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Research Consultant: Climate-Induced Migration and Modern Slavery

Anti-Slavery International is inviting applications from an experienced researcher/research team to carry out an investigation into the nexus between climate-induced migration and vulnerability to modern slavery (in all its forms). The work will be largely desk-based research, as well as consultations with ASI staff and partners. It will build on existing literature on climate change and migration, and will evidence the links between vulnerability to this type of migration and modern slavery.

Terms of reference: TOR Climate-Induced Migration and Modern Slavery

Application pack: Research Consultant application pack

To apply: Please submit your application, including the documents listed below, to Fran Witt at F.Witt@antislavery.org using the reference ‘Research Consultant: Climate-Induced Migration and Modern Slavery’ in the subject line.

• CVs of the researcher/team (2 pages)
• Cover letter (no more than 1 page)
• An approach paper (no more than 2 pages) outlining a methodology for conducting the research,
estimated time-frame, activity workplan outlining numbers of days allocated per activity, and fees
(excluding expenses which will be covered by Anti-Slavery International, such as interpretation and
reimbursement to interviewees).
• Two examples of recent and relevant pieces of work authored by yourself

Deadline: 23:59 GMT Thursday 4th March 2021
Interviews scheduled to be held on 9-10 March 2021 via Zoom. Should relevant applicants apply before this date, interviews may be scheduled earlier and the recruitment closed at an earlier date.

Africa Programme Officer

The Africa Programme includes projects which raise awareness of and support the full emancipation of slavery survivors in Niger, Mali and Mauritania; and projects seeking to eradicate forced begging by religious students in Senegal, Mali, Niger and Nigeria. The Africa Programme Officer is responsible for overseeing the Africa project deliverables and activities (including advocacy, research, publications, capacity trainings, planning meetings and evaluations) effectively and efficiently, working through in-country partners as well as monitoring project budget and progress and preparing donor reports.

Whilst the role will focus initially on the management of our descent-based slavery project in Niger, the role will also support the Africa Programme Manager with the development of other anti-slavery projects and initiatives. This exciting position brings lots of potential for increased responsibility which requires a high level of organisation and initiative. With a complex programme of work to delivery you will need to have proven experience of managing projects, be highly organised with the ability to use your own initiative with minimal supervision and has the ability to manage competing deadlines to implement multi-discipline projects.

Given that the project related to this role is delivered in partnership with a local organisations based in Niger, West Africa it is essential that candidates are fluent in French (both spoken and written)

Application pack: Africa Programme Officer

To apply: Please submit your application to jobs@antislavery.org, using the reference ‘Africa Programme Officer’ in the subject line. Please make sure your attachments are named in this format: name.surname.cv/name.surname.statement.

Deadline: End of day Friday 26 February 2021
Interviews will be held during the week commencing 8 March 2021.

Research team – EU mandatory human rights and environment due diligence project

We are seeking applications from multi-disciplinary research teams to undertake rapid research and scoping on pertinent questions relating to the EU mandatory human rights and environment due diligence debate (mHREDD) and forced labour, providing recommendations against each question area and identifying entry points for further research and exploration. The scoping/research is intended to guide us, our partners and our peers forward in our work on corporate accountability, helping us to shape our next years of advocacy and work on this area.

Terms of reference: Please review these terms of reference before applying.

To apply: Please prepare and email the following to Chloe Cranston c.cranston@antislavery.org:

  • CVs of the research team
  • Cover letter
  • An approach paper (no more than 4 pages) outlining a methodology for conducting the study, estimated time-frame per stage, activity work plan outlining numbers of days allocated per activity, and fees (excluding expenses which will be covered by Anti-Slavery International, such as interpretation and reimbursement to interviewees).
  • At least two examples of recent and relevant pieces of work (preferably published) authored by yourself The successful candidate will need to submit two references (preferable one academic and one professional).

Deadline: 23.59GMT on Sunday 21 February 2021. Interviews are scheduled to be held via Zoom 1-2 March 2021. Should relevant applicants apply before this date, interviews may be scheduled earlier and the recruitment closed at an earlier date. The research teams are expected to be able to kick off the research asap upon being contracted, due to the rapid nature of this research.

Trustee(s) and Treasurer

Our trustees play a critical role in supporting the charity to thrive, ensuring the organisation is well governed and has a clear vision, mission and strategy. In 2020 we agreed on a new international strategy.

Several trustees have reached the end of their terms of office, and we are now seeking new trustees to govern the organisation as we implement our strategy and grow. Our international governance needs to be robust and dynamic as we change and build our global brand as a campaigning organisation.

Application pack: Trustees and Treasurer

To apply: Please submit your application to trusteerecruitment@antislavery.org using the reference ‘Trustee or Treasurer Role’

Deadline: 9.00am on 14 February 2021