The Policy Officer develops and implements Privacy International's (PI) policy strategies. The Policy Officer will primarily focus on the nexus between privacy and security through the exploration of the intersection of technology and rights. Working with the Advocacy & Policy team and relevant members of programme teams, the Officer will develop PI's policy strategies, build relationships with key national and international decision makers and influencers, monitor relevant policy and debates while identifying opportunities to shape policies, and support the advocacy work of PI's strategic programmes and the work undertaken by the Privacy International Network.
In particular, this role will focus on providing support and capacity development to multi-year and multi-partner projects falling under PI’s Global programme: https://www.privacyinternational.org/programmes/building-global-privacy-movement which consists of engaging with Civil Society Organisations and experts in the Global South through an innovative approach that sustains an international privacy movement while supporting complementary socio-economic and civic struggles at the national level.
The Policy Officer will also lead in organising and implementing targeted workshops and training by coordinating logistics and content development and represent, and be an ambassador for, Privacy International at conferences, meetings, workshops and other events as required.
The CV and cover letter must be submitted as a single PDF file of no more than three pages. Please submit the sample of non-academic writing as a separate PDF file. To apply, please send both files to [email protected] no later than 10pm GMT on 1 July 2018.
Please include the title of the post you are applying for in the subject of the email.
Interviews will be held in London the week of 9 July 2018. We are able to arrange video conference interviews with candidates based outside London.
As this is a maternity leave cover, the candidates need to be available to start at the latest early September 2018.
Only complete applications will be accepted and only applicants with the right to work in the UK will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates selected for the interview will be contacted.
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