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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2002992

Senior Training & Technical Assistance Specialist, Human Trafficking

Senior Training & Technical Assistance Specialist, Human Trafficking

Job Description

The Senior Training & Technical Assistance Specialist will perform a range of coordination, analytical, problem-solving and related work for the National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center (NHTTAC) in support of the Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP) at the Administration for Children and Family in Department of Health and Human Services.  OTIP works on trafficking from a public health lens. By applying a public health approach, NHTTAC holistically builds the capacity of communities to identify, and respond to the complex needs of all survivors of human trafficking and address the root causes that make individuals, families, and communities vulnerable to trafficking.  Job duties will include coordination with OTIP grantees, responding to technical assistance requests, coordinating internal ICF processes to move the projects forward, organizing virtual and in-person grantee convenings, and supporting logistical and content-related tasks for grantees who work in victim services, human trafficking prevention, and schools.

Those with lived experience of human trafficking are strongly encouraged to apply!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate between multiple stakeholders including grantee partners in the victim service, human trafficking prevention, and education sectors.
  • Coordinate with states and consultants to increase their capacity to prevent and respond to trafficking in their community.
  • Oversee the Training & Technical Assistance (TTA) needs of federal grantee partners aimed at improving their support to survivors and programs. This includes assessing grantee’s needs, supporting development TTA plans, identifying consultants and peer liaisons, and developing meetings and convenings.
  • Oversee TTA needs of states and local communities aimed at implementing recommendations from the various governmental and non-governmental. This includes supporting development of TTA plans, identifying consultants, and developing meetings and convenings.
  • Support grantee TTA process from beginning to completion, including; conducting a thorough assessment of the requestor's needs, supporting collaboration, tracking and reviewing budgets, and tracking and documenting customized processes to ensure program objectives are met in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Provide logistical and content support for training events, conferences, focus groups and other meetings
  • Support the program managers with data analysis, report writing, and other project deliverables.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 
  • The work requires substantial collaboration with a variety of federal agencies and grantee points of contact, as well as with various members of the HT field.
  • Display decisiveness, diplomacy and sound judgment in resolving difficult problems in work assignments, which are often of a complex and sensitive nature. Display sensitivity to the confidential nature of work in the Human Trafficking field.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Services, Public Health, or related discipline
  • 5+ years previous work experience related to violence prevention and/or in a TTA capacity
  • Demonstrated knowledge of anti-human trafficking efforts with individuals at risk of human trafficking in the United States
  • Understanding of the pace and expectation of working in a client-service oriented environment and familiarity with government structure and government agencies
  • Proficiency with MS Office Applications: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous work in  human trafficking, specifically in a school setting or with youth
  • Experience working directly with people with lived experience in a professional capacity
  • Strong proofreading skills with careful attention to detail
  • Experience in coordination and support of training and technical assistance
  • Knowledge of the general nature of the human trafficking victim service, prevention, and law enforcement collaboration 
  • Experience with remote and web based learning
  • Experience with meeting and conference logistics  
  • Prior consulting experience with other professional services firms who have a substantial track record to serving public sector agencies

Professional Skills:

  • Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing, demonstrated highly professional demeanor
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work with various levels of internal staff, as well as clients, grantees, and vendors required 
  • Ability to work autonomously and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to create and manage timelines and collaborate with the team to complete a project deliverable

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Fairfax, VA (VA01)

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