Project Officer (PO)

BandosKomar Association



Position Title:    Project Officer (PO)                                    Grade:4

Location:            Siem Reap Province (Field Based)             Department:              Program

Report To:          Project Manager (PM)



  • To assist the ProjectManager (PM)to manage, collaboration, and implement / follow up / monitor ofSanitation and Hygiene Promotion (SHP) project, through the use of participatory approach/processes in his/her assigned sites and to ensure all project activities run smoothly and high achieving results/reached project target (efficiencies and effectiveness).
  • Assist PM to maintain and establish the collaboration with Local Authorities and relevant stakeholders (DGs, DoRD, CCs, CFPs, VFPs, village chiefs,teachers, SDs, Child Council/youth clubs, DoE/DTMT, CBOs, NGOs, etc.,…) and responsible for building/strengthening capacities of CFP, VFP, child council, community, SSCs, SDs, teachers and encourage them to participate and share the distribution their resources to the project.




Jobholder Plan:

  • Plan for action to be taken to address issues encountered.
  • Individual Training and Development plan.
  • Annual, quarterly and monthly detail workplan for implementing.
  • Plan to promote CLTS, BCC, school-WASH among the community and teachers.
  • Capacity building to CFPs, VFPs, community, SSCs,and child groups.
  • Designs action plans of project activities/reviews based on project life cycles.
  • Annual operationalplans based on approval proposals.


Outputs and deliverable:

  1. Project planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation:
  • Assist PM to provide the project orientation to DoRD, DoEYS, DG, CCs, CFPs, VFPs, communities / schools / SSCs and other relevant actors.
  • Participation in strategic and programs/project development, especially provide input / data and information relevancies.
  • Manage the SHP project within her/his target area assigned to make sure the project well function and achieved the target results.
  • Conduct Participatory Village Assessment (PVA) and/or Participatory Social Assessment and Mapping (PSAM) by identifying priority beneficiaries, i.e., the disadvantaged groups in the villages, help better understand social dynamic and issues linked to seasonality.
  • CLTS, School-WASH and BCC to be applied based on the results of PVA/PSAM.
  • Application of approaches willfollow;

o   CLTS and School-WASH to be applied as per the National CLTS Guidelines but also augmented by emerging practices as informed on regular basis. Particular attention will be given to the frequency and the quality of follow activities, and to engage communities and local leaders in programme activities.

o   BCC to be applied using iNEW tool which only focuses on WASH

o   Implementation of and/ or linking with integrated sanitation marketing by supporting and building up the capacity of existing suppliers through the increase in their sanitation products, affordable price and promotion to the community.

  • Participate in depth review of implementation after 8 months of work on the ground to assess the progress and scale-up. The rainy season calendar would be taken into consideration in planning triggering.
  • Work closely with DoRD/PDRD to share work plan and ask them to support at the ground.
  • Regularlycollected and recoded keeping/data entry into system all concerning project data related,
  • Develop annual, quarterly, monthly work plans and narrative report based on BK/donor format and update together with other staff.
  • Facilitate community and concerning stakeholders to collection the concerning information/data by using the participation approach and make a document of those data are collected and submit to line manager on timely manner,
  • Facilitate community and concerning stakeholders to priorities their needs/issues and to submit to line manager on timely manner,
  • Facilitate and empower CFPs/VFPs, community and concerning stakeholders to implement the project activities, monitoring and engage them to get involved in the project evaluation,
  • Mobilize and engage families, community, teachers, including children and representatives of marginalized groups are involved in the whole cycle of project management.


  1. Establish the collaboration/relationship with local authority and concerning stakeholders:
  • Build close relationships and actively learnt within partner communities, through home visits, school visits, staying overnight in community, attending community social events, etc.
  • Establish or Actively network with other stakeholders, and facilitateto establish the communitiesnetwork, for advocacy, resource mobilization and contribute to project implementation,
  • Close communicate and encourage CFPs/ VFPs, DoRD, CBOs, DTMT/DoEYS, CCs and community to seek support from them for supporting to the project and encourage them to get more accountable on the project,
  • Establish the good collaboration/relationship with other BK’s field staff and Plan’s PU staffs, especially CDOs for integration project activities if any,


  1. Capacity building to community:
  • Coordinate/facilitate community, CFPs/VFPs, SSCs, children council/youth club, teachers to identify their training need and prioritize,
  • Facilitate and make a series on capacity building to above concerning people/groups, through collaboration with technical staff and other concerning actors,
  • Actively participate with the team in its region and other areas and including providing feedback, reflection and learning from each other.


