Good Return Vacancy: Financial Capability Lead – Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Posting Job


April 26, 2016

Expired Job


June 5, 2020



Use your skills in experiential
learning and behaviour change programs to improve the financial
capability and livelihoods of people in the Asia Pacific.

  • Work for a cause, not just a salary
  •  Full-time 2-year initial contract
  • Role based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia with approximately 50% of time travelling within the Asia-Pacific region

Good Return is seeking a
Financial Capability Lead to empower low-income users of financial
services, to recognise and respond to subconscious habits and
behaviours, to map and plan their use of money, to choose and negotiate
appropriate financial services, to use products appropriately, and to
secure and grow their assets for the future.

If you are passionate about
using behavioural design to build capability and believe that everyone
should have an opportunity to reach their potential, then apply to join
the Good Return team and help us in the fight against poverty.

About Good Return

Building pathways out of
poverty, Good Return provides access to responsible financial inclusion
and capability development opportunities. Our programs enable people
living in poverty to develop the confidence, knowledge and capability to
manage money and to grow their assets. We support local partner
institutions to improve their social performance and extend economic
opportunity to their clients and communities. Together these powerful
tools empower people, helping them break the poverty cycle for good.

Good Return is an initiative of
World Education Australia, an international development agency
accredited by Australian Aid and a member of the Australian Council for
International Development (ACFID).

About the Role

The Financial Capability Lead’s
primary role is to develop and maintain the Good Return strategy for
Financial Capability and Consumer Empowerment (FCCE); lead the
development of curriculum and capability development tools/frameworks
(with a particular emphasis on behavioural outcomes); build the FCCE
internal team capacity required to successfully implement the strategy;
and ensure the achievement of FCCE targets and deliverables.

A significant part of the role
involves program and technical leadership; overseeing our program and
staff in Cambodia, and identifying and collaborating on new program
development opportunities by providing technical input in order to
maximise the quality and impact of field based programs.

The Successful Applicant:

Will have demonstrated
experience in the development and application of innovative capability
development strategies, experiential learning and or adult non-formal
education techniques, as well as applied knowledge of behavioural
economics. A tertiary qualification in a relevant field, and working
experience in the international development sector is essential.

The full position description and selection criteria is attached.


Choosing to work with Good
Return is to be part of a small, passionate and professional team using
and developing their skills to help achieve our greater mission. It’s
much more than just a job.

How to Apply:

Applicants must provide a Cover Letter and Resume addressing how they meet the criteria for the position via the link: CLICK HERE

Applications close: COB Monday 16th May 2016 (Sydney AEDT). Expected commencement date is June-July 2016.

Professionals with skills and
experience in behaviour change and capability development are encouraged
to apply. Good Return is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes
applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their
sex, race, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.
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