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The Cambodia Australia Partnership for Resilient Economic Development (CAPRED) is Australia’s flagship economic development program in Cambodia.

Funded by the Australian Government and implemented by Cowater International, CAPRED supports the Royal Government of Cambodia on inclusive economic recovery and boosting resilience. We build on Australia and Cambodia’s shared outlook on key economic development priorities and objectives, following the Royal Government of Cambodia’s market-oriented approach to economic development as well as the focus on regional and global integration.

The program runs over 5 years (2022­–2027), with a possible extension of 3 years.

CAPRED has a diverse team of highly skilled and innovative professionals with significant technical experience across all our sectors, as well as in communications, monitoring and evaluation, IT and finance. We work collaboratively to help develop a resilient, sustainable and inclusive economy in Cambodia.

We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and offer competitive salaries and a friendly, open-plan office in Koh Pich, central Phnom Penh.

CAPRED supports gender equality, disability and social inclusion. Women, people with disabilities and other minorities are highly encouraged to apply for all open positions.

Cowater International is an equal opportunity employer. Employment is based on merit and qualifications as they relate to professional experience and position expectations. Cowater does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, religion, sex, gender identity, disability, age or any other basis protected by law.

Please note that we do not accept unsolicited job proposals.

Investment Manager(s)

 The Investment Manager at CAPRED will play a key role in driving innovation and fostering growth in the economic areas targeted by CAPRED, which are crucial for Cambodia's economic development. This entrepreneurial role requires creativity, proactive problem-solving, and strong partnerships with public and private organisations. The role involves analysing economic data, developing practical solutions, and negotiating and managing partnerships to promote sustainable growth. We encourage fresh graduates with talent and individuals with corporate or start-up experience to apply, as we value initiative, innovative thinking, and a growth mindset over sectoral expertise. 

DDL: 2024-06-30

Climate Finance and Investment Specialist

The Climate Investment and Finance Specialist (CIFS) champions investments aligned with climate adaptation, mitigation, and sustainable business across CAPRED. The CIFS will manage CAPRED’s activities in the climate finance space, including support to the Cambodia Climate Change Financing Facility (CCFF). The CIFS will also identify and assess new activities and investment opportunities relating to climate finance. 

DDL: 2024-06-16

Technical Communications Officer

Are you Cambodia-based native English speaker looking kickstart your career international development? The Australia Partnership Resilient Economic (CAPRED) seeking highly motivated technical communications officer support our dynamic communications across aspects the program.

DDL: 2024-06-22

Climate and Environment Lead

The Climate and Environment Lead is a senior leadership position within the CAPRED Facility, responsible for spearheading resilience and environmental sustainability across all CAPRED activities. This position champions climate investment and fosters a robust climate investment ecosystem. To excel in this role, a strong foundation in sustainability, technical understanding, and exceptional stakeholder management skills are essential. 


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The MERL Lead is a senior leadership position for the CAPRED Facility. Having responsibility for MERL work areas, the role will require a high degree of technical knowledge and stakeholder relationship management skills.

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G-PSF Coordination and Operations Consultant

CAPRED is supporting the Cambodian Government – Private Sector Forum (G-PSF). The G-PSF is Cambodia’s peak platform for public and private sector dialogue mechanism. The G-PSF has sixteen (16) Working Groups (WGs). These WGs are Co-chaired by a government minister and a representative from the private sector. 

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Investment Promotion Specialist

The Investment Promotion Specialist will work with the CAPRED team to support the establishment of the Agri-food Industrial Park (AIP) in Cambodia. 

This role includes working closely with the stakeholders of AIP to encourage participation in the AIP initiative. Stakeholders include: Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) institutions, international and local investors, regional and global banks and financial institutions.

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Environment and Climate Change Specialist

The Environmental and Climate Change Specialist (ECCS) will integrate climate change considerations and adhere to the 'do no harm' principle for environmental sustainability in all CAPRED portfolios. 

The ECCS will ensure an effective mainstreaming of CAPRED's Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change (DRRCC) and Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS) approaches.

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