Conflict Researcher Needed at Amnesty International, Nigeria

Location(s): • Abuja

Specialization: • NGO / Community Services

Industry: • NGO / International Agencies

Job Type: Fulltime

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Amnesty International Nigeria 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.

Amnesty International Nigeria National office is recruiting to fill the position of:

JOB TITLE: Conflict Researcher, Nigeria
As Amnesty International’s expert on conflict and human rights crises in Nigeria, including situations of armed conflict, massive civilian displacement, or large-scale killing, to lead on the development and implementation of overarching research and campaigning strategies. Essential tasks include conducting research / investigations, writing reports, briefings and press releases, engaging on press work, and advocacy – all in difficult and often dangerous circumstances and with pressing deadlines. The conflict researcher will also be responsible for playing a key role in addressing security issues and conflict research methodology for Nigeria.

How to apply:

To apply, please also answer the following questions regarding your suitability for this position (please include your answers in the body of your email for the application):

Have you carried out substantial field research, in a professional role, where you were the/a lead researcher? [YES/NO]

Please describe briefly three research/investigative pieces of work you have done, using the following headings: the objective of the research, the methodology you used, the fieldwork done, how you verified information, the time you spent on desk and field work and your specific role in the work Please send the answers to the above question, your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability through the link below.

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