Amnesty International Job Vacancy: Regional Director - Bangkok, Thailand

ABOUT THE REGIONAL DIRECTOR ROLE As Regional Director and leader of our presence in South East Asia and the Pacific, we will look to you to... thumbnail 1 summary
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ABOUT THE REGIONAL DIRECTOR ROLE
As Regional Director and leader of our presence in South East Asia and the Pacific, we will look to you to tackle a diverse range of human rights issues, developing and adapting our global strategies within the region, representing the organisation at the highest levels and developing effective external relationships. You will lead a multifunctional team to develop and deliver effective research, campaigns, communications, growth and fundraising plans. You will need to create a culture of collaboration and integration as you establish the office, support your staff and take accountability for managing resources and increasing the impact of our work, while also guaranteeing that your team retain all that is distinctive about Amnesty, including our values & beliefs, our global identity, coherence and consistency, our independence and impartiality and the centrality of the individual.

ABOUT YOU
A politically astute, experienced, inspirational and resilient leader, you will bring your expert knowledge and experience as a leader capable of influencing the direction of Amnesty International's work and increasing our impact in the South East Asia and Pacific region. You will have a sound knowledge of regional political and social contexts that comes from living and working in the region; as well as of international human rights law and regional human rights frameworks and developments. This is complemented by your awareness of membership and constituency building, fundraising and media visibility within the region. You'll be a strategic thinker who can prioritise, create plans, manage staff directly and in a global matrix, allocate resources and maintain a strong network of government, NGO and media contacts. So you'll have the communication, presentation and advocacy skills needed to represent AI to a variety of audiences, along with the cred ibility to influence them and effect positive change.

ABOUT US
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have:

  • More than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
  • More than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice
Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they're denied. 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.

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the wonderful work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

WHAT WE HOPE YOU WILL DO NEXT
If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click 'Apply for this Role' below.

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let's get to work.

Application URL: CLICK HERE

Closing Date: 19 February 2017
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