Brussels, Belgium
London, Greater London
€5.250 per month for Brussels or £46,414 per annum for London
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

About us

For over 25 years our investigations, campaigns, advocacy and truth-telling has catalysed change that has had global impact. These skills are needed now more than ever.

Our work is focused on changing the systems which enable abuse to the environment and human rights and allow the powerful to make decisions which are corrupt or based entirely around self-interest.

About the role

We’re excited to be hiring a senior campaigner for our Brussels or London office to work on our campaign which aims to constrain corporate power by holding companies to account for environmental and human rights abuses.

You will develop EU policy and deliver advocacy campaigns that result in new legislation designed to change company behaviour and hold those acting with disregard for the environment or human rights to account.

About you

You have significant policy knowledge and expertise on corporate accountability including liability, due diligence and access to remedy for victims. 

You have already achieved a number of campaign successes that have changed the rules for companies and institutions, making them accountable for their impact on human rights and the environment

You have a working knowledge of the EU political environment and use your excellent communication skills to build and maximise relationships

Finally team working is critical in this role, so you must thrive in an environment where you frequently work with others to achieve impac

Working for us

Global Witness has a talented team of people worldwide with offices in London, Washington DC and Brussels.  We aspire to be a diverse and inclusive place to work, where difference is respected and celebrated.  We know that a diverse and inclusive workplace is an asset to any organization and that different views and experiences improve the way we work.

We do our best to make our jobs accessible to all regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation or identity. 

Our benefits are competitive.  We offer 23 days annual leave (exc. public holidays), healthcare insurance and flexible and agile working arrangements.

What we hope you’ll do next

Please send in your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the role with Senior Campaigner – Corporate Accountability in the subject heading by 5pm GMT  Monday 3 August 2020.

Interviews will be held week commencing 24 August 2020.

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Refreshed on: 20 July 2020
Closed date: 03 August 2020
Tags: Campaigning, Advocacy