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Population Services International Cambodia’s vision is a Cambodia where low income and vulnerable people are empowered to take​ control of their health through access to sustainable markets for affordable, high quality products, services and information.

PSI/C seeks entrepreneurial, dynamic candidates with a belief in private sector approaches to development, for the position of DCR. The individual must fit with an exceptional senior management team of Cambodian Directors. A successful DCR demonstrating excellence in leadership may have opportunities to transition over the course of the year to Executive Director of PSI/C.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The DCR will play a key role in the overall development, management
(financial, administrative, and programmatic), and representation of PSI’s activities in Cambodia. This includes, but is not limited to:

* Co-lead execution of a strategic plan, which guides overall efforts to deepen and broaden health impact; institutional development and systems strengthening; and better connecting with our stakeholders.
* Raise the performance of Directors, key managers and the teams they lead. Continuously assess progress of teams and individuals, and ensure technical inputs are based on the needs required to meet organizational and departmental objectives.
* Assist in creation of empowered, cross functional teams that understand where they are going and how they will get there, achieved through facilitation and creation of an environment where departments work together towards shared objectives with clear priorities.
* Play key supporting role in representing PSI/C with partners and stakeholders, including NGOs, multi laterals organizations, donors and national and provincial level governments.
* Play lead role in converting marketing ideas, concepts, and theory into programmatic reality and impact with teams. Lead strategic thinking with teams through the development of actionable marketing plans for products, services, and communications, including market strategies which ensure donor resources target the poor and vulnerable.
* Lead development and overall management of program budgets, and oversight of internal controls and accountability mechanisms, to include local registration and audit requirements, including financial and other reporting as required by donors and PSI/Washington;
* Oversee, in partnership with CR, recruitment, orientation, mentoring, supervision, and performance management of a qualified senior management team and development of capacity building initiatives to increase the skills and output of our employees;
* Leadership of all fundraising activity, including shared decision making on new investments, proposal development, partnership formation and budgeting;
* Liaise with local Board of Directors and PSI DC.


* Cambodian citizen
* Significant leadership and general management experience, with a technical background in HIV/AIDS, FP/RH, public health, or private sector experience preferred
* At least 8-10 years senior management experience of organization;
* Relevant post-graduate degree (MBA, MPH, etc.) or equivalent experience;
* Demonstrated ability to attract, motivate, and build capacity of a dynamic team of professionals;
* Knowledge of international development and health issues;
* Fluency in English and Khmer

The successful candidate will be a diplomatic, creative, innovative and strategic thinker that achieves results in a large and complex program. S/he will be a problem solver that finds a way to get things done through others. The individual will possess excellent leadership, communication, analytical, organizational, interpersonal and cross-cultural skills; strong beliefs in private sector approaches to development; and a proven ability to produce results.

A competitive salary and benefits package is available. Please send CV and cover letter (Do NOT send certificates or letters of reference at this time) by 25 August to: hr [at] psi [dot] org [dot] kh or HR Department, #29 Street 334, Boeung Keng Kang I, Phnom Penh.
Job description is available upon request.
PSI strongly encourages women to apply. For more information about PSI’s work in Cambodia, please refer to our website at


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