Country Coordinator, Pacific Islands – Countering Trafficking in Persons
Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International will be recruiting applicants for the position of Country Coordinator for an anticipated Pacific Islands regional counter-trafficking in persons project. The responsibilities, duties, and qualifications are described in the attached position description.
Nationals from Papua New Guinea, the Marshall Islands, and the Solomon Islands are strongly encouraged to apply.
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The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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POSITION TITLE: Country Coordinator, Pacific Islands – Countering Trafficking in Persons
LOCATION: Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea); Majuro (Marshall Islands), or Honiara, (Solomon Islands)
GROUP: Human Rights, Education and Empowerment
REPORTS TO: Chief of Party
The Country Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and implementing the country-level activities of an anticipated five-year Pacific Islands regional project to counter-trafficking in persons (TIP). The project will aim to reduce TIP domestically and regionally through a “4P” (prevention, protection, prosecution, partnership) approach:
The Country Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the implementation of country-level activities. S/he will establish and maintain systems for national project operations; coordinate and maintain working relationships with project stakeholders (including ministries, high-level government officials, civil society actors, private sector partners); and collaborate to improve government capacity. This may include, but is not limited to the following:
QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND:
Successful candidates will have strong management skills as well as relevant experience implementing programs to counter- trafficking in persons and strengthen government and civil society capacity. Specific experience and specialization in at least two of the following is required: trafficking in persons, labor migration, legal reform and policy advocacy, child protection, livelihood development, protective services and referral mechanisms, public education/awareness (including work with the media), government capacity building, and/or monitoring & evaluation of counter-trafficking programs. Significant project management experience and leadership is highly desired.
Bachelor’s degree required, in international development, management, social science, human rights, education, economic development, law, public policy or other related field of study.
Certification, training, or experience in combatting TIP, gender issues, labor migration, organizational development or policy analysis would be an asset.
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