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Labor Rights Specialist

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World Vision México
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Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
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Published 15 days ago

Purpose of Position:

The position of Engagement and Partnership Specialist will be expected to lead the implementation and technical development of the Labor Rights Protection, the agencies and support the anticipated Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. To strengthen the capacity of governments to address child labor and/or forced labor, and violations of acceptable conditions of work. Project outcomes include:

1) improved enforcement of the legal framework and/or policies pertaining to child labor and/or forced labor, and violations of acceptable conditions of work;

2) improved assistance services for victims of child labor and/or forced labor; a

3) strengthened partnerships to accelerate progress in addressing child labor and/or forced labor, and violations of acceptable conditions of work.

Major Responsibilities:

- Ensure donors technical approaches and strategies are known by the NO leaders and influence NOs strategies.

- Ensure technical approaches and modules (as per LEAP 3) are designed to meet WV’s ministry goals as well as donors sector strategies. Work with programme and GAM Leads to utilize evidence from technical approaches/experiences to influence internal and external stakeholders.

- Participate in or lead NGOs technical or sector specific working groups at national and regional levels to influence national government and donor development strategies

- Provide leadership and coordination in the development, dissemination and promotion of grant strategies, standards and tools in the technical area.

- Provide technical expertise to grant staff and stakeholders, including needs assessments, program design, start-up, phase-in, phase-out, communications, reporting, monitoring and evaluation activities and ad-hoc needs.

- Develop reporting and evaluation processes for performance management of grant.

- Ensure grant implementation standards meet or exceed donor expectations.

- Provide expertise for the program development, if required.

- Lead, participate in, or facilitate assessments, surveys or evaluations as necessary for risk management, standards setting, policy formation and program development, and achievement of programme objectives.

- Conducts occasional field visits in accordance with the monitoring and evaluation plan and in coordination with other Grants program team officers.

- Contributing to the implementation and review of effective monitoring, review and activities for program against agreed project deliverables.

- Ensures the application of results-based management (RBM) standards and agreed upon indicators

- Collaborate with SO IPG teams and Regional and National Offices to develop and conduct training in program methodologies and concepts, including program design, monitoring and evaluation, if required.

- Encourage and facilitate the documentation of best practices and lessons learned, directed toward multiple audiences, to influence policy formation, develop capacity and foster professionalism.

- Identify and communicate program quality concerns early to ensure swift resolution.

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

- At least three years of professional experience in building workers’ capacities to advocate for labor rights, such as but not limited to reporting, awareness raising, policy advocacy, organizing, collective bargaining, negotiating, and worker-driven approaches to social compliance systems.

- Devote at least 50 percent level of effort to the project (0.5 full-time equivalent position).

- Ability to maintain working relationships with all project stakeholders, including coalition building and partnership promotion.

- Experience working with agricultural workers, including migrant and indigenous workers.

- Understanding of key labor issues including child labor, forced labor, and acceptable conditions of work.

- Ability to meet deadlines, achieve targets, and provide all required inputs to deliverables.

- Proficiency in Spanish is required.

- Experience and familiarity with donor reporting requirements.

- Broad 3-5 year experience in the technical area/s.

- Demonstrated successful experience implementing grant-funded programs.

- Field-based international NGO work experience in sector project or program leadership, with a minimum of 3 to 5 years total development experience.

Purpose of Position:

The position of Engagement and Partnership Specialist will be expected to lead the implementation and technical development of the Labor Rights Protection, the agencies and support the anticipated Bureau of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Application Deadline
    October 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Executive

Compensation

See below
salary national currency

Benefits

benefits of law, local

benefits of law, local

Level of Language Proficiency

Español, inglés (dominio)

Español, inglés (dominio)

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Associated Location
Ciudad de México, CDMX, México

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