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Disaster Management Unit Manager

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


World Vision is an international Christians Humanitarian Organization working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation and seek justice. Our Cambodia Office is seeking for one(01)qualified Cambodian to fill the vacant position of:

Job ID: NO-FY17-F034

Position: Disaster Management Unit Manager

Location: Phnom Penh

Salary & Benefit Package: 1280 USD – 1600 USD dependent on professional experience and qualifications


The Disaster Management Unit Manager is responsible for leadership, management and effective programme implementation of World Vision humanitarian responses, disaster risk reduction, programme accountability and climate change in Cambodia.


  1. Provide Strategic Leadership, Management of the Disaster Management Unit: in WVI Cambodia and sustaining a high level of Disaster Management (DM) capacity, particularly on emergency, preparedness, response and transition.

  2. Lead surge capacity development of WVI-C emergency response structures:The Disaster Management Unit Manager is responsible for ensuring the office is prepared and able to rapidly mobilize to expand services to meet the increased demand in the event of large-scale disasters and emergencies.

  3. Lead the development of Disaster Management systems:Strengthening the WV information management system, contingency planning and relief prepositioning; and breaking down the silos between humanitarian action, development, looking for sustainable solutions that require a ‘whole of organisation’ response to disaster management, and utilising this strength in humanitarian response to children’s needs.

  4. Strengthening partnerships with external stakeholders:Represent WVI-Cambodia in all national-level networks, forum, coalitions on humanitarian and emergency preparedness and response and coordination with the high level of government National and sub-national Disaster Management Committee; and building strong partnerships and relationships with humanitarian I&LNGOs through existing platforms.

  5. Programme Accountability:Support the realisation of World Vision’s commitment to strengthen the quality of operations in the sector and to increase accountability to affected communities, as well as to ensure that affected children and their families are active participants in response decision-making.

  6. Staff Management, Mentorship, and Development:Manage the performance of all staff in the humanitarian work area through effective use of the Performance Management System including the establishment of clear, measureable objectives, ongoing feedback, periodic reviews and fair and unbiased evaluations, coaching, mentoring and other developmental opportunities.


  1. Degree in development management, humanitarian sectors and related fields.

  2. Good knowledge of the humanitarian industry,(emergency management, disaster risk management, climate change mitigation and adaptation).

  3. A good understanding and appreciation for transformational development that is holistic, transformational and sustainable

  4. Ability to analyze and solve problems, persuade, network and negotiate

  5. Strong understanding and experience of principle and practices of all components of disaster management

  6. Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, dynamic, negotiation and coaching

  7. Fluent in Khmer and with good English language skills

  8. A minimum of 5 years experiences in programme management and/or humanitarian preparedness and response in a number of fragile or complex contexts

  9. A minimum of three 3 years experiences in disaster risk reduction, climate change or education related to disaster preparedness/response.

  10. Ample knowledge of humanitarian response and transitional program concepts, policies, frameworks, strategies and components, as well as other development concepts and frameworks

  11. Experiences in project design and concept/proposal development

  12. Willingness to work and travel in difficult and insecure environments

  13. Good team builder and leader with facilitation, coaching and good interpersonal skill

  14. Commitment to WVI Core Values


  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-F034 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.