Open Development Cambodia (ODC) is an open data website, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia. The open data movement is based on the simple premise that data collected for public interest should be publicly available without restrictions. Information or data in the public domain should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish. Open Development Cambodia does not promote any particular perspective, agenda or bias other than to provide objective information about Cambodia and its development. ODC is looking for candidates with a strong motivation and work experiences for various positions as below:
Job Title Deadline Location
Administrative Assistant October 21st, 2020 at 5:00pm Phnom Penh
Partnership and Communication Manager September 20th, 2020 at 5:00pm Phnom Penh



Administrative Assistant

Position Administrative Assistant (1 position)
Reports to Finance and Admin Officer and Finance and Admin Manager
Coordinates with Editor-research team, Data research and GIS team, Website & IT team and other staff
Job location Phnom Penh
Contract type Full-time

Job Summary

With the guidance and support from Finance & Admin Officer and Finance & Admin Manager, the Administrative Assistant will assist Program and Finance & Admin units in logistic support for the events, preparing Travel Authorization (TA) Form and clearance, scanning and copying financial documents, maintaining fixed asset and inventory lists, procurement works and other tasks assigned.

Key roles and responsibilities

Support Program unit (60%)

  • Assist project staff for preparing TA for all travelling staff and clearance;
  • Assist project staff in advance & clearance of field trip or international mission;
  • Support in finding the venue and other logistic support for relevant events (meeting, workshop, training);
  • Handle cash advance and settlement of relevant project activities;
  • Scan and copy relevant documents; and
  • Other tasks, as needed or assigned.

Support Finance and Admin unit (40%)

  • Assist in scanning and copying of financial documents;
  • Assist new staff in getting National Social Security Fund (NSSF) card, employment work book and other necessary documents;
  • Update and maintain fixed asset and inventory lists;
  • Support procurement process (quotation, supplier selection form, terrorist screening);
  • Assist in checking monthly timesheet of all staff;
  • Assist in delivering relevant invitation letter and other documents; and
  • Other tasks, as needed or assigned.

Qualifications requirements

  • Cambodian national only;
  • Have knowledge of administration and procurement processes;
  • At least one year relevant experience, preferable with civil society organization sector
  • Commitment to support field work especially during weekend or holiday;
  • Honest, willing to learn and commit to task assigned;
  • Practical computer skills in MS Word & Excel;
  • Be able to use email (outlook) and communication in English;
  • Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team;
  • Willingness to respect ODC principles and code of conduct.

Application Information

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with salary expectation and a detailed CV with at least two referees, by using the contact details below:

    • Deadline for submitting applications is on October 21st, 2020 at 5:00pm.
    • Email Subject of the application: Administrative Assistant
    • Applications will be accepted by email ONLY:
    • Women are encouraged to apply.
    • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Partnership and Communication Manager

Position Partnership and Communication Manager (1 position)
Reports to Executive Director/Editor-in-Chief and Managing editor
Supervise Communications Officer, Partnership Project Officer and interns
Coordinates with IT and Website Director, Program and Content Manager, Data Research and GIS Coordinator and others
Job location Phnom Penh
Contract type Full-time

Job Summary

Open Development Cambodia (ODC) manages an open data website (, aggregating a wide range of economic, environmental and social data to build out a development portrait of Cambodia.

The partnership and communications unit, where this role sits, is responsible for developing and delivering communications strategies and activities that engage stakeholders and donors in both the business and public environments, maximizing the impact our work with partners and encouraging greater support for ODC.

Key responsibilities

Develops and oversees communications contents, strategy and organizational branding

  • Leads the communication team to produce and design promotional materials (project fact sheets, success stories, articles, leaflets and other materials), extension materials (technical templates, short video clips and so on) and develop best practices to share with stakeholders and donors and for posting on the ODC website.
  • Works with the communication team to conduct detailed research to develop a communication work plan for ODC.
  • Provide communications support for the content team to ensure high quality reports, topic pages, blogposts and other content on ODC’s website and other forms of information for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop new approaches that add value to ODC ‘s brand and engages more people (staff, users and stakeholders) with ODC topics. Implement ODC’s social media strategy and monitor trends and encourage options for use of new social media tools ensure the standard of branding materials for ODC including ODC colors, logo, mission statement, vision, standards of publications and guidelines, to ensure compliance with ODC branding guidelines.
  • Develop, support and promote organization goals, including message development, social media content creation and media outreach.
  • Ensure that the standard of digital promotional material content aligns with the organization’s identity and message, and assist with outreach activities as needed.
  • Developing scopes of work for consultants and interns

