Human Rights Programme Officer
Full time, 31 months
The International Tourism Partnership (part of Business in the Community):
The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) brings together the world’s leading international hotel companies to provide a voice for environmental and social responsibility in the hotel industry.
The current combined reach of the ITP membership extends to approximately 30,000 properties (15% of the industry by volume), 4 million hotel rooms (25% of the industry’s inventory) and more than 1.5m employees in over 100 countries worldwide.
An exciting opportunity has now arisen for a motivated and versatile individual to come and join the International Tourism Partnership Programmes team, bringing experience and expertise of co-ordination, research and administration to enable successful delivery of ITP’s human rights programme.
The Human Rights Programme Officer will take responsibility for supporting the Programme Managers with the coordination and delivery of human rights projects.
Excellent understanding of programme management and experience at supporting programmes (in the sustainable/international development sector would be desirable).
Excellent research skills
Experience of developing and maintaining effective administrative processes and systems
Knowledge of or an interest in corporate social responsibility and/or human rights
The role will involve close collaboration with colleagues in the wider ITP team.
ITP’s vision is to convene and catalyse an industry-wide movement for sustainable tourism growth and become the voice for sustainability in the hotel industry. We aim to engage with senior stakeholders as industry champions driving this movement and bring a range of key stakeholders in our fold, include the hotel industry, hotel owners, investors and developers, hotel associations, suppliers and customers. In consultation with our members and key stakeholders, we are currently defining our strategy to turn this vision into reality.
This role has the potential to play a key part of our growing human rights projects portfolio, offering and team at a fantastic time in ITP’s development. It offers a great opportunity to grow, work collaboratively with fantastic colleagues and make a real difference. If you like the sound of what we do and want a challenge, please apply.
To view the full job description and person specification please go to our website.
Closing date: 26th February 2020 at midnight
1st Interview: 3rd March 2020
2nd Interview: 9th March 2020
Applicants will be reviewed and may be contacted on an ongoing basis.
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