Job Announcement

MIRO is a local NGO, founded in 2012.MIRO is to defend and promote human right and seek development for ethnic minority groups and Khmer Krom and contribute to their prosperity and social participation. We advocate with national and international stakeholders. Currently, MIRO focuses its activities on Khmer Krom and ethnic minority groups who have been living in Cambodia for many generations .Head office of MIRO bases in Phnom Penh with five provincial staffs which is the target areas. For more detailed information, please visit our website at

MIRO currently is looking for a qualified candidate to fill in the position: Program Manager for full time base in Phnom Penh with regular travels to the provinces

Program Manager, the position involves executive committee and managing some of MIRO’s research, projects, and mapping and statelessness program. The main responsibilities are program management, projects financial management, project management support, strategic plan and innovation, fundraising support, progressive report, and executive committee membership. S/he will be directly responsible to the Executive Director and will supervise three provincial staff.

Duties& Responsibilities:


  • Program Management: Overall program cycle management, including planning, implementation, and monitoring & evaluation;
  • Project Financial Management: Overall management and oversight of projects-
    related expenditures;
  • Projects Management Support: Project cycle management and financial management support to project officers under the Program Manager;
  • Strategic Planning and Innovation: Support program development through participating in strategic planning and developing links with other stakeholders and independently learning about new technologies and approaches;
  • Fundraising Support: Assist in raising funds for program/project activities and representing the organization to external actors; and
  • Executive Committee membership: Be part of MIRO’s executive body, managing the organization as a whole

Statelessness Program

  • Plan, coordinate and implement program activities through working directly and closely with affected minority members, the management team and other stakeholders;
  • Provide training target group on human rights issues and all aspects related to preventing statelessness and ensuring identification papers and on advocacy skills and strengthen their understanding of procedures to obtain identification documents;
  • Provide legal assistance and advice to disadvantaged members of minority group;
  • Plan and implement effective intervention and advocacy activities;
  • Write press releases, statements, petitions and reports;
  • Compile progressive report to donor; and
  • Perform other relevant activities as requested by Executive Director


  • At least bachelor degree in Law/Social Sciences or relevant development field;
  • At least five years’ experience in a management position with financial management;
  • Knowledge of government policy, national law pertaining to nationality/citizenship and international human rights;
  • Proven track record as trainer, preferably with minority groups;
  • Proven track record of project management and facilitation skills;
  • Unprejudiced against Khmer Krom and ethnic minority groups;
  • Analytical skills and ability to develop goals and visions;
  • Good written and oral communications skills in both Khmer and English;
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point etc.).

Interested candidates for this position are invited to send their applications to not later than 22th May 2016 (05:00 PM). Please do not attach copies of qualification certificates at this stage and submit your cover letter and CV as one file. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Salary: Can be discussed is up to qualification.

Khmer Krom, women, people with disabilities are encouraged to apply


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