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International Human Rights Programme
Location: London, United Kingdom
Reporting to: Director, International Human Rights Programme
Type of contract: Full-time position. There is some flexibility for it to be an 80% role for the right candidate. At a minimum the position is 5 days a week (0900-1500) paying circa £30,000 PA dependent on experience.
Starting date: As soon as possible
Application deadline: 31 July, 2019
About Oak Foundation:
Oak Foundation (www.oakfnd.org) commits its resources to address issues of global social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. With offices in Europe, Africa and North America, Oak Foundation makes grants to organisations located in approximately 40 countries worldwide.
About the International Human Rights Programme:
The International Human Rights Program has a grant-making budget of close to USD 30 million per annum. It operates worldwide but with an emphasis on the EU, US, Russia, Brazil, India and Myanmar. The programme seeks to:
The programme supports activist organisations involved in documentation, evidence collection, campaigns, strategic litigation and outreach. It also empowers human rights defenders, by improving their physical and digital security and enhancing their effectiveness through a range of technological tools.
The programme comprises a diverse team of a Director, five programme officers, a program assistant and a fellow. The programme assistant will also provide assistance to the Special Interest Programme for up to max 20% of his/her time, but the main duties will be the same for both programmes (as outlined below).
Main responsibilities include:
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
How to apply
To apply, please send your curriculum vitae and a covering letter by e-mail only to email@example.com no later than 31 July 2019. Please state “Programme Assistant” in the subject line of your email. Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK. Please note that we will only be contacting short-listed candidates.
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Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global, social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. With offices in Europe, Africa, India and North America, we make grants to organisations in approximately 40 countries worldwide.
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