Assistant Manager

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Job Type:

Full Time

Industry Type:



Depends on experience

About the Role

  • Support the implementation of company's initiative and its standards, consistent with project objectives

  • Directly manage and coordinate the assessment process for about 50 factories.

  • Working cooperatively with others to create a safe work site environment; and communicating effectively with the facility owners, contractors and stakeholders associated with the company's Initiative.

  • Collaborate with Engineers and Auditors working with Remediation Firms, Inspection and Quality Assurance Firms

  • Clarify the Corrective Action Plan (CAP) generated after assessments to factories, where needed

  • Schedule and perform factory visits to follow-up on implementation progress of the safety audits conducted under company's Initiative by Inspection Firms

  • Track, document, and report online the factory progress summarizing gaps and opportunities

  • Monitor Inspection Firm’s performance and give timely feedback to Country Manager

  • Attending and convening meetings as assigned

  • Relationship building with Brand Participants, Factories, Training & Inspection Firms

  • Provide Training on FFC (Fair Factories Clearing house) after being trained by FFC Lead

  • Interacting with company's Initiative counter parts in other countries for sharing good practices and benchmarking quality control standards

  • Administrative function and support as needed in the operations of the company's Initiative including but not limited to setting up meetings, making arrangements for training, preparing minutes of meetings and participating in operations call, if needed


Only candidates who are postgraduate engineers will be considered.

Candidates will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • An engineer with at least 5-7 years on site experience in conducting Structural, Fire & Electrical safety audits, preferably in Apparel, Textile and Footwear industry or any other manufacturing industry

  • Being able to understand technical drawings, testing, and design documents to participate in verification and validation discussions

  • Sound knowledge of Structural, Electrical, and Fire safety aspects linked to Factory construction

  • Proficiency in understanding Cambodian Building Codes and Standards

  • Able to address implementation issues and resolve conflict

  • Education Level: Graduation (B. Tech or B.E- Electrical/Fire)/ Post Graduation (Desirable)

  • Ability to communicate reasonably well both verbally and in writing with a wide variety of people /audiences in English and local language (Khmer)

Supporting Requirements

  • Works to achieve agreed objectives and is accountable for meeting or exceeding them

  • Experience in working with people from different cultural backgrounds

  • Regional travel may be required (up to 40%)

About the Company