Senior Policy, Advocacy & Communications Advisor

Senior Policy, Advocacy & Communications Advisor

Winrock International

Cambodia

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Policy, Advocacy & Communications Advisor (SPACA) is responsible for establishing and sustaining strong relationships with the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC), particularly the National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT) and its subsidiary Secretariat staff and working groups, and support the RGC to strengthen its capacity to deliver effective and coordinated counter-trafficking responses across the 4-P framework, including by addressing the recommendations from the U.S. Department of State Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report. This role will also work to advocate for improved policies and actions to fight TIP among other key stakeholders, including local NGOs and civil society. The SPACA will use various avenues of communication to report data and increase the reach of CTIP messaging.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish, strengthen and sustain partnerships with RGC, particularly relevant structures at the national level towards effective implementation of national plans of action to counter TIP;
  • Provide technical support to the NCCT on reporting and data collection, including guidance on standardized reporting templates and establishment of an online database used by all relevant agencies;
  • Through the NCCT framework, provide assistance to the RGC’s efforts to address the recommendations found in the U.S. State Department’s annual TIP Report;
  • Support the establishment and implementation of an evidence-based monitoring and evaluation system to assess the implementation of the national plans of action;
  • Assess and improve the existing capacity of government at national and sub-national levels to implement, monitor and evaluate their national plans of action to combat TIP;
  • Assist CTIP’s Prevention/Protection and Accountability Advisors in developing materials and oversee trainings for government officials on relevant TIP issues;
  • Support the Chief of Party in collaboration with government officials, local NGOs, and other key stakeholders to improve policy formulation and knowledge sharing toward more effective prevention, protection, prosecution and partnerships in addressing TIP in the country and region;
  • Support the NCCT with technical advice to strengthen in its role in regional anti-trafficking forums, such as COMMIT, ASEAN/SOMTC, Bali Process, and Colombo Process;
  • Maintain an accurate gauge of the NCCT’s technical needs across all areas of its counter-trafficking response;
  • Lead the implementation of CTIP branding, marking and communications plan in collaboration with USAID and other USG partners, government and other key stakeholders and lead in the public communications of project results;
  • Provide technical leadership and enlist support of key media partners and other stakeholders in designing, implementing and measuring the impact of TIP events, communication materials, campaigns, and other key TIP activities at national and sub-national levels;
  • Develop, provide continuing support, and monitor social media outcomes developed for CTIP, including CTIP’s Facebook pages, its Twitter feed, and content contributed to USAID’s Facebook page;
  • Assist in preparing technical reports, quarterly and annual reports, and updates for the donor;
  • Liaise with Winrock’s Home Office Communications team in addressing all communication requirements for CTIP;
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND:

Education:

  • Master degree or higher in international development, human rights, policy or other relevant field.

Experience:

  • Minimum of five years of professional experience in a technical role implementing CTIP or human rights programming;
  • Extensive experience working with relevant RGC agencies as well as local and international NGOs addressing the prevention of TIP, protection of victims and/or prosecution of TIP perpetrators.

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Fluency in English and Khmer required;
  • Demonstrated ability to build capacity and provide technical support to governmental and non-governmental organizations;
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations pertinent to labor migration and human trafficking in Cambodia;
  • Excellent networking skills and proven experience in enlisting media practitioners and other key stakeholders in planning and executing major events and campaigns to promote CTIP aims;
  • Proven track record utilizing appropriate traditional and social media to achieve CTIP objectives;
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

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