CRB or Centre for Responsible Business is looking to hire a professional for the job role of Programme Officer for Business and Human Rights, in Delhi.
About the Organization
Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) was established in 2011 as a think-tank to pursue its vision, ‘businesses integrate sustainability into their core business practices. CRB has adopted a model of engaging multiple stakeholders to develop action plans for promoting sustainable/responsible business, across various sectors in India.
About the Role
The candidate will essentially be undertaking action and policy research, stakeholder engagements, capacity building, and related activities on business and human rights involving businesses and other stakeholders. It is therefore important that the candidate has prior experience of working in the area and is well versed with the policy and operational aspects of business and human rights, including international literature and practice. The work will be a combination of desk work and travel.
Research and Analysis
Undertake research and provide technical inputs
Assist in field-work, including data collection, collation, and analysis
Undertake and present analytical work in a coherent manner for the purpose of developing a study and or report
Support in Coordination and Organization
Co-ordinate programmatic activities including fieldwork, meetings, events, capacity building activities
Support in the organization of training and events
Identify and engage with key stakeholders including government, businesses, industry associations, research institutions, civil society, labor organizations, experts, etc.
Ensure proper project documentation and filing
Write project reports and maintain a record of meetings
Qualifications and Experience Required
Education: Degree in Law/Developmental Studies/Labour and Employment/Sustainable Business or related subjects
Experience: 2-5 years (a minimum of 2 years) in any of the fields of human rights (experience in due diligence preferred), socio-economic development, sustainable business, ESG reporting and disclosures, SDGs, international and national laws and conventions pertaining to labor/workers, community rights/development, etc.
The candidate is required to have a good knowledge and experience of business and human rights issues, human rights regulations, and policy frameworks.
Skills and Competencies Required
Excellent research and analytical skills
Proficiency in oral and written communication skills (English, Hindi, and 1 or more 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
How to Apply?
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.
Email the application to nandini[at]c4rb.in and shreya[at]c4rb.in
Make sure that the subject line is Application for Programme Officer (Business and Human Rights)
Address: USO House, USO Road, 6 Special Institutional Area, Off Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi – 110067, India
Salary would be commensurate to experience and skills.
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