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Human Rights Lead

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Human Rights Lead - International Projects Group
Competitive salary
Flexible (UK/International/Home based)

Allen & York are excited to be working with one of the UK's largest and fastest growing environmental, health, safety and engineering consultancies, serving clients globally across the energy, property, manufacturing, public and transport sectors.

Our client is looking for a passionate Human Rights Lead to join their rapidly growing social team, leading on human rights deliverables.

The successful candidate will join a centre of expertise, working with diverse communities around the world, supporting clients to maintain social licence to operate and providing practical, solution-focussed social risk management advice.

You'll need to hold a first degree in a relevant discipline, such as Human Rights Law, Anthropology or Social Sciences. With extensive experience in a similar role, you'll be able to demonstrate your thorough understanding of social standards of the international financing institutions (e.g. IFC, EBRD, EIB) and international frameworks and legislation on human rights, including extensive EU and UN legislation. An excellent communicator, you'll have robust project management skills and the ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships.

Additional language skills, particularly French or Spanish would be advantageous to this role, as would experience in the energy sector (oil, gas, mining, and renewables).

In return for your specialist skills and experience, you'll receive a competitive salary and flexible benefits package, with the opportunity to receive regular training to help develop your career.


Get in touch today by clicking the apply button or send an email to Justine at to find out more or to arrange a confidential chat.

Allen & York - delivering Sustainable Recruitment Solutions since 1993.

About us

Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all.

Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability.

Let us help build a better world, together.

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