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Reference: 67805

Date Added: 13 September 2018
Closing Date: 7 October 2018

Job Title: Labour Researcher

Working For: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Location: London

Salary: £30,000 - £34,000 per year commensurate with experience, plus 5% pension employer’s contribution

Job Details

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is seeking a Researcher to join our high performing Labour Team.

Essential requirements

We are seeking a Researcher to join our high performing Labour Team. Candidates must have:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ research work in the field of labour rights, or related work in human rights, or social justice
  • Proven experience in high quality research on business & human rights and preferably labour rights
  • The ability to take initiative and drive work forward independently, while being a strong team player
  • A strong commitment to advancing labour rights in the business sector
  • The right to work in the UK


The successful candidate will play a key role in our growing Labour Team, with emphasis on the apparel sector. They will report to the Senior Project Lead. The Labour Team is an international team made up of researchers and project managers based in London and internationally. The team is headed by our Director for Labour Rights (based in Washington D.C.) and works dynamically to implement our ambitious labour programme. The successful candidate will undertake research to keep the labour coverage on our website up-to-date, seek responses from companies to human rights allegations, help organise and coordinate labour events and research and write briefs on labour rights issues internationally.

Further information and instructions on how to apply available here: https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/about-us/jobs-internships 

About the organization

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre works to put human rights at the core of companies’ business models; to empower communities and workers to secure their rights and gain accountability for abuse; and to encourage governments to create the right regulation and incentives to facilitate these outcomes. We are a global organization that is rooted in fifteen regions, and committed to cooperation with diverse actors in our movement. We have nearly 40 members of our Global Team based around the world who work with a rich network of human rights advocates in eight languages. Our work covers the full gamut of human rights in business, with three priority issues: labour rights; responsible resource use; and protection of civic freedoms and human rights defenders.

Closing Date: 7 October 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Closing Date: 7 October 2018
Interview date: 16-17 October (Candidates should be available during this time in case they are short-listed for interview)

Application Details

Applications should be made via our website using our application form.  We will not accept CVs.

Details can be found here:

https://businesshumanrights.freshteam.com/jobs/DLxbMC-ACnsw/labour-researcher-london 

Website: https://www.business-humanrights.org

Additional Notes