Posted on :
7 Aug, 2020
7 Aug, 2020
Working under direct supervision of the WRW Manager; the Investigators will join the staff of (WRW), a new organization in Maseru, Lesotho responsible for ensuring compliance with a new Code of Conduct to eradicate gender-based violence and harassment (GBVH) in garment factories owned by Nien Hsing in Lesotho.
Nien Hsing is a signatory to a landmark agreement with WLSA, FIDA, Independent Democratic Union of Lesotho (IDUL), United Textile Employees (UNITE), the National Clothing Textile and Allied Workers Union (NACTWU), Nien Hsing factories, Levis Strauss & Co., the Children’s Place and Kontoor Brands to establish a program to eradicate GBVH in the workplace. This is inclusive of education and awareness training and establishes Workers’ Rights Watch to monitor and receive complaints of violations of the Code of Conduct from workers at Nien Hsing through prompt and fair investigations of complaints and issuance of determinations regarding complaints.
Job Title: Programme Manager
Location: Maseru, Lesotho
Reports to: Lead Assessor
The Programme Manager will be one of the senior members of the staff of WRW. The Programme Manager will work under the direct supervision of the Lead Assessor and supervise the Investigators who are conducting investigations of complaints from workers at Nien Hsing of possible violations of the Code of Conduct prohibiting GBVH to ensure that the investigations are conducted efficiently and effectively within time limits.
The Programme Manager shall be guided by and strictly adhere to WRW’s guiding policies and procedures in his/her interactions. The Programme Manager is responsible for ensuring that investigations are conducted and completed and treating all parties engaged in the complaint process with sensitivity and neutrality as well as keeping all information very confidential. The Programme Manager shall be a direct link between WRW and the information line.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Qualifications, Skills, Experience and Competencies:
The ideal candidate should possess and should have demonstrated knowledge and experience as provided below.
Please send a cover letter, detailed CV, three references and a motivation letter speaking directly to the job requirements to [email protected]. For more information or questions, please call Matsika at +266 6349 0996. The advert remains open until the position is filled.
Remuneration: A negotiable package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and the abilities and experience of the candidate will be offered.
The organization reserves the right to verify all information provided by candidates including credit rating. Please note that correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only.
Application Deadline: Friday, 28 August, 2020