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Head of Operations and Development - Human Rights at Sea

  • Location: Hampshire, Portsmouth / Southampton / London / Remote
  • Salary: Starting salary of £47,250 (non-London)
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

We are working in partnership with Human Rights at Sea, a leading UK-based international NGO with a singular vision to end human rights abuse at sea. They are committed to upholding human rights protections at sea and developing effective routes to social justice by acting as a global catalyst for collaborative change through research, advocacy, investigation and transformative initiatives.

We are supporting them to appointment a Head of Operations and Development, who will form a key part of the Senior Leadership Team and play a strategic role in developing stakeholder engagement. The postholder will lead the development, implementation and evaluation of key projects and strategy, which supports the organisation’s vision, strategy and business plan.

The successful candidate must demonstrate:

  • A resilient nature and loyalty to the organisation and cause

  • Proven experience in civil society, human and labour rights, donor management and international affairs, preferably developed through an ethical business, charitable or NGO setting

  • Experience of developing and delivering strategic advocacy, projects and plans for short, medium and long-term objectives

  • Experience of working in small and highly motivated mobile teams through periods of change, uncertainty and continuous challenge

  • Proficiency in managing expectations of both internal and external stakeholders

We are seeking an individual who can rapidly re-task and re-prioritise while maintaining professional effectiveness, while being a champion for the organisation. The ability to be field-based and spend time overseas, sometimes at short notice, for working periods of up to 2-4 weeks is expected.

For a confidential discussion please contact Adam Stacey, Director at Charisma, on 01962 813300. Applications for this role are via the Charisma Charity Recruitment website.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.

Please click here to view the full Job Description.
Please click here to view the 2019/20 Human Rights at Sea Annual Report.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the role will be closed when a suitable candidate is found, therefore please apply without delay.