Winrock International is recruiting applicants for the position of Program Officer for its Civic Engagement and Social Equity (CESE) Unit within the Civil Society & Education (CSE) Group. The CESE Unit houses Winrock’s diverse portfolio of programs to combat human trafficking and gender-based violence in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, and the Caribbean.
The Program Officer provides technical assistance and project implementation oversight for counter-trafficking projects, liaising on a daily basis with relevant field offices and overseeing the work of one or more Program Associates. The position involves coordinating and monitoring project activities, budget management, processing technical reports and other deliverables, communicating with field staff, and liaising with donors. The Program Officer works to ensure technical, budgetary, and programmatic excellence; facilitates strong and regular communication with the field; provides rapid and ongoing support to program directors/Chiefs of Party; and represents Winrock’s counter-trafficking portfolio at internal and external events.
The candidate is also expected to play an active role in new business/proposal development efforts, leading and/or writing proposals or playing other roles in the proposal development process as needed and expanding Winrock’s funding and partnership opportunities. The position requires occasional international travel (approximately 20%).