Cambodia: Women in Leadership Human Resource Development Specialist

Organization: Coffey
Country: Cambodia
Closing date: 09 Jan 2017

Australia Awards Cambodia

Women in Leadership Human Resource Development Specialist

  • Short term adviser opportunity. Up to 65 days input.
  • Start date in mid to late February
  • Located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia (up to 30 days) work from home location (up to 35 days)

The Program

Australia Awards Scholarships are prestigious international awards offered by the Australian Government to the next generation of global leaders. Through study and research, recipients develop the skills and knowledge to drive change and help build enduring people-to-people links with Australia.

Through Australia Awards Scholarships, the Australian Government are provides education opportunities to talented Cambodians at the postgraduate level (mostly Masters level) to contribute to Cambodia’s human resource development. Since the reopening of the Australian Awards to Cambodia in 1994, over 700 Cambodians have been awarded a scholarship to study in Australia at tertiary institutions. Each year approximately 50 Australia Awards are available to Cambodians for post-graduate studies in Australia.

Applicants are assessed for their professional and personal leadership attributes, academic competence and, most importantly, their potential to impact on development outcomes in Cambodia.

Coffey and the program are currently seeking applications for a WIL HRD Specialist to lead the design, delivery and reporting on WIL AAKH.

The Position

The WIL HRD Specialist will be responsible for leading the design, delivery and reporting on WIL AAKH. They will also be responsible for ensuring the WIL AAKH is based upon principles of women’s empowerment and contemporary gender concepts/analysis as well as ensuring the WIL AAKH is grounded in contemporary approaches to leadership development. They will consult with DFAT, AAKH Team, Women Alumni (including target group) about training needs and methods of delivery relevant to the purpose to be achieved.

The Person

The successful candidate will have a Postgraduate qualification relevant to human resource development in the public or private sector or 10-15 years’ experience working in HRD management, education or training relevant to WIL OR an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience either in the public or private sectors. The person will have the ability to demonstrate prior experience in designing and implementing practical leadership and development programs for women preferably in a cross cultural context and ready access to relevant materials and resources to support implementation. The person will also have a well-developed understanding of gender issues in leadership, development, job seeking and career advancement with the ability to apply this knowledge to the Cambodian context. Previous experience working in Cambodia or another developing country will be highly regarded.

This position is Category, Level under the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework. Please visit for further detail.

How to apply:

For a detailed position description and to apply for this position please visit click on ‘career opportunities’ and search for the job reference number 494999

Applications close 5.00pm (Cambodian time) 9 January 2017

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This program is managed by Coffey in association with Vientiane College on behalf of the Australian Government

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