Deadline: 25 May 2020
Amnesty International (AI) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Director of Governance in London, United Kingdom. The duration of this post is 18 months.
The AI’s global campaign is to change the lives of those suffering human rights abuses.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Director of Governance will perform the following functions-
- Advise and support the SG and the International Board (including its sub-committees) on governance functions, standards and policies.
- Advise Amnesty leadership on issues relating to the governing bodies at both global and national levels of the movement.
- With the International Board and the SG, oversee the finalisation and implementation of strategies and systemic improvements to enhance the effectiveness of the organisation’s governance.
- Lead on reviews and refinements to governance standards and policies, for AI’s global governing bodies, national boards and the global movement, including on board-director relationships.
- Lead, develop and implement change management approaches to strengthen the governance and accountability culture across the organisation.
- Enable principled and value driven leadership, that operates with integrity, openness, and transparency.
Applicants must have-
- State of the art’ expertise and knowledge of governance and best practice in organizational leadership. ICSA qualified Company Secretary.
- Experience of advising, briefing and supporting senior management in international organisations.
- Experience of governance and stewardship of membership-based organizations, particularly not-for-profit and charities or in a corporate setting.
- Experience of governance dynamics of a volunteer board in an INGO setting.
- Experience of implementing change management and organizational development.
- Experience of governance, board development, including leadership development, standards setting and their implementation.
- Experience of working with volunteer leadership at a senior level.
- Programme and project oversight and monitoring.
- Political judgment and astute people skills.
- Proven ability to forge constructive working relationships with a diverse and high-level stakeholder group.
- Ability to work with volunteer leadership.
- Strategic thinking and planning.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Ability to analyse, work within and reform complex organisational systems.
- Fluency in English and ideally working knowledge of other languages.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
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