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Job Vacancy At Fairtrade Africa – Ghana


Here is the Fairtrade Africa Job Advertisement They are hiring a Human Rights Advisor. The Human Rights Advisor will work as an expert and coordinator of Fairtrade Africa’s work on Human Rights and Environmental Due Diligence (HREDD).


  • To manage regional HREDD dialogue project,
  • To advice other projects under DONUTS programme on human rights issues,
  • To coordinate and contribute to Fairtrade Africa’s participation in Fairtrade-wide HREDD work.

Key Performance Areas

Project Management

  • Develop the participatory HREDD dialogue concept together with Fairtrade’s Centre of Excellence for HREDD,
  • Write the plan and budget for the project,
  • Coordinate the project implementation,
  • Support rightsholder-driven identification and assessment of salient human rights and environmental issues and their root causes in the participating countries and sectors,
  • Develop dialogue formats and facilitation methods, to ensure meaningful discussions between the stakeholders,
  • Arrange trainings, organize workshops and dialogue events,
  • Update the HREDD dialogue concept based on participants’ feedback and lessons learned,
  • Monitor the project, supported by DONUTS programme MEL manager,
  • Write reports (quarterly and annually).

Advise other projects under DONUTS programme on human rights issues

  • Support and provide advice for these projects in the human rights’ issues such as risk identification and mitigation
  • Provide training for the programme team on issues such as human rights, workers’ rights and HREDD.

Coordinate and contribute to Fairtrade Africa’s participation in Fairtrade-wide HREDD work

  • In collaboration with other FTA staff, contribute to Fairtrade-wide HREDD workstreams: System development, Business services, Advocacy and Capacity building. This includes concrete collaboration with Fairtrade colleagues from around the world.
  • Coordinate FTA’s participation in Fairtrade-wide work on human rights and environmental risk assessment, which includes
  • Expert input to risk assessment plans
  • Liaison with Heads of Regions, Product managers, and Fairtrade Centre of Excellence on HREDD
  • Support for workshops and surveys with producers
  • Support and provide advice for HREDD related capacity development work
  • Provide training for FTA staff on human rights and HREDD.

Other tasks

  • Submit necessary monitoring and reports as per required timelines
  • Develop own expertise

Qualification For The Fairtrade Africa Job Advertisement 

Bachelors Degree in Human Right or related field

Fairtrade Africa Job Advertisement  – How To Apply

Forward your up to date  CV with cover letters and copies of relevant certificates to e-mail: recruitment@fairtradeafrica.net 

Closing Date: 21st September, 2022