Country Programme Consultant, Turkey

Ethical Trading Initiative


  • Location: Turkey
  • Closing Date: 08/07/2016

The Country Programme Consultant works with stakeholders in the apparel and textile sector in Turkey to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) through the establishment, and on-going management, of a local platform – which brings together business, trade unions and civil society to raise awareness and capacity and enable workplace social dialogue to address the root causes of the labour rights issues of vulnerable workers.

Key relationships:


ETI Turkey Working Group; ETI secretariat


Existing and potential ETI members – Corporate, Trade Union and NGO representatives; local institutional and programme partners, government and industry leaders. Key responsibilities:

1. To lead on the development, programme management and review of a programme plan which addresses the issues – and meets the objectives - outlined in the programme framework.

2. To identify, network and build relationships with appropriate stakeholders to ensure their active engagement in supporting achievement of the programme objectives.

3. To plan and co-ordinate multi-stakeholder events and forums – working with other programme partners where appropriate. Ensure agreed actions and outcomes are captured and feed into on-going programme management.

4. To provide technical advice and support relating to ethical trade within the apparel and textile sector to a range of external stakeholders to enable the identification of the impacts of workers’ rights and for issues to be addressed.

5. To develop training tools and guidance documents; enable delivery of training; provide guidance; and monitor the impact of training/guidance in progressing delivery of programme objectives.

6. To ensure robust monitoring and evaluation of all programme activity – and the production of reports - to capture outcomes for monitoring and assessment of progress; identification of areas of concern; and to enable learning.

7. To manage the programme budget – ensuring all expenditure in properly documented and justified; and provide high quality, accurate and timely reports to meet ETI requirements.

8. To engage with government at local and national level to influence policy in support of labour rights.

9. To work in close collaboration with ETI colleagues and members – in particular the Turkey Working Group - to facilitate consistent approaches and shared learning.

Country Programme Consultant, Turkey