- Company: Winrock International-Hamro Samman
- Industry: Non-Profit
- Address: Kathmandu
- 3+ years
- Please check vacancy details
Detailed Job Description / Requirements
HAMRO SAMMAN PROJECT
POSITION TITLE: Field Coordinator (up to 3 national positions)
LOCATION: 1 based in Sindupalchowk district also covering Kathmandu district
1 based in Rupendehi district also covering Kapilbastu district
1 based in Kailali district also covering Kanchanpur district
REPORTS TO: Sub-National Governance Coordinator
CONTRACT LENGTH: 12 months
BACKGROUND: Hamro Samman, a 5-year counter-trafficking in persons project generously supported by the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by Winrock International, is seeking a Field Coordinator to join its small, dynamic team. The program seeks to strengthen the federal, provincial and local government efforts to counter trafficking in persons (TIP), improve civil society organization (CSO) advocacy, and increase private sector partnerships to assist survivors and those at-risk of being trafficked.
SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Field Coordinator will coordinate and monitor all sub-national CTIP activities for the Hamro Samman project, working in partnership with government, civil society and private sector partners in the assigned districts and provinces. S/he 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 Field Coordinator will be Hamro Samman’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.
- Build strong, collaborative working relationships with government, civil society and private sector partners at the ward, municipal, district and provincial level in the assigned area
- Coordinate in-kind technical support to establish and strengthen sub-national government CCHTs (provincial, district, local) to address TIP
- Coordinate and implement capacity assessments of GON, civil society and private sector partners
- Provide technical support and engage in targeted advocacy with sub-national government to ensure the develop 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
- 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 Hamro Samman data-management system
- Identify emerging TIP-related issues and needs for consideration in periodic project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
- 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
- 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. Must have strong technical knowledge about counter human trafficking and/or foreign migration. Must have capacity development and community mobilization experience.
Planning & Organizing: Ability to plan work and manage conflicting priorities.
Communication: Excellent spoken and written communication 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. Computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
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.
NOTE: This position will require significant travel to remote places to be effective. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be required to travel by motorcycle or public transport to the municipal/ward level in the assigned districts for approximately 15 working days each month. Valid motorcycle license and willingness to self-drive and travel to remote places by motorcycle essential. Residents of targeted districts listed above preferred.
To apply, please submit your application by email, referencing in the subject line “Field Coordinator Sindupalchowk” or “Field Coordinator Rupendehi” or “Field Coordinator Kailali” to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before December 27, 2018. Candidates are welcome to submit their interest in multiple duty locations. 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.
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.