Director, Europe Regional Office (2751)

  • Closing Date:
    3 February 2020
  • Directorate:
    Deputy Secretary General
  • Location:
  • Type:
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Duration:
    12 months (with strong likelihood of permanent contract upon successful completion)
  • Working Hours:
  • Salary:
    £70,345 - £81,549 per annum


You will be responsible for leading and overseeing our work in the countries of the European Union, the Balkans and Turkey through a high capacity International Secretariat presence located in London and Brussels. This means being responsible for leading the development and implementation of integrated strategies to deliver human rights impact in, on and across relevant countries in the region, ensuring they are coherent with globally agreed strategies and priorities and undertaken in collaboration with other key stakeholders, within and outside Amnesty International. As part of achieving this, you will be responsible for ensuring the integrated working of multi-functional offices delivering on effective research, advocacy, campaigning, communication, movement building, growth, fundraising and key relationship-building strategies. You will also represent the organization, strategically advocating our positions and building partnerships. As a member of the Amnesty International Management Team you will actively participate in the leadership, management and development of the International Secretariat and global movement.


Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have:

  • more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
  • more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they're denied. And whether we're applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we're all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

Salary - Grade 7: £70,345 - £81,549 per annum

Location: We have a strong preference for the role to be located in London but other European locations where Amnesty has a presence are possible.

Type:  Fixed Term Contract (with strong likelihood of permanent contract upon successful completion)

For further information on our benefits, please visit https://www.amnesty.org/en/careers/benefits/


If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.


Amnesty International is committed to creating and sustaining a working environment in which everyone has an equal opportunity to fulfill their potential and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

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