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Position: Executive Director (Full-time)

Job responsibilities:
1) Oversee and supervise office management of the organisation
2) Supervise all staff members, student interns and volunteers
3) Oversee all financial matters of the organisation
4) Oversee funding projects, building up funding networks
5) Take lead in setting policy and direction of organisational development, account to and subject to the supervision of the Board
6) International advocacy – liaison, meetings, briefing, submission to international bodies, missions

Requirements:
1) University graduate
2) Five years’ working experience with at least two years of solid experience in management, in NGO setting preferred
3) Experience in fundraising and financial management
4) Responsible, trustworthy with good problem solving skills
5) Good written and verbal communication skills in Chinese (both Cantonese and Mandarin) and English
6) Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Chinese Word processing
7) Knowledge in Chinese politics and human rights issues
8) Flexible in working hours and willing to work overtime when required
9) Immediately available is preferred

Closing date: 30 April 2018

CHRLCG provides basic medical insurance and labour insurance in accordance with legal requirements.terested parties please send your application with full résumé indicating date of availability, latest and expected salary to:  [email protected]. Please mark as subject of the email: Application for Executive Director.

Note: All application materials will be used only for the recruitment.

Description of organisation:

China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group (CHRLCG), a non-profit non-government organisation based in Hong Kong SAR, was established in 2007. It works for the betterment of the legal environment in China and advocates for the protection of the rights of human rights lawyers and legal rights defenders in the country.

It was established on 20 January 2007. Current board members included prominent human rights lawyer and former legislator Albert Ho Chun-yan (Chair), barrister Cheung Yiu-leung (Vice-chairperson), former legislator Emily Lau Wai-hing (Treasurer) , solicitors John Clancey, Chong Yiu-kwong and Vannie Lau, journalism professor To Yiu-ming (Secretary), Patrick Poon and Venus Cheng. The initial funding of this group valued at HK$1.2 million per year is generously provided by Sir Joseph Hotung. The group is expanding with some new funding sources.

We acknowledge that despite their endeavours to fight for the rights of the underprivileged within the legal framework, many lawyers and legal activists in China have been subject to tremendous political pressure and unfair treatment by the Chinese authorities. They and their families deserve more attention and support from Hong Kong society and the international community.

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