Immigrant Council of Ireland: Anti-trafficking Officer (Part-Time)

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The Immigrant Council of Ireland is recruiting!

The Immigrant Council of Ireland is a non-governmental organisation and Independent Law Centre which provides information, advice and legal representation to migrants and their families moving to or living in Ireland. The Immigrant Council’s aim is to directly assist migrants in navigating the Irish immigration system and, in turn, the organisation uses its experience and expertise to lobby for positive policy and legislative changes within the immigration system and associated areas.

The Immigrant Council of Ireland is currently seeking applications for the following position:

Title of position: Anti-trafficking Officer

Reporting to: Gender and Anti-trafficking Expert of the Immigrant Council of Ireland

Location: 2 St Andrew St, Dublin 2

This is a 12 month, part-time role (4 days per week), subject to funding. A three month probationary period applies.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 30 January 2019 at 5pm

Key responsibilities:

The Anti-trafficking Officer will:

1. Support the overall anti-trafficking work of the Immigrant Council of Ireland, which will include at a minimum:

  • Liaison with other teams within the Immigrant Council
  • Participation in team meetings
  • Support the Gender and Anti-trafficking Expert in bi-monthly internal activity reporting
  • Participate in supervisory meetings with the Gender and Anti-trafficking Expert

2. Participate in and contribute to the Immigrant Council’s external representation

    2.1 National level representation will include at a minimum:

  • National Action Plan consultation work
  • Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 implementation work, High Level Working Group Supporting Implementation of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act (2017) (Provision IV)

    2.2 International and EU level representation, when required, will include:

  • Contribution and liaison with international monitoring bodies
  • EU Civil Society Platform against Trafficking in Human Beings

3. Supporting the delivery of EU funded transnational projects, to include:

  • Providing support in drafting funding applications
  • Partner liaison and coordination activities
  • Assisting with budget matters, role redistribution and tender processes
  • Organisation of meetings, drafting agendas and minutes
  • Partner coordination in reporting to EU funders and provision of support in drafting and submitting funding reports
  • Communications liaison and event coordination
  • Project documents production coordination (leaflets, research and other papers)

4. Policy work and communications, to include:

  • Contribution to and coordination of relevant Immigrant Council anti-trafficking related document production, such as submissions, research reports and other policy documents as required.
  • Provision of support the Communications and Advocacy Manager in promoting the Immigrant Council’s anti-trafficking work with the media and the general public.

5. Any other tasks as agreed with the CEO/ Gender and Anti-trafficking Expert

Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of domestic and international anti-trafficking legal instruments and policies;
  • Knowledge and experience of issues in relation to gender-based violence;
  • Experience of overseeing EU projects;
  • Ability to research and draft policy papers and reports;
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to represent the Immigrant Council of Ireland externally where appropriate, both at national and EU level;
  • Ability to work and engage in intercultural settings;
  • Understanding and commitment to the Immigrant Council of Ireland’s equality, diversity, anti-discrimination and anti-racism agenda;


A letter of application along with a full CV and the names of two referees should be sent by way of email only to with subject: Anti-trafficking Officer.

Applications submitted will be acknowledged but no further feedback will be provided to applicants unless invited to attend for interview.

Closing date: 5pm, Wednesday, 30 January 2019


Dublin 2

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