Opportunities

Current vacancies

FLEX currently has two vacancies.

FLEX Senior Policy Manager

Job title: Senior Policy Manager

Location: FLEX office, Vauxhall, London

Salary: £35,000-£38,000 per annum subject to deductions for tax and national insurance contributions as required by law

Hours: 30 hours per week (4 days per week, with flexibility to accommodate childcare responsibilities)

Reporting to: FLEX CEO

Responsible for: Direct line management of 1-3 staff

Benefits: 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays. A wide range of opportunities for skills development. Sociable office environment with many social justice charities sharing the building, which includes cycle storage, showers and ongoing social activities.

Deadline for applications: 9 am, 7th September 2020

Interviews: w/c 14th September 2020

About FLEX

Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX) is a research and policy organisation working towards an end to labour exploitation. FLEX seeks to achieve this vision through the prevention of labour abuses, protection of the rights of those affected or at risk of exploitation and by promoting best practice responses to labour exploitation through research and evidence-based advocacy. FLEX is a small organisation that packs a big punch in terms of policy change and influencing.

About the role

FLEX is looking for a passionate advocate with a strong policy background and a good grasp of the UK political system and demonstrable experience building relationships with key decision makers in FLEX’s field of work. Ideally, you will have expertise or a strong interest in one of the following areas in related fields: Parliamentary advocacy and legislative change, global supply chains governance, European and/or global policy platforms and tools.

You will work closely with FLEX's staff across all roles to help ensure FLEX’s policy, communications and networking activity is delivered to high standards.  In this role, you will work to build networks and contacts across the NGO sector, with academics and key media contacts in order to communicate FLEX’s message through a range of mediums and means. Above all this role requires someone with real passion and commitment to FLEX’s work to end labour exploitation and an excitement for working in a small, dynamic team.

See here for more information about this role.

We encourage applications from people who identify as part of marginalised communities.

If you are disabled or become disabled, we encourage you to tell us about your condition so that we can consider what reasonable adjustments or support may be appropriate at the interview and task stage.

To apply please send your CV, a cover letter (two A4 pages max), and FLEX Equal Opportunities form via email to [email protected], quoting the reference SPM20 in the email subject.

Please include details of your achievements and work relevant to the job description and person specification in your cover letter. An initial triage of applications is made against the criteria specified in the job description and failure to address how you meet these explicitly will affect your application. Your experience, ability and skills will be further assessed at an in-depth interview if you are invited to the next stage of the recruitment process.

 

FLEX Operations and Comms Assistant

Job title: Operations and Comms Assistant

Location: FLEX office, Vauxhall, London

Salary: £25,000 per annum, pro-rated, subject to deductions for tax and national insurance contributions as required by law

Hours: 22.5 hours per week (three days per week)

Reporting to: FLEX CEO

Benefits: 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays (pro rata). A wide range of opportunities for skills development. Sociable office environment with many social justice charities sharing the building which includes cycle storage, showers and ongoing social activities.

Deadline for applications: 1st September 2020

Interviews: w/c 14th September 2020

About FLEX

Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX) is a research and policy organisation working towards an end to labour exploitation. FLEX seeks to achieve this vision through the prevention of labour abuses, protection of the rights of those affected or at risk of exploitation and by promoting best practice responses to labour exploitation through research and evidence-based advocacy. FLEX is a small organisation that packs a big punch in terms of policy change and influencing.

About the role

In this role you will support FLEX’s staff team and Board of Trustees, by developing and maintaining effective filing systems, databases and processes to ensure the smooth running of our operations, and by supporting the implementation of FLEX Communications Strategy. This role involves completing tasks related to governance and compliance, HR, monitoring and evaluation, and communications.

See here for more information about this role.

We encourage applications from people who identify as part of marginalised communities.

If you are disabled or become disabled, we encourage you to tell us about your condition so that we can consider what reasonable adjustments or support may be appropriate at the interview and task stage.

To apply please send your CV, a cover letter (two A4 pages max), and FLEX Equal Opportunities form via email to [email protected], quoting the reference OCA20 in the email subject. Please include details of your achievements and work experience relevant to the job description and person specification in your cover letter.

 

Volunteering Opportunities

There are currently no volunteering opportunities at FLEX.