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Policy and International Officer

  • Full time
  • £46,340 – £57,006
  • Based in Edinburgh, currently remote working
  • Closing 21st January 2022

  • Advertised from 17th December 2021
  • 37 hours per week. Permanent.


We’re Scotland’s national human rights institution, promoting and protecting human rights in Scotland.

This key post delivers human rights policy work, developing and advocating for policy positions on behalf of the Commission, and leads engagement with international monitoring mechanisms. The role involves work drawing on international human rights legal standards and the principles of a human rights based approach.

Application notes

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Please note that the Commission’s office will be closed from 23 December to 4 January. Any queries or applications received during that period will be responded to or acknowledged once the office reopens on 5 January.

Closing date for applications: 9 am on Friday 21 January 2022

Interview date: 10 February 2022

Please note that CVs will not be accepted and applications received after the deadline will not be considered.