Do you have excellent knowledge of EU asylum and migration law and policy? Do you have a passion for human rights and a proven track record in engaging decision makers for positive human rights change? Are you a strategic thinker and effective communicator, with excellent drafting skills in English? Do you know how to navigate the EU policy environment, work alongside diverse stakeholders and engage them in joint action to influence change? Can you work flexibly under pressure with a strong ability and judgement in priority setting and meeting deadlines?
Then we want to talk to you!
Working closely alongside Amnesty’s global thematic refugee and migrants’ rights team, this role will develop and implement Amnesty International’s strategy towards the European Union in the field of asylum and migration, in line with agreed key priorities.
The Advocate will provide robust legal and political analysis, develop informed and effective advocacy strategies and recommendations, draft high-quality legal and policy texts and advocacy documents. Often working in coalition and partnership, strong networking, collaboration, and consensus building skills are required.
A motivated and strategic advocacy professional with a passion for human rights and substantial experience influencing policymakers and legislators. You know how to navigate the EU policy environment, use advocacy levers, work alongside diverse stakeholders, and engage a variety of stakeholders in joint action to influence outcomes in policy and practice. You are a strong communicator and team player with excellent written and oral communication skills English. You work flexibly under pressure with a strong ability and judgement in priority setting and meeting deadlines.
Full job description and application form are available in the link below.
Deadline for applications: 16 February 2023