Employment Opportunities

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Open Positions

Program Officer, Certification Systems Unit

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Data Entry Operator (Uttar Pradesh, India)

Communications Analyst (Washington, DC)

Project Director (Delhi)

Freelance Bookkeeper – Europe

Program Officer, Capacity Building Unit


certification 

Program Officer, Certification Systems Unit

Overview of the Position

The Program Officer will join GoodWeave International as a part of the Program Team that is focused on Certification Systems. This unit sets the organizational standards and policies for certification systems in collaboration with field offices, coordinates the work of international committees, and implements quality assurance functions for GoodWeave certification globally. The position provides support for the unit and works closely with team members based in South Asia. The position is based in Washington, D.C. and occasional travel may be required.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated team player, well-organized, adept at building relationships inside and outside the organization, and have experience with international programs, technology and data management, monitoring and evaluation, and/or other relevant experience and coursework. S/he will possess a commitment to GoodWeave’s values and work ethic and ideally have experience working in issues of social justice.

 Specific duties include:

  • Maintain GoodWeave’s certification database, tracking issues, bugs, and new feature requests from Secretariat and country office teams; coordinate with software developers to implement new development and fixes; and provide database training and tech support for staff and field offices.
  • Monitor usage and data quality of the certification database to utilize data to generate reports and analysis to inform program design, planning and monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL.)
  • Track, plan for and prepare materials for reviews of standards, policies and procedures; maintain internal files and records related to the review process and maintain document control.
  • Maintain stakeholder consultation and contact lists and respond to inquiries, comments, feedback and complaints on GoodWeave standards.
  • Coordinate scheduling, preparation of materials and minutes for meetings of the Standards, Certification, Oversight and Child Protection Committees, as well as internal teams; provide technical and communications technology support to committee members and track follow-up actions.
  • Contribute to reports and submissions for annual ISEAL Code assessments and peer reviews such as Public System Reports and related documentation internally and on the GoodWeave website.
  • Collect, validate and aggregate field data and provide input to reports and presentations for internal and external audiences and events.

Qualifications:

  • At least five years of relevant work experience in international development or a socially responsible business environment;
  • Understanding of and passion for GoodWeave’s mission and socially driven business model;
  • Proven track record with IT development platforms and SQL;
    Ability to work with imperfect data sets, using Excel and/or STATA;
  • Experience conducting analysis, writing about and presenting complex data (including preparing graphs and other data visualizations) for both technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Familiarity with Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) principles and techniques;
  • Strong interpersonal and training skills, and ability to connect with people from diverse cultural backgrounds;
  • Team orientation, with experience working with remote and/or international teams;
  • Capacity to express ideas clearly in writing, excellent interpersonal, presentation and organizational skills;
  • Experience with issues of child labor, sustainable production, standards and certification, ISEAL-compliant systems and/or knowledge of South Asian region are pluses;
  • Native level English language; other language ability an asset.

Conditions of Employment:

GoodWeave is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law. Employment is contingent on the results of a background investigation and positive references.

Compensation and benefits:

Compensation is commensurate with experience. GoodWeave also offers a generous benefits package.

Application:

To apply, please email resume and cover letter, explaining why your skills and experience are suitable for this position, by July 15, 2018 to:

Senior Manager, Certification Systems

GoodWeave International

Personnel@goodweave.org

 


monitoring 

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Position Overview:

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer will be part of the Communications, Impact and Learning Team where the MEL unit will be housed, and will work most closely with the International Programs Team and the Certification Division, including with country-level key staff to contribute to GoodWeave’s work to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of our approach in achieving our stated objectives. The MEL Officer will also ensure that results and learnings are used to improve the GoodWeave Standard and organizational strategies so that we can better achieve our desired mission. The MEL Officer will help foster an organizational culture and approach to MEL that emphasizes learning and continual improvement, with a goal of making a positive difference for children.

Responsibilities:

