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Project Coordinator

Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

  • Organization: DCA
  • Location: Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2020-11-27

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Main tasks:

The Project Coordinator will:

  • Develop and maintain ARC M&E and workplans, inclusive of log frames, GANNT charts, and ToC documentations.
  • Develop and maintain internal project coordination tools that outline workflow, reporting schedules, and communication processes between all DCA project staff.
  • Monitor and maintain the project budget, and work closely with DCA Cambodia project finance staff to ensure spending is transparent, on-track, and not exceeding variance thresholds.
  • Utilize DCA Cambodia’s PPM (Project Portfolio Management) system to ensure both DCA and donor documents are updated and saved regularly.
  • Support the development and maintenance of project procurement plans for DCA and partners, and work closely with DCA Cambodia procurement staff to ensure compliance of all purchased equipment and goods.
  • Through the support of DCA Cambodia Program Officers, liaise and coordinate with all project partners with regards to project performance and planning.
  • Engage with relevant Cambodian Civil Society actors, as needed and appropriate, with regards to sectoral information and updates related to the project.
  • Plan, organize, and execute all project events and workshops inclusive of annual synergy forums, reflection workshops, project launches, and HQ/ donor visits.
  • Through the support of the Head of Program, recruit, and orient consultants for DCA activities that focus on organizational resilience, security, and psychosocial care.
  • Through the support of the Funding Coordinator and project Finance Officer, ensure all donor narrative and financial reports are high quality, timely, and transparent.
  • Work as a valued member of the DCA Cambodia team, contributing findings and information from the project to DCA program strategies.
  • Perform other related duties as requested and assigned.



  • Strong technical writing and editing skills.
  • Exceptionally organized and attentive to detail; able to create and maintain organizational systems for professional collaboration.
  • Proactive and comfortable proposing ideas for improved workflow and efficiency.
  • Comfortable helping others prioritize and stay organized in a busy, fluid environment.
  • Excellent communicator, able to synthesize and convey complex information clearly.
  • Ability to work independently and in groups, manage multiple tasks concurrently, and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
  • Ability to work calmly and professionally under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally and linguistically diverse staff, clients, and consultants.
  • Able to independently gather information necessary to complete tasks.
  • Solution-oriented and proactive when faced with problems and gaps in information.
  • Confident taking initiative within defined scope and driving work independently.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Experience: 3-5 years’ experience working in international development, preferably coordinating projects for international donors; experience working in organizational resilience and security is an asset.
  • Context: 2-3 experience working in the development of civil society in Cambodia
  • Computer Skills: Ability to work comfortably in the MS Office Suite applications, specifically MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Languages: Khmer and English fluency required

To apply, please complete an online application via the DCA global website at

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Only completed applications submitted online will be considered.

Fore more information about this role, please contact Kelly Tsanova, Head of Programme, at

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