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Position : Law and Governance Manager (National position)
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal, with travel to districts
Reports to : Deputy Chief of Party
Contract length: 12 months
Law and Governance Manager will lead programming aimed at strengthening the national and local government of Nepal efforts to combat human trafficking, will lead all justice-related programming including legislative analysis, formal justice systems, legal aid, and training for justice actors. The Law and Governance Manager will be the primary liaison with the Government of Nepal at the national and federal level, will manage CSOs legal grantees in related areas, should have a high level of technical understanding of the legal and policy framework governing trafficking in persons, including trafficking during the foreign migration process and relevant international conventions. The Law and Governance Manager should have a deep understanding of the Nepal’s legislation, HTTCA, FEA, Bonded Labor Act, Legal Aid Act, drivers of trafficking and unsafe migration and an enthusiasm for driving the Hamro Samman project forward to achieve meaningful and sustainable impact that reduces human trafficking.
Essential Responsibilities :
Technical support, program monitoring, advocacy and reporting:
External Liaison and Networking:
Other duties as assigned
Education: Master’s degree in policy and governance, law, human rights, social justice, international development or other relevant field.
Technical: Minimum 7 years’ relevant experience on advocacy and policy. Must have significant technical knowledge about CTIP and/or foreign migration.
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 advocacy initiatives. Proven experience strengthening the organizational and technical capacity of civil society. Proven experience designing and overseeing targeted policy and action-oriented quantitative and qualitative research.
Planning & Organizing: Ability to plan work and manage conflicting priorities.
Communication: Excellent spoken and written communication skills, including the ability to proactively liaise with technical staff and present information in a clear and concise style. Fluency in written in English and Nepali.
Teamwork: Excellent 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.
Please submit your application by email, referencing in the subject line “Law and Governance Manager”, to [email protected] 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