Amnesty International Research Jobs

Amnesty International Research Jobs Closing date: 17 Jan 2016

Researcher – Democratic Republic of Congo
Location: Nairobi
Nature of Employment: Permanent
Salary: $68,699 per annum
The mobile revolution. Geopolitical power shifts. A radically altered global economy. The world is changing, and so is the way that people fight for their rights.
In order to be effective, Amnesty International’s (AI) International Secretariat needs to change how we work. That’s why we have opened an East Africa Regional Office in Kenya.
And why we need your field research expertise with us on the ground.

About the role:
As Amnesty International’s lead expert on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) or other geographical or thematic areas, to lead on the development and implementation of overarching research and campaigning strategies to deliver impact in relation to agreed priorities, providing research expertise, research management, political judgment and analytical, communication and representational skills.
You will lead on the development and implementation of overarching research and campaigning strategies to deliver impact in relation to agreed priorities on the DRC, including strategies to identify the most effective ways to address human rights concerns.
You will also monitor, research, investigate and analyse human rights-related developments in order to provide timely, accurate, independent and impartial assessments and expert advice on the human rights situation in the DRC
About you:
As Amnesty International’s leading expert on human rights for the Democratic Republic of Congo you will be responsible for leading on the development and implementation of research and campaigning strategies.
These strategies aim to deliver impact in relation to agreed priorities, providing research expertise, research management, political judgment and analytical, communication and representational skills.
A successful Researcher will have developed and implemented an effective and deliverable strategy in the DRC; produced, implemented, monitored and evaluated related action plans within set deadlines; practised rigorous analysis and identified critical issues in a timely fashion; maintained and developed effective networks and written high quality reports and other materials for publication and internal use; and effectively represented Amnesty International and communicated its key messages.
You will have contributed to the effective functioning of the team and to the implementation of Amnesty International’s mission, upholding Amnesty International’s values at all times.
About us:
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.
Already our network of over seven million members, supporters and activists is making a difference in almost every country of the world.
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.
Please note that any salary figure given is the gross figure, earnings will be subject to relevant local taxation.
Closing date: 17th January 2016
To find out more and to apply, please click on the apply link.
HOW TO APPLY: Researcher – Democratic Republic of Congo

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