Do you hold deep and up-to-date knowledge on child labor in the private sector? Are you passionate about children's rights and do have experience as an advisor? Then we have an interesting opportunity for you!
Terre des Hommes is fighting against exploitation of children. Worldwide. Without discriminating. With respect for local cultures. People who work at Terre des Hommes, are not there for the good coffee, but to make a difference in the world!
The lobby and expertise team consist of 7 ambitious technical advisors. They focus on the issue of child exploitation, with four key programs themes centered around:
1. The worst forms of Child Labor;
2. (Commercial) Sexual Exploitation of Children;
3. Child Trafficking and Unsafe Migration;
4. Child Abuse / Child Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.
They address child exploitation through five strategies: prevention child exploitation; provision of services to ensure safe reintegration of child victims; prosecution of those who perpetrate crimes against children; promotion of a safe and conducive social/economic/legal context for children; and partnership & participation to strengthen civil society in the promotion of children’s rights and to include meaningful participation of children.
The position is part of the global Lobby and Expertise team, that supports the development of our organisational (strategic) focus, program themes, country programs, institutional fundraising and the relation between these. The team also supports and coordinates lobby & advocacy activities as well as research. As Technical Advisor you report to the manager Lobby, Expertise and Programs
Terre des Hommes carries out programs and projects itself, the majority of our projects are implemented by local CSOs. Therefore also your contribution is visible and tangible every day. We offer:
Terre des Hommes Netherlands is committed to keeping children safe and does not accept any form of child abuse. Every Terre des Hommes employee is bound by the Child Safeguarding Policy, part of our Code of Conduct. That is why a Certificate of Good Conduct is requested from every employee, which counts as part of the employment contract. Additional child safeguarding measures are part of our selection and recruitment process.
Terre des Hommes is unfortunately not able to provide a work / residence visa for applicants outside the EU.
Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.
Do you like to become part of our lobby and expertise team? Please upload your application before 12th of July 2020
The first round of interviews will take place in the week of July 13th.