Business and Human Rights Strategy Advisor/Analyst (12-month contract)
- Job posted by Amnesty International Asia-Pacific Regional Office Ltd
Full Time Contract
Details: Salary:HKD 705,365 per annum + benefits
16/F 188 Lockhart Road
Hong Kong Island
For 50 years, we’ve been campaigning for human rights wherever justice, freedom and truth are denied. We’ve reshaped policies, challenged governments and taken corporations to task. In doing so, we’ve changed thousands of lives for the better. Join Amnesty at our Secretariat office in Hong Kong and you will too.
ABOUT THE ROLE
This pivotal role leads the development of global and high-profile advocacy and campaigning strategies within the specialist field of business and human rights. The subject matter expert on business and human rights, this role will be key in achieving Amnesty International’s Strategic Goals on these issues, with a particular focus on the role of Chinese business operations outside of China and China as a global economic factor.
Working with the Business and Human Rights team, Amnesty’s Business and Economics Network, various country teams, sections and relevant NGOs, this role will coordinate advocacy and campaigning to provide a watertight strategy and expert advice in Business and Human Rights as a specialist.
With proven knowledge and first-hand experience of undertaking high quality advocacy and campaigning on human rights and business and economics issues, you’ll have in-depth specialist knowledge in the field of business, economics, and human rights at the international level.
A person of excellent political judgement, strong analytic skills and the ability to plan strategically, you’ll be used to negotiating and influencing others to put your point across, planning and managing projects, and offering timely, succinct and accurate guidance to others. Excellent written and spoken English is essential, with fluency in Mandarin a highly desirable attribute.
Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, 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.
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all.
Our supporters are outraged by human rights abuses but inspired by hope for a better world - so we work to improve human rights through campaigning and international solidarity.
We reach almost every country in the world and have:
· more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
· more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice
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.
Amnesty International is committed to creating and sustaining a working environment in which everyone has an equal opportunity to fulfill their potential and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.
Minimum Education Required