The Country Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and implementing the country-level activities of the Attaining Lasting Change for Better Enforcement of Labor and Criminal Law to Address Child Labor/Forced Labor/Human Trafficking (ATLAS) Project. This is a global program funded by the US Department of Labor (USDOL) and aims to increase the capacity of host governments to reduce child labor through the following three outcomes:
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, labor unions, private sector partners); comply will Thailand’s legislations, and Winrock’s and US government policies and procedures; and collaborate to improve government capacity. This may include, but is not limited to, the following:
Successful candidates will have strong management skills as well as relevant experience implementing programs to combat child labor, forced labor and/or human trafficking and increase government capacity. Specific experience and specialization in at least two of the following is required: child labor, forced labor, human trafficking, safe work for youth, legal reform and policy advocacy, child protection and referral mechanisms, public education/awareness (including work with the media), and/or government capacity building. Significant project management experience and leadership is highly desired.