Counter Trafficking-in-Person (CTIP) Manager  (national position)
Winrock International-Hamro Samman

Nepal is a source, transit, and destination country for sex, labor, and organ trafficking. A 2014 report estimates that 230,000 Nepalis are subject to slavery at any given time, and nearly 30 percent of the economically-active population is unemployed or underemployed. The Hamro Samman project is a five-year program generously supported by the American people through the United States Agency for International Development and the British people through the United Kingdom’s Department 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.

Counter Trafficking-in-Person (CTIP) Manager (national position)

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LOCATION: Kathmandu, Nepal, with frequent visits to 10 districts in central, mid-west and far-west Nepal 


REPORTS TO: Deputy Chief of Party / Chief of Party or designate 


SUPERVISE TO: Program Assistants, CTIP Field Coordinators and CTIP Coordinators 


CONTRACT LENGTH: 12 months 


BACKGROUND: 

Nepal is a source, transit, and destination country for sex, labor, and organ trafficking. A 2014 report estimates that 230,000 Nepalis are subject to slavery at any given time, and nearly 30 percent of the economically-active population is unemployed or underemployed.1 The Hamro Samman project is a five-year program generously supported by the American people through the United States Agency for International Development and the British people through the United Kingdom’s Department 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. 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The CTIP Manager will successfully lead the Hamro Samman project’s counter-trafficking activities with civil society organizations and provide technical expertise to the project. The CTIP Manager 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 Manager 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. The CTIP Manager will work closely with Deputy Chief of Party / Chief of Party or designate to ensure effective, efficient and timely implementation of project activities and will manage Program Assistants, CTIP Field Coordinators and CTIP Coordinators. 

ESSENTIAL REPONSIBILITIES: 

Policy, Program Development, Implementation and Coherence 

• Take a lead in ensuring the effective development and implementation of program strategies, initiatives, policies, and budgets. 

• Lead in the program’s sustainability strategy, including local capacity building and private sector engagement 

• Ensure review program reports and respond as necessary 


Program Management and implementation 

• 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 

• 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 

• Provide high quality written analysis and reporting 

• Design and implement workshops, training sessions, awareness activities, and other program activities in collaboration with other team members 

• 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. 


Finance and budget management 

• Lead on program integration approach in the funding proposals, budgeting and reporting 

• Carry out monthly budget reviews with the team. 

• Lead team to monitor their budgets accurately in order to flag issues of spend in a timely way. 


Knowledge Management 

• Monitor the evolving CTIP context and identify best practices derived from lessons learned. 

• Develop short communication pieces to keep the donor and the public informed of the project’s work 


Donor Relation: 

• Develop short communication pieces to keep the donor and the public informed of the project’s work 

• Ensure donor compliance on all program outcomes. 

• Ensure donor reporting as per prescribed format on time. 


Team Management 

• Lead on developing program teams skills in understanding program priorities 

• Coaching and mentoring program team, ensuring that program activities are carried out effectively in a timely manner and address the issues on time 


Internal coordination and collaboration: 

• Coordinate and collaborate closely with the Program Team, home office and field office. 


External Liaison and Networking: 

• Develop and maintain liaison with government, civil society and private sector counterparts to ensure full integration and quality of activities 

• Actively represent dissemination, planning and review meetings with the Government, donors and other stakeholders 


Other duties as assigned. 


QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education: Bachelor s level degree required, in international development, management, social science, human rights, economic development, law, public policy, or other related field of study. Master s degree strongly preferred. 


Technical: Minimum 7 years’ relevant experience working on CTIP, safe migration or other human rights issues. Must have significant technical knowledge and experience about CTIP and/or foreign migration. Demonstrated experience working effectively with government and civil society partners. 


Experience: 

• Strong CTIP technical expertise and familiarity with legal and private sector aspects of CTIP programming 

• Experience in diverse, holistic, integrated development programming, designing, management, implementation and reporting. 

• Substantial prior success in developing successful, major, multiyear proposals 

• Experience on successfully leading diverse teams building a high performing team that meets program objectives, and works efficiently with other teams. 

• Experience in implementing grants from major bilateral donors, working with government, I/NGOs and CSOs 


Skills/Knowledge: 

• Excellent technical experience and knowledge of human trafficking, labor migration and related themes 

• Demonstrated senior-level management, problem-solving and strategic planning skills 

• Strong performance management skills, including interpersonal communication, conflict resolution and staff development 

• Strong budget and financial management skills. 

• Planning and time management. Able to prioritise tasks, manage time and tight schedules, work effectively under pressure, and assist direct reports with prioritization of tasks and meeting deadlines. 

• Financial Management skills. Proven ability to develop and monitor programme budgets. 

• Representation and negotiation skills. Ability to negotiate and maintain relations with external stakeholders. 

• Good communication and interpersonal skills. Strong trainer and facilitator. 

• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Nepali required with demonstrated capacity to deliver high quality donor reports and public presentations 

• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation. 


Core Competencies: 


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. Effectively manage team dynamics. 

Analytical skills: Ability to analyze information and solve problems with excellent attention to detail. 

Applying Procedure

To apply, please submit your application by email, referencing in the subject line “Counter Trafficking-in-Person Manager”, to HamroSammanJobs@winrock.org on or before October 21, 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, DFID and Winrock International’s code of ethics, and specifically child safeguarding and trafficking in persons provisions covered in the project agreement. 

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