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INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR / CONSULTANT OPPORTUNITIES

The Asia Foundation is an international organization based in San Francisco with 18 offices in Asia, and an office in Washington, D.C. The Human Resources Department in San Francisco handles all employment and internship inquiries for the entire organization. The Asia Foundation is committed to a policy of providing equal opportunities in recruiting and selecting employees.

The Asia Foundation believes in providing equal opportunities without regard to age, color, country of origin, handicap, veteran status, religion, sex or sexual orientation. For U.S.-based positions, you must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.

We are currently seeking qualified motivated individuals for the following independent contractor/consultant positions:

ASIA

Cambodia

Cambodia Counter Trafficking-in-Persons (CTIP) Program Advisors

UNITED STATES

 No positions are available at this time.

For U.S.-based positions you must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.

Cambodia

Cambodia Counter Trafficking-in-Persons (CTIP) Program Advisors

The Asia Foundation, a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing Asia, is seeking qualified long-term advisors in the area of Countering Trafficking in Persons (CTIP) to serve as Chief of Party/Program Director, DCOP/Senior Program Advisor, Component Leads Prosecution, Prevention and Protection and Finance and Grants Specialist for an upcoming project in Cambodia.

Candidates should be development professionals with specific sectoral expertise, including but not limited to: Experience with programs aimed at reducing the risk of human trafficking and unsafe migration and building resilience to trafficking-in-persons (TIP) at individual, community and national levels. Expertise in activities aimed at expanding economic, vocational, educational, and other livelihood opportunities for at-risk populations; improving the identification and protection of human trafficking victims; and increasing the likelihood of successful prosecution of perpetrators through legal aid and security sector training.

Qualifications

Chief of Party/Program Director

  • Chief of Party candidates must have a relevant advanced degree in international development, social science, law enforcement, law, public policy, or a related field of study.
  • A minimum of 15 years professional experience in international development, with at least 10 years of experience in CTIP efforts, and at least 5 years of senior leadership experience in field programs.
  • Relevant field experience in Cambodia or in Asia is required.
  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative skills in managing large development programs, including managing budgets and personnel, motivating and supervising team efforts and achieving success in complex activities.
  • A proven track record of building collaborative relationships in complex development environments with a wide variety of stakeholders including government officials, local level government administrations, international donors and impoverished communities.
  • Candidates must have experience developing and managing multi-sectoral projects, leading and supervising multi cultural and multi-disciplinary teams, and working with donor communities.
  • Previous experience of managing USG funding preferred.


Deputy Chief of Party/Senior Program Advisor

  • This is a national position.
  • A relevant advanced degree in international development, social science, law enforcement, law, public policy, or a related field of study.
  • Minimum of five years of anti-trafficking, safe migration, gender-based violence or other human rights related project implementation experience.
  • Experience managing such programs and demonstrated experience working with a wide variety of stakeholders including government officials, local level government administrations, and local organizations and communities.
  • Proven effectiveness in building and maintaining relationships with government counterparts, local partners and beneficiaries/clients.
  • Excellent written and spoken fluency in Khmer and written and spoken fluency in English are required.


Component Lead, Prevention, Prosecution and Protection

  • This is a national position.
  • Technical, management and representational skills in the area of countering trafficking in persons
  • Program implementation experience in activities aimed at expanding economic, vocational, educational, and other livelihood opportunities for at-risk populations


Component Lead, Prosecution

  • This is a national position.
  • Technical, management and representational skills in the area of countering trafficking in persons.
  • Program implementation experience in activities aimed at increasing the likelihood of successful prosecution of perpetrators through legal aid and security sector training.


Component Lead, Protection

  • This is a national position.
  • Technical, management and representational skills in the area of countering trafficking in persons.
  • Program implementation experience in activities aimed at improving the identification and protection of human trafficking victims.


Finance/Grants Specialist

  • This is a national position.
  • Demonstrated experience with financial and administrative management of international donor-funded projects, USG preferred.
  • Practical experience establishing and administering international, donor-funded small grants programs.


Essential Skills

All candidates must be able to demonstrate an understanding of value systems, traditions and social norms and practices of different cultures and religions. Excellent consulting skills will be required including: communication, both oral and written, consensus building, team facilitation, all with an emphasis on results and cultural sensitivity.

Desirable skills include but are not limited to: knowledge and experience in anti-trafficking in persons and safe migration, knowledge and/or experience of the legal, political, economic, administrative and socio-cultural context of anti-trafficking programs in Cambodia or Asia; experience undertaking effective consultation with a wide range of national and international stakeholders; and familiarity with USAID program design principles and methods. Experience or knowledge of Cambodia and/or Asia is strongly preferred.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to consultantssf@asiafound.org. Please indicate the position in the subject line. The Asia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is March 23, 2015.

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