Asia Monitor Resource Centre (AMRC) is a regional labour organisation based in Hong Kong promoting labour rights and democratic labour movement in Asia for four decades. AMRC is looking for a Consultant to support the planning, development and coordination of a pilot project in Hong Kong. Based in Hong Kong and reporting to the Programme Coordinator (Strengthening Organizational Capacity of NGOs), the Consultant is expected to deliver the following tasks:
●Support AMRC’s team and engaged experts to identify individual NGOs’ needs to strengthen their capacity on cybersecurity;
●Develop and implement work plans together with individual NGOs and engaged experts on cybersecurity improvement plans;
●Conduct and document meetings / workshops / training for the project;
●Maintain a stakeholder network to keep abreast of developments in cybersecurity;
●Handle the logistics for all activities in close collaboration with AMRC’s team;
●Handle expenses and receipts related to the activities and compiling financial reports (if any);
●Support with translation and interpreting needs when necessary.
Period & Conditions
The consultancy is scheduled to begin as soon as possible and will be completed in 5 months. An extension is subject to the needs of the project.
●The consultant shall be engaged part-time during the period for approximately 3 days per week. Hours may be worked on a flexible basis depending on project needs. ●The consultant is an independent contractor and not an employee of AMRC. The consultant is therefore not subject to AMRC’s employee handbook, and also not entitled to any employee benefits.
The Consultant will ideally:
●Have a good knowledge in cybersecurity and have solid work experience on civil society in Hong Kong;
●Have experience in handling logistics of events including managing expenditure, budgets and financial reports;
●Have good command in Cantonese and English;
●Ability to think critically and politically, and problem-solve with minimal resources;
●Have experience in promoting teamwork and working collaboratively in a multicultural context;
●Have ability to bring together diverse interests across boundaries of race, class, gender, sexuality and nationality in collaborative and creative ways.
How to apply:
Interested consultants may send their expression of interest, including a resume that outlines relevant experience, to firstname.lastname@example.org 7 May 2021. Expressions of interest should also indicate the expected monthly consultant fee. Interested consultants must have legal status to work in Hong Kong. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Personal data provided by applicants will be used strictly in accordance withthe Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.