[Announcement] Job at ESCR-Asia,Inc.

Starting May 1,2015, the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights-Asia (ESCR-Asia),Inc. is in need of the following :

1. Project Coordinator (eight months contract beginning May 1- Dec. 15,2015).
Duties include:
-implementing the Laguna Lake Summit project supported by the UNDP-Philippines
– manage and administer the judicial use of project funds and resources
– represent the project in meetings with stakeholders and donors
– oversee the hiring of other project staff and supervise their work
– write regular project reports
– assist in sourcing out additional funds for the project
– arrange meetings with fisherfolks, LGUs and concerned government agencies on fisherfolk settlements and fishing grounds
– facilitate meetings and consultations
-assist in writing ESCR-related project proposals
– provide monthly project progress report to the board of ESCR Asia

Qualifications include:
– At least with a college degree in social sciences or environmental science
– With initial development and human rights experience
– At least 1 yr experience in project coordination and management including financial administration
– With skills in writing, facilitating and networking

2. Researcher re Mapping of Business Enterprises in Laguna Lake and its initial Implications on Environmental and Fisherfolk-related concerns (2months)

Duties include:
– Conduct a stakeholders analysis of the businesses and users of Laguna Lake thru secondary document review, focused group discussions and interviews
– Write the directory of businesses and users of Laguna Lake specifying their location and social and environmental impact on the lake
– Create a map of Laguna Lake specifying the location of businesses and users
– Present the results of the study in a forum for feedbacking and enhancement

3. Researcher on the initial evaluation of the 2020 Laguna lake Master Development Planfrom the HR and environmental lens( 3 months)

Duties include:
– Compile and review all proposed plans and programs in Laguna Lake
– Identify gaps in the 2020 Laguna Lake Master Development Plan from the human rights and environmental justice perspective
– Provide recommendations on how to incorporate human rights and environmental justice in the 2020 Laguna Lake Master Development Plan
– Present the results of the study in a forum for feedbacking and enhancement
– Write the assessment and review report of the 2020 Laguna Lake Master Development Plan

4. Researcher on a Human Rights Review of the proposed bill An Act Enhancing the Laguna Lake Conservation and Development Authority (LLCDA), Thereby Amending Republic Act No.4850, As Amended, Otherwise Known as the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) (2 months)

Please submit current resume and letter of interest with attached sample latest works/write-ups via mail or personally delivered and addressed to:

The ESCR-Asia Board of Trustees
c/o Ms. Minerva Gonzales, Chairperson and Resurreccion Lao
Rm.209,2ndFlr., Benigno Mayo Hall, JJCICSI Bldg., ISO Complex
Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City, Philippines
Tel. 4266001 loc. 4664; Fax: 4266141; E-mail: escasia2003@yahoo.com

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