Detailed Job description / requirements:
HAMRO SAMMAN PROJECT
POSITION TITLE: Counter Trafficking in Persons (CTIP) Specialist (national position)
LOCATION: Kathmandu, Nepal, with frequent visits to 10 districts in central, midwest and far-west Nepal
REPORTS TO: Deputy Chief of Party
CONTRACT LENGTH: 12 months
Nepal is a source, transit, and destination country for human trafficking for sexual exploitation, forced labor, and exploitation for organ removal. A 2014 report estimates that 230,000 Nepalese are subject to slavery at any given time, and nearly 30 percent of the economically-active population is unemployed or underemployed. Hamro Samman is a five-year program generously supported by the American people through the United States Agency for International Development and implemented by Winrock International. It seeks to build the capacity of and facilitate coordination among the GON, civil society, and private sector to combat human trafficking in Nepal.
Winrock International seeks a CTIP Specialist to successfully lead the Hamro Samman project’s counter-trafficking activities with civil society organizations and provide technical expertise to the project. The CTIP Specialist will oversee CTIP activities implemented by the project’s civil society partners and provide high level technical expertise, oversight and strategic direction to the project’s programming on CTIP. The CTIP Specialist will have a deep understanding of the drivers of trafficking and unsafe migration, a commitment to survivor-centered approaches to CTIP initiatives, and an enthusiasm for driving the Hamro Samman project forward to achieve meaningful and sustainable impact that reduces human trafficking. S/he will work closely with Deputy Chief of Party to ensure effective, efficient and timely implementation of project activities and will manage a small team of national staff.
- Oversee grants to civil society organizations to strengthen CTIP activities, particularly on advocacy, outreach and improving service delivery to TIP survivors at at-risk people
- Manage a small team of staff
- Provide technical expertise, direction and oversight to the project’s CTIP activities, team and partners, ensuring that the entire Hamro Samman team, including CSO partners, are up to date on developments in the CTIP, foreign labor migration and the entertainment sector
- Develop program related materials in coordination with other specialists and program partners;
- Monitor the evolving CTIP context and identify best practices derived from lessons learned
- Design and implement workshops, training sessions, awareness activities, and other program activities in collaboration with other team members;
- Coordinate closely with the senior management team, government, civil society and private sector counterparts to ensure full integration and quality of activities
- Provide high quality, written analysis and reporting in English
- Develop short communication pieces to keep the donor and the public informed of the project’s work
- Other duties as assigned
- Education: Masters degree in relevant field or equivalent experience.
- Technical: Minimum 7 years’ relevant experience working on CTIP, safe migration or other human rights issues. Must have significant technical knowledge about CTIP and/or foreign migration. Demonstrated experience working effectively with government and civil society partners.
- Professionalism: Deep technical knowledge of social, economic, and political context governing anti-trafficking and safe migration issues in Nepal and internationally. Proven experience designing and leading complex CTIP or safe migration initiatives. Proven experience managing local CSO partners
- Planning & Organizing: Ability to plan work and manage conflicting priorities.
- Communication: Excellent spoken, written and presentation skills, including the ability to liaise with technical staff and present information in a clear and concise style. Fluency in written in English and Nepali.
- Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations 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 Specialist”, to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before June 7, 2019. 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 and Winrock International’s code of ethics, and specifically child safeguarding and trafficking in persons provisions covered in the project agreement.