The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working for human rights across the Commonwealth. CHRI has developed a focus on Access to Information and Access to Justice, particularly police reform and prison reform, in addition to broader human rights advocacy interventions on topical issues in the countries of the Commonwealth. CHRI researches, monitors, and advocates for accountability, transparency and good governance. It makes recommendations to Commonwealth governments on these issues. www.humanrightsinitiative.org
CHRI is looking for a Senior Programme Officer for its Access to Information Programme. The position will be based at CHRI’s headquarters in New Delhi.
Position: Senior Programme Officer
Responsibilities include researching, drafting and editing publications on specific topics based on the Right to Information Act (RTI Act); designing and conducting thematic capacity building workshops for information-providers and information-seekers; analyzing decisions of information commissions and courts related to RTI; publishing regularly in the print and electronic media, engaging with and expanding CHRI’s network of partners in India and other S. Asian and Commonwealth countries; designing and conducting compliance surveys on RTI; making RTI-based interventions on issues of public interest in areas of governance and human rights.
Remuneration will be commensurate with knowledge and experience levels.
Interested candidates should apply with:
The deadline for applications is 18 December 2019, and should be sent to email@example.com. Please mention the position for which you have applied in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered.