Victim Recovery and Reflection Period Consultant

  • Mid-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 15 June 2020

Job Description

About the program

ASEAN–Australia Counter Trafficking (ASEAN-ACT) continues Australia’s long running collaboration with ASEAN and its member states to end human trafficking in our region. The program will principally work on strengthening the justice sector response to human trafficking, while opening up new partnerships with allied government agencies, civil society and business. It will engage all 10 ASEAN Member States in some capacity and will continue national-level programming in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

About the role

ASEAN-ACT, in collaboration with the Department of Trafficking in Persons Litigation, Office of Attorney General Thailand (DTIPL), is going to engage a consultant to commission a Study “the application of the recovery and reflection period for presumed trafficking in persons victims for Thailand justice system”.

The Study will be used as background information for the workshop to be co-hosted by ASEAN-ACT and DTIPL. Participants, who are practitioners and policy makers working in the area related to justice system and TIP victim protection, will discuss the importance and possibility to strengthen the laws, policies, regulations and practice in order to implement a recovery and reflection period, to allow presumed victims of trafficking in persons in Thailand the space and time they need to make informed decisions.

The key findings from the Study together with the outputs from the workshop are to guide relevant government agencies in potentially applying a ‘recovery and reflection period’ to improve their policies and practices to enhance the Thai justice system and better protect victims of trafficking in persons.

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About you

You will be selected based on the following selection criteria:

  • Advanced degree in social work, justice, human rights, gender studies, or other relevant disciplines.
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of victim-centered approaches in the areas of human trafficking, gender-based violence, child protection, disability etc.
  • Strong research and analytical skills with a proven ability to produce concise, focused and easily understood research report.
  • Proven ability to work independently to produce high quality deliverables under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and able to demonstrate respect for people with diversity.


  • Good command in Thai and/or English language.
  • Knowledge and experience in subject matter.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Thai justice and legal framework of trafficking in persons in Thailand.
  • Detailed knowledge or understanding of social, economic, and political context governing trafficking in persons in Thailand.

How to apply?

Send an email to with:

  • The words ‘Victim Recovery and Reflection Period Consultant’ in the email subject
  • Your CV
  • A one-page letter, which describes which describes how your skills and experience are applicable to the selection criteria
  • Example of published work related to the topic
  • The names and contact details of three professional referees

Applications close at Tuesday, 30th June 2020. Queries relating to this position should be directed to It is essential that you quote ‘Victim Recovery and Reflection Period Consultant’ in your email title, or you may not receive a response.

Late applications will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Other information

Cardno is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our International Development programs. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment and will include relevant criminal record checks.

About the Organization

About Cardno

Cardno is a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

Cardno ID (International Development) manages a number of donor-funded programs in the Asia Pacific region. We engage in international development as a holistic, multidisciplinary and integrated process. Strengthened by our geographic and market diversity, we are committed to providing innovative and integrated solutions that create opportunities for significant, lasting change in emerging economies. Partnering with multilateral and bilateral donors, private clients, governments and communities to develop sustainable solutions to complex challenges, we work with local counterparts to achieve meaningful impact.

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