The Project Director will be a technical leader with demonstrated experience in child trafficking. The Project Director is responsible for overall project management, administration, and implementation of a high-quality government-focused capacity development project. S/he will maintain systems for project operations; ensure that all agreement deadlines are met, and targets are achieved; and coordinate and maintain working relationships with project stakeholders. This includes government ministries, sub grantees and/or subcontractors, short-term technical support providers, and local training/academic institutions. S/he will lead collaborative initiatives to ensure all approaches are sustainable and evidence-based. Essential responsibilities include:
Successful candidates will have strong management skills as well as salient experience implementing child rights programming, child/human trafficking protection/prevention, or government/civil society capacity building projects in the Asia region. Specific experience and specialization in at least one of the following is required: child sex and labor trafficking prevention, government and/or civil society capacity building, survivor-driven service delivery and protection referral mechanisms, and/or monitoring & evaluation of child trafficking programs. Significant U.S. Government (USG) project management experience and leadership on international donor-funded projects is highly desired.
Experience in the Asia region is desired, preferably in Mongolia.