Cambodia: Cambodian Criminal Justice Project Phase 2 & 3 (CCJAP 2 & 3)

Assignment name: Cambodian Criminal Justice Assistance Project Phase 2 & 3 (CCJAP 2 & 3): TAG Member, Design Team Capital Works Specialist and Capital Works Strategy Adviser
Country: Cambodia
Location in country: Various locations
Name of Client: Uniquest as Managing Contractor for AusAID (TAG and Design Team); Global Justice as Managing Contractor for AusAID (Capital Works Strategy Advice)
Date: Ongoing

Narrative description of Project:

The Cambodian Criminal Justice Assistance Project Phase II (CCJAP2) was a five-year AusAID funded project to support the development of the Cambodian Justice sector across four components: 1. Community Safety and Crime Prevention; 2. Judiciary; 3. Police; and 4. Corrections. It followed on CCJAP1.

CCJAP3 follows on CCJAP2, and will run 2007-2012. Phase 3 includes an AU$4.0m capital works budget Flexible Support Facility (FSF), to be expended on 50-60 subprojects that were strategically aligned with larger project objectives. Subprojects will include improvement to the prisons, courts, police, and crime prevention and community safety.

Description of actual services:

During CCJAP Phase 2, David Week was a member of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to the Project. The TAG monitored and evaluated the managing contractor’s performance (MC) in project implementation. David was responsible for the infrastructure component of the TAG’s work. He established a PMF (Performance Monitoring Framework) for the infrastructure component and periodically assessed the MC’s performance.

As part of the CCJAP Phase 3 design team, David developed the Infrastructure Strategic Framework for CCJAP3 and the PMF for monitoring CCJAP3.

As the CCJAP3 Capital Works Strategy Adviser, David:

  • – Established a Capital Works Strategic Framework;
  • – Mobilised and guided the in-country Capital Works team;
  • – Provided policy advice to the Government;
  • – Established new facilities strategies and standards for community, police, judicial and prison buildings;
  • – Developed knowledge transfer and counterpart strategies;
  • – Developed alignment mechanisms for the FSF; and
  • – Provided annual planning and monitoring and evaluation services.