Research consultant (Laos/Business and human rights)

Amnesty International


The purpose of this Consultancy is to make a research proposal (template will be provided) to be developed with input from Amnesty and agreed with Amnesty before progressing the assignment.

Deadline for all applications: 31/10/2023

Rate: USD 232 Per Day

Length of consultancy: 2 months


The research proposal should detail:

  • data sources including interviewees
  • time allocated on the ground and provisional dates
  • schedule of check-ins with Amnesty during the scoping
  • deadline for delivering the report and structure of report
  • budget required for all expenses


  • In-depth understanding of contemporary Laos and its economic, social, and political landscape
  • Knowledge of and experience working with civil society in Laos
  • Demonstrated experience of investigative and/or research methodologies
  • Ability to write and present clearly in English
  • Proficiency (both written and spoken) in Lao is highly desirable


To submit a proposal and CV by clicking ‘Apply’ and submitting by the deadline date.

The proposal should include:

  • total number of hours / days to complete the scoping study
  • provisional dates
  • expected fee and expenses
  • outline methodology

As standard, payments are made by Amnesty International 30 days after receipt of a valid invoice for the agreed work milestone completed.

Applications must be in PDF, Word, PowerPoint or Excel format.

Please refer to the Terms of Reference attached for more information on this Consultancy opportunity.


If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.

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N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.

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