Join Our Team: Research Consultancy For The Annual Report

PROJECT BACKGROUND
DigitalReach is looking for a short-term consultant to assist the “Digital Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia” report for 2021. This annual report summarizes the digital rights situation in Southeast Asia and covers a 12-months period from January – December. It highlights key issues, situations, and threats against digital rights, with a view to identifying situations to be monitored for potential consequences. The objective of the annual report is to provide an overall picture of developments on freedom of expression, right to privacy, and digital security from digital rights perspective in a given year. Following the completion of each report, there will be a launch event where representatives of local communities are invited to discuss about situations highlighted in the report and what to look forward to in the upcoming year. The report for 2021 shall include statistics, country chapters and a regional overview.
WORK DESCRIPTION

The consultant will work to assist in the making of the annual report on the following tasks;

QUALIFICATIONS
DELIVERABLES
Details Timeline

8 country compilations of material on key digital rights issues 

The initial compilations shall be submitted by Week 5. These materials shall be continually updated while monitoring the situation until the end of the contract period, with the final compilation to be submitted at the end of the contract.
A compilation of materials on key digital rights issues for the regional overview and a timeline  The initial compilations shall be submitted by Week 6. These materials shall be continually updated while monitoring the situation until the end of the contract period, with the final compilation to be submitted at the end of the contract.
At least 5 ideas for infographics on key digital rights-related issues The first draft of infographic ideas is expected to be submitted by Week 8, with appropriate changes proposed as the situation develops based on monitoring until the end of the contract.
CONTRACT DETAILS

The consultant will work for three months from 1 October 2021 – 31 December 2021, during which s/he is expected to complete the tasks described above, based on a work plan agreed upon with DigitalReach. The consultant will work under the direct supervision of the Executive Director. The work is not full time, although the consultant is expected to diligently respond to communications and provide updates related to the consultancy. The compensation is $2,500 for completing the tasks, to be paid twice on Week 6 and the end of the consultancy.  

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit the following application documents to [email protected] by September 24, 2021:

The shortlisted candidates will be notified by September 27. An interview is to happen on September 28-29.

This annoucement can be download here.

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