Community Liaison Manager, Cambodia
The starting salary package for this position is £31,800 GBP / approx. $45,000 USD including all allowances
About the Cambodia programme:
MAG’s Cambodia programme addresses the problems faced by mine-affected communities by providing efficient, effective and safe clearance of land. In Cambodia MAG undertakes minefield survey and clearance, EOD work (explosive ordnance disposal) and cluster munition clearance. This is supported and enhanced by MAG’s community liaison activities, including providing Risk Reduction Education (RRE) to the local population. In total, the programme employs more than 500 national staff, supported by a small team of international staff.
About the role:
We are seeking a Community Liaison Manager (CLM) to work in our Cambodia programme. You will be responsible for leading a range of activities including community liaison, risk education, survey and impact monitoring as well as designing and delivering Explosive Ordnance risk education sessions and materials. Alongside this, the Community Liaison Manager will be expected to contribute to the design and development of planning and data gathering tools, contributing to information management systems, supporting the development of donor proposals, monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment and working with the programme to enhance CL strategy. MAG’s CLM’s are essential to our life-saving work and this is a great opportunity to take a leading role in this area of our work. This role will be based in Battambang, with frequent travel and visits to the field in all areas of operations in the country.
You will have experience of leading, motivating and managing national staff, have strong participatory learning and facilitation skills and experience working with downstream partners and remote management. In addition, you should have experience in designing and delivering formal or informal training, with the ability to organize and coordinate activities or projects. Previous experience in Risk Education, Community Liaison and Non-technical Survey is desirable. The successful candidate should also have strong skills in team management, information management, and monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment. In addition, you will have solid field experience in community-based work and participatory approaches. We would be especially pleased to hear from you if you have this experience in a Humanitarian Mine Action context, although this is not essential for the role if you have the necessary transferable skills. Previous experience in Cambodia is also highly desirable.
MAG staff are rewarded with generous benefits:
• Salary: The starting salary package for this position is £31,800 per annum including all allowances and this increases with service.
• Accommodation: MAG will provide accommodation in-country.
• Leave: We recognise our staff work hard and need the appropriate time out to stay motivated. You'll have a minimum of six weeks out of the programme per year.
• Flights: MAG provides three international flights home per year.
• Insurance: All international staff are automatically covered by MAG's comprehensive insurance package including: Personal accident and medical expenses insurance; Death by natural causes insurance and access to 24-hour medical assistance including evacuation and repatriation.
Please see the candidate information sheet in the application pack for further details on these benefits.
Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For more information on MAG’s approach to safeguarding and background checks, please click here. You can also find more information in the candidate information pack, available through the link below.
MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.
How to apply
For further information about this opportunity, as well as the application form, please download the candidate information pack, below:
Please return the Application form to email@example.com by the closing date of 20 June 2021. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within 3 weeks of applying, it means that your application has not been successful.