- Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
- Job type:Job
- Experience level:Not specified
- Organisation type:Civil Society
- Remote option:No
- Right to work requirements:Anyone can apply
- Salary: € 3360 / monthly
- Work schedule:Full-time
- Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
- legal protection against intersex genital mutilation (IGM) and other harmful practices
- legal protection against discrimination, incl. legal protection on the grounds of “sex characteristics” or “sex”
- legal protection against bias motivated hate speech/crime
- comprehensive inclusion in equality measures on regional and national level
- access to human rights-based healthcare, to safe education and employment, to sports and to goods and services
- protection through work around intersex strategic litigation
- the implementation of the LGBTIQ Equality Strategy; the Children’s Rights Strategy; the Gender Equality Strategy
- the implementation of national IGM bans
- the capacity of policymakers, civil society and professionals to instigate change in practice
Primary job duties include:
- (co-)draft policy briefs and submissions in the framework of regional and national consultations and monitoring mechanisms (e.g., European Commission, ECRI, FRA)
- monitor policy and legal developments at regional and national level
- gather data; research and analyse complex information
- collect national and European good practice
- work with with relevant stakeholders, including institutions on European level, such as the European Union and the Council of Europe
- support OII Europe member organisations in their national advocacy work
- foster exchange between national intersex organisations and regional and national policy makers, and human rights and equality bodies
- create capacity building advocacy and policy materials and documents
- collaborate with allied organisations (e.g., LGBT(I), FGM, Disability Rights)
- coordinate meetings
- contribute to internal and external reporting, and support the development of policy-related grant applications as needed.
- carry out other policy and advocacy related activities
Who we are looking for
Your ability to plan, prioritize and organize a complex workload for yourself and as part of a team will be essential.
Familiarizing yourself with, understanding and analysing diverse and complex political contexts and power dynamics will be key.
Strong writing skills are a must.
Familiarity with writing policy submissions a strong asset.
Experience of working (professionally or as a volunteer) for an intersex-led non-profit organization or in a comparable human rights field will be considered a strong advantage.
Your interest in increasing your knowledge and continuously developing your skills further, including through training, will be a necessity in the fast-paced work environment of European policy work.
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