  1. Learning within community/school:
  • Facilitate community/CFP/VFPs/teachers/SDs/SSCs to define the process/mode of monitors and indicators for learning from each other and encourage them to monitor the project activities at the ground,
  • Facilitate community, CFPs/VFPS, SSCs, SDs, CCs/Child Club, teachers, etc., to collecting and analyzing the information and priority the needs/issues and then try to make the solution with them and seek support from the project if any related,
  • Facilitate and motivate community to share their knowledge and experiences that have been done in the previously.



  1. Child Protection Deliverable Outputs:
  • Inform children, parents and communities on a regular basis about child protection (CP).
  • Inform children, parents and communities on a regular basis about CP risks related to project activities.
  • Ensure all information about children is kept and disposed of safely in accordance with BandosKomar CP procedures and Plan’s child protection policy


  1. Other duties:
  • All tasks/activities that line manager required to do




The post holder oversees:

  • The project planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of all project activities within site assigned.
  • All target villages of SHP project within his/her site assigned are well functioning and those villages has the capability to manage, implement and sustain their own development project.
  • All programs/projectsrequirements are aligned with Bandos Komar approach and donor requirement.
  • Ensure programs/projects/activities are implemented as planned and the reporting requirements adhere to Bandos Komar’s standards/ procedures/policies.


Team/posts report into the post holder:

  • none (But need to collect and consolidate info/data are related to the project from the target villages, community and concerning stakeholders within his/her site assigned)


The primary linkages for this post:

  • Project Manager (PM)
  • Technical Support Staffs
  • Admin and accountant persons and other project officers (POs) colleagues
  • Partners, local government, CFPs/VFPs, children, families, village chiefs, and institutes/organizations etc.




Leadership Behaviors:

  • Good communication/motivation skills, negotiation, facilitation skills, and management,
  • Able to represent Bandos Komar in various community levels.
  • A good advocate of child’s rights
  • Resourceful and is able to link the community with other resources
  • Promotes innovation and learning. Is able to think of new program concepts that address the needs of the community
  • Culturally sensitive


Skills specific to the post:

  • Communication and negotiation skills and organizing skills
  • Documentation and report writing skills
  • Facilitation skills: group discussion; organize events and other participatory tools & techniques for situation analysis, planning, monitoring, and assessment/evaluation.
  • Water and sanitation hygiene (WASH), especially on community led total sanitation (CTLS), BCC and school-WASH skills.


  • Networking/partnership: coordinating, effectively communicating (speak, read, write, present, report).
  • Knowledge on child rights and rights based approach programming
  • Training design, need analysis, organizing
  • Trainer, coach
  • Organizing


Qualification and Experiences:



  • Bachelor’ degree of related fields.



  • Good knowledge about the CLTS and school-WASH national guideline and including the BCC and integration project.
  • Good knowledge of communication.
  • Good knowledge of organizing, leading, and managing project
  • Knowledge of computer operation on Micro-Soft Office
  • Good knowledge about RRA/PRA/PLA tools
  • Good knowledge about gender/child right and child development
  • Good knowledge about community development concept
  • Knowledge in English language



  • At least two years working experience in WASHfield and related fields.
  • Experience working with CFPs/VFPs, DoRD, children, school directors, SSCs, Children Council, and teachers
  • Hands-on experience in participatory approaches and empowerment to community


Attitude/Core Competencies:

  • Be a honest, loyal, patient, initiative, and responsible person
  • Be a mature, strong and intelligence individual
  • Be a good team player
  • Sense of respect and show empathy with the poor
  • Highly motivate and commit to work in the remote village and regardless of working hours
  • Good communication, negotiation, and facilitation skills
  • Able to represent Bandos Komar in various community levels.
  • A good advocate of child’s rights
  • Resourceful and is able to link the community with other resources
  • Promotes innovation and learning. Is able to think of new program concepts that address the needs of the community
  • Culturally sensitive



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