Organisation: Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN)
Position: Secretary General
Location: Asia Pacific (preferably Bangkok but there is flexibility on location).
Salary: 1.9 million Thai Baht annual salary
Closing date: 13/06/2021 (day/month/year)
Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN)
The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) is an open and growing network consisting of more than 300 civil society organisations and individuals from 26 countries, committed to advancing the rights of refugees in the Asia Pacific region. The network is supported by a secretariat of six staff, based in Bangkok. APRRN's activities are structured into key areas of joint advocacy, capacity strengthening, resource sharing and outreach. Our members are diverse, including service providers, human rights advocacy groups, research institutions, law firms providing pro-bono legal aid, refugee community-based organisations and refugees themselves. Almost all APRRN members are civil society groups working in their specific local contexts, lobbying their governments for changes in policies and legislation to protect the rights of refugees.APRRN’s vision for the Asia-Pacific region is one in which all people affected by displacement and statelessness have equal and adequate access to assistance and protection, and to timely durable solutions as needed. Our goal is to work towards a future in which refugee communities, civil society, States, UNHCR and other actors collaborate effectively towards the common purpose of protection.
Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) is seeking an energetic and visionary Secretary-General to coordinate and provide strategic support to our dynamic member-led network. The Secretary-General we are seeking is someone who is passionate about advancing the rights of refugees and other people in need of protection, who will use her or his skills and knowledge to help us achieve our network's goals and support the collaborative efforts of our diverse membership.Duties and Responsibilities:
Please send a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to the post with your CV/resume (no photos) in strict confidence by email only to Zoe Oldham at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ensure that they are sent as Word documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV” Please put “APRRN– Secretary General” in the email subject line. Also please let us know where you saw the post advertised.
Contact person: Zoe Oldham
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Closing date: 2021-06-13
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