee, intern or volunteer can accept commissions or bribes.
  • ●  Be responsible – keep your supervisor informed of absences and any issues affecting your work.
  • ●  Be compliant – everyone at This Life must act in accordance with This Life’s Child Protection Policy.Closing Date: 5 pm, 07 November 2021Application Information
  • ●  Supply the information as requested on the form and answer any mandatory questions. all ONLINE and in one sitting. You cannot save data and return later. You will be asked to upload your CV and may also be asked to

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Reactivation of Provincial Civil Society Networks and Education Sector Working Groups in Q3 2021:

On July  29, NEP in partnership with World Vision Cambodia carried out the first workshop in the series of capacity development workshops designed to build advocacy skills in provincial civil society actors in three provinces Kandal, Takeo, and Siem Riep  capacity building workshop with P-ESWG members at 3 selected provinces

With the above objective, WVI-C  supported  P-ESWG members actively to implement a strategic and efficient advocacy engagement during both the annual planning and budgeting process and during every quarterly meeting through the coordination by NEP.

By engaging with P-JTWG and P-ESWG, both WVI-C and NEP agreed to uphold with strategic advocating agenda.

Individual reactivation meetings have been carried out with Takeo, Kampot, and Sihanukville PESWG, where NEP presented upcoming capacity development opportunities and available tools to ease provincial civil society coordination.

Research and Literacy Training

capacity development program is designed to introduce mid-career professionals to applied social research methods’ technical depth and professional breadth. This course will provide an overview of research methodologies and information literacy skills. Participants will be exposed to and tested on major concepts and practical activities, ranging from formulating research problems, objectives, and questions, conducting literature reviews, and gaining the techniques of gathering, presenting, and interpreting the data. By the end of the program, participants are expected not only to develop information literacy skills, enabling them to identify, evaluate, organize, and use information and design communication tools to disseminate the information in all media platforms but also to strengthen the capability to conduct small/large-scale research projects in situations where the acquisition of new knowledge is required for problem-solving and decision making within a scholarly manner aligned with the ethics of academic principle.

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