Policy Manager

NSWP is seeking to recruit a Policy Manager. NSWP will consider applications from individuals interested in working either as a staff member (based in the UK), or as a consultant (based outside the UK). The post is part-time (80% FTE). 

The work will require a combination of strong interpersonal, research and writing skills, with an ability to recognise and respond to different regional and members’ needs through effective multi-lingual electronic communication tools, networking, and consensus building. To plan and deliver on this work the post holder will need to work closely with the other NSWP Secretariat staff to ensure that appropriate advocacy tools are developed with members and that the processes and tools developed build sex workers’ capacity to respond at national and regional levels as well as at the global level.

This post will support the work of the NSWP in:

  • Developing responses in line with the NSWP Consensus Statement on Sex Work, Human Rights, and the Law, to global, regional, and national policies that impact upon sex workers around the world.
  • Developing advocacy tools that will strengthen the work of regional networks and member organisations in campaigning for the rights of female, male, trans, and gender-diverse sex workers and amplifying the voices of sex workers globally.
  • Influencing national, regional, and international policies and programmes through good practice and rights-based guidance for sex workers. Influencing the development of good practice international policies – and the implementation of good practice resources

Please see the full Terms of Reference below for the position.

NOTE FOR INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS: NSWP, as a global member-based organisation, welcomes applications from people worldwide. NSWP is currently licensed as a sponsoring employer with the UK Home Office for international recruitment and can support the application for a UK work visa. If you are currently based in the UK NSWP is legally obliged to ask for documentation to validate your right to work in the UK. Applicants based abroad are employed as consultants based in their countries of residence and will be expected to work remotely. All successful applicants will be asked to provide two pieces of identification as proof of identity and residential address to enable NSWP to meet UK audit regulations. 

INTERESTED? All candidates must complete the application form provided, outlining experience and skills and send to: secretariat@nswp.org. CVs will not be considered. 

NSWP values diversity and encourages applications from individuals with sex work experience and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a sex worker-led organisation, priority will be given to suitably qualified applicants who have sex work experience.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday 7th of January 2024 at 23.59 hours GMT.

INTERVIEWS: To be held week commencing 15th of January 2024 via Zoom.

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