Health Regulation and Licensing Officer

Cambodia-Phnom Penh
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About FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Health Regulation and Licensing Officer.


We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Health Regulation and Licensing Officer an anticipated USAID Cambodia Enhancing Quality of Health Care project. The position will be based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia for a period of five years.


The Health Regulation and Licensing Officer will work under supervision of the Chief of Party to plan and coordinate for licensing of health facilities and health professionals.

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Work with the RGC and professional councils to develop and enforce regulations, laws, and policies for licensing and accreditation of public and private health professionals and facilities;
  • Develop and implement pilots for monitoring the quality of services tied to licensing health providers (public and private), and scale up based on recommendations;
  • Develop systems for professional councils and MOH to monitor registration and licensing requirements;
  • Assist professional councils and MOH to implement improved regulations, licensing, and accreditation systems for both the public and private health sectors;
  • Build capacities of health care professionals / health associations to comply with the national quality standards and regulatory requirements.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in in Health Sciences, Health Systems Strengthening, Development Studies, Development Management, or related field.
  • Minimum five to seven years of relevant experience in international/regional health professional regulatory work, including legal systems/procedures related to regulations, licensing, and accreditation
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and experience working with stakeholders including government departments.
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills in English; knowledge of Khmer is a plus.

 This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.


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