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Communication Manager

Deadline:  April 30, 2024


The Institut Pasteur du Cambodge (IPC) is a Cambodian non-for-profit research institution established in 1953, IPC is today a scientific research establishment declared of public utility placed under the high patronage of the Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Cambodia and under the responsibility of the Institute Pasteur on the scientific and technical levels. The IPC is a member of the Pasteur Network, which brings together 33 institutes present on five continents. It shares the Pasteurian values and the ethical charter to which the Pasteur Institutes are bound. The IPC has more than 250 employees, including about 30 expatriates of 10 nationalities and includes 5 research units. It carries out research activities in health biology, public health and service activities (Medical Biology Laboratory, vaccinations and water and food analyses) and training.


Institut Pasteur du Cambodge (IPC) is seeking for one full-time Communication Manager to manage and coordinate the activities of the Communication Service and the actions related to the development of partnerships and fundraising of the Institute. Under the hierarchical authority of the Director, the Communication Manager has the responsibility to manage and coordinate the activities of the Communication Service and the actions related to the development of partnerships and fundraising of the Institute.


Recruitment conditions :


  • Full time with one-year Fixed duration contract (renewable and/or modifiable in an unlimited duration contract)
  • Available to start: June, 1st 2024

Main responsibilities :


Operation and organization of the service

  • Follow and adapt the strategic orientations of the Communication Service in compliance with the organizational strategic orientation
  • Manage, plan and coordinate the activities of the Communication Service on a daily routine activity
  • Periodically assess the activities of the Communication Department and identify areas for improvement
  • Report about the activities of the Communication Service
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Direction in accordant with IPC’s activities

Internal, external and event communications tasks for Institut Pasteur du Cambodge

  • Develop, propose and ensure the implementation of internal, external and event communication plans in accordance with IPC’s communication orientations and priorities
  • Monitor the implementation of IPC’s internal, external and event communication plans
  • Monitor the organization of activities related to internal, external and event communications
  • Support the research units in the communication related to their events
  • Implement and monitor alerts to update the database of scientific publication and inform the direction of published stories mentioning by IPC
  • Ensure the follow-up of internal and external communication media to be produced and developed
  • Ensure scientific communication content can be understood by the general public
  • Ensure the permanent updating of the web site and social media
  • Contribute to the drafting of written documents (articles, reports, etc.) and production of other media related to internal and external communications
  • Coordinate and verify the use of the various media and communication channels: web site, IPC social networks, brochures, posters…
  • Contribute to the design, review and production of IPC scientific reports
  • Advise Management on the implementation of the communication strategy

Candidate Profile :


Training and professional experience

  • University degree (Bachelor or Master) in communication, journalism, Business communications, Public relations or a related fields is required
  • Successful experience in the field of communication and development of partnerships in Cambodia
  • Close relations with the local press
  • Experience in the health and/or scientific research sector in Cambodia is appreciated

Required skills

  • Good knowledge of the media, press and the environment related to communication and health sector in Cambodia
  • Good knowledge of news media, social media
  • Good knowledge of the use of the WordPress CMS
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe Creative Suite software)
  • Photography skills, Good editorial quality
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Proficiency in French and Khmer language (oral and written) is appreciated
  • Good scientific culture is a plus
  • Sense of leadership and responsibility with good managerial capacity
  • Strength of proposals and persuasion
  • Autonomy, rigor, integrity, dynamism, interpersonal skills, initiative and innovation
  • Team spirit
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

The complete application includes a cover letter – with salary expectations, copies of diplomas if any, work certificates, curriculum vitae with a recent photo, Identity Card photocopy – all certified documents to the originals – are to be sent to the Human Resources department of Institut Pasteur du Cambodge #5, Monivong Blvd, Phnom Penh or by email to: [email protected], phone number: 092 777 665.