  • Organize and analyze performance monitoring data against GoodWeave’s organizational and project key performance indicators (KPIs) to help staff, Board and stakeholders (including companies, international agencies, and donors, among others) understand what is working and what needs to improve.
  • Compile and produce internal reports on the results observed, and contribute to conducting or commissioning in-depth outcome or impact evaluations at least annually to be used for both internal and external purposes.
  • Contribute to the development of project results frameworks, performance monitoring plans, or theories of change with appropriate indicators to enable measurable results.
  • Manage the development of mechanisms to ensure the quality, reliability and accuracy of monitoring data, and the quality and ethics of outcome and impact evaluations.
  • Support quality evaluations by helping drafting terms of reference that take into account quality assurance measures, and contribute to the selection and oversight of external consultants.
  • Provide both formal and informal capacity building to country-level staff to monitor and evaluate their ongoing work, including but not limited to capacity building on data collection methodologies, improvement of systems, evaluation and research methodologies, and other skills and topics.
  • Contribute to the Communications Team by capturing qualitative and quantitative data and evidence that shows the societal shifts that address root causes of exploitation and reminds stakeholders of the individual lives that are affected by GoodWeave’s work.
  • Contribute to documenting the business case of GoodWeave’s work through harnessing data at the brand/retailer level that shows the costs and benefits of working with GoodWeave.
  • Keep track of societal shifts in the sectors and geographies in which GoodWeave operates, as well as of trends in MEL, and present these internally when possible so as to facilitate a learning culture.
  • Represent the MEL unit within the ISEAL Alliance M&E peer learning community and manage GoodWeave’s work to comply with both the core and aspirational aspects of the ISEAL Impacts Code of Good Practice as well as other ISEAL credibility tools such as collective reporting and common indicator frameworks.
  • Seek out opportunities for partnerships with credible research organizations that can improve the capacity of GoodWeave to conduct or leverage impacts research that contributes to our objectives.

 Other tasks as required. This position reports directly to the Director of Communications, Impact and Learning.

 Experience and Qualifications.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A passion for GoodWeave’s mission, with a commitment to market based approaches for achieving social goals.
  • Minimum 5 years of monitoring and evaluation experience of projects or programs in the international development and/or philanthropic sector, including such experiences as:
    • Managing complex datasets, conducting statistical analysis, preparing graphs and other data visualizations.
    • Conducting or managing impact or outcome evaluations.
    • Creating theories of change and logic framework analyses for project design and evaluation.
    • Conducting regular and ongoing performance monitoring against KPIs.
    • Presenting and writing about complex data for both technical and non-technical audiences.
    • Gaining information about advances and trends in MEL and using such information to improve tools and systems.
  • Initiative and independence, combined with the ability to work well in a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to connect with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to travel in South Asia as required.
  • Experience with issues of child labor, sustainable production, socially responsible business, and knowledge of the South Asian region a plus.

Candidate must thrive in an autonomous, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. GoodWeave’s nonprofit-business hybrid model requires business-oriented staff, committed to changing the way business is being done.

Conditions of Employment: GoodWeave is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law. Employment is contingent on the results of a background investigation and positive references.

Compensation and benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience. GoodWeave also offers a generous benefits package.

Application:

To apply, please email resume and cover letter, explaining why your skills and experience are suitable for this position, by July 15, 2018 to: Personnel@goodweave.org


data

DATA ENTRY OPERATOR

Position Location:

Uttar Pradesh, India

Position Overview:

The Data Entry Operator is part of the Certification Division team that leads overall implementation of GoodWeave’s certification system globally. Currently this includes operations across India, Nepal and Afghanistan. This position will provide administrative and data entry support for the division. The position is based in UP, India.

Specific Duties Include:

  • Perform general data entry duties for various reports as required for the day to day operation of the Certification Division, primarily using the online Chainpoint platform.
  • Check supply chain information in ChainPoint to ensure updates are being done by GoodWeave country offices on a regular basis.
  • Check inspection and investigation data in ChainPoint for completeness and accuracy of reports from each of the GoodWeave country offices.
  • Download the Corrective Action Requests (CARs) from the results of company initial audits, follow-up audits, annual audits, child labour/young worker reports, etc. on a daily basis for all producing countries.
  • Prepare CAR reports for subcontractor facilities and coordinate with GoodWeave country offices to ensure they are sent to licensees every six months.
  • Check for updates from country offices on the child labour/young worker investigation reports and update records on the Chainpoint system on a daily basis.
  • Prepare quarterly reports for the Certification Committee.
  • Prepare non-compliance incident reports for exporter/importer licensees.
  • Contact GoodWeave country offices to obtain missing/additional data as needed for reporting on a regular basis.
  • Assist with data requests for various donor, board and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) reports.

 Qualifications:

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, well-organized, and experienced working with data and database systems. S/he will possess a commitment to GoodWeave’s values and work ethic.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Self-motivated with strong organization and time management skills.
  • Experience preparing reports and working with technology and digital/online database systems.
  • Understanding of GoodWeave’s mission and socially driven business model.

Languages required: Hindi and English (fluent written/spoken)

Experience working with issues of child labor, sustainable production, social justice and responsible supply chains, and knowledge of the countries and regions where GoodWeave works are a plus.

Conditions of Employment:

GoodWeave is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law. Employment is contingent on the results of a background investigation and positive references.

