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Advocacy Research Officer

Phnom Penh
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.


World Vision is an international Christian Humanitarian and Development Organization working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation and seek justice. Our Cambodia Office is seeking one (01)national candidate to fill the position of:

JOB ID: NO-FY17-F044

Position: Advocacy Research Officer

Location: Phnom Penh

Salary & Benefit Package: 749 USD – 937 USD per month, dependent on your experience and qualifications


The Advocacy Research Officer is responsible for the coordination and completion of all research projects within the technical teams of World Vision in Cambodia. Under the supervision of the Senior Policy Officer, the Research Officer will collaborate and support all Technical Leaders to develop and conduct research programs that contribute to the organizations strategy objectives

The research will be conducted with high regard for partnership, evidence development, quality, and innovative methodologies. Additionally, the Research Officer will ensure all research is strategically aligned, has a high degree of quality and rigour, and has applications for advocacy (including accessibility for decision makers).

The position will not always conduct research themselves, but must be expert in research methodologies and practices, including working with research consultants and other civil society actors, to coordinate and complete research projects, and work within the Advocacy department to turn research findings into resources for policy influence and other advocacy activities.


  1. Manage and deliver on WV’s research agenda

  2. Coordinate externally with partners and consultants to produce high quality research

  3. Link research findings to WV’s strategic outcomes, policy analysis, grant applications and organisational learning.

  4. Efficiently manage WV’s research budget.


  1. Postgraduate degree in public policy, research, development, sociology, or another related discipline.

  2. Formal training in research methodologies (and data management software, such as SPSS), policy analysis, report writing.

  3. Excellent understanding of advocacy and development issues in Cambodia, especially nutrition, education, child protection and DRR.

  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Khmer.

  5. Thorough knowledge of research methodologies and research technologies.

  6. Strong budget management skills

  7. Five years’ professional experience in research, evaluations, advocacy and policy, report writing.

  8. Demonstrated experience in providing high level advice and recommendations to senior leaders and decision makers.

  9. Demonstrated experience in successful project management, management of consultants, and developing strong relationships with external stakeholders.

  10. Experience in coalition building and ability to rally coalitions and networks to take positions on specific policy issues.


  1. Please follow the link:, click APPLY ONLINE and attachyour completed World Vision Application Form,CV and Cover Letter.

  2. If you cannot see the job announcement on World Vision website through the link above(1): Please copy job ID: NO-FY17-F044 to be your email subject ONLY and attach your completed Application Form, CV and Cover Letter to Email: [email protected]or contact us at Tel: 023 216 052 Ext: 121

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World Vision Cambodia is committed to the principles of workplace diversity. Qualified womenand disabled people are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be notified. Applications and CVs will not be returned.

WVI is committed to the protection of children. We do not employ staff whose background is not aligned to our child protection practices. Hence employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.