RISE Team Leader

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RISE Team Leader

Swisscontact Cambodia Job location: Phnom Penh

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Job Overview
# Hiring1
Job TypePart-Time Job
Exp. LevelManagement
Job FunctionManagerial Positions
Preferred ApplicantLocal
Required LanguageEnglish
DeadlineMay 16, 2021
Job Summary

Swisscontact offers attractive working conditions in an international and multicultural context. We see our work as a joint effort in an agile organizational culture: mutual respect, trust and teamwork.

Employment start: Mid-June

Contract duration: End of December 2021

Place of work: Phnom Penh, Cambodia (remote support possible) – regional travel, if allowable

Responsibilities and Duties

Project management:

  • Provide overall strategic direction and leadership in support of the RISE project and its fourth-year objectives.
  • Lead team as it implements the Year 4 Work Plan, adapting and adjusting as needed.

Technical Backstopping

  • Provide technical feedback to TA Team, MEL Team, and Communications Team as they manager interventions and produce resources for internal and external use.
  • Provide technical inputs for fundraising efforts, including pitch decks, concept notes, and proposals.

Financial Management and Procurement

  • Cooperate with Director of Business Administration, Country Director, and Finance Team to perform budget projections, expenditure review, burn rate management, and financial reporting.

Training, Coaching, and Team Dynamic

  • Facilitate internal and external training opportunities for all team members.
  • Provide one-on-one on-the-job coaching and mentoring support to each team member.

For detailed work scope, please see ToR attached.

Qualifications and Skills
  • Experience in program/project management/leadership, especially market systems development, private sector development, SME development, innovative finance, and/or other relevant areas.
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in relevant fields and at least 3 years of project management experience. Experience with technical assistance for SMEs, blended finance, impact investing, and entrepreneurial ecosystem building is a plus.
  • Strong English communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Ability to coach and build capacity of others.
  • Excellent skills in managing multi-cultural teams and working in a cross-cultural, virtual environment.
  • Experience in working in Southeast Asia strongly preferred.
  • Ideal candidate is based in Cambodia. If not Cambodia, other Southeast Asian countries – particularly RISE target countries – are preferred. If candidate is not based in Southeast Asia, s/he should have experience working in the region and reside in a time zone that is convenient for virtual collaboration.
How to Apply

We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents: letter of motivation (no more than 1 page), curriculum vitae (no more than 4 pages) in English to the email address below. Please include “USAID RISE Team Leader” in the subject line of your email application. The deadline for applications is 17 May 2021, but Swisscontact may begin taking interviews on a rolling basis, prior to the deadline.

We especially encourage applications from women.

Application(s) should be directed to the email provided in the contact details.

For further information please visit website

TitleRecruitment team
Phone Number+855 23901156 / +855 23901157
AddressNo. 22 (Heng Asia building) 7th Floor-, Mao Tse Toung Blvd, Boeng Trabaek Sangkat, Chamkar Mon Khan, Phnom Penh Capital, Cambodia
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