Compensation and Benefits:

Rs.35,000 ($550) per month

To Apply

Please email resume and cover letter, explaining why your skills and experience are suitable for this position, by July 15, 2018 to:

Director, Certification Division
GoodWeave International
E-mail: Mathew@GoodWeave.org


communications 

COMMUNICATIONS ANALYST

Position Location:

Washington, DC

Position Overview:

Overview of the Position

The Communications Analyst is part of a small team within the Communications and Impact Unit.  The unit is responsible for creating and implementing GoodWeave’s organizational communications strategy while ensuring that its campaign and organizational messages and branding are based on robust evidence and communicated convincingly through the website, annual report, editorial coverage and other key channels.  The Communications Analyst position will be responsible for a range of communications activities with a focus on building content for campaigns, press releases, newsletters, website and other social platforms to drive GoodWeave’s brand; engaging in writing/editing projects that supports GoodWeave’s corporate narrative; and manage day-to-day management of GoodWeave’s social platforms to build  awareness of GoodWeave’s results.

The ideal applicant will be an exceptional writer and editor with proven skills in building and managing brand-building campaigns and online and social media strategy development and implementation. Other experience required includes research, administrative and problem-solving skills.           

Specific duties include:

  • Support development of GoodWeave’s corporate narrative, voice, and external positioning.
  • Develop and execute strategies to meet campaign goalsand GoodWeave’s online presence, including developing content and working with retailers to co-sponsor.
  • Develop and implement social media and online advertising through Google AdWords and other tools.
  • Write, edit, and format campaign materials.
  • Maintain and monitor campaign metrics that demonstrate organizational impact.
  • Manage all aspects of GoodWeave’s website to include routine updates, content development, and managing outside consultants as needed.
  • Research, analyze and recommend new technologies such as mobile applications, webinars, and Google’s new suite of tools for nonprofits.
  • Develop press releases, blogs, op-eds, etc. and conduct media outreach.
  • Manage and update press and outreach lists and e-blasts to partners and supporters.
  • Track editorial and advertising placements and maintain press catalog.

Candidate must thrive in an autonomous, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. GoodWeave’s nonprofit-business hybrid model requires business-oriented staff, committed to changing the way business is being done.

Qualifications:

  • 4-6+ years of content development, online communications and campaign experience, preferably in a socially responsible business or nonprofit environment.
  • Excellent writing, editing, interpersonal, presentation and organizational skills.
  • Experience designing and implementing social media campaigns, promoting online material and generating traffic, generally building brand awareness and ensuring media placement.
  • Experience with web backend maintenance and development. Basic familiarity with html and knowledge of css and php desired.
  • Aptitude for and interest in emerging communications technologies.
  • Self-starter able to execute projects with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Based in Washington, DC. Occasional travel may be required.

Conditions of Employment: GoodWeave is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law. Employment is contingent on the results of a background investigation and positive references.

Compensation and benefits: Compensation is commensurate with experience. GoodWeave offers a health care and dental plan, a simple 401K retirement plan, paid vacation and nine paid holidays per year.

Supervisor:  Chief Communications & Impact Officer

To apply, please email resume and cover letter explaining why your skills and experience are suitable for this position to:

 Human Resources

GoodWeave International

Personnel@goodweave.org

Deadline for applications: July 15, 2018

 


project 

PROJECT DIRECTOR

Position Location:

Delhi, India

Position Overview:

GoodWeave International is seeking a Project Director for a potential upcoming US Department of Labor-funded project in India. Candidates must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in project management, supervision, administration, and implementation of cooperative agreements and/or contract requirements. Experience managing US Government grants a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership, guidance, and oversight related to child labor and forced labor in supply chains.
  • Liaise routinely with the donor on project planning, contract and budgeting issues and other high level client management issues.
  • Manage direct reports and coordinate with local partner staff.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for project partners.
  • Oversee all planning, logistics and budgets.
  • Serve as the public face of the project at outside meetings, conferences and other events.

Requirements:

  • Experience establishing and maintaining systems for managing project operations, including meeting deadlines, achieving targets, establishing and maintaining systems for managing project operations, and overseeing the preparation and submission of required reports to donor agencies.
  • Proven success serving in a leadership role for a project addressing issues of child labor and/or forced labor.
  • Maintains working relationships with all project stakeholders, and engages in coalition building and public-private partnership promotion.
  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, or law or Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree reflecting expertise in labor law, public policy, sociology, business administration, and project management.
  • Position based in Delhi with frequent travel to regional offices and occasional international travel.
  • Fluency in English required.
  • Strong preference for Indian nationals and Hindi language skills.

Salary commensurate with background and experience. Please apply to the position through Kate Francis (kate@goodweave.org) and include a cover letter and résumé in your submission. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Deadline for submissions is July 15, 2018.

 


FREELANCE BOOKKEEPER – EUROPE

Position Location:

Europe (Remote)

Position Overview:

GoodWeave seeks a freelance bookkeeping professional to support us in collecting quarterly or annual licensing fees from 60+ carpet importer licensees and retail industry supporters throughout Germany and Europe.  It’s anticipated that the consultant will work an average of 2.5 days per month.

The ideal candidate will be fully bilingual in English and German, with excellent interpersonal and communications skills, will be experienced in working with accounting departments of both large and small companies, experienced in Excel, and able to invoice a US-based organization and work on a freelance basis.

Specific responsibilities would include the following:

  • Orient accounts departments of new licensees to GoodWeave’s licensing declaration and invoicing process.
  • Issue quarterly declaration requests, followed by quarterly invoices.
  • Issue end-of-year invoices for licensees who have not met minimum license fee amounts throughout the year as well as retail Industry Supporter invoices.
  • Follow up on overdue declarations and invoices.
  • Prepare bi-monthly/quarterly reports on declarations, invoice and payment status of European licensee portfolio for home office.

Conditions and Compensation

The Accounts Receivable Consultant will coordinate their work with the Berlin-based Senior Business Development Manager as well as GoodWeave’s US-based Chief Financial Officer.  Work is home-based and on your own schedule.

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit CVs and daily rates to jean@goodweave.org by July 30, 2018.  No telephone calls please.

 


communications 

Program Officer, Capacity Building Unit

POSITION LOCATION:  Washington, DC

SUPERVISOR:  Senior Program Manager

GoodWeave International works to end child labor in global supply chains. GoodWeave fulfills its mission by creating market demand for products certified as free of child and forced labor, monitoring supply chains, rescuing and educating child laborers, and providing critical services for workers and their families.

Having proven its model in the South Asian carpet industry and built partnerships with some of the world’s leading brands, such as Target Corporation, Macy’s, and The Otto Group, the organization is now expanding operations on the ground and into new product categories. GoodWeave is adapting its market-driven System to new sectors including home textiles, apparel, fashion jewelry, tea and is helping to create a “better brick” industry in Nepal. Being a part of the GoodWeave team is to be on the frontlines of the burgeoning movement to end modern slavery and of an award-winning social entrepreneurial team.

Overview of the Position:

The Program Officer will join GoodWeave International as a part of the program team that is focused on capacity building, and work as assigned with the three country teams in India, Nepal and Afghanistan to support programs in the tea and brick sectors.  Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, the successful candidate will take responsibility for specific sectors and thematic areas as assigned and per organizational requirements. The Program Officer reports to the Senior Manager charged with oversight of these programs. The position is based in Washington, D.C., with some travel to South Asia.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated team player, well-organized, adept at building relationships inside and outside the organization, and with a track record as an independent thinker and problem solver. S/he will possess a commitment to GoodWeave’s values and work ethic and ideally have experience working in issues of social justice.

Specific duties include:

  • Support the Senior Program Manager with a portfolio of projects, including meeting deliverables and budgetary execution, and preparation of donor reports as per contractual commitments;
  • Coordinate with the Senior Manager and points of contact with the country teams and project partners to ensure effective implementation and delivery of capacity building programs, including execution of work plans and budgets; training; development of capacity building tools and frameworks; facilitation of good team communication during implementation; and reporting;
  • Support recruitment and supervision of consultants when necessary;
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of strategic relationships with existing and potential donor organizations, as assigned, in order to execute projects and secure continuity of commitments;
  • Coordinate with the Senior Manager on new funding proposal development in the assigned work areas;
  • Collaborate with communications, business development, and evaluation and learning teams as appropriate to ensure strategic alignment and cross-departmental execution, and to ensure that learning is integrated back into programming;
  • Support GoodWeave’s participation in external fora and events, company meetings and interactions with civil society stakeholders to build knowledge of the program and GoodWeave’s work;
  • Contribute to GoodWeave’s annual planning and budgeting process and to the learning program; prepare reports and presentations for internal and external events;

Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years project management or related experience, preferably in a socially responsible business environment;
  • Understanding of and passion for GoodWeave’s mission and socially driven business model;
  • Experience actively contributing to the success of programs, through input on strategy, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Experience working independently, meeting multiple deadlines and performing multiple assignments;
  • Ability to collaborate with diverse team members and contribute to a team environment, particularly working with international teams;
  • Experience with issues of child labor, sustainable production, standards and certification, partnership development, fundraising, facilitation, training and/or knowledge of South Asia are pluses;
  • Experience or expertise in the tea or brick sectors is not required for success, but could be pluses;
  • Understanding of project management tools, including theory of change and results framework;
  • Team orientation, with experience working with remote and/or international teams;
  • Capacity to express ideas clearly in writing, excellent interpersonal, presentation and organizational skills;
  • Native level English language; other language ability an asset;
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree strongly preferred

Conditions of Employment:

GoodWeave is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law. Employment is contingent on the results of a background investigation and positive references.

Compensation and benefits:

Compensation is commensurate with experience. GoodWeave also offers a generous benefits package.

Application:

To apply, please email resume and cover letter, explaining why your skills and experience are suitable for this position by July 31 2018 to:

Chief Program Officer

GoodWeave International

Personnel@goodweave.org