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Call for CVs: Project Managers (deadline: 27 Sep 2020)

Seefar is seeking CVs from excellent candidates for multiple Project Manager roles to oversee anticipated new projects globally. You will have demonstrated project management experience in conflict affected developing countries; have thematic experience on, an a strong interest in, migration, modern slavery and / or livelihoods; enjoy working in a high performing team from multiple countries; be someone donors trust; are results focussed; and have complete fluency in English. You can be based anywhere in the world and may have the opportunity to travel (COVID-19 dependent). These are full time-positions.

Public Health Communications Consultant (deadline: 25 Aug 2020)

We are currently expanding our strategic communications and behaviour change expertise with a focus on the thematic area of public health. As such, we are looking for a consultant with experience designing and implementing public health communication campaigns to work with us on a pilot campaign.

Enumerator (based in Turkey) (deadline: 25 Aug 2020)

Seefar is seeking to assemble a team of seven individuals to conduct in-depth interviews as part of a large scale quantitative study on best practices in Irregular Migration Information Campaigns in Turkey. The overall objective of this survey is to assess the campaign’s impact on potential migrants, migrants in transit, and returnees on migration plans, awareness of the risks of the irregular migration journey and potential legal alternatives. This study is expected to measure project impact, sustainability and relevance and inform learning and accountability for future awareness raising campaigns.

This is a part-time role and the enumerator must be based in Turkey as he/she will need to conduct phone surveys.  As part of the assignment, the Enumerator may be required to participate in briefings held by the Local Research Coordinator, carry out data collection, data entry and/or reporting. The person must also be available from August 1 to September 18. This is a part-time short-term consultancy.

English fluency is required, and knowledge of one or more of the following languages is favourable: Dari, Pashto, Kurdish (Sorani), Bengali, Urdu

Adaptive Counsellor – India (2x Mumbai, 2x Kolkata) (deadline: 31 May 2020)

Seefar, in partnership with its local entity, The Ethical Recruitment Agency, is searching for four Counsellors; two in Mumbai and two in Kolkata. 

A Seefar Counsellor has responsibility for providing one on one adaptive counselling sessions for beneficiaries of Seefar’s LIFT: Transformational Livelihoods for Survivors on the ground. You will provide counselling support to victims of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) in India. You are an empathetic person with 2 years experience as a counsellor and an undergraduate degree in Psychology, Counselling or similar. You will have a demonstrable interest in working with vulnerable communities. You are someone who is intrinsically motivated, well organised, and an effective communicator. You speak English and at least one Indian language.

This is a full time position, and travel to the project implementation site in Mumbai or Kolkata is required.

Project Coordinator – India (Mumbai and Kolkata) (deadline: 07 Jun 2020)

Seefar, in partnership with its local entity, The Ethical Recruitment Agency, is searching for two Project Coordinators; one in Mumbai and one in Kolkata. A Project Coordinator has responsibility for coordinating Seefar’s LIFT: Transformational Livelihoods for Survivors programme on the ground. You will recruit, train, supervise and lead a team under the guidance of senior leaders at Seefar. You will be the local face of the project, engage with stakeholders and enjoy being a valued member of the Seefar team. You will have demonstrated project management experience in the development sector; have thematic experience on, and a strong interest in, issues related to vulnerable groups; have management experience; be a natural communicator and always responsive; are results focussed; and have complete fluency in English.

This is a full time position, and travel to the project implementation site in Mumbai or Kolkata is required. Monthly salary range, depending on candidate’s experience = USD 800-900

You will be required to participate in an in-person training in Mumbai or Kolkata prior to the start of project activities. If this is not possible due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the training will be held online.

Research & Business Intern – The Ethical Recruitment Agency (deadline: 17 May 2020)

The Research and Business Intern supports The Ethical Recruitment Agency (TERA). This role has responsibility for providing research, marketing, training, analysis, and administrative assistance in support of TERA’s mission: to help workers benefit from their migration while staying safe from exploitation. The ideal candidate will have recently obtained their graduate degree, bring a diverse skill set, be a fast learner, and care deeply about social impact and labour migration.

This is a remote position and paid internship.

Seefar encourages applicants from a variety of backgrounds including displaced persons and persons with disabilities.

Manager – TERA India (deadline: 23 Mar 2020)

The Manager leads The Ethical Recruitment Agency in India (TERA India). This role has responsibility for overseeing TERA India’s personnel, finances, operations and service delivery – ethically recruiting Indians to work abroad in the Gulf and other destinations. The ideal candidate will ensure that TERA’s ethical practices, such as charging no fees to workers, are effectively implemented. The position will be based in or near Lucknow, UP.

Seefar encourages applicants from a variety of backgrounds including displaced persons and persons with disabilities.

Senior Accountant & Head of Subsidiary Management – India (deadline: 01 Mar 2020)

We are looking for an exceptional senior accountant to manage our subsidiary and donor compliance across a dozen countries. The role has responsibility for establishing, closing and ensuring compliance with financial and regulatory requirements of all of our subsidiaries. It is also responsible for ensuring our projects are compliant with a diverse set of donor financial requirements. You will be joining a team that takes a long-term view, so success in this role will also involve identifying business process needs and investing in delivering efficient systems to run them. 

