This position, funded by the U.S. State Department, will serve as in-country liaison for a project on human trafficking in sub-Saharan Africa through 2024. The goals of the APRIES project are to establish baseline estimates of human trafficking in the selected countries in sub-Saharan Africa, contract with community agencies to administer programs to combat trafficking in these countries, and conduct monitoring and evaluation of these programs.
The In-Country Coordinator will monitor the progress of subrecipient projects in Senegal; communicate with APRIES stakeholders in Senegal, including NGO, university, and government representatives; and provide pertinent information to the APRIES team about local news, developments, and stakeholders. This is a full-time, contracted position not eligible for benefits. The APRIES project will provide office space upon completion of the hiring process.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree, 3-5 years of project management experience with international NGOs, exceptional written and oral communication skills, and at least 5 years living and working in Senegal. Fluency in written and spoken English and French.
Preferred Qualifications: 5-7 years of experience managing subrecipient projects in international aid settings. Extensive experience (10+ years) living and working in Senegal. Experience in anti human trafficking or anti child labor work an added advantage
Monitor Subrecipient Projects: Build and maintain effective relationships with subrecipient organizations responsible for implementing anti-trafficking programs. Become well-informed on subrecipients’ project goals, activities, and anticipated outcomes. Monitor subrecipients’ progress towards project outcomes, including adherence to timeline. Support and monitor timely project reporting. Serve as primary liaison between subrecipients and APRIES team, ensuring that subrecipients’ questions and feedback to APRIES receive responses, and vice versa.
Communicate with APRIES Stakeholders: Build and maintain effective relationships with APRIES stakeholders, including community, university, NGO, and government stakeholders. Keep stakeholders informed of APRIES project developments, including both research and implementation. Report pertinent information from stakeholder meetings to APRIES team.
Monitor Local Context: Track national, regional, and local policy developments that may impact implementing partners’ ability to carry out their work and that are related to human trafficking. Track national, regional, and local news related or adjacent to human trafficking, such as policy changes, other government actions, legal outcomes, and law enforcement actions. Through stakeholder relationships with government and NGOs, monitor on-the-ground developments in the human trafficking landscape.
Refer to our website for a more complete description of duties and responsibilities here: https://apries.uga.edu/jobs-4/
How to apply
- Resume/CV with full contact information
- Cover Letter
- Three Letters of Reference
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, arbitrators can send emails to [email protected] instead of letters. These emails should discuss their past experience of working with you. They should also explain how your previous experience and personal qualities suit you for this specific job.
Submit applications via email to: Nnenne Onyioha-Clayton
Program Manager, APRIES
- Job City Senegal