POSITION SUMMARY:
The Chief of Party will be responsible for implementing a high-quality, results-oriented counter trafficking-in-persons (CTIP) program in Cambodia that covers the “four Ps”: Prevention, Protection, Prosecution and Partnerships.


The USAID CTIP program (October 2015-September 2020) is targeting 100 communes in nine provinces of Cambodia by addressing the root causes of human trafficking; strengthening the safety nets that protect survivors; building the capacity of government to prevent, monitor and prosecute trafficking; and leveraging private sector actors to advance counter-trafficking efforts.


The duration of this role is 1 year.


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Chief of Party is responsible for overall project management, supervision, administration, and implementation of the program. S/he will establish and maintain systems for project operations; ensure that all agreement deadlines are met and targets are achieved; coordinate and maintain working relationships with project stakeholders (including the Government and private industry stakeholders, subgrantees and/or subcontractors); lead collaborative initiatives with private companies; and oversee the preparation and submission of technical and financial reports.

  • Develop and oversee annual planning, timely implementation of activities, and monitoring and evaluation of project implementation
  • Oversee project budget and ensure that all financial activity is carried out in accordance with annual budget allocations, Winrock policy, and donor guidelines
  • With support from field and home office staff, prepare and submit timely and accurate activity, financial, and other reports
  • Maintain close communication with donor, reporting regularly for formal review sessions and providing ongoing, informal updates of program progress
  • Provide technical assistance, support, and oversight to governmental and nongovernmental partners
  • Hire and supervise local project staff and annually evaluate their performance
  • Develop relationships with the private sector in order to establish public-private partnerships to promote ethical recruitment and safe working conditions, increase public awareness of human trafficking, and provide assistance to survivors
  • Represent the project and Winrock to donors, local and national government entities, the media, local NGOs, and the business community
  • Act as an ambassador for the project during visits from U.S. government officials and other high-profile visitors
    Other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND:
Successful candidates will have:

  • Strong management skills as well as salient experience implementing anti-trafficking programs in the Asia region, preferably in Cambodia.
  • Specific experience and specialization in at least one of the following is required: trafficking-in-persons, labor migration, private sector partnerships, legal reform and policy advocacy, survivor-driven service delivery and protection referral mechanisms, job skills and entrepreneurship training, public education (including work with the media), community mobilization, and/or monitoring & evaluation (of trafficking programs).
  • Significant USAID project management experience and leadership is highly desired.


Education:

  • Master’s level degree required in international development, leadership, political science, or a relevant social science discipline.


Technical:

  • Applicants must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience working on anti-trafficking or other relevant programs, including a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated managerial and/or team leadership experience on field programs focused on CTIP.
  • Experience in the Asia region is required.


Management Experience:

  • Experience managing international projects to the highest ethical standards
  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative skills in the management of complex, multi-activity programming, on time and on budget
  • Financial management and oversight experience
  • Demonstrated success in motivating and supervising diverse teams of employees
  • Experience in strategic planning and implementation of strategic plans
  • Experience designing and implementing or overseeing monitoring and evaluation systems
  • Good track record working with and/or partnering with a variety of individuals and organizations, including senior government officials, international agencies, private sector companies, and donor organizations
  • Experience strengthening local partners’ capacity for TIP service delivery and policy engagement


Skills/Knowledge:

  • Knowledge or understanding of social, economic, and political context governing anti-trafficking and safe migration issues in developing countries
  • Experience working with governmental bodies at the national and sub-national level desired
  • Experience overseeing international donor-funded programs
  • Experience with private sector engagement and partnerships in supply chains desirable
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, creative problem solving, and ethical management skills
  • Fluent English language skills required; Khmer skills desirable
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software (Microsoft)
  • 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.

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