Scottish Commission for Human Rights - Recruitment: 2 Part-Time Members


A recruitment competition is underway to appoint two part-time members to the Scottish Human Rights Commission

The Commission’s role is to promote widespread awareness, understanding of, and respect for human rights.

The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body (SPCB) is looking for talented individuals with excellent networking and interpersonal skills who have the ability to influence decision making and deliver results and who are interested in human rights.

The daily fee rate is £272.04. The appointment is for a fixed term of 6 years. The successful candidates will be expected to take up office on 1 May 2021. The Commission is based in Edinburgh.


Two of the Scottish Human Rights Commission’s current part-time members, Susan Kemp and Dr Alan Mitchell, will demit office on 30 April 2021. The SPCB will sit as a selection panel to appoint their successors. 

The Commission is the National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) for Scotland. NHRls are independent organisations established by law, to promote and protect human rights. The Commission is one of over 100 NHRls around the world. 

For an application pack including full details of the requirements: 

Visit –

E-mail – [email protected]

Write to – The Scottish Parliament, Officeholder Services, Edinburgh EH99 1SP

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon, 7 December 2020

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