Date Added: 24 December 2020
: 20 January 2021
Job Title: Labour Rights Researcher
Working For: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre
Salary: £38,000 per annum, plus 5% employer pension contribution
The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, an international non-profit human rights organization, is seeking a dynamic Labour Rights Researcher to join a high-performing, committed team working to advance labour rights in global supply chains.
• Salary: £38,000 plus 5% employer pension contribution
• Full time, 1-year maternity leave cover
• Location: London, UK (remote working during pandemic, other locations considered)
• Closing date: 20 January 2021
• Start date: As soon as possible
About the Position
The successful candidate will fill the maternity leave cover of a key role in our tight-knit, high performing Labour Team, with emphasis on the apparel sector. They will report to the Senior Labour Rights Lead. The Labour Rights Researcher will support efforts to promote decent work, living wages and fairer purchasing practices, and hold lead companies accountable for the human rights impacts of their business practices. All work will be done in active collaboration with trade unions, labour and women’s organisations in the Global South.
The successful candidate will undertake research to keep the labour coverage on our website up-to-date, seek responses from companies to human rights allegations, and support strategic research and analysis on labour rights issues with a particular causes on the structural nature of injustice and inequality.
As Labour Rights Researcher, you will have excellent communication and analysis skills, a strong understanding of and personal commitment to working on labour rights issues, and a track-record of working with networks and building close relationships. You will be able to work autonomously and collaboratively and have an astute analysis on the structural causes of human rights abuses linked to companies and supply chains. Experience of working on apparel supply chains is highly desirable as is experience working on the impacts of UK companies on the global South.
Closing Date: 20 January 2021
Closing date is 20 January 2021
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview dates.
Please follow the link to the full job description and further directions on how to apply.