Seeking Arabic speaker - Senior Manager / Manager, Human Trafficking and Labor Migration

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 16 November 2018
  • Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
  • Closing on 16 January 2019
  • Current

Job Description

Humanity United is seeking a full-time Manager or Senior Manager, Human Trafficking and Labor Migration, based at Humanity United’s office in Washington, DC.

This role will work as part of the Human Trafficking and Labor Migration team, leading a bold strategic initiative focused on protecting migrant workers in the Nepal to Qatar corridor and providing guidance and input across the Human Trafficking and Labor Migration programs.

In this role, you will be responsible for day to day leadership of HU’s Nepal-Qatar strategic initiative, including:

  • Ensuring high quality programs and initiatives are built, identified and funded to achieve HU’s intended impact.
  • Managing program strategy and learning to achieve HU’s intended impact using a complex systems practice, including the development and use of systems maps, theories of change, and other internal strategy processes.
  • Managing a Manager who oversees key aspects of the strategy.
  • Managing partner relationships, identifying new partners and overseeing implementation and reporting of grants and initiatives. This includes frequent collaboration with HU’s partners who include UN agencies, senior government officials, multinational corporate representatives, major international institutions, grassroots groups and workers groups.
  • Providing leadership and support to the Human Trafficking and Labor Migration team.
  • Co-leading, with the team’s Learning and Impact Manager, research, program evaluations, and the collection of impact metrics.


Successful candidates will have:

  • At least ten (10) years of experience, with at least eight (8) years of increasingly complex responsibilities in international program implementation, strategy development and people management.
  • Demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: worker rights in the GCC and/or Middle East, business and human rights (including with FIFA and/or major multinational construction and engineering companies), and GCC government advocacy.
  • Arabic language proficiency is strongly desired.
  • Strategic thinker comfortable with program monitoring and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated analytical and research experience (writing sample may be
  • required from finalists). Ability to sift through large volumes of information quickly and to summarize effectively.
  • Experience with complex systems analysis a plus.
  • Creative problem solver with capability to innovate and employ non-traditional approaches.
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills, with proven ability to track detail on various projects.
  • Demonstrated management and communication skills to work with staff and partners with diverse backgrounds; understanding and appreciation for cultural differences.
  • Graduate degree in public health, social work, public policy and management, or related field with a passion for capacity building and program implementation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence, with a demonstrated ability to work independently, as part of a team, and with a wide range of partners and stakeholders.
  • Experience taking initiative and working under pressure, while displaying a high level of integrity, adaptability, attention to detail, and accuracy.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally (up to 20% per year) as needed.

About the Organization

Humanity United is a foundation dedicated to bringing new approaches to global problems that have long been considered intractable. We build, lead, and support efforts to change the systems that contribute to problems like human trafficking, mass atrocities, and violent conflict. HU is part of The Omidyar Group, a diverse collection of organizations, each guided by its own approach, but united by a common desire to catalyze social impact.

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