Job Opportunity: Human Rights Defenders (HRD) Programme Associate

Job Opportunity: Human Rights Defenders (HRD) Programme Associate

Organization

FORUM-ASIA

Deadline

26 April 2024

Interview Dates

Interview Dates: 2nd and 3rd week of May 2024

Location

Remote in Asia

Employment Duration

Starting immediately, 1 year contract (with a three-month probationary period)

Salary

 A salary in equivalent to US$ 25,935 gross per annum (including 13th
month salary), Comprehensive Health Insurance

 

Current Openings

 

Join us as HRD Programme Associate

About FORUM-ASIA: We’re FORUM-ASIA, a leading Asian human rights network dedicated to empowering Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) across the region.

Your Role: As our HRD Programme Associate, you’ll be instrumental in implementing our HRD Programme, providing essential support and protection to HRDs facing risks in Asia.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in programme management and coordination.
  • Provide rapid response assistance to HRDs in crisis, focusing on Women HRDs in Myanmar and Afghanistan.
  • Contribute to case management and maintain our HRD Portal.
  • Support in organizing forums, workshops, and field missions.
  • Engage in monitoring, evaluation, and reporting activities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Rights or related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in human rights advocacy.
  • Knowledge of human rights issues in crisis contexts, with gender sensitivity.
  • Fluency in English and a language spoken in Myanmar or Afghanistan.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work under pressure.

Application Process: Ready to make a difference? Here’s how you can apply:

  • Complete the Application Form and craft a compelling cover letter showcasing your passion and qualifications.
  • Email your application to applications@forum-asia.org by 26 April 2024, with the subject line “HRD Programme Associate Application.”

Join Our Cause: FORUM-ASIA is committed to building a diverse, inclusive community of change-makers. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities.

Next Steps: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual interview in May 2024, with potential additional assessments as part of the selection process.

Be the Change: Seize this opportunity to stand with HRDs, amplifying their voices and safeguarding their vital work. Your dedication can shape the future of human rights across Asia.

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