The Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) is inviting interested applicants who meet the criteria to apply for the vacancy of the Economic Justice Project Officer.
This is a full-time position – the contract ends in December 2024
AIDC is a Cape Town-based NGO, established in 1996 to support trade unions and social movements undertaking struggles for a wage-led, low-carbon development path. Our mission is to produce and promote alternative knowledge and analysis as well as to undertake popular education and trainings geared towards enabling popular movements advancing struggles for social, economic and ecological justice to engage with the intersecting crises flowing from the natural, economic and social changes facing humanity.
- Undertake research related to corporate-driven illicit financial flows, profit shifting and tax evasion
- Co-ordinate and manage projects
- Work closely with the Economic Justice Programme Co-ordinator and/or other Researchers to assist with the implementation of AIDC’s work aimed at supporting civil society organisations, trade unions, and social movements, in relation to profit shifting and wage evasion
- Develop relevant popular materials including fact sheets, infographics, etc.
- Develop of tax justice curriculum and training programme, towards the implementation of trainings
- Engage and participate in other tax justice networks, and advance calls to combat profit shifting and wage evasion
- Engage with media and do publicity work for AIDC on tax justice issues, as required
- Engage in research writing, including op-eds as necessary
- Engage in networking and the profile raising of AIDC by participating in relevant workshops, conferences, alliances, coalitions and stakeholder meetings
- Provide ad hoc assistance to the general work of AIDC, as required.
- Training in economics, political economy, or relevant social sciences.
- Strong analytical and written communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Excellent computer literacy is essential especially in MS Outlook, MS Word and MS Excel.
- Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
- Presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with all team members and stakeholders.
Suitable candidates are invited to email a motivation letter highlighting suitability to the role, a CV in Word format and contact details of three work-related referees to firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact will only be made with shortlisted candidates.
Closing date: Sunday 24th September 2023