Rights Analysis Team Director – Volunteer At International Women’s Initiative


o Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner;

o Follow the calls for submissions from UN special rapportuers, as well as other opportunities for research publication, that do work relevant to IWI’s mission;

o Make ED aware of calls for submissions opportunities and coordinate IWI’s submissions;

o Stay aware of non-UN calls for submissions relevant to IWI, including conferences, and coordinate IWI’s submissions and participation;

o Organize research, leading specifically on information-gathering, fact-finding, analysis and assessment of relevant frameworks for participatory governance, employing qualitative and quantitative research methods and female rights-centered design principles as appropriate;

o Represent IWI externally, including in governmental, inter-governmental and other public forums;

o Manage researchers, editors and interns assigned to your team;

o Ensure team is adhering to the principles of IWI’s Theory of Change providing input into outreach and advocacy strategies to ensure that research lead to real-world change;

o Oversee, and contribute if interested, to the drafting of timely and effective reports, briefings, position papers, correspondence and action materials;

o Maintain a comprehensive overview of trends and developments on women’s human rights globally.


o Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team;

o Flexibility, initiative, and good problem-solving abilities;

o Multicultural experience and sensitivity to cross-cultural differences;

o Minimum of 3 years experience working at NGO, preferably in a research capacity;

o Desire to work in a women’s human rights environment;

o Proven management experience and a strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently.

How to apply

Submit CV and cover letter to hello@theiwi.org.

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