Counter Trafficking-in-Person (CTIP) Field Coordinator (National position)
Detailed Job description / requirements:
POSITION TITLE: Counter Trafficking-in-Person (CTIP) Field Coordinator (National position)
LOCATION: Based in Rupandehi covering Rupandehi and Kapilvastu
REPORTS TO: CTIP Coordinator
CONTRACT LENGTH: 12 months
Trafficking in Persons (TIP) is a global problem that is multidimensional and multisectoral and thus is a complex issue that requires multi-disciplinary solutions with many stakeholders. Nepal is a source, transit, and destination country for sex, labor, and organ trafficking. The 2018 “Walk Free Foundations Global Slavery Index” revealed that two-third out of 40.3 million people around the world who have been living under the modern slavery are in Asia and the Pacific. Out of them 70 percent are women and girls. According to that data 6 percent of total population of Nepal are compelled to live under modern slavery (Walk Free Foundations Global Slavery Index can be accessed here). The HamroSamman project is a five-year program generously supported by the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the British people through the United Kingdom’s UK Aid and implemented by Winrock International. It seeks to build the capacity of and facilitate coordination among the Government of Nepal (GON), civil society, and private sector to combat human trafficking in Nepal.
The CTIP Field Coordinator will coordinate and monitor all sub-national CTIP activities for the HamroSamman project, working in partnership with government, civil society and private sector partners in the assigned districts and provinces. The CTIP Field Coordinator will have primary responsibility for supporting the establishment and strengthening of local and provincial committees for controlling human trafficking (LCCHTs and PCCHTs); strengthening data collection and sharing by GON, CSOs and private sector related to CTIP; supporting CSO partners to engage in targeted advocacy and outreach related to counter trafficking; supporting selected shelters to increase quality of services delivered to trafficking survivors; and coordinating with private sector to improve services to trafficking survivors and at-risk populations. The CTIP Field Coordinator will be HamroSamman’s primary point of contact in the target districts and be responsible building relationships with the provincial, district, local and ward level authorities, and for collecting data and information required by the project’s monitoring and evaluation team; and proactively identifying emerging TIP-related issues in geographic areas of coverage.
Technical support and project management:
- Coordinate in-kind technical support to establish and strengthen sub-national government CCHTs (provincial, district, local) to address TIP.
- Provide technical support and engage in targeted advocacy with sub-national government to ensure the development of relevant CTIP policies, incorporating best practice and developed in consultation with the public.
- Coordinate, monitor and oversee effective and quality implementation of activities by government, CSO and private sector partners in accordance with contracts and sub-agreement requirements including the strengthening of shelters, the establishment of a CTIP survivors’ network and civic participation in local decision making by CSO hub members.
Liaison and coordination:
- Build strong, collaborative working relationships federal, provincial and municipal level government institutions, civil society and private sector partners at the district and provincial level in the assigned area.
- Coordinate and implement capacity assessments of GON, civil society and private sector partners.
- Represent the project at various technical meetings.
Monitoring and evaluation:
- Support quality roll-out of improved sub-national data collection and referral systems by GON, CSO and private sector partners.
- Collect and verify ward, local, district and provincial-level information required for the CTIP M&E plan and enter accurate and timely data into the data-management system
- Identify emerging TIP-related issues and needs for consideration in periodic project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
Reporting and documentation:
- Prepare high-quality, accurate and detailed monthly and other reports in English, and provide high quality contributions to quarterly reports and annual reports.
- Maintain appropriate and organized files and documentation.
Team Collaboration and coordination:
- Work collaboratively and timely coordination among other program team and office team to achieve project’s deliverables.
- Provide assistance with translation and interpretation between English and Nepali as needed.
Other duties as assigned
Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher in community development, law, social work, communications, human rights, social science; or related field
Technical: Minimum 3 years’ relevant experience coordinating capacity development programs for local government and/or civil society.
- Experience developing capacity building plans targeting a wide range of stakeholders such as local NGOs, CSOs.
- Experience in strengthening of local and provincial committees for controlling human trafficking (LCCHTs and PCCHTs); quality services provisions to survivors.
- Experience in data collection and reporting.
- Knowledge on CTIP issues, drivers and human trafficking and foreign labor migration.
- Experience on capacity development and community mobilization.
- Excellent panning and problem-solving skills.
- Knowledge on data collection and reporting.
- Strong management, communication, and negotiation skills with ability to coordinate and liaise with multiple partners and stakeholders to collect and share data.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in Nepali and English are required.
- Good computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, other office package.
Professionalism: Strong knowledge of the relevant technical areas.
Planning & Organizing: Ability to plan work and manage conflicting priorities.
Communication: Good spoken and written communication skills in Nepali and English, including the ability to coordinate and liaise with multiple partners and stakeholders.
Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Analytical skills: Ability to analyze information and solve problems with excellent attention to detail.
To apply, please submit your application by email, referencing in the subject line “CTIP Field Coordinator - Rupandehi”, to HamroSammanRecruitment@winrock.org on or before November 26, 2020. Your application must include a cover letter and C.V. Hard copies of applications will not be accepted. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Women, people with disabilities and those belonging to discriminated groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
All employees should adhere to USAID, UK aid and Winrock International’s code of ethics, and specifically child safeguarding and trafficking in persons provisions covered in the project agreement.