Friday, July 9, 2010

Wanted: Project Coordinator for the ‘Cambodian Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transsexual (LGBT) Rights Projec

The Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) is seeking applications from Cambodian nationals to fill the post of Project Coordinator for the 'Cambodian Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transsexual (LGBT) Rights Project'. The Project Coordinator will work and be based mainly in Phnom Penh, but will be required to travel throughout Cambodia.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the CCHR Programs Director and Management Committee, and managing a small Project team:
  • Oversee the development and delivery of the 'Cambodian LGBT Rights Project';
  • Facilitate the creation of an informal LGBT rights network in Cambodia;
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of strategies with the aim to empower LGBT people in Cambodia;
  • Conduct, delegate and oversee research concerning LGBT Rights in Cambodia; and
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of strategies with the aim to advocate for improved respect for LGBT Rights.
Requirements:
  • Cambodian nationality;
  • An Undergraduate degree in a discipline relevant to the role;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Khmer;
  • An understanding of the human rights situation in Cambodia, especially the situation concerning LGBT Rights;
  • Possess the skills to be a decisive and enabling manager, with the ability to motivate others;
  • Strong public speaking ability and advocacy skills;
  • An awareness of personal strengths and weaknesses, be highly self-motivated and able to work with limited supervision; and
  • At least two years of Project management experience.
The Organisation: CCHR is a non-political, independent non-governmental organisation that works to promote and protect democracy and respect for human rights throughout Cambodia. We focus primarily on civil and political rights. For further information please visit www.cchrcambodia.org.

Submission of Application: Interested candidates should email their curriculum vitae and a cover letter outlining their suitability and interest in the position and expected salary to: Kong Sam Onn, CCHR Programs Director – sok@cchrcambodia.org

Closing date: Friday, 23 July, 2010, 5:00 p.m.

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