For the past 50 years AI has brought people together to fight for human rights. Their aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, they campaign for justice, freedom and truth wherever they're denied. Already their network of over three million members and supporters is making a difference in 150 countries. And whether they're applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations, human rights education, or online campaigning, they're all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.
About the role
AI is embarking on a major process of evolution, to adapt to the dramatic changes in the world they operate in, and to increase the impact of their human rights work. With a new, global way of working AI have an exciting newly created position, which will develop, progress and manage a range of projects for growth within the Asia Pacific region. Working as part of the Asia Pacific Regional Hub team in Hong Kong, this role will focus on projects with clear roots in Human Rights impact, while supporting sustainability, with the aim of contributing to the achievement of the organizational growth strategy.
In this key regional position you will collaboratively monitor Human Rights trends and developments, develop national and regional growth strategies and mobilize resources. You will work together with both internal and external stakeholders to develop and implement the regions projects for growth by identifying gaps, sharing learning and exploring opportunities for cooperation. You will write proposals and develop projects plans, while piloting exciting new models of presence. You will monitor and evaluate the growth of AIs presence in the region actively contributing to the development of good practice and the growing knowledge bank of research about regional trends in civil society, activism and mobilization and constituencies.
About the ideal candidate
We are seeking an innovative and persuasive individual who is enthusiastic about creating Human Rights change. You will know about the trends and developments affecting Human Rights in the Asia Pacific region and have a proven track record addressing the opportunities and challenges for growth and mobilization in the region. Your expertise in best practice activism and mobilization combined with your ability to develop strong networks and relationships with civil society, NGOs and government will ensure your successful contribution to growing AI's impact in the region.
To be successful in this position you will be a strategic thinker with strong political and cultural sensitivity. You will have solid project management experience and the organizational development expertise to effectively diagnose organizational structures and operations. You will have a systematic approach to your work, yet be flexible and apply sound judgement.
Australasian Representative - Oxford HR Consultants Ltd
Jakarta, Indonesia and Adelaide, Australia
Tel: +62 (0) 813 1600 2877 | +61 (0) 449 144 280 | Skype ID: natasha.ralston77
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About AHRC: The Asian Human Rights Commission is a regional non-governmental organisation that monitors human rights in Asia, documents violations and advocates for justice and institutional reform to ensure the protection and promotion of these rights. The Hong Kong-based group was founded in 1984.