Program Coordinator

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: New Delhi

Position:

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Location: New Delhi
Hours: 40 hours per week
Job Type:  Fixed term
Start date: Immediate

Asia Floor Wage Alliance (AFWA) is an Asian global labour and social alliance across garment-producing countries in Asia. Founded in 2007, AFWA builds unity among Asian garment unions to hold global fashion brands accountable for labour rights. 

AFWA is currently seeking a dedicated individual to join our team as a full-time Program Coordinator in India. This dynamic role will require extensive interstate field travel, providing a unique opportunity to engage with diverse stakeholders. As the Program Coordinator, you will collaborate closely with trade unions, civil society organizations, and various stakeholders throughout India. If you are passionate about fostering collaboration, building partnerships, and working towards positive change for workers and their families, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Responsibilities

  • Foster collaborations among potential and current partners, while also expanding connections with civil society, including labour, feminist, anti-caste, and student movements.
  • Identify, analyse and monitor developments and emerging issues within the labour movement and garment supply chain of India
  • Design, plan and implement advocacy strategies and campaigns in line with the AFWA India’s overall vision
  • Work with AFWA India National Team and ensure overall coordination of programmatic initiatives in the country
  • Represent the organization in the social/labour/feminist movement circles, as well as with our leadership at external meetings or events
  • Work within the AFWA national team and perform other relevant duties as required by supervisors

Qualifications/Skills

  • Master’s degree (development studies, public policy, labour studies, women’s studies) or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of experience in program coordination, advocacy, network building with labour rights or human rights organizations
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to listen, communicate effectively, and build lasting relationships with civil society leaders, union partners, and program staff.
  • Strong understanding of labour rights and economic justice in a global context
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working independently within agreed framework
  • Excellent written and spoken English; fluency in Hindi
  • Ability to maintain focus in a multifarious work environment; comfortable with deadlines and field obligations
  • Integrity, professional discretion, and ability to handle sensitive or confidential matters.
  • Experience in research and writing on labour rights and global supply chains; and knowledge of labour movement, a plus.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding:

AFWA is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of all of whom AFWA engages with.   

How to apply:

Please send your up-to-date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile to contact@asia.floorwage.org