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Human Rights Defenders Programme – (HRD) Programme Officer

FORUM-ASIA is looking for a Programme Officer for its Human Rights Defenders (HRD) Programme. The ideal candidate should have at least a Bachelors degree or higher in the field of human rights or a related subject such as law, politics, social sciences, international relations, development studies or Asia studies; mature personality with ability to work in a multicultural and demanding working environment with cross-programme coordination; minimum four years of work experience in the field of human right, preferably in the context of both national and regional/international NGOs, with at least two years of this experience specific to HRD programme/project in Asia; excellent interpersonal and public presentation skills in English both oral and  written; preferably, knowledge of at least one Asian language would be an asset. Click here to download a complete job description.

Interested applicants are requested to fill in the Job Application Form and return it by email together with a self-introduction letter, two recommendation letters, preferably from FORUM-ASIA members/partners and a sample of writing to before 19 January 2020, midnight Bangkok Time (UTC+7), with subject: HRD Programme Officer Application_NAME (e.g. HRD Programme Officer Application_Your Full Name).

You can get contact details of FORUM-ASIA’s member organisations at  Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for a Skype interview. Following the interview, a written assessment will be issued as part of a proficiency test.





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