Oversees and strengthen communication channels monitoring and evaluation

  • Monitor all forms of media (including social media) to increase ODC’s visibility, advise management on new developments that may be useful.
  • Monitor communication channels statistics, provide quarterly reports to the Executive Director, and develop activities to increase the user access to web traffic.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the communication activities and amends strategy as necessary
  • Help maintain ODC information systems, including contacts database, mailing lists, filing systems etc.

Capacity development

  • Organize ICT4 Education network workshops, seminars and meetings with NGO partners and government officials.
  • Conduct and facilitate training on data visualization and infographic

Partnership and collaboration

  • Work with Executive Director, team leaders, and other members to build successful partnership and fundraising by producing communications materials, identifying prospects within funding foundations, organizations, institutions, designing and initiating strategies, proposals and applications as needed.
  • Identify target partners and assists the Executive Director with strategies development that supports the partnership and inspires ODC partners and external audiences – helping increase awareness and engagement with ODC and the partnership.
  • Work with partnership and communication team to build good relationships and opportunities with multiple stakeholders such as international organizations, line ministries, collaborative networks, private companies and project beneficiaries.
  • Communicate with the Ministry of Planning and Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport for facilitating the ICT4 Education network
  • Ensure the progress of networking and promote good collaboration between counterparts, ODC’s stakeholders.

Reports and other supports

  • Take notes and produce meeting/workshop reports
  • Write progress reports including weekly, monthly, quarterly and six monthly
  • Write an annual report for the Ministry of Education Youth and Sport and donors
  • Review reports and deliverables of consultants and interns
  • Keep ODC, counterparts and donors updated/informed on key activities of each ICT4 Education network member
  • Ensure that relevant project documents are compiled in one place (ODC’s servers).
  • Represent ODC in meetings or workshops as requested.
  • Other tasks, if needed or assigned.

Key qualifications requirements

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations journalism, media relations or a related field.

Experience requirements

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in communications strategy development.
  • Knowledge of digital marketing tactics, such as search engine optimization (SEO) and email marketing.
  • Proven track record on video production/editing, digital camera technology and its operation, design in various promotional formats, writing articles, storytelling etc.
  • Practical and strong computer skills in Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Khmer Unicode typing, Photoshop, Outlook and video media programs.
  • Have good knowledge in digital communications and understanding the difference in communications for internal and external audiences.
  • Full command of English and excellent in Khmer.
  • Proof of strong writing, presentation and translation skills is a plus.
  • Experience of producing and disseminating communications products for targeted audiences and managing external and internal contributions while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Experience of writing funding proposals and donor reports to charitable trusts or official funders.
  • Familiarity with the civil society sector and networks, ideally on issues related to environment, economic and social development.
  • Professional experience editing short written outputs, such as articles or blogs.
  • Involvement in the development and implementation of communications strategies.
  • Strategic thinking about communications products and an ability to think critically about evolving opportunities to strengthen a project’s impact through improved communications initiatives.
  • Project management skills, including the ability to take the initiative and drive work forward under tight deadlines, and attention to detail to ensure outputs are of a very high quality.

Personality required

  • Be committed to promote and strengthen public awareness, capacity for analysis, better-informed dialogue and evidence-based decision making.
  • Willing to represent ODC to the public, and participate in workshops, meetings and other events of partner organizations.
  • Willingness to respect ODC principles and code of conduct.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and being a team player.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to exercise good judgment and solve problems quickly and effectively.
  • Have a passion and interest in research, technology and development issues.
  • Committed and flexible approach to work.
  • Good interpersonal attitude and open-minded.
  • Good communication skills and passionate for communication.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a small team.
  • Good self-management and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Be a Cambodian national.

Application Information

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and a detailed CV with at least two referees, by using the contact details below.

    • Deadline for submitting applications is on September 20th, 2020 at 5:00pm.
    • Email Subject of the application: Partnership and Communication Manager
    • Applications will be accepted by email ONLY:
    • Women are encouraged to apply.
    • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Note: Maximum file size for attachments is only 5MB.

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