Mr. Saroeun has been working with non-profit-sector for more than 15 years in both operations, senior management and leadership positions.
Currently he is an Executive Director of a longest and largest membership organization in Cambodia, Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC), promoting good governance and fostering enabling environment for civil society. He is one of the initiators of the self regulation for NGOs in Cambodia (www.ccc-cambodia.org).
He is one of the founders of Transparency International Cambodia, fighting against corruption (http://www.ticambodia.org), and a steering committee members of Asia Democracy Networks (ADN), a platform of civil society organizations for promoting democracy in Asia (http://www.adn21.asia).
Mr. Saroeun serves as a member of National Working Group on Social Accountability, promoting harmonization of both duty barriers and right holders in addressing development challenges. He is a Chairperson of Steering Committee for Working Group on Partnership and Decentralization (WGPD), promoting local democratic development (www.wgpd.net), and National NGO Fund Board of Directors funded by GIZ and AECID. He and CCC is a Co-Convener of Asian Development Alliance (ADA), a national platforms of civil society organizations for promoting development works across Asia and the world we want (http://www.facebook.com/groups/ADA2013), and a National Coordinator of Global Coalition Against Poverty (GCAP) Cambodia.
Mr. Saroeun holds master degree in General Management from local University, and pursuing MA in Peace building from Coventry University (UK). Areas of expertise include: organizational development, governance, capacity development and community development.
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He is studying Master of Development Management (MDM) from 2013 -2014 at Norton University and finished Bachelor degree of Social Science and Law in August 2010 at Cambodian University For Specialties. Moreover, He got a lot of short course trainings.
Currently, he is working for Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC) in Phnom Penh, holding a position as Certification Officer. From this position, he is responsible for facilitate and conduct organizational assessment of applicant CSOs against the GPP standards, support the revision of the Code and Voluntary Certification System (VCS) through participatory approaches based on the needs of civil society in Cambodia, conduct training, coaching and mentoring to Voluntary Field Assessor (VFAs), and Promotion of Voluntary Certification System (VCS).
In CCC from April 2012 to December 2013, he worked for a position of Development and Outreach Officer. From this position, he has gained an experience in providing mentoring and coaching for applying Participatory Action Research (PAR) in the community, a bit related to conventional research and Organizational Development (OD) to NGOs partner in Cambodia. Moreover, he has better understanding on development practice and social change, right based approach to development, organizational development, strategic planning, human resource management, monitoring and evaluation, and project cycle management.
In the previous experience, he worked for Youth for Peace for eight years to hold two positions. First six years was a trainer/facilitator to provide training to youth on different topics which included: Building Good Self, Culture of Peace, Conflict Resolution, National Identity, Loyalty and Building Good Family, and Leadership and Facilitator Technique. Second position, two years, in YFP was a Team Leader to provide training to youth on Leadership and planning, Community Development, Community Need Assessment, and Proposal Writing. In this position, he was also responsible for providing small grants to youth group in three provinces which included Battambang, Phnom Penh, and Take province.
He was good at working with youth to build inner peace, critical thinking, creative idea, and responsibility. He was able to push/foster youth to live in solidarity, to respect the multiple cultures, to take care about social issues, and to contribute to the social issues in Cambodia. Moreover, he is able to provide mentoring and coaching on organizational development.