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Centre for Sport and Human Rights Seeks First Chief Executive

13 September 2018.

The Centre for Sport and Human Rights, hosted by IHRB, has launched a recruitment process for a Chief Executive. Chaired by Mary Robinson, the Centre was launched in Geneva in June 2018 and works towards a world of sport that fully respects human rights by sharing knowledge, building capacity, and strengthening the accountability of all actors through collective action and promotion of the Sporting Chance Principles.

The Chief Executive will be working at the forefront of the sport and human rights agenda, driving change in the world of sport and in the delivery of mega-sporting events. They will be responsible for building an organisation and growing a team, supporting the Centre’s vision of a world of sport that fully respects human rights.

The Centre has retained the services of Odgers Berndtson to help identify from a global search the widest possible  field of suitable candidates and assist in the assessment of candidates against the requirements for the role. An executive search exercise is being undertaken alongside the public advertisement of the post. The full candidate pack and details on how to apply is available at www.odgers.com/68903 and will close for applications on Friday 12th October 2018 at 17:00 London time.

The Centre is also advertising for a consultant based in Japan. The post-holder will be responsible for supporting and promoting the work of the Centre to Japanese and Asian stakeholders, as well as transferring this local work and knowledge internationally. For details of this vacancy please consult our Recruitment page.

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