The Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (“BHRC”) is seeking an energetic and experienced professional with confidence in project management, fundraising and governance to join the team as Project Officer as part of a job share. 

The successful candidate and their job share partner will be jointly responsible for the day-to-day coordination of BHRC’s varied programme of projects and interventions. This involves a combination of long-term project work and short-term reactive work, often in response to urgent and developing situations.

This is a wide-ranging role. As a result, the successful candidate must be able to work independently but also productively as part of a small team, with strong administrative, communication and project management skills to support the delivery of the activities of BHRC’s Chair, Office Holders, Executive Committee and wider membership. We are looking for someone who is proactive and efficient with an eye for detail, who has experience working with smaller organisations.

Please read the job description for further information.

About the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales

BHRC is the international human rights arm of the Bar of England and Wales, working to protect the rights of advocates, judges and human rights defenders around the world. BHRC is concerned with defending the rule of law and internationally recognised legal standards relating to human rights and the right to a fair trial. It is independent of the Bar Council.

Application process

Please provide:

  • CV (maximum 2 sides of A4) outlining previous experience; and
  • Cover Letter (maximum 500 words) explaining why you applied for this job and  how you meet the person specification.

Applications sent without a cover letter will not be considered. The names and contact details of two referees will be sought prior to any offer of employment. Please do not include them in your application.

Please send your application by email to: [email protected]. Please indicate “BHRC Project Officer (Job Share) Application” and your name in the subject heading.

Please provide all documents as PDF files.

You must already have the right to work in the UK.

Applications must be received by Monday 5 July at 9am. Late applications will not be considered.

Interviews will be conducted remotely.

No agencies please.

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