Programme Officer

Posted By: Housing and Land Rights Network India

New Delhi

Not Specified

Programme Execution/Management

Social Sector

Job Description

Role: To assist the organization in promoting the human rights to adequate housing and land.

1.  Assisting with HLRN’s programmatic and administrative work.
2.  Conducting primary and secondary research on thematic issues.
3.  Writing reports and contributing to HLRN press releases and publications.
4.  Assisting with fact-finding missions, surveys, and field work.
5.  Assisting with preparation of advocacy material and presentations.
6.  Conducting human rights workshops for different constituencies.
7.  Communicating with HLRN partners, members, donors, and the media.
8. Assisting with managing the HLRN website.


- Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

- Interested candidates should send a brief cover letter, curriculum vitae, two unedited writing samples, and names and contact information of three references to: recruitment@hlrn.org.in by 15th August 2018.

- Only Indian citizens are requested to apply.‚Äč

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - Post Graduate-Other

1. A strong demonstrated commitment to promoting social justice and human rights.
2.  A minimum of six years of experience working in the field of human rights and social justice, with experience/knowledge of housing, land, and livelihood issues.
3.  A post-graduate university degree, preferably in the social sciences/humanities/law.
4.  Fluency in written and spoken English and Hindi. [Translation skills will be an added advantage].
5.  Excellent English writing skills with a demonstrated ability to write independently.
6.  Strong analytical and research skills.
7.  Strong public speaking skills and the ability to speak at workshops for different audiences.
8.  Self-motivated and well-organized, with high standards of integrity

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Housing and Land Rights Network India
  • About Organization:

    Housing and Land Rights Network (HLRN – www.hlrn.org.in) is a human rights organization dedicated to action for the recognition, defence, and full implementation of everyone’s right to a secure place to live in peace and dignity. HLRN uses the human rights framework to advocate for better international and national human rights instruments and standards in order to promote economic, social, and cultural rights, especially the human rights to adequate housing and land.