The Country Coordinator will be responsible for planning and implementing the country-level activities of the Regional Counter-Trafficking in Persons activity in Central Asia. This five-year USAID-funded program will be based in Almaty, Kazakhstan, with the Country Coordinator leading the interventions in Tajikistan. The overarching goal of the program is to strengthen the ability of Central Asia to promote safe migration and reduce trafficking in persons. The program will build on efforts and current activities on safe migration and counter-trafficking by all stakeholders in the Central Asia region, including governments, NGOs, and the private sector, and will work to achieve the following objectives:
The Country Coordinator is responsible for conceptualization and implementation of country-level activities and working collaboratively with the regional office, implementing partners and grantees to achieve project objectives in the country. S/he will maintain systems for national project operations; establish and manage working relationships with project stakeholders (including high-level government officials, international and national NGOs, private sector partners); carry out distinct activities, maintain robust monitoring and evaluation processes, and oversee relevant grantees and consultants. This may include, but is not limited to the following:
Successful candidates will have strong technical leadership and management skills as well as relevant experience implementing programs in the areas of human rights, combating trafficking in persons, and promoting safe migration.
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 safe migration, gender issues, organizational development, or policy analysis would be an asset.