Regional Workers' Voice Observer - Akkar

Requires a Cover Letter?: 
no
Application Submissions Guideline: 

Kindly add "Regional Observer_Akkar" to the title of the email.

Deadline for application is March 15, 2024. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

The application should include the following documents:

    1. A Curriculum Vitae/Resume
    2. A cover letter including 3 references.

Please send the documents – in English and in PDF format to the following e-mail address: [email protected]

LWRO values diversity and is committed to equal opportunities. All applicants for employment will receive equal treatment without discrimination on grounds of gender, race, ethnic or national origins, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation, or any other grounds.

Contact Person Name: 
Elissa Abdel Khalek
Contact Person Position: 
Program officer
Contact Person Email: 
Description: 

Project Background:  

The“SAFE: Sustainable Agri-Food Economy for refugee and local communities in vulnerable governorates of Lebanon” project is designed to address the pressing challenges faced by vulnerable refugee and local communities in Akkar, North Lebanon, Baalbek-Hermel, and Bekaa governorates. This initiative seeks to empower these communities by providing them with increased safety, access to rights, and enhanced self-reliance through sustainable livelihood solutions in the agri-food sector.

Educational Background, Experience and Required Skills:

Educational Background:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in political sciences, social sciences, development studies, economics, statistics, media, or any related field.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in outreach work, preferably in international development, humanitarian aid, or nonprofit organizations.
  • Demonstrated practical fieldwork experience.
  • Proficient in conducting interviews, facilitating group work, and completing documentation.
  • Experience in community relations management and effective communication with local associations and official bodies.
  • Knowledge of labor issues, labor laws, and social security regulations.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Experience working in diverse cultural and geographic contexts.

Required Skills:

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, capable of interpreting data into actionable insights and recommendations.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, for conveying findings through reports, presentations, and briefings.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, enabling productive collaboration with project staff, partners, donors, and stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to data quality assurance, ensuring accuracy, reliability, and validity of data.
  • Ability to build and maintain networks with local stakeholders, experts, and contacts to gather valuable insights and information.

Tasks and Responsibilities: 

A regional workers’ rights observer serves primarily as an investigator, observer, and monitor of workers’ rights issues in a specific geographical area in Lebanon.

  • Planning and coordinating activities related to relevant mandates on workers’ rights.
  • Collecting relevant data on workers’ rights violations in the assigned sector and area.
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of the local context to develop comprehensive databases.
  • Identify target demographics and their workplaces.
  • Document and map out the network of connections, including numerical data and geographical locations.
  • Coordinating with local authorities, grassroots organizations, civil society organizations and relevant stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the planning and coordination of training workshops.
  • Assist in the implementation of research studies and social rapid surveys.
  • Monitor protests and movements within all worker groups in the local area.
  • Prepare progress reports.
  • Conduct on-site investigations across various sectors of employment.
  • Conduct interviews with local activists and representatives from public and private institutions to gather insights and perspectives.
Expired

NOTE:

Daleel Madani, the civil society network, serves as a platform for organisations to post their professional opportunities, but is not involved in the recruitment process. The hiring organisation is solely responsible for the job and candidate selection.

Last modified: 
29 Feb, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Agriculture, Human Rights & Protection, Labor & Livelihoods
Application Deadline:
Friday, 15 March 2024
Contract Type:
Consultancy
Period of Employment:
1 year
Salary
N/A
Salary Range:
< 800 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
3 to 5 years
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Fluent
French Language:
Basic
Country/City: 
  • Lebanon
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