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Local Project Officer for Credit Union Foundation Australia

(This job application was closed on 07 July 2019)
For : Cambodian Only
Categories : Accounting, Banking / Finance
Schedule : Full time job
Sex : Male, Female
Language : Khmer, English
Location : Kampong Chhnang
Hiring : 1 Position
Closing Date : 07 July 2019
Salary : Negotiable
Experience : At least 2 years
Degree : Bachelor
Job Description

Cufa was established in 1971 and is an Australian international aid agency working to combat poverty in the Asia Pacific region. Its programs focus on financial inclusion and sustainable livelihoods. In Cambodia, Cufa works to develop children’s financial literacy, support micro-enterprises, facilitate the community savings banks, as well as a number of other impactful and important economic projects.

Job Responsibilities & Duties

The Project Officer will be responsible for delivery the activities including:

  • Provide financial literacy to the children from grade 1-6, age between 6-12 years old in different primary schools by using the Cufa CFL module training in curriculum and App in Tablets
  • Conduct teacher workshop with target school to raise awareness among teachers related to Children Financial Literacy program
  • Conduct home visit to children’s family nearby targeted schools to encourage children in saving and raise the awareness of financial literacy to their parents.
  • Follow up children improvement after participated in training and encourage them in saving
  • Work closely with community leaders to identify community saving bank and link them to the children to open saving account
  • Conduct study tour based on project timeline to the community saving bank which is nearby the schools target
  • Provide regular monthly report and data tracking based on the outcome achieved. Working with stakeholders to identify new schools for next fiscal year of the project.
  • Be a key person to communicate and negotiate with local partners such as local authorities, school principals, community leaders and community people.
Job Requirements


  • Essential
    • Bachelor degree in Finance and Banking or Accounting or other related fields
    • Have at least 2 years’ experience in training or teaching the children
    • Demonstrate experience related to financial literacy
    • Demonstrate experience in providing training, community mobilization and building networking
    • Experience working independently with less supervision
    • Demonstrate ability in report writing skills – qualitative and quantitative
    • Commit to travelling in rural area of the project sites
    • Good English proficiency (writing, speaking, listening, and writing)
    • Good at Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet and email)
    • Good negotiation skill with different stakeholders
    • Be flexible, honest and hard-working and attentive to details
    • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with partner organizations and stakeholders such as government departments
    • Ability to work under pressure and create a good team work environment
  • Desirable
    • Local resident is preferred
    • Knowledge of, and involvement in, the Self-Help Group
    • Good computer literacy, Microsoft Office, Internet and Email


  • Essential
    • Ability to travel to remote regions to complete the work assignment
    • Flexible and adjusts well to change
    • Ability to work independently with less supervision
    • Understanding of child protection policy and commitment to the International Credit Union Operating Principles
    • Ability to take initiative, be self-motivated in work practices, set priorities for self and meet required deadlines
  • Desirable:
    • Knowledge of financial concept
    • Experience in community mobilization
    • Knowledge of child protection policy
How to Apply?

Interested candidate please submit CV & Cover Letter to E-mail address provided in the contact detail. Only short-listed will be notified.

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CUFA is an economic development agency in Asia and Pacific. We focus on financial inclusion, improving financial literacy and supporting economic livelihoods through employment, education and enterprise programs. CUFA Cambodia has been operating in Cambodia over a decade under the NGO registration with Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Education.

Company : Credit Union Foundation Australia
Email :
Mobile : 023 210 264 (Mobile)
Address : #33, St. 420, Sangkat Boeung Trabek, Phnom Penh
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