Posted on :
30 Jul, 2020
30 Jul, 2020
Workers’ Rights Watch (WRW) is seeking one (1) investigator to conduct investigations of gender-based violence and harassment.
Job Title: Investigator
Location: Maseru, Lesotho
Reports to: Manager
Department: Case Investigations
Working under direct supervision of the WRW Manager; the Investigator 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.
The Investigator’s primary responsibilities will be to investigate and produce comprehensive reports regarding complaints of GBVH and retaliation from workers at Nien Hsing factories in Lesotho including interviewing parties/witnesses, collecting evidence, and drafting high quality investigation reports within established timelines.
The Investigator shall also be responsible for submitting to the Manager, on a monthly basis, activity reports outlining work done achieved within the reporting period. In all his/her interactions; the Investigator shall be guided by and strictly adhere to WRW’s Code of Conduct as well as other guiding policies and procedures.
With guidance from the Manager, the investigator is independently responsible for a complaint case load, conducting investigations, meeting established timelines, and treating all constituents engaged in the complaint process with sensitivity and neutrality as well as keeping all information very confidential.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Qualifications and Experience, Skills and Competencies:
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.
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, 21 August, 2020