 

The ideal candidate will naturally glide between liaising with regulators in fragile and conflict affected countries, to deciphering complex donor financial requirements and translating them into actionable processes for project teams around the world. You will be a highly organised and autonomous individual who takes responsibility, rather than waiting for it to be given. You will have the capacity to handle expansion from a mid-sized to a large Enterprise and putting in place what is needed to handle that expansion. Your work will provide the platforms and advice that enable our technical teams to deliver social impact across the countries and regions where we work.

You can live wherever you like, but will be employed by our India-based entity.

Project Coordinator – West Bengal, India (deadline: 28 Feb 2020)

Seefar is seeking a Project Coordinator to implement a strategic communications campaign to help children, families and communities understand the risks of commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) and take active steps to protect children from it.  You will be the local face of the project, engage with stakeholders and enjoy being a valued member of the Seefar team. To be successful at the role you will have demonstrated project management experience in the development sector; have thematic experience in anti-trafficking and anti-CSEC programming  and a strong interest strategic communication campaigns. You have management experience; be a natural communicator and always responsive; are results focussed. As an Project Coordinator you must be empathetic, confident and influential. English and Bengali fluency is compulsory.

The position will be based anywhere in West Bengal and will be for a 12-month period. 

Research Consultant (deadline: 19 Jan 2020)

This is a six-month (renewable) position for a Research Consultant who will help Seefar conduct research on migration in its European and external dimensions. Your research outputs will help us inform programme and policy decisions to support people in mixed migration flows.

Duties include quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, coordinating field research, basic project management, writing reports and producing insights for projects and donors in the region.

You will be an experienced researcher or evaluation expert with knowledge of migration, you have experience in managing field research and strong donor/client engagement skills, and an interest/ experience in managing projects and working autonomously.

You can be based anywhere in the world, must be fluent in English. A working knowledge of French, Arabic or other European languages is desirable. You will have the opportunity to travel.

Finance Assistant – India (deadline: 14 May 2020)

This role will assist the Finance Officer in managing the finances of Seefar’s Indian operations and projects. Your administrative support will ensure that we maximise our social impact.

You must be a dynamic person with an eye for detail who can manage your time and competing priorities effectively and independently. You are someone who is intrinsically motivated and interested in problem-solving. You speak English and at least one Indian language.

This is a full-time consultancy, you can live where you like in India.

Seefar values its relationship with the consultants who help us reach our social impact goals. High performers who align well with our organisational values are frequently offered extended or additional opportunities with us. This role could lead to further contracts,  including chances to contribute to organisational strategy and development, subject to financing and performance; we therefore particularly welcome applicants who have an interest in engaging with us for longer than the advertised period.

The expected salary for this position is between 500-545 USD per month, depending on the successful candidate’s experience and skill level.

Seefar encourages applicants from a variety of backgrounds and locations, including those in developing countries, displaced persons, and/or those with physical disabilities.

Worker Welfare Officer – TERA India (deadline: 21 May 2020)

The Worker Welfare Officer is an essential role supporting The Ethical Recruitment Agency’s mission to help workers benefit from working abroad while staying free from exploitation. This role is responsible for regularly contacting TERA’s Indian workers before departure and while abroad in the Gulf; recording their responses and managing their data; and being an emergency point of contact for workers abroad. This role has responsibility to ensure workers are treated in accordance with applicable laws, TERA’s ethical practices and basic human rights standards. The position requires fluency in English and Hindi; the ideal candidate would also know other languages spoken in Uttar Pradesh. You can live wherever you like (remote position).

Seefar encourages applicants from a variety of backgrounds including displaced persons and persons with disabilities.

Training and Logistics Officer – TERA India (deadline: 15 Dec 2019)

The Training and Logistics (TLM) Officer supports The Ethical Recruitment Agency’s operations in our office in Lucknow, UP. This role has responsibility for preparing Indian cleaners, domestic workers and construction workers for jobs abroad in the Gulf under the supervision of General Manager – TERA India. This includes delivering pre-departure training, supervising job-specific job trainers and marketing TERA to prospective workers. Priority is placed on ensuring that TERA’s ethical practices and principles are effectively implemented. It also requires extensive experience in teaching, training, logistics and marketing. Candidates with previous experience working in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) are preferred. 

TERA encourages applicants from a variety of backgrounds including displaced persons and persons with disabilities.

Psychologist (CSE) – India (deadline: 12 Jan 2020)

Seefar is looking for a psychologist to lead our counsellors to deliver two of our LIFT projects for survivors of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) in India. You will assist in the production of counselling training materials, training of lay counsellors will take on complex cases referred to you by your team. The core aim of the counselling programme is to stabilise survivors so they can engage in education and skills development. You will have demonstrated clinical experience with survivors of CSE; be a natural communicator and experience managing personnel. You have complete fluency in English and either Bengali or Marathi. This position is based in India, ideally in Mumbai or Kolkata and is for an initial 80 days over an 18 month period.

Project Manager Livelihood – India (deadline: 09 Dec 2019)

This role will lead two of Seefar’s LIFT projects, to give survivors of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) in Kolkata and Mumbai, skills and support to transform their lives by earning income through the global freelance economy.  You will be the local face of the project, manage field implementation, as well as engage with various stakeholders and enjoy being a valued member of the Seefar team. You will be an extremely dynamic, competent and inspiring manager, able to seamlessly jump from project management compliance to supporting survivors of CSE, to mentoring teams that deliver the key support and skills training to CSE survivors. You must have complete fluency in English, be empathetic and extremely productive. This consultancy is based in India, ideally in Mumbai or Kolkata and is for an initial 18-month contract.