International Union of Food Job Vacancies: 2 Positions, Jakarta – Indonesian

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March 17, 2019

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June 26, 2019

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The International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering,
Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations (IUF) is an international federation
of trade unions representing workers employed in agriculture and plantations;
the preparation and manufacture of food and beverages; hotels, restaurants and
catering services; all stages of tobacco processing.

The IUF Asia/Pacific Regional Secretariat in Jakarta is currently seeking
enthusiastic, hard-working and committed persons to fill the following
positions:
 

Assistant Research Officer – Agriculture & the Environment 

Under supervision of IUF Asia/Pacific Regional Secretary, the Assistant Research
Officer will participate in action-research projects by assisting in data
collection and validation; surveys; interviews; mapping and documentation in
three key areas:


  • Human rights violations and human rights risk in the production of food
    crops and in agricultural supply chains;
     
  • The impact of climate change on agricultural workers, small farmers and
    their communities;
  • Occupational health, safety and the environment in agriculture with a focus
    on women workers and women farmers.

  • The Assistant Research Officer is required to translate reports, policies,
    training and education material and other documentation into Indonesian and to
    translate the results of surveys, interviews and data collection into
    English.
  • The Assistant Research Officer will join a team working on climate justice for
    agricultural workers, small farmers and rural communities, and will assist in
    research and documentation for meetings and conferences on climate justice.
  • While the research work will be primarily focused on Indonesia, the Assistant
    Research Officer may also be required to assist with research activities in
    other countries in the Asia/Pacific region.
The position is open to Indonesian nationals.
  • A background in the study of agriculture, agronomy, climate science, development
    studies, gender and development or human rights would be an advantage.
  • Candidates should be fluent in English with very good writing skills. Experience
    in research and report writing in English is required, as well as very good
    communication skills.
  • Candidates should be able to work under pressure, exhibit discipline in their
    approach to work and ensure the accuracy and integrity of their research. They
    must be able to travel and to work in a difficult environment in the field.
  • Furthermore, candidates should be committed to human rights, gender equality and
    social justice, with a view to improving the lives and well-being of working
    people.
Assistant Research Officer – Gender Equality

Under supervision of IUF Asia/Pacific Regional Secretary, the Assistant Research
Officer will assist in research and analysis, data collection and validation;
surveys; interviews; mapping and documentation in four key areas:

  • Assessment of discrimination and inequality in the workplace and the
    barriers faced by women workers in securing equal opportunities in employment,
    access to training and promotion and equal pay;
     
  • Gender audits of workplaces in in the IUF sectors to assess women’s access
    to employment, promotion, pay equity, and job security;

  • Evaluating the impact of automation and new technologies on women workers in
    the IUF sectors;

  • Developing education and training material on gender equality and women
    workers’ rights.

  • The Assistant Research Officer is required to translate reports, policies,
    training and education material and other documentation into Indonesian and to
    translate the results of surveys, interviews and data collection into
    English.

  • The Assistant Research Officer will join a regional team working on gender
    equality and will assist in research and documentation for meetings and
    conferences both in Indonesia and overseas.


The position is open to Indonesian nationals.

  • A background in the study of women’s studies, development studies, gender and
    development, social sciences, psychology, or human rights would be an
    advantage.

  • Candidates should be fluent in English with very good writing skills. Experience
    in research and report writing in English is required, as well as very good
    communication skills.

  • Candidates should be able to work under pressure, exhibit discipline in their
    approach to work and ensure the accuracy and integrity of their research. They
    must be able to travel in Indonesia and overseas and to work in a difficult
    environment in the field.

  • Furthermore, candidates should be committed to human rights, gender equality and
    social justice, with a view to improving the lives and well-being of working
    people.

APPLICATIONS
Qualified candidates should send the following documents by email to
asia-admin@iuf.org before April 5, 2019:

  • Curriculum Vitae
     
  • A cover letter explaining why the candidate is interested in the position
  • At least two reference letters, with the referee’s contact details

Candidates should clearly indicate which position they are interested in
applying for when sending their application by email.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email concerning the next steps in
the interview process.
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