IMVO Consultant Vacancy

IMVO Consultant Vacancy

Do you want to work to improve the status of workers in global production chains such as palm oil or sustainable metals? Do you enjoy working in a small, motivated team and are you passionate about supporting unions in Africa, Asia and Latin America? Are you interested in making ICSR and international chains more sustainable? And do you find it challenging to discuss this with companies? We invite you to apply for this job as CSR Consultant at CNV International

We are a club of difference makers. We are committed to strong labor rights that transcend national borders. Together we fight for 100% fair work with safe working conditions. Garment makers, miners, palm oil plantation workers and sugar cane workers in Africa, Asia and Latin America. We invest in good cooperation with companies to influence the beginning of trade chains together, and we are committed to fair government policy. We unite for a just world, with equal opportunities for all. As an ICSR consultant, you work with a team of passionate colleagues from CNV International in the Netherlands and colleagues and trade union partners from 15 countries.

Your work as a CSR Consultant will include:

  • Provide knowledge and expertise on ICSR agreements and sectoral agreements (including metals and renewable energy) in the field of labor rights and due diligence;
  • Providing expertise on labor rights, living wages, access to solutions within sectoral certification bodies such as RSPO and Bonsucro;
  • Develop CSR tools, guidelines and training for trade unions, companies and government bodies in producing countries;
  • Conduct discussions and negotiations with companies and other stakeholders within various MSIs (Multi Stakeholder Initiatives) to highlight critical labor rights violations
  • Setting up campaigns and intervention strategies to deal with labor rights risks in the chain in collaboration with companies.
  • Identifying opportunities for joint projects with companies in various chains in the field of labor rights and due diligence
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You work closely with our 2 policy advisors (lobbyists), our regional teams (Asia, Africa and Latin America) and local trade union partners. You will travel several times a year, for example to give HRDD training or to speak at conferences about labor rights, for example in palm oil, sugarcane, textiles or mining.

CNV International is a multi-ambition driven organization. So we are looking for a colleague who:

  • University or HBO background with at least 2-5 years of experience in the field of sustainability and CSR;
  • Experience in collaborating with various stakeholders within international chain initiatives and conduct discussions and advise companies;
  • Practical knowledge and experience with UNGPs, OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and Human Rights Due Diligence;
  • Demonstrable experience in setting up or implementing projects with organizations and having the right skills to mobilize them;
  • Strong connection and experience with central themes in CNV International projects related to ICSR: social dialogue, labor rights and living wages in production chains and gender equality;
  • With a good verbal and written command of Dutch and English. If you speak French or Spanish, that’s an advantage.
  • There is a meaningful level where you can actually influence working conditions in manufacturing countries;
  • The work environment that develops due to the introduction of the IMVO Act, through which you can constantly learn a lot.
  • A position of 32-36 hours per week;
  • Salary according to the CNV Vakcentrale collective labor agreement, a minimum of €3,538.36 per month totaling €5,486.67 with a maximum of 36 hours per week.
  • Good package of secondary working conditions like 8.33% year-end bonus and PFZW pension scheme
  • travel allowance, a phone and a laptop;
  • A good central workplace in Utrecht, easily accessible by public transport.
  • A hybrid work policy with greater freedom to work from home or elsewhere. On Thursdays we work as a team in Utrecht as much as possible;
  • To participate in interesting international meetings abroad;
  • Start your workday invigorated with complimentary company fruit and chair massages;
  • A pleasant work environment where we learn from each other and grow is paramount. In addition, CNV offers excellent training opportunities and we encourage you to continue to develop yourself.
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If you have any questions, you can request more information about the vacancy at: [email protected].

[email protected], attn. Elles van Ark, Managing Director, IMVO Consultants RSVP no later than 15 December. We are constantly calling applicants for interviews, so we advise you not to wait to apply. If the right candidate is found before the deadline, we will close the vacancy.

The posts are recruited both internally and externally simultaneously. In case of equal match, preference will be given to internal candidate.

CNV wants to be a reflection of the community and places great emphasis on diversity. We therefore welcome applications from people of different backgrounds and talents.

We do the recruitment ourselves, acquisitions are not appreciated.

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