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Saving Babies Lives Programme Officer

Job Opportunities

To : All interested candidates
From : Human Resource Department, Angkor Hospital for Children
Position : Saving Babies Lives Programmed Officer
Vacancy : 03 position (3 Posts start in August 2018)
Report to : Global Child Health Department Director
Job Location : Based in Preah Vihear Province and sometimes
atAngkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap Province
Working Hours : 45 hours per week
Closing Date : 22nd June 2018 at 5.00 pm


The Saving Babies Lives Programme (SBLP) Officer must be a nurse. She/he plans, coordinates and implements the SBLP activities following the Annual Operational Plan (AOP) of the Global Child Health Department (GCHD) and SBLP. This includes assessment, teaching, mentoring, coaching, evaluating each stage and implementing the community activities, mainly teaching, coaching and mentoring the nurses/midwives at the Referral Hospital and Health Center/Health Post. She/he effectively communicates SBLP activities with the SBL team and with the staff of Provincial Health Department (PHD), Operational Districts Referral Hospital (RH), Health Centre (HC), Health Post (HP) and community health workers.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop his/her own individual plan for any given task within the GCHD/SBLP that is consistent with the strategic plan and AOP of GCHP/SBLP under the guidance of the GCHD Director.
  • Contribute to development and translation of the lectures and teaching materials for the SBLP.
  • Attend Induction Training in order to implement the SBLP comprehensively.
  • Establish a good working relationship with the SBLP team and actively participate in GCHD meetings
  • Establish a good working relationship with the government health care workers across all levels and the PHD/OD staff and actively participate in PHD/OD meetings.
  • Communicate with the relevant staff within both GCHP and the government health care workers in order to conduct the SBLP activities such as teaching, mentoring and arranging meetings.
  • Carry out the KAPES assessment at the HC, HP and Referral Hospital.
  • Provide teaching, coaching and mentoring to the staff at the hospital, health centres and health posts.
  • Conduct and join the meetings with government health care workers.


  • Bachelor or Associate Degree in Nursing from an institution recognised by Ministry of Education Youths and Sport and the Ministry of Health, Cambodia.
  • Nursing Experience: at least 3 years’ experiences in nursing within AHC or a clinical setting.
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisation, time keeping, and problem solving skills
  • Willing to travel and back and forth Preah Vihear, Siem Reap and Health Center/Health Post in Preah Vihear
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience in facilitating meetings and participating in discussions
  • Ability to work independently; to be self-directed and self-motivated
  • Ability to work as part of a multicultural team
  • Ability to write a summary reports for the project’s responsibilities
  • Understand the mission of Angkor Hospital for Children
  • Enthusiasm for the Saving Babies Lives Programme
  • To be willing to adapt to potential challenges faced during the programme
  • To be passionate to improve the health and wellbeing of neonates and their caregivers in remote areas.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit an Application for Employment (available at HR Department or download from http://angkorhospital.org/jobs/job-application-forms/) along with Curriculum Vitae, cover letter and eligible Certificate of degree to: Angkor Hospital for Children, Tep Vong Road & Umchhay Street, Svay Dangkum, Siem Reap province‐district, PO Box 50, Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia. Tel: (+855) 012 674 755 or via email: [email protected]. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview and submitted applications will not be returned.

“Applicants who do not complete an AHC application form will not be considered”.

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