Join our talented team and become part of a leading child rights organisation that works with businesses to improve the lives of children. Working for us provides the opportunity to gain first-hand, practical experience in child rights issues, sustainability and responsible sourcing. You will be challenged but also rewarded by seeing the positive impact of our work.
We are seeking a professional Project Manager to join our team and manage support the expansion and growth of The Centre in Africa.View Details
Position: Project Manager Africa, Europe and Americas
Department: Products and Services
Reports to: Director Products & Services for Africa, Europe & Americas
Location: key Africa hub (e.g. Nairobi, Abidjan, Kinshasa etc.)
Application deadline: July 30, 2021
Starting date: From July 2021
WHY WORK FOR US?
The Centre for Child Rights and Business (The Centre) is one of the very few organisations in the world working exclusively on child rights issues in the business context. In the 10+ years of our journey to date, we have improved the lives of thousands of children, young people and working parents. We’re a friendly, diverse and international team coming from a range of backgrounds, who all share a joint passion: to make the world a better place for children by helping companies in their sustainability efforts.
We are currently seeking a talented and professional Project Manager to join our team and manage support the expansion and growth of The Centre towards global and local brands in Africa by maintaining a local presence, assuring project implementation, delivering & organising trainings, conducting/supporting research work and performing networking with key stakeholders of The Centre.
The position is a full-time engagement and should preferably be based in a key Africa hub (e.g. Nairobi, Abidjan, Kinshasa etc.).
The position includes, but is not limited to, the following specific tasks:
Manage ongoing projects and work with the implementing partners in Africa, Turkey, Americas etc to guarantee the smooth implementation of the projects, including:
Provide support for business development, e.g. exploring cooperation opportunities with local social organisations and related service providers, supporting proposal development, etc.
Regularly update The Centre’s country factsheet, and research on child rights related legal provisions
Local logistic support for events and visits
Carry out rapid assessment of child labor cases as per The Centre methodology
Education: University degree or higher in social science, business development or business management.
A minimum 3 years proven experience in a similar role.
Experience in managing multiple teams in different service regions
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical skills
Excellent English and French equal to mother tongue
Highly trustworthy and capable of handling highly sensitive and confidential information.
Strong organisational, time management and multitasking skills
Solid problem-solving and team management abilities
Good computer skills, Microsoft office etc.
Application with cover letter and CV should be sent email@example.com, closing date: July 30, 2021. Please also indicate the salary expectation in your application email.
The role of the social worker is to support the remediation of underaged workers in China.View Details
The role of the social worker is to support the remediation of underaged workers in China by conducting rapid child risk assessment and family visits, assisting in the preparation and adjustment of plans, liaising with different stakeholders to improve the well-being of children, monitoring the on-going cases and delivering reports to clients.
The position is full-time job based in The Centre's Shenzhen office.
The position includes but is not limited to the following specific tasks:
Conduct onsite rapid assessment and case analysis
Support to develop remediation plans
Monitor planned actions and assess children’s needs, situations, strengths and support networks, as well as help children adjust to changes and challenges in their lives
Keep in close contact with different stakeholders including children, family, teachers and school, partner organisations and clients to ensure the on-going of cases
Improve the contents of online library by mapping local resources, collecting laws and regulations
Mobilise resources, facilitate the exchange of information and children’s participation in schools, training and local community
Write reports to clients in English throughout the case period
Coordinate with admin team for case budget and expenditure
Maintain and update records of cases
Support the other projects’ implementation if needed
Support the daily operation of The Centre’s Shenzhen Office
Direct report to Child Education Support team director, and in-cooperation with admin team in Beijing for admin issues.
Contact translation, organising events/travels, assist in administrative routines, general filing in the office according to the Management & Employment Guide of The Centre.
Assist in the implementation of various project elements if needed, from organising visits and meetings to providing logistical support in the organization of events and workshops.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Education: University degree or above in relevant subject preferred (e.g. social work,sociology , public administration etc.)
Minimum work experiences: preferably 2 to 3 years of relevant social work experience with teenagers
Practical knowledge on project planning, monitoring, situational analysis
Strong empathy and attention to details
Good social awareness, flexibility, ability to mobilise and expand resources, and good problem-solving capacity
Ability to work independently and with a high level of integrity and professionalism
Ability to work in teams and under heavy workload
Ability to travel alone to remote areas in China
Good writing and communication skills in both English and Mandarin, Cantonese will be a plus
Good computer skills, MS office and IT literate
Please apply for this position by sending your cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your expected monthly salary rate and your desired start date in your application. The closing date for this job opening is July 30, 2021.
We are looking for an experienced trainer to deliver our migrant parent training in factories mainly around the Yangtze River Delta.View Details
The Centre for Child Rights and Business (The Centre) in China has been a pioneer in advising businesses on child rights since 2009. We provide businesses with expertise and services to facilitate change in their work to make permanent improvements in children's lives. In the past 10 years, The Centre has been rolling out the “Migrant Parent Training” in over 100 factories, reaching over 5,000 workers. This training aims to empower migrant parents and provide them with practical tools to lessen their burdens related to separation from their children and/ or juggle work and family responsibilities, thus improving their work satisfaction and loyalty to the company.
INTRODUCTION OF “MIGRANT PARENT TRAINING”
Targeted audience: Working parents with children aged 0 - 18 years old.
Training length: 3.5 hours per training session
Training objectives: The training aims to break the cycle of detachment and give parents the support and tools they need to ensure their child is not just materially looked after, but emotionally as well.
Location: Mainland China, mainly in the Yangtze River Delta
Trainer will participate in relevant trainings and conduct in-factory trainings as assigned by The Cenre. Specific activities that the trainer will be involved in include:
» Attend a 2-day Training of Trainers (ToT) delivered by The Centre’s master trainer, including dry-run sessions, evaluation of skills and qualification process.
» Deliver in-factory trainings in Mandarin as assigned by The Centre
» Support training related work: training logistics, pre- and post- training evaluations, training report, etc.
The trainer is expected to have:
» A thorough understanding of relevant topics in China, such as positive parenting, child rights including child protection, migrant parents, etc.
» A minimum of three years’ experiences as a trainer on parenting related topics
» The ability to conduct participatory trainings that include presentations, group work, interactive activities in an informative, respectful and interesting way
» Effective communication and interpersonal skills, and strong verbal communication ability
» Current location in the Yangtze River Delta is preferred
More detailed information of the services can be found at http://childrights-business.org
Please apply for this position by sending your CV to email@example.com. Please include your quote for each training session and your desired start date in your application. The closing date for this job opening is August 31, 2021.