Group Human Rights Officer

  • €100000 - €120000 per annum
  • Munich, Bayern, Germany

Group Human Rights Officer

Leonid Group is proud to be exclusively representing a major technology manufacturer, with offices globally. Based out of their Munich subsidiary office, you’ll be leading the businesses Human Rights strategy globally, advising senior members of the business on how to tackle sociological issues as well as regulatory challenges, in the EU and beyond.

The Role

  • Work alongside the Global Sustainability Team on building and implementing both proactive and reactive partnerships with strategic labour, human rights, and gender stakeholders.
  • Advise, introduce and implement group human rights policies that reflect the current legislation globally
  • Support business issue response process – in partnership with Legal, Global Supply Chain, Corporate Affairs
  • Work with Supply Chain Sustainability team to ensure that programs, practices, and partnerships continue to deliver value for workers, suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Project manage implementation of capability building programs globally, including regularly reviewing the efficacy and impact of existing programs, assessing how programs strategically and operationally fit together, and helping lead the process to evolve and update existing programs and implementation methods based on learnings, insights, and impact evaluation results.
  • Lead benchmarking of programs against other industry approaches and build industry-leading collaborations.
  • Develop risk-matrices and recommendation sets for key issues, such as evaluating countries for sourcing suitability based on social, labour, human rights, and gender dimensions.
  • Develop internal and external sustainability governance and reporting; work collaboratively across brands and functions to track and monitor progress, drive program awareness, and communicate results.

The Candidate

  • 8+ years of human rightsor commensurate experience working within large multinational corprates
  • Significant experience designing, building, and deploying human rights with associated operating and implementation models, as well as business models and governance frameworks to support them.
  • Experience navigating complex engagements with a broad set of human rights stakeholders, preferably with experience in the context of global supply chains
  • Expert communicator and coalition-builder, with a passion for finding partnership opportunities with stakeholders that maintain divergent points of view.
  • Able to work independently and in ambiguity, while delivering clarity and focus for business partners.

Benefits & Compensation

  • Competitive base salary
  • Annual Bonus
  • Excellent Pension and Private Family Medical Benefits
  • Additional leave for charitable causes – up to 5 days per year
  • Employee stock purchase plan.


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