Job Description: Associate, Cambodia Partnership for Sustainable Agriculture (CPSA)
Application Deadline: 10 May 2019 (midnight, local time)
The Cambodia Partnership for Sustainable Agriculture (CPSA) is a multi-stakeholder partnership platform that catalyzes action on inclusive and sustainable agricultural development in Cambodia. CPSA brings together companies, government agencies, civil society organizations, farmer groups and financial institutions to link smallholder farmers to the market. Our shared goal is to improve farmers’ profits and productivity while increasing the environmental sustainability of their farms.
CPSA is the Cambodia Country Partnership of the Grow Asia network.
Grow Asia was established by the World Economic Forum (WEF), in collaboration with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat, to convene, facilitate, and help scale action-focused partnerships. Grow Asia builds on the experience and success of the Forum's New Vision for Agriculture (NVA) initiative, which facilitates multi-stakeholder partnerships across the world to achieve food security, environmental sustainability, and economic opportunity through multi-stakeholder partnerships in agriculture.
We are looking for an entrepreneurial and supportive CPSA Associate who understands the general business environment of Cambodia, has experience organizing meeting schedules and workshops, has good command of English, with excellent note-taking and report writing skills, and can work independently and flexibly. This is a contract position (May 2019 to December 2019).
This role is an opportunity to learn and network with national and international companies, development partners, counterpart ministries, as well as learning from other agri-businesses and SMEs, particularly on Cambodia’s business environment and investment landscape.
If you are someone who wants to learn and grow quickly, this opportunity is for you.
CPSA Associate Scope of Work:
Essential duties and responsibilities include:
Meeting and Communications: Working closely with the CPSA Director and the WEF team, to identify key stakeholders, make appointments and scheduling, and follow-up. In addition, he or she is expected to play an integral role in liaising with internal and external stakeholders.
Event Management: Work closely with the CPSA and WEF teams to plan, deliver and evaluate CPSA/WEF events in Cambodia.
Working Group Facilitation: Working with the CPSA Director and Working Group leader, to select existing and potential new members for the CPSA/WEF events, organizing a pre-meeting and meeting coordination.
Note-Taking and Reporting: Prepare minutes/notes in every meeting for the CPSA Director/WEF team
Networking: He or she will represent CPSA in learning events, workshops, or other networking events as assigned by the CPSA Director.
Other tasks to be assigned by the CPSA Director
The role is based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
If interested in the above role, please send your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org