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Business and Human Rights Consultant

twentyfifty is a management consultancy working with global companies to deliver on their commitment to respect human rights and contribute to a more equitable and inclusive world. We partner companies on the journey from identifying their human rights impacts and addressing their social risks to delivering greater positive impact.  We engage in the human detail, from field to boardroom, to ensure aspiration is matched by reality.

Our client list is exceptional. We work with leading companies in technology and industry, food and agriculture, finance and trading and retail and FMCG sectors. We have a growing, dedicated, and dynamic team of consultants based in the UK, Germany, Switzerland, and India and deliver projects in many further countries through local partners.  We are learning to be an exemplary company ourselves and are signatories of the UN Global Compact, the Women’s Empowerment Principles and hold certified B Corp status.

We are looking for a candidate with

  • Experience working for a corporation or consultancy and able to understand issues from a business perspective
  • Passionate about business as a contributor to sustainable development
  • Familiarity with the business and human rights agenda and recent developments related to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
  • An interest in twentyfifty and our work and a desire to help businesses think ambitiously and strategically
  • Able to distil large volumes of information into succinct, structured, and impactful communications
  • An engaging presentation style
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to communicate well with a range of people
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills and able to contribute to several projects concurrently
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure to deadlines
  • Willing to contribute to a team and support Senior Consultants to deliver projects and programmes
  • Fluent written and spoken German and English

Key tasks your role will involve

  • Take ownership and responsibility for parts of client project delivery
  • Conduct research on human rights risks in global operations and supply chains and help design approaches in response to these
  • Analyse reports and documents, write concise summaries, fact sheets and case studies and develop training material
  • Undertake field research and conduct stakeholder interviews
  • Support twentyfifty’s communication and sales activities and contribute to presentations and proposals for clients
  • Track project implementation, support project teams and client coordination, prepare and maintain project plans and budgets
  • Administrative support on projects including document management, organising client meetings and invoicing
  • Occasional travel within Europe and to emerging markets and developing countries

What we can offer you

  • A permanent contract with an initial six-month probationary period
  • Competitive salary and participation in company bonus-scheme
  • Being part of a growing, innovative, and exciting business, leading in its field and seeking to operate responsibly itself
  • An international team which is passionate about and committed to sustainability, human rights and systems change
  • Flexible and family-friendly working arrangements
  • Personal development and training opportunities

twentyfifty is an equal opportunity employer. As a consultancy specialising in human rights, it is particularly important to us to promote inclusion and provide a workplace environment where all staff are treated with dignity and respect. We also recognise that diversity of thought and experience makes us a stronger team. We thus strongly encourage qualified applicants from all walks of life to apply for our positions and work hard to ensure our recruitment decisions are free from bias.