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Development Manager

This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a seasoned fundraising professional looking for a flexible and part-time working arrangement within a close-knit creative and dynamic team. Ideally, we are looking for someone who can commit to 15-23 hours per week.

The Development Manager will play a key role in contributing to Justice Centre Hong Kong’s ambitious strategy to raise vital funds for our direct services and programmes to protect the rights of refugees, survivors of torture, human trafficking and forced labour.



We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with meticulous attention to detail who has experience in donor acquisition and retention, writing successful bids and managing a portfolio of donors/clients. The scope of the role is flexible according to the skills and experience of the successful candidate and their availability.

Applications are welcome from candidates who have a background in sales and marketing, NGO or corporate fundraising and grant-writing.

This is a 3 day/week part-time position with a salary of HK$20,000 pro rata (HK$12,000/month). Some evening work will be required, but compensated through Time Off in Lieu (TOIL). Generous annual leave, MPF and private health insurance are also provided

Job Requirements / Responsibilities:

The Development Manager will work closely with and report to the Head of Fundraising and Development to deliver a fundraising strategy that supports the development of Justice Centre Hong Kong. Activities may include but are not limited to:

  • Manage a portfolio of accounts by maintaining relationships with current donors (family foundations, international funders) through regular and accurate reporting.
  • Contribute to a pipeline of new grants to long-term funding (3-5 years) for advocacy and core service delivery work by identifying new funding opportunities and managing a portfolio of new grant applications.
  • Secure high-value individual giving by identifying potential donors, producing concept notes and presentations to pitch to high-value individual donors.
  • Develop and deliver a strategy to promote individual regular giving via Justice Centre Hong Kong’s new online giving platform.
  • Work with the Finance Manager to develop internal procedures in handling donations.
  • Use Salesforce to log all grant and donor-related information as part of an effective donor relations management strategy.
  • Input into Justice Centre’s social media and promote Justice Centre using own professional social media handles.

Key skills and qualifications


  • At least 5 years’ experience in one of the following roles in either the NGO or corporate sector: marketing, sales, fundraising or grant-writing;
  • University degree from a recognized institution;
  • Proven track record of acquisition and retention of supporters/clients or funds raised.
  • Strong writing, editing, presentation and relationship management skills, including the ability to engage with senior-level stakeholders and corporate partners;
  • Self-starter, highly motivated and resourceful problem solver, with a strong attention to detail;
  • Well-connected and expert networker;
  • Organised project manager with strong planning, budgeting and financial management skills
  • Use of CRM databases such as Salesforce;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Commitment to 15 – 23 hours per week (during office hours, some evenings may be required).


  • Knowledge of spoken and written Cantonese is an advantage.
  • Experience of human rights and working with the NGO sector an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the corporate sector in Hong Kong

Please e-mail your CV and statement of interest to piya@justicecentre.org.hk with the subject line “Development Manager” by 11:59pm on Friday July 20.


Policy Advisor (Consultancy)

The Policy Advisor is responsible for contributing to Justice Centre Hong Kong’s Research, Policy and Advocacy work. The Advisor will take a lead in garnering the corporate community in Hong Kong to actively engage in domestic policy work for counter-trafficking in Hong. This will involve monitoring the policy environment domestically and internationally and staying abreast of developments, drafting policy briefings and reports, networking and collaborating with corporates who are or want to be engaged in rights based work in Hong Kong.

Main Responsibilities

·        Take a lead role in drafting and disseminating various materials for policy and advocacy, such as reports, briefings, and submissions to different key stakeholders, presentations, letters, blogs and other relevant outputs

·        Develop Guidelines based on the UN Guiding Principles that corporates can use internally to build an appetite for engaging in public policy initiatives

·        Engage 4 Corporates in Hong Kong to become Change Makers who have implemented the Guidelines into their business practices

·        Work with the Senior Policy Advisor to host a diplomatic roundtable with Change Makers on the Guidelines and their implementation

·        Collaborate on a counter-trafficking policy and advocacy initiative with the Corporate Change Makers

·        Increase the availability of human rights-related data to use as part of policy and advocacy

·        Build relationships with elected lawmakers, engage in key panel meetings of the Legislative Council and pursue rights- based policy and legislative change

·        Engage with UN Treaty bodies and other inter-governmental organisations, raising Hong Kong human rights issues in regional and international fora

·        Serve as a spokesperson for the organisation at meetings, or in networks and coalitions, helping to build Justice Centre’s profile and representing Justice Centre effectively

