|EWMI is seeking a Prey Lang Grassroots Networking and Constituency Coordinator, for USAID’s Supporting Forests and Biodiversity project, to play a leading role in guiding and advising the development of the Prey Lang Community Network and related grassroots groups, to constructively contribute to and participate in Prey Lang protection and forest-wide management.
Responsibilities & Tasks:
- Guide, advise, mentor, and train networks and NGO partners, particularly in regard to:
- Community organizing and strengthening,
- Constructive engagement with government authorities, other NGOs, and private sector,
- Strategic grassroots advocacy.
- Advise, guide, and build capacity of the PLCN, sub-groups, and relevant NGOs on documentation of network actions and positions.
- Help the network to integrate new skills and approaches for community-based environmental protection and natural resource management into their activities at local and network level.
- Monitor and report on program activities.
- Promote cooperation and communication among networks, NGO partners, and government institutions for good partnerships and effective technical capacity-building.
- Serve as liaison between technical groups, NGOs, and networks and other grassroots groups on REDD+ and other policy initiatives that will affect forest management, as needed.
Closing date for all applications: 18 March 2013
- Relevant university degree (rural development, environmental management, etc.)
- At least five years relevant experience, with community organizing and grassroots advocacy, preferably in a Cambodian setting
- Demonstrated understanding and experience with environmental issues, and related rights concerns; exposure to or experience with REDD+, CF, etc. a plus
- Fluent spoken Khmer; preferably ability to read and write in Khmer
- Fluent English; strong writing skills in both Khmer and English
- Kuy language skills a plus
- Strong knowledge of Khmer and indigenous peoples’ cultures and customs in rural community settings
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in both international and Cambodian context
- Willingness to travel and work in remote areas on a regular basis
- Demonstrated commitment to human rights, environmental protection and community-owned solutions
Interested candidates should send their CV to:
Office Manager, EWMI- PRAJ or by E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
#43, Street 208, Sangkat Boeung Raing, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Telephone: 023 224 782/221 164, Fax: 023 224 783
We accept applications by email only.
Women are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Websites: www.ewmi-praj.org; www.opendevcam.net E-mail:email@example.com
Funded by United States Agency for International Development under Cooperative Agreement No. 442-A-00-08-00011-00