National Consultancy: Participation consultant to promote
accountability in the local planning and budgeting
processes - For Cambodia National Only
For every child, health and nutrition
UNICEF started operation in Cambodia in 1952 and opened first country office in 1973 in Phnom Penh. More information on what we do in Cambodia is available at
How can you make a difference?
The purpose of this consultancy is to provide technical, administrative, operational and logistical support for the enhancement of social accountability mechanisms through participatory planning, budgeting and monitoring processes with a focus on vulnerable groups including youth, women, people with disabilities and ethnic minorities. A particular focus will be placed on the participation of adolescents and youth from vulnerable groups, to advocate for improved legislation, policies and budget in rural and urban areas.
For this purpose, the selected consultant is expected to work closely with UNICEF, and key ministries for planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluating at sub-national levels (MoI, MEF, MoP) and senior and technical official of sangkats, capital and provinces.
Summary of key functions/accountabilities:
• Preparatory work
• Assist the partnership work with civil society organizations (CSOs) to promote citizen participation
• Provide support to the partnership with Ministry of Interior and general department of administration
• Monitoring the partnership work with civil society organizations (CSOs) to promote citizen participation
• Contribute to knowledge and evidence generation for the UNICEF Social Policy program
To qualify as a champion for every child you will have…
The successful consultant is expected to have the following experiences, skills, knowledge, and qualifications:
• Academic qualification at the Master’s level in the relevant fields such as social sciences, political science, economics etc.
• At least 3 years of professional experience in social accountability and citizen participation (with a focus on vulnerable groups)
• Proven experience in working with national and local government
• Previous work experience with international development organizations is an advantage
• Fluency in spoken and written Khmer and English
The detailed job descriptions are available in the link provided and if you are interested and meet the profiles, please submit an application through
The closing date for applications is 17 March 2019
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male
candidates from all religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to be part of the organization.