29 May 2012

Full-Time Anti-trafficking & Child Protection Legal Officer

VILLAGE FOCUS – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

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Anti-trafficking & Child Protection Legal Officer
The Anti-trafficking & Child Protection Legal Officer (LO) is a key staff member of the Protection and Empowerment of Women and Children (PEWC) program, working directly with other staff members of PEWC and directly supervised by the PEWC Program Coordinator, base in VFI Vientiane office and frequently travel to Salavan and Champask province. Duration of work is 12 months
1. RESPONSIBILITIES
Legal Guidebook for Anti-trafficking and related issues:
– Review the Lao law related to human trafficking and update on the human trafficking legal guidebook.
– Assist on creation of the sample extension materials (simple legal booklet, radio programs, theater productions, posters, etc.) in Lao language and at least one ethnic minority language to get key legal information to local people.
– Conduct training and Train government and non-government actors (youth, NGOs, NPAs, village actors) in the use of Legal Rights Guidebook and extension materials for use at the local level.
– Assist on conducting the field-testing of the completed guidebook to connect policy issues to local extension work and relevance to village-level issues.
– Assist on adapting the guidebook and extension materials and reprint for national use.
– Work with other PEWC staff on the Annual Campaign Against Child Trafficking with Asia ACTs partners
– Assist on conducting training to immigration officials on interview techniques, case identification and investigation, and other key areas
2. QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
– Lao citizen
– A minimum of 2-3 years of professional experience
– Bachelor Degree of Law
– Ability to plan and manage the project activities implementation with minimal supervision
– Detailed understanding of trafficking, CRC, CEDEW and related issues
– Computer skills: word processing, power point, email, internet
– Ability to communicate effectively with staff and especially trafficking victims
– Be cheerful, open minded and willing to work and dial with the trafficking victims
– Fluency in spoken Lao and English
– Ability to develop activity reports in Lao and English
– Experience working with trafficking cases will be highly regarded consideration

How to Apply

Interested candidates must supply an introduction letter and CV to Kongseng Sirivath, Program Coordinator of PEWC at kongseng@villagefocus.org.
Call 021 312519 or 350740, no later than June 11 , 2012.
www.villagefocus.org

Job Categories: DEVELOPMENT. Job Types: Full-Time.

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