Vacancy: Policy and Research Officer (Permanent – Full-time)
The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission is a statutory body with a wide range of functions relating to the promotion and protection of human rights.
Applications are invited for the following permanent, full-time post:
Policy and Research Officer (Permanent – Full-time)
The grade of the post is currently equivalent to Northern Ireland Civil Service Grade Staff Officer, with a current pay band of £31,137-£32,800 per year (grade and salary under review).
The post holder will act as part of a team charged with undertaking the Commission’s review of the adequacy and effectiveness of law and practice relating to the protection of human rights in Northern Ireland.
The role will support the Senior Policy and Research Officer and Director (Legal, Research and Investigations, and Advice to Government) in providing advice on human rights compliance in Northern Ireland to a variety of stakeholders, including Northern Ireland Executive and Assembly, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Westminster Parliament, public authorities, Council of Europe monitoring bodies, United Nations treaty bodies and civil society.
The post holder will also support the Senior Policy and Research Officer and Director in other areas, including delivering human rights training and conducting statutory investigations.
For further details and to request an application form (if not downloadable directly from this website) please contact our HR partner Headstogether Consulting Ltd via email address [email protected] or by telephoning 028 90424030.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Friday 30th October 2020.
The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission is an equal opportunities employer and considers applications strictly on the basis of merit. Disabled people who meet the essential criteria for the post will be interviewed. The Commission wishes to particularly encourage applications from men who are currently under represented in the organisation.
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