Good Organisational Practice Guidance Consultancy

Amnesty International, International Secretariat
  • Location
    Remote, New York
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Oct 30

Position description

The Movement Building Programme seeks a consultant to produce guidance tools on good organisational practices. This will be based on a review of a set of Organisational Health and Governance related policies. These tools are linked to Amnesty's revised Core standards which cover areas of good practice in Human resources, wellbeing, managing grievances and conflicts as well as good governance and financial management practices. The Core Standards are part of a larger Accountability Framework and have recently been updated after undergoing a review in consultation with the Amnesty movement and now guidance and good practice tools that support the implementation of these standards require a review and update. 

Deadline for all applications:  13/11/2023

Rate: GBP 500 per day  


The consultancy will have three main deliverables:  

  1. Prepare a mapping of the current state of documents in the Organizational Health heading versus practice of the International Secretariat, similar and peer organizations to Amnesty International 
  2. Review of current documents under the heading of Organisational Health, specifically around human resources practices and create an updated guidance note in line with the revised and relevant Core Standards 
  3. Draft priority guidance notes on any additional identified areas.(Maximum of 5). 


The Consultant should ideally: 

  1. Have extensive experience in organisational policy and practice development especially in the area of Human resources. 
  2. They should have knowledge of current best practice in organisational and human resources management in large international NGOs which have a global presence but have a diverse local set up and capacity that varies from country to country.  
  3. Have great writing and analytical review skills. 
  4. Be versed in current practices and approaches in Anti-Racism and feminist leadership. 


Please apply by submitted an expression of interest/cover letter (1 page) with your CV outlining your skills and competencies, and your expected fee rate. The deadline for receipt is 31 October 2023. 

As standard, payments are made by Amnesty International 30 days after receipt of a valid invoice for the agreed work milestone completed.   

Applications must be in PDF, Word, PowerPoint or Excel format. 

Please refer to the Terms of Reference attached for more information on this Consultancy opportunity. 


Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world. 

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. 


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. 

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let's get to work. 

N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities. 

Application instructions

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