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Validity Foundation – Partnerships Director Vacancy 2022

Validity Foundation – Partnerships Director Vacancy 2022

Deadline: 25 April 2022
Open to: individuals’ with a minimum of ten years’ relevant experience in disability rights, human rights, etc., with evidence of experience in policy, strategic litigation, coalition and partnerships experience, etc
Benefits: paid


Validity Foundation (formerly the Mental Disability Advocacy Centre – MDAC) is looking for a Partnerships Director to join the team.

The Partnerships Director shall be responsible for managing and growing Validity’s networks, coalitions and partnerships across the organisation. This includes direct management of international and regional engagement, as well as providing support and guidance to other staff members in their engagement with national networks, coalitions and movements.

Working closely with colleagues, the incumbent will manage engagement with movements and coalitions in the disability rights field to promote change in, and enhance the development of, regional and international legal standards and policies at the UN, Council of Europe, European Union, African Union (together with the Africa Programmes Director) and other bodies as relevant. The post-holder will also be responsible for maintaining and increasing our presence in other networks of relevance, such as in the fields of anti-torture work, child rights, women’s rights and others.

Note: Preference will be given to people who self-identify as having a disability. This position may be based at Validity’s headquarters in Budapest but remote working is a possibility (if based remotely, minimum six months physical presence in Budapest, Hungary in first 18 months employment required).


Qualifications and experience

Knowledge and skills


Commensurate with experience.

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