c4rb

Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) was established in 2011 as think-tank to pursue its vision, ‘businesses integrate sustainability into their core business practices’. Given that sustainability is a multi-dimensional problem especially in the context of India and other emerging economies, CRB has adopted a model of engaging multiple stakeholders to develop action plans for promoting sustainable/responsible business, across various sectors in India. The work of CRB spans over four operational verticals namely, a) action and policy work; b) training and capacity building c) customized advisory services d) multi-stakeholder knowledge fora.

The organization works across a diverse set of thematic areas which include (i) business and human rights; (ii) Private Sector & SDGs; (iii) MSMEs & sustainability; (iv) Circular economy and (v) Voluntary sustainability standards. With an experience of having worked for over a decade in the abovementioned fields, CRB has developed expertise and insights that positions it well among leading think tanks on sustainable development/sustainable business. More information can be found at www.c4rb.org.

  • Job Category: Fixed Term Consultant Contract (Extendable)
  • Department/Group: Programme
  • Location: New Delhi
  • Reporting: Programme Lead on Business and Human Rights at CRB
  • Position Type: One year from the start date of the contract (extendable based on performance and available resources)
  • Date Posted: 11 July, 2020
  • Last Date of Application:20 July, 2020
  • Mode of Application: Interested candidates need to apply within the last date to the emails below, with an updated CV and a Covering letter explaining the suitability of the candidate. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed for an interview. CRB is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women candidates to apply.
  • EMAIL: [email protected] and [email protected] Subject Line: Application for Business and Human Rights Consultant with CRB
  • ADDRESS:USO House, USO Road, 6 Special Institutional Area, Off Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi – 110067, India

TITLE: PROGRAMME OFFICER (BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS)

TIMELINE – AUGUST 2020 – JULY 2021 (EXTENDABLE)

Business and Human remains an important pillar of work at CRB. Being an all-encompassing thematic area, it cuts across most of the work that the organization undertakes. CRB’s work on Business and Human Rights spreads across all four operational verticals, including policy work, capacity development, multi-stakeholder dialogues and advisory. Some of our work includes, supporting the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in the development of India’s first National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights (which is expected to be released soon); developing and undertaking business and human rights due diligence in supply chain/value chain and related research and actions; building capacity and raising awareness on specific business and human rights related issues - such workers right, child labour, community empowerment, women workers right, social benefits, etc.
At CRB our endeavour is to further build and expand our work on business and human rights. The importance of this subject has been accentuated particularly in the wake of the ongoing crises (social, economic and ecological) caused by the pandemic and the ensuing lockdown) - by collaborating with various partner organisations. In this regard, CRB is not just looking at executing its current projects, but also working on taking forward the knowledge, expertise and networks built over the years to enhance its imprint within this domain.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The position is based in New Delhi and will report to the Business and Human Rights Programme lead at CRB. The Programme Officer will be expected to have a sound grounding on the subject matter including – analytical ability and fieldwork. The selected candidate will be part of the team working on projects pertaining to the said theme and hence, will be required to co-ordinate with other team members and multi-task. It is expected that the candidate will help ensure the timely implementation, quality delivery and communication on the tasks assigned. The position also entails engagement with external stakeholders and overall programmatic assistance on Business and Human Rights portfolio management.


SCOPE OF WORK

The candidate will essentially be undertaking action and policy research, stakeholder engagements, capacity building and related activities on business and human rights. The Programme Officer will report to and work with the programme lead on Business & Human Rights at CRB. It is therefore important that the candidate has prior experience of working in the area and is well versed with the policy (national frameworks) and operational aspects (human rights issues, due diligence etc.) of business and human rights, including international literature and practice. The work will be a combination of desk work and on-site travels.


RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

  • Provide research and technical inputs
  • Assist in field-work, including data collection and compilation
  • Undertake and present analytical work in a coherent manner for the purpose of developing a study and or report

SUPPORT IN CO-ORDINATION AND ORGANIZATION

  • Undertake co-ordinate work to organize trainings and events
  • Support in the organization of trainings and events

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

  • Ensure proper project documentation and filing
  • Write project reports and maintain record of meetings

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Masters-level degree or equivalent in Business Management/Law/Developmental studies/Human Resources Management/Labour Relations/Sustainability, etc

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Experience of 3-5 years in the field of human rights, socio-economic development, sustainable business, SDGs, community development issues
  • The candidate is required to have a good knowledge and experience of business and human rights issues
  • Hands on experience in project management including at field level will be desirable

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS SET

  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in oral and written communication skills (English, Hindi and 1 or Vernacular languages would be desirable)
  • Adept at using MS Office
  • Ability to deliver under tight timelines
  • Availability to perform duties (if needed) beyond normal working hours
  • Sound conceptual knowledge of business responsibility, UNGPs, business and human rights

NOTES:

  • Appointment shall be on contractual basis for one year and may be extendable based on performance and availability of opportunities in this or other CRB projects.
  • The candidate is expected to himself/herself available for domestic travel.

Jobs Opening

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Educational Requirement: Graduate in Any Specialization
  • EMAIL: Interested candidates are requested to send their CVs at [email protected]
  • Last date of application: 13th July 2020

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel & other MS Office products
  • Internet navigation and online search skills
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Good command in English language, and regional languages, as applicable
  • Ability to conduct research with supervision and work in a team

  • Management of CRB existing database and building & updating it on daily basis
  • Insert data by inputting text based and numerical information from source documents within time limits
  • Compile, verify accuracy and sort information according to priorities to prepare source data for computer entry
  • Review data for deficiencies or errors, correct any incompatibilities if possible and check output
  • Research and obtain further information for incomplete documents/information
  • Apply techniques and procedures to simplify data searching
  • Generate reports, store completed work in designated locations
  • Respond to queries for information and access to relevant files
  • Retrieve data as and when requested
  • Maintain confidentiality of the data and be conscious of the need for data protection
  • Comply with data integrity and security policies
  • Take custody and ensure proper use of data storage equipments (hard drives, tab, speaker, recorder, CDs, etc) and address any malfunctions
  • Follow up calls as and when required w.r.t. to specific projects/ programs
  • Scan documents and print files, when needed and keep information confidential
  • Track the inventory of CRB for communications/data collaterals (brochures, standees, banners, flyers, etc)
  • Manage the program filing system of CRB
  • Make sure all the files and documents are arranged and kept in order


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