Deputy Regional Director, Research

Amnesty International

JOB PURPOSE:

In the role of Deputy Regional Director – Research, you will be responsible for providing high-level strategic advice on major human right trends. You will be contributing to the development, management and implementation of the research strategy and overall operations of the Regional Office.

The East and South-East Asia & the Pacific Regional office plays a critical role in the Amnesty International Secretariat, gathering and communicating accurate and action-oriented human rights information and delivering on the vision to end grave human rights abuses and build societies respectful of human rights.

ABOUT YOU:

You will have previous experience of working across various human right issues, with a passion in this field. Working as the Deputy Regional Director, you will be an experienced manager and leader with the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across the organisation.

It’s vital that you have previous extensive experience in research and advocacy across human rights, so that you are able to ensure that the research strategy is sound and focused.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage risk assessments and oversees the implementation of security procedures for regional office staff
  • Manage the development and implementation of human rights research and advocacy action plans for countries within the office’s remit, in line with globally agreed priorities and strategies.
  • Ensure compliance with globally developed quality assurance and impact assessment methodologies to ensure consistency and impartiality and measure human rights impact within the sub-region.
  • Manage risk assessments and oversee the implementation of security procedures for staff undertaking missions and travel and other instances of high risk.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Knowledge and direct experience of the human rights and political context in the region and an expert understanding of the international human rights legal framework, and relevant regional and national legal frameworks
  • In-depth experience of human rights research for advocacy purposes: conducting research using a range of appropriate methodologies, analysing and presenting findings, identifying advocacy targets, and applying research-based analysis to campaigning for human rights change
  • Experience of managing people and teams, of successfully coaching and mentoring people, and encouraging integrated and new ways of working
  • Ability to lead and manage staff and financial resources including setting, managing and monitoring plans and budgets for their team

ABOUT US:

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world.

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

Amnesty International encourages candidates from all over the world to apply, subject to visa requirements, a relocation package can be offered.

For further information on our benefits, please visit https://www.amnesty.org/en/careers/benefits/

WHAT WE HOPE YOU WILL DO NEXT

If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let’s get to work.

N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.

How to apply

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Closing date: 17-Oct-22