Program Assistant – Counter Trafficking in Persons (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.

Program Assistant – Counter Trafficking in Persons (national position)

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LOCATION: Kathmandu, Nepal, with travel to districts 

REPORTS TO: CTIP Coordinator 

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 Program Assistant – Counter Trafficking in Persons (CTIP) will provide administrative and programmatic support to the Hamro Samman project’s counter-trafficking activities. Under the guidance of the supervisor, the Program Assistant-CTIP will support the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting on a wide range of project activities, ensuring their timely, efficient and professional implementation. 

ESSENTIAL REPONSIBILITIES: 

Planning and Implementation: 

• Support in planning, organization and implementation of project activities 

• Provide support, as required and under the guidance of the supervisor, to CSO partners in the implementation of their activities 

• Assist in the preparation of budgeting and work planning 

• Support on assessing capacity of CSO and government partners for controlling human trafficking to prevent, protect, and prosecute TIP. 

• Lead planning and coordination for events, ensuring all logistical arrangements are completed and on time 

• Prepare draft budgets for program activities 

Monitoring and Evaluation: 

• Support the monitoring of activities implemented by grantees and ensure full documentation is on file to document the sub-recipient monitoring 

• Support accurate data entry and verification in the on-line DevResults platform 

• Assist in the organization and management of meetings, workshops and seminars 

Reporting and Documentation: 

• Verify supporting documentation provided by grantees, including narrative and financial reports and data, for accuracy and completeness 

• Identify and prepare short communication blurbs for publication on the project’s Facebook page 

• Support preparation of high-quality, accurate and detailed monthly and other reports in English, and support provision of high quality contributions to quarterly reports and annual reports Maintain appropriate and organized files and documentation 

Team collaboration and coordination: 

• Work collaboratively and in 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 

QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor’s degree in human rights, law, relevant field. 

Technical: Minimum of two years of relevant experience, preferably with an INGO or international organization. 

Experience

• Experience in data collection and reporting. 

• Experience on socio, economic and political context governing anti-trafficking and safe migration issues, preferred. 

Skills/Knowledge: 

• Knowledge on CTIP issues, drivers and human trafficking and foreign labor migration. 

• Excellent panning and problem-solving skills 

• Knowledge on data collection and reporting 

• Good management, communication, and negotiation skills with ability to coordinate and liaise with multiple partners and stakeholders to collect and share data 

• Good written and oral communication skills in Nepali and English are required. 

• Good computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, other office package 

Core Competencies: 

Professionalism: Good knowledge of the relevant technical areas. 

Planning & Organizing: Ability to plan work and manage priorities. 

Communication: Good spoken and written communication skills, including the ability to liaise with technical staff and present information in a clear and concise style. 

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. 

Must be dynamic, proactive, interested in learning and interested in working in a high-paced position 


Applying Procedure

To apply, please submit your application by email, referencing in the subject line “Program Assistant - Counter Trafficking in Persons ”, 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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