Skills for this role


  • Track record of successfully influencing Corporate actors and other foreign policy actors
  • Experience of producing high quality research outputs for publication and advocacy purposes
  • Track record of developing and delivering partnerships in the international arena
    • Experience using social media for  policy influencing purposes
  • Strong strategic thinker with a proven ability to shrewdly assess policy-related opportunities and risks
  • Excellent research skills
  • Outstanding written English skills including ability to produce high quality research and policy outputs
  • Strong verbal advocacy skills
  • Successful team approach to delivering professional responsibilities
  • Commitment to comply and respect Justice Centre’s policies and practices including confidentiality, ethical approaches and equal opportunities

Knowledge and Experience

You must have a postgraduate qualification in international relations, human rights, international law, refugee studies or other relevant discipline. You must posses expert knowledge of the UN Guiding Principles of Business and Human Rights and other relevant human rights standards at the national, regional and international levels with 5 years of relevant professional experience including project management and managing teams.

This is a 3 day/week part-time position with a salary of HK$25,000 pro rata (HK$15,000/month). Some evening work will be required, but compensated through Time Off in Lieu (TOIL). Generous annual leave, MPF and private health insurance are also provided. Right to work in Hong Kong is essential.

Please e-mail your CV and statement of interest to piya@justicecentre.org.hk with the subject line “Policy Advisor” by 11:59pm on Friday July 6.


Linklaters Justice Fellow

The Fellow works across the Protection Claimant Service (‘PCS’) team to ensure the highest standards of legal services are provided by the Legal team, along with all other teams within Justice Centre Hong Kong to help connect client service delivery with our broader organizational aims.   The Fellow is managed by and reports to the Head of Protection Claimant Services.

The Fellow will provide direct services to protection claimants, including group information sessions, individual consultation, and assessment for/delivery of individual assistance services relating to claimants’ legal needs. The Fellow will review written legal work prepared by staff, pro bono partners, clinic students, fellows and volunteers.
The Fellow will contribute to building the profile of Justice Centre’s protection claimant services programme locally, regionally and internationally. This will include attending speaking engagements with stakeholders within the legal and donor community. 

You must have a Postgraduate qualification in international relations, human rights, international law, refugee studies or other relevant discipline; qualified as a solicitor or barrister having completed a training contract/ pupillage in family, criminal, welfare, immigration/asylum and/ or other relevant areas of law. You must have expert knowledge of the UN Convention against Torture and other relevant human rights standards at the national, regional and international levels. We require the Fellow to have at least  5 years relevant professional experience including project management.

Please email jobs@justicecentre.org.hk with the subject line “Linklaters Justice Fellow” to request an application pack. The closing date for applications is 5:30 pm on Friday 22nd June.


PCS (Protectant Claimant Services) Coordinator 

The PCS Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative, legal and coordination support to the PCS Legal Team, the Psycho-Social Team and the Child Psychological Therapy teams in order to ensure services are provided in a professional, sensitive and efficient manner. You will be responsible for assisting with the design, upkeep and refinement of PCS systems.

The PCS Coordinator may also become involved in tasks in connection with legal casework; provide file management; and act as the first point of contact for the organization in-person, on the phone, and via email. You would therefore play a critical role in client and external relations.

You will benefit from this opportunity to gain experience of client facing legal work under close supervision from our expert team of refugee lawyers and Psychosocial and Child Psychological Therapy teams; the chance to learn more about refugees in Hong Kong, and to contribute to rewarding human rights work.

For more information, or to request an application pack please email jobs@justicecentre.org.hk with the subject ‘PCS Coordinator’ The closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 21st June.

Justice Centre Fellowships

The Justice Centre Fellow is a position created to develop public interest law capacity in Hong Kong, while contributing to the provision of Justice Centre’s individual claimant services and the operation of Justice Centre’s pro bono partner programme. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please find details here.

Secondee Lawyer

Justice Centre has an exciting secondment opportunity that offers challenging, rewarding and career-enhancing experience for a lawyer looking to develop more well-rounded skills and make a contribution to the lives of disadvantaged clients. This is 3, 6 or 12-month opportunity for a lawyer with at least two years post-qualification experience. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Read the terms of reference here.


We train interpreters who are fluent in various languages to assist with our work with protection claimants. Most interpreters are paid an hourly rate; some interpreters generously donate their time as volunteers. Find out more about interpreting with us.

We are currently in need of interpreters who speak the following languages: Sinhala, Somali, Swahili, Arabic and Portuguese.

Please note that there are certain criteria to meet such as level of proficiency and availability. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. To apply, please send your CV and availability to jobs@justicecentre.org